World news; disaster strikes

Alex Schneider, Reporter

December 2, 2016

News Briefs   Gatlinburg Devastation Starting on Nov. 28, suspected human caused wildfires swept over 15,000 acres in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, destroying over 250 buildings, leaving the tourist landmine a ghost town. According...

Court assembly kicks off homecoming week festivities

Kate Tayler, Reporter and Editor

September 20, 2016

This year’s  Homecoming Court Candidates were introduced and presented to the student body with their traditional skits in the gym Monday, Sept. 19 to kick off the Homecoming festivities. There were some dances, some lip-sync battle...

Mississippi school desegregates students

Chantel Frank, Reporter

May 25, 2016

Sixty two years after Roe vs. Wade, a school in Cleveland, Mississippi, ,is just now being desegregated by the U.S. Supreme Court. A west Mississippi town of about 12,000 citizens is still divided between black and white students. The...

Household company under fire for possible cancer-causing products

Jalen Scott, Reporter

May 23, 2016

Johnson & Johnson has been a trusted, well-known brand for decades. When a mother needed a product to make her child feel well cared for, her hand would reach for a product with the name Johnson & Johnson inscribed on...

Upcoming events for the Class of 2016

Ashton Bowman, Reporter

May 18, 2016

Senior Awards Night Senior Awards Night will take place right here at Monroe High School on Wednesday, May 18. The event will start at 6 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. Invitations will be sent to the parents of students who wil...

Former elementary school of many MHS students to be demolished

Lauren Malik, Reporter

May 3, 2016

Former elementary school South Monroe Townsite could be demolished this summer. The building has been used for the early childhood education programs, Head Start and Great Start Readiness preschool. The Monroe Public Schools...

Loss of half day concerns MHS students

Lauren Malik, Reporter

May 2, 2016

Both of the remaining half days, which were scheduled for April 20 and May 18, have been rescheduled as full school days due to a change in state policy. In the past, the state of Michigan has allowed testing and professional...

Teachers participate in new stepathon challenge

Emily Rassel, Chief Editor

April 15, 2016

Move MHS move! Learning Resources Specialist Mary Bullard organized a competition among teachers to find out who can walk the most steps. The race started on April 4 and will end on May 27. In order to sign up, teachers paid...