Freshman softball player lets her play do the talking

Rilee Malloy | Staff Writer Mason softball player Audrey Renaud knows what it’s like to be mocked. She also knows what it’s like to get the last laugh.  Renaud has Tourette’s Syndrome. A disorder that involves uncontrollable repetitive movements or unwanted sounds, also called tics.  Even though she started developing severe tics in the seventh grade, Renaud wasn’t diagnosed with […]

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Comets advance in tournament with win over Lakota West

Shravani Page | Staff Writer ‘They’ say it’s almost impossible to beat a team three times in one season. Well, ‘they’ are wrong. After knocking off Lakota West 59-46 on Friday, February 26 in the district semi-final game, the Mason Comets proved that a team can be beaten three times in one season.  They had a good example to follow […]

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Mason Staff, select students prioritized for COVID vaccine

Rilee Malloy | Staff Writer  Knowing when a COVID-19 vaccine would be readily available was a shot in the dark for healthcare professionals last March.  Now, almost a year later, Mason City Schools (MCS) staff and some students are in a priority group for the COVID-19 vaccine.  As frontline workers in high-risk locations such as nursing homes, some Mason High […]

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Comets Hockey Team takes down Sycamore 3-1

Divyana Bose | Sports Writer Cody Allgor | Sports Writer It was the ‘battle of the skies,’ ice version today at the South Metro Sports Arena in Dayton, Ohio.  The Mason Comets defeated rival Sycamore 3-1 in a game that was the complete opposite of a game played earlier this season when the two teams combined for 14 goals. A […]

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Who let the dogs out? All about MHS’ resident dogs

Interviews by Riley Johansen and Rilee Malloy Google the Goldendoodle Hi! My name is Google and I’m a 7-year-old service dog from 4 Paws for Ability for MHS freshman Malia Paxton. She is hearing impaired, has developmental delays, and cerebral palsy.  She struggles with sensory issues as well. I help her hear things that are hard for her to hear […]

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Students teaching experience hindered by COVID-19

Rilee Malloy | Staff Writer Mason student teachers are preparing to miss out on valuable teaching experiences in the three weeks post Thanksgiving break. Claire Eckel is a senior education major at Miami University. Her college made the decision to go to remote classes after Thanksgiving break to enforce COVID-19 guidelines. Because of this, Eckel is unable to finish the […]

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Reid leads Girls tennis to another championship as legacy grows

Cody Allgor | Staff Writer  The Mason girls tennis team is going to have to find a much larger trophy case. The Mason girls tennis team earned their fourth straight Ohio Tennis Coaches Association (OTCA) state championship with their win over Upper Arlington on Saturday, October 25th. This championship comes after the sixth straight Greater Miami Conference (GMC) title for […]

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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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Opinion: Dealing with an invisible sickness

Rilee Malloy | Staff Writer “But you don’t look like you’re sick.” You’re right, I don’t look sick. From the outside looking in, you would never know that something is wrong. But I wake every morning knowing that I am chronically ill and I won’t be getting better. When I was nine, I was hit with a diagnosis of Ehlers […]

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Seniors consider pursuing alternative post-graduation path in beauty industry

Rilee Malloy | Staff Writer Some seniors are giving the traditional post-graduation plans a makeover. Seniors Alexis Nichols and Mackenzie Savage are taking an unconventional path with their decision to attend cosmetology school. Nichols is still weighing all of her options, but is highly considering cosmetology school right out of highschool. Savage plans to attend cosmetology school after a four-year […]

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