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MC’s STEAM Club

 Art is an integral, but often overlooked part of our basic thought process; without art, there is no creativity, and without creativity, innovation becomes impracticable. Such is the thinking behind MCHS Steam Club. “Art is involved in everything, and the creativity that comes from artistry allows for plans and ideas …

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Remembering Mr. Cunningham

Written by Staff Writer Prisha Puntambekar Steve Cunningham’s tragic passing on February 9 marked a somber day for MC and its hard-working robotics program. Mr. Cunningham worked with the world of mechanical engineering and chose to share his knowledge with MC students. Husband of Engineering and Robotics teacher Karen Wytman, …

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Audrey Dickinson

Summer months are full of free time and opportunity.  Some students take this time to relax, while others use the extra hours to explore possible career paths and gain further knowledge. Audrey Dickinson, a junior at MC, chose the latter by participating in a two week program through UCSD centering …

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A Miraculous Homerun

Loud exuberant applause filled the stands as the Jungle Poppins, a band of Miracle League players, filled the air with music and pure unadulterated joy. The band  performed at the Miracle League of San Diego, a nonprofit organization where special needs kids and young adults play organized baseball with the …

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Never “second rate”

While Mt. Carmel has a deservingly awarded band, the orchestra has composed seven concerts throughout the year, performing in two competition festivals, and finishing off with their Pops Concert. They also got “unanimous superior” during The Poway festival of the arts. On top of that they have to perfect five …

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The big decision

The May 1st deadline for college decisions has come and gone, leaving time alone to reflect on the lengthy college application and decision process. MC seniors have their own reasons for landing their choice college, with recurring emphasis on academics, location, cost of attendance, and population. Annette Phan UC Riverside, …

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The new face of MC counseling

Throughout the year, MC accepts and welcomes new students alongside new staff. Although MC counselor Victor Baez has been a member of the red sea for two years now, this was his first year as a full-time school counselor. The previous year he was an intern. “I’ve been with the …

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STEAM workshop mural

While most students spend their second period tapping away at their desks, senior Shannon Steed spends hers sweeping her brush across walls. Many think of STEM subjects as rigid and technical, but engineering teacher Karen Wytmans strove to change that. In need of a mural for her blank workshop walls, …

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MC’s Great Kindness Week

From Monday, Jan. 22, to Friday, Jan. 26, MC participated in the Great Kindness Week, a part of the Great Kindness Challenge program. Posters and announcements around MC reminded students to be extra kind throughout the week. On Monday, the focus was “Be kind to your friends.” Friends were encouraged …

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Social Justice Club goes global

MC seniors Anika Dandekar and Niha Bhaskar formed Social Justice Club their freshman year when they felt limited in their classroom conversations regarding global topics. “I wanted to start something that we could have every week and talk about whatever we wanted,” Dandekar said. “Sometimes in class [global topic conversations] …

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