Opinion

What We Owe to Each Other

Laurel Wang | The Chronicle The idea of “self-care” stems from medical terminology of the 1950s. But it first took on the meaning we know […]

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NEED 4 SPEED

Track counting on talented young sprinters heading into postseason Camden Paeltz | The Chronicle Andrew Little | Sports Editor The Mason girls’ track team is […]

What We Owe to Each Other

Laurel Wang | The Chronicle The idea of “self-care” stems from medical terminology of the 1950s. But it first took on the meaning we know today through the Black Panther Party, as ways civil rights activists could care for themselves to prevent burnout. Alongside self-care came the concept of community care, or a system of support for our communities. The […]

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Civil Air Patrol enables early military success

Laurel Wang | The Chronicle High school students take an early flight to aerospace success through Civil Air Patrol (CAP).   CAP is a civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force. Established in 1941, CAP aims to provide emergency services, aerospace education, and cadet programs for members ages 12 through 21. Through CAP, cadets have various opportunities to gain first-hand […]

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Give your teachers some grace

Aimee Liu | The Chronicle “I am so stressed out.” Walking the halls of MHS, it is almost impossible not to hear this phrase. I have used it a fair number of times in just the last week. On top of regular activities, there is no doubt that finals, end-of-course (EOC) exams, and Advanced Placement (AP) exams induce quite a […]

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Student Spotlights: In Conversation With Raquel Ramirez

Can you tell us about the languages you speak? I speak English, and I’m Mexican so I’m a native Spanish speaker. I went to a bilingual school when I was growing up before I moved here to the States, so that’s where I learned English. So both of [those languages] have been with me pretty much my whole life. And […]

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NEED 4 SPEED

Track counting on talented young sprinters heading into postseason Camden Paeltz | The Chronicle Andrew Little | Sports Editor The Mason girls’ track team is sprinting toward the postseason. The lineup is headlined by a young sprint group full of depth, including a record-breaking 4×100-meter relay.  Junior Abby Love, junior Emilia Capiello and senior Peyton Connelly return from last season’s […]

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MHS junior published in DePaul University Literary Magazine

Harper Stull | The Chronicle Contributor In March 2023, Mason High School (MHS) junior Dareen David had her personal narrative writing, “Life Scars,” accepted into DePaul University’s Blue Book: Best American High School Writing 2022.  After David was featured in MHS literary magazine Writer’s Block for two years in a row, her personal narrative piece garnered the attention of the […]

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A scoreboard does not make an athlete

Taylor Murray | The Chronicle Every year, Mason’s competitive guard and dance team work for hours, days on end, to make their way up through the extreme levels of competition. Mason High School’s competitive winter guard puts in between nine and eighteen hours of practice each week. The varsity dance team works ten to sixteen hours a week leading up […]

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