The Future of Mariemont High School: Planning started for renovation

BY WILL KEMPER Diamond Ranch High School in Pomona, California is a 150,000 square foot high school with 50 classrooms and 770 parking spots. The high school has a rare and unique architectural style. The building features a flexible learning environment to enable maximum student interaction. Could this be the future Mariemont High School? Since […]

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Mariemont High School: where dreams come to die

BY COURTNEY DUNNING Shockingly, teachers do not live at school. Their lives outside of Mariemont are an ambiguity to most students. An even bigger mystery? Why they chose to be teachers in the first place. “Not surprisingly I didn’t always want to be a teacher,” says statistics teacher, Mr. Wainscott. “I wanted to play in […]

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If the Mariemont High School walls could talk

BY CHARLES SCHOOLER I’ve been poked and prodded by pins. I’ve been graffitied by bored students whose minds are elsewhere.   I’ve seen future doctors and social workers and senators and civil rights activists.  I’ve seen bad days, tears and heartbreak. I’ve seen hard work and 100%s. I’ve seen hard work and 47%s. I’ve seen […]

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Ms. Pontious bids Mariemont band farewell

BY JUDE HART There is never an idle moment in the life of a Mariemont band director. They have to teach at both the Terrace Park and the Mariemont elementary schools, as well as the junior high and the high school. On top of that, they’re in charge of marching band, pep band, AND concert […]

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Testing a Chipotle Conspiracy Theory

BY ELLIE KAPCAR So my sister has a conspiracy theory. When she orders Chipotle on the app, she typically names her burrito “Derek” because she believes they’ll pack it with more food than under her name, “Abbie.” Is there any truth to this? After a tiresome investigation, I’m retiring from my short-lived career of testing […]

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Sculpture Class Creates Cardboard Chairs

BY OWEN DINGLE Tara Hasselbeck’s sixth bell Sculpture class was given a challenge three weeks ago to create a cardboard chair that could support someone sitting on it. The students were only allowed to use cardboard and glues (wood glue and hot glue) to create their sculptures by the deadline: Spring Break (March 24, 2017). […]

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Fast Food in Mariemont

BY BRADLEY BARRETT The Mariemont School District contains 10 (Skyline, Freddy’s, Taco Bell, Chipotle, McDonald’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, Larosas’, Mac’s, Frisch’s, and 2 Subways) fast food restaurants within its boundaries. To a passerby, it may be unexpected to see so many chain restaurants in a historic community like Mariemont. However, these restaurants are appreciated by students around the high school […]

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