Toledo protests, riots break out in response to George Floyd’s death

Zak Everett, reporter

June 4, 2020

On Saturday March 30, peaceful protest turned violent all across Toledo, Ohio, leading to 10 arrests and three injuries. Two of the people injured were protesters and one was a Toledo police officer.    There is a lot of controversy regarding thes...

MHS announces summer get together for seniors; waits for details about prom

Gabriella Anderson, editor

May 26, 2020

MHS announced March 24 that there is no official plan for prom yet, but that the staff is planning an outdoor event sometime in late July or August. With that being said, they are going to wait and watch the changing restrict...

‘Murder hornets’ spotted in Washington State

Chancey Boyce, Reporter

May 24, 2020

A species of hornet native to East Asia known as the “Japanese giant hornet” has been spotted in Washington State. This species is the world’s largest hornet, growing up to two inches long. It contains a sting which can k...

Michigan Gov. Whitmer announces “Safe Start” plan

Emilia McLeod, Reporter

May 8, 2020

On May 8, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer unveiled a new statewide plan of action for recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic. The plan was unveiled with a detailed graphic that displays the six stages of the virus and what precautions...

New bond will improve MPS schools

Chancey Boyce, Reporter

May 3, 2020

On May 5, Monroe voters will be deciding on a $1.5 million bond focused on improving bathrooms, electrical, heating and security systems within the Monroe Public Schools district. The bond will remain on the ballot despite pressure...

Stimulus checks hit American taxpayers accounts

Natalie Fortune, Reporter

April 25, 2020

The first wave of stimulus checks went into the bank accounts of American taxpayers on April 11, with the second wave coming in the next week. Stimulus checks are checks sent to taxpayers by the U.S government. The main point...

Protest in Lansing ignores social distancing guidelines

Evelyn Short, Reporter

April 20, 2020

Last Wednesday in Lansing, between 3,000 and 4,000 people gathered to protest against Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s extension of the stay-at-home order. Despite the orders from organizers of the protest to stay in vehicles only,...

Govenor Whitmer expands telemedicine to Michiganders

Jessica LaRoy, Cheif Editor

April 18, 2020

On March 12, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that her administration will expand access to telemedicine for Michiganders. Michigan will immediately allow Medicaid beneficiaries to receive telemedicine service in their home...

MPS implements program providing meals and resources to students

Emilia McLeod, Reporter

March 30, 2020

In average day-to-day life in the Monroe Public School District, free breakfast and lunch are offered to students in each school, along with their own Chromebooks for at-home work. So, when the outbreak of the Coronavirus cau...

Coronavirus effects 2020 elections

Maya Kasprzak, Reporter

March 21, 2020

As coronavirus concerns are increasing rapidly, many people are self-quarantining and cancelling large events. President Trump has limited gatherings across the country over ten people. Although this is in effort to slow the s...