Muslim students juggle fasting challenges with daily routine

Risha Chada | Staff Writer From sunrise to sundown, Mason High School students fast for Ramadan, a yearly religious tradition of putting the greater good before one’s needs. The Islamic tradition of Ramadan is known as a season of spiritual reflection, self-improvement and heightened devotion and worship throughout the Muslim community. The holiday serves as a way to cleanse the […]

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Biracial students grow to accept their identities

Kaelyn Rodrigues | Managing Editor  In a society bent on labels, students who fail to fit into just one category seek to resolve and accept their biracial identity.  Senior Chandrika Vasan, who is half-Indian and half-white, grew up in a town with “no people of color around” before relocating to Mason when she was in fifth grade. Vasan said she […]

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New club empowers female students to pursue STEM careers

Evelina Gaivoronskaia | Staff Writer  After noticing a lack of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), Mason High School junior Marissa Riehm decided she was going to do something about it. She chose to create a club that allows young women to explore their STEM interests.  The young women of MHS have a variety of STEM courses available […]

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Science Olympiad to host first Mason invitational virtually

Alisha Soni | Staff Writer Mason Science Olympiad strives to make its first invitational as exciting and unique as possible despite COVID restraints. During a typical invitational, schools nationwide bring multiple teams of 15 members to a chosen school who then compete in pairs among the 23 set events and additional trial events. With their designated schedules, the participants compete […]

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Teacher Academy creates guide to aid Mason students with disabilities

Raghav Raj | Staff Writer At Mason High School (MHS), aspiring teachers are casting aside their curriculum to make their school a more inclusive learning environment. Over the past few months, students at MHS’s Teacher Academy have paused their curriculum to work on a large-scale project alongside the Mason City Schools’ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) council. The result is […]

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Album Review – Little Oblivions

Review by: Rachel Cai Artist: Julien Baker Rating: 8.5/10 Julien Baker’s Little Oblivions, is a heart-wrenching chronicle of substance abuse, her struggle with faith, and her path to recovery. Her third solo album — and her first project since 2018’s collaborative Boygenius EP — is a self-produced, multi-instrumental affair, one where most of the performances are by Baker herself.  Most […]

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Teachers work to prepare online AP students for upcoming exams

Risha Chada | Staff Writer With the upcoming Advanced Placement (AP) tests in May, online AP teachers face the challenge of preparing their students virtually.  Come May, students of a variety of advanced subjects will face a grueling test covering the information they have learned throughout the course of the entire year. The timed test consists of a multiple choice […]

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Best Songs of 2020

As 2020 finally nears its end, the Chronicle Staff is taking a look back at all of the truly fantastic music that was released over the past year. Without further ado, here are a few staff picks for the best songs of the year. “Key West (Philosopher’s Pirate)” by Bob Dylan By Raghav Raj The penultimate track from Bob Dylan’s […]

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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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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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