Students find cosplay as new outlet of expression

Evan Ponstingle | Staff Writer  Cosplayers have found a new way to step out of the world of high school and into the world of anime, video games, and comic books. Cosplay (an abbreviation of costume play) is a relatively new subculture blossoming from the increase of comic conventions (popularly referred to as comic-cons) and other fan-culture events. Cosplay involves […]

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Students find success in the world of traditional Irish dance

Evan Ponstingle | Staff Writer All things Irish are in the air. Leprechauns, Shamrock Shakes, and of course, Irish dancing. For two Mason students, Irish dancing isn’t just for a certain time of year. For them, it’s a way of life. Identifiable through its rigid upper body technique and elaborate costumes, Irish dancing has been a traditional staple of Irish […]

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Movie Review: Soul

Director: Pete Doctor Rating: 9/10 Review by: Evan Ponstingle  Soul, the latest Disney/Pixar film, and first to officially be released on Disney+, truly plays out like a symphony. The plot revolves around a struggling jazz musician and part-time band teacher, Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx), whose soul is cast into a whimsical adventure after he meets his untimely demise on the […]

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Shuppert racks up views on hand-drawn animations

Evan Ponstingle | Staff Writer Senior David Shuppert has put his art into action and it’s going viral. Shuppert has maintained a YouTube channel under the alias “TNTSquirrel” where he posts his animated creations. His most recent video, “Enderman in Smash–Animation,” racked up over 1.7 million views in the span of one month. While Shuppert only created his YouTube channel […]

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Staff

MHS Chronicle Staff Members 2020-2021 Editor-in-ChiefRiley Johansen News EditorAnn Vettikkal Feature EditorKaelyn Rodrigues Sports EditorMatthew Smith Business Manager/Circulation ManagerAnna Kinasewitz Alexa Crociata, Intern Online EditorMeghan Dincler Visual Design EditorAadrija Biswas Staff Design Team Lexi Brown Rachel Cai Staff Writers Cody Allgor Divy Bose Evelina Gaivoronskaia Ally Guo Della Johnson Rilee Malloy Shravani Page Evan Ponstingle Raghav Raj Scott Reckers Abby Waechter Alisha […]

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Poe searches for answers to 119-year-old McClung murder case

Evan Ponstingle | Staff Writer Mason, Ohio, 1901. A small farming village is rocked by the brutal murder of reclusive resdient Rebecca McClung. The town has their suspects–but the murder is never solved. Mason, Ohio, 2020. A high school junior in the growing city becomes obsessed and begins a search for the truth: who really murdered Rebecca McClung? Junior Katie […]

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‘Roseanne’ revival showcases political divide in country

Alekya Raghavan | Staff Writer Of all the revivals and reboots and spinoffs pouring out of Hollywood in recent months, one is re-making a huge splash: Roseanne. A half-hour comedy, Roseanne centers around the Conners, a blue-collar family living in the fictional Landford, Illinois. The titular matriarch, played by Emmy-award winner Roseanne Barr, juggles family and work alongside her husband and […]

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Chronicle Alumni

Allie Cohen – Class of 2004 Jenna Connor – Class of 2004 Hayley Day – Class of 2004 Loa DeNegre – Class of 2004 Erin Pyles – Class of 2004 Rob Underwood – Class of 2004 Rachel Bagley – Class of 2005 Chris DeLotell – Class of 2005 Nicole Grice – Class of 2005 Amanda Konrad – Class of 2005 […]

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Contact Us

Electronically: Chronicle Business – mhschroniclebusiness@gmail.com Mr. Dale Conner (Advisor) – connerd@masonohioschools.com  | 398-5025 x 33103 Riley Johansen (Editor-in-Chief) — rjohansen.chronicle@gmail.com Ann Vettikkal (News Editor) — avettikkal.chronicle@gmail.com Kaelyn Rodrigues (Feature Editor) — krodrigues.chronicle@gmail.com Matthew Smith (Sports Editor) — msmith.chronicle@gmail.com Anna Kinasewitz (Business Manager) — akinasewitz.chronicle@gmail.com Alexa Crociata (Business Intern) – acrociata.chronicle@gmail.com Aadrija Biswas (Visual Design Editor) — abiswas.chronicle@gmail.com Meghan Dincler (Online Editor) […]

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Achievements

Chronicle Achievements 2020-2021 Ohio Scholastic Media Association All Ohio for Online News Site All Ohio for Overall Newspaper Evan Ponstingle – Newswriting (Excellent) Ann Vettikkal – Newswriting with 2 Reporters (Excellent), In-Depth Reporting with a team (Excellent), News Feature (Superior), Front Page Newspaper Layout (Excellent) Ally Guo – Newswriting with 2 Reporters (Excellent), Editorial Cartoon (Superior) Lily Geiser – In-Depth Reporting […]

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