Category: News

Letters: Soon to be a thing of the past?

Everyone knows about the  mail carriers dressed in blue from the postal service.Well, after their amazing efforts to deliver even in the worst of conditions, such as the giant snowstorm that downed more trees in Montclair than Hurricane Irene, they are…

Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Has Some Surprises

Festivals like Bonnaroo are one of the best things about music. When dozens of bands from dozens of different genres come together and rock away the weekend, good times are had by all. In the past few years, Bonnaroo has…

Overstressed Kids

By Dan Y, 8th Grader Parents commonly say, “I wish I was a kid again.” Many kids don’t understand why adults say this. Parents don’t have to go to school, they don’t have to study for tests, they don’t get…

It’s Not “Makeup,” It’s “Man-Up”

 Have you ever heard of a company called Menaji? Well neither have most men, but maybe it’s time that they do. Menaji is a company that does “men’s skincare and cosmetics” whose slogan is simply “skincare for men”. Is…

What to Expect in the Eighth Grade Science Project

by former staffers and current ninth graders Kassie F and Kelsey O For students at the Middle School, eighth grade is equivalent to one thing: the science project. Every student at the middle school dreads the science project from the…

Eighth Grade Williamsburg Trip

Williamsburg Article Last week, the eighth grade went to Williamsburg, Virginia, to research their topics for the colonial research paper. From Tuesday to Friday, they toured the town and independently interviewed people for information on their topics. In Williamsburg, the…

Penick Lobby

Over the summer, the school redesigned the Penick Lobby, changing everything from the floors to the staircase. Skylights have been added and the MKA seal can be seen engraved into the floor. The handrail on the staircase has been replaced…