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Senior Spotlight: Dashawn Copp

Most people walk down the halls and go relatively unnoticed. For senior Dashawn Copp, it’s quite the opposite. Characterized by his luxuriant afro and bright personality, he is easily one of the most recognizable students at the school. He is heavily involved in the arts, and is part of the …

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Humans of the Mount: Ian Lemersal

From guiding the Friday night football games to helping out his community, senior Ian Lemersal tackles new challenges all throughout MC with his work in ASB and other extracurriculars. “I either partake in ASB related events, play tennis, do college apps, get ahead, volunteer, and other stuff like that” Lemersal …

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New teachers on the block

This school year, MC welcomed a host of new teachers to its ranks. Stacy Walker, who teaches drama and theater tech, is one of them. She previously spent four years of her life at MC, not as a staff member, but as a student. “It’s a trip, like honestly, I never …

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Human of the Mount: The Quiet Wish

On a routine visit to Rady Children’s Hospital last summer, freshman Nicholas Thompson and his family were approached with an idea some find hard to grasp: the wish – the chance to do anything, meet anyone, without restriction of imagination. And on an afternoon in late April, Thompson’s wish crystallized …

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Fil-Am is Ful-Phil-ing

A night of dancing, singing, play performances, and food, all centered on the complex Filipino culture. On May 8, MC’s performing arts center hosted a group of over 100 people from all over the school district. “PCN or Filipino Culture Night is a night where we showcase our talents to …

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MC’s Sanctuary for Athletes

Many know her as the hero who nursed a sprained ankle or tendonitis-ridden rotator cuff back to full strength. Others see her at games riding into action to give medical attention to fallen athletes. We all know her as Diane Lawrance, MC’s beloved athletic trainer. Diane has been MC’s trainer …

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Travel Corner: Izzy goes to Italy

  Over the span of spring break, sophomore Isabelle Martinez and her family left their daily American lives for an exciting eleven-day Italian excursion. The Martinezes, eager to get the most out of their trip, visited four culturally different cities. “We spent the first five nights in Rome, four nights …

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MC cafeteria workers: who are they?

A shadow through the screen, a silent voice in the background: these are the members of MC most students really don’t know. The lunch line workers are mysteries just waiting to be uncovered. Besides being the servers for all students at MC, the cafeteria staff have stories of their own. …

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MC students’ new internships

Recently an internship opportunity arose for a few select MC students. It is through an organization called Northrop Grumman, which is a large industry focusing on technology and global security systems, products and solutions. “Right now, I am in the department of business and engineering as a lab assistant,” senior …

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