MHS provides inspiration room for students

Laurel Wang | The Chronicle Students at Mason High School (MHS) have a new place for peace. MHS has recently established a room for students of all faiths to find inspiration. Whether it is morning meditation or scheduled prayer times, students can utilize this room to fit their needs. For Muslim students, scheduled prayer times coincide with the school day. […]

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Tougher distracted driving penalties signed into Ohio law

Taylor Murray | The Chronicle Stay alive, don’t text and drive.  On January 3, 2023, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the new Senate Bill 288 into law in hopes of lowering the number of Ohioans who use their phone while driving. The bill states that distracted driving is a primary traffic offense, punishable by a $150 fine and two points […]

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In lights: Story Theatre

Megan Lee | The Chronicle Mason High School Drama Club takes the stage to perform their rendition of the play Story Theatre by Paul Stills. Story Theater follows a mix of Aesop’s Fables and other fairy tales to create a comedic and entertaining performance. Showings are in the Mason High School Black Box Theater at 7 PM on January 20, […]

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Students grapple with long term consequences of COVID

Alisha Soni | The Chronicle The ability to taste and smell is too often taken for granted. Apart from flu-like symptoms, COVID-19 can affect the ability to taste and smell. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), symptoms for a normal case of COVID last from a few days to a few weeks, however, some Mason High […]

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MHS Student Government reinstates StuGo grants

Laurel Wang | The Chronicle The clubs of Mason High School (MHS) have been granted new opportunities. This year, MHS Student Government (StuGo) reinstated a grant program to provide MHS clubs and activities with funding to achieve their goals. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the program had been postponed for several years, but StuGo leaders made reviving it a priority.  […]

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MHS students connect with music through Spotify Wrapped

Aimee Liu | The Chronicle One signal of the end of the year is the release of Spotify Wrapped. Spotify, a popular music streaming service, released Spotify Wrapped in 2016 as an annual compilation of a user’s listening activity throughout the past year. Through interactive slides, the platform shares with users their top artists, songs and genres, as well as […]

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Online crimes increase, Mason spreads awareness

Elina Bishoyi | The Chronicle The digital age can be deadly. On December 5th, Agent Brian with the Secret Service educated parents about the dangers of online crimes during the Cyber Safety Awareness event at the Mason Municipal Center. This event was hosted by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) in partnership with the Secret Service, who […]

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MHS Administration incorporates SmartPass into school routines

Tanya Keskar | Managing Editor Alisha Soni | The Chronicle SmartPass: an additional layer of security or a major inconvenience? As national school security becomes an increasing priority for school officials, Mason High School (MHS) is making significant structural changes to protect its students. Implemented on November 2, 2022, SmartPass is a digital hall pass system that requires students to […]

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Final exams are back at MHS after a two year hiatus

Shrija Shandilya | The Chronicle It’s final, Mason High School will have finals. For the 2022-23 school year, MHS students will have midterm and final exams. For the past two years, finals were removed as students missed a lot of material or in-person instruction due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Students have had to make many adjustments, and in the midst […]

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Mason community celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Taylor Murray | The Chronicle On October 13th, the Mason High School (MHS) Spanish National Honor Society joined forces with the Mason City Schools Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Council to host a celebration for Hispanic Heritage month. Mason City Schools Public Information Office and leader of the Mirrors and Windows initiative, Tracey Carson helped organize this event that brought […]

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Students feeling impact of shortages

Megan Lee | The ChronicleStaff and students, please pardon the interruption. This inevitable announcement has defined the end of every seventh period this school year for Mason High School (MHS) bus riders. Buses that have no drivers are announced by their numbers, and the students who ride them must wait at the office until transportation can be arranged. This instability […]

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Duncomb competes overseas in World Rowing final

Aimee Liu | The Chronicle A Mason High School (MHS) junior rowed her way to a bronze medal in the United Kingdom. MHS junior Annalie Duncomb competed in the World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals in Saundersfoot, Great Britain, a small village in Pembrokeshire, Wales. In the event that ran from October 14 to October 16, 2022, Duncomb teamed up with […]

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Photo Gallery: Angel Alley Grand Opening

Drew Hoffmaster | The Chronicle On Friday, October 28, 2022, Mason community members gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the new Angel Alley. This alley honors the memories of those of Mason’s children who have passed away. In addition, community members had the opportunity to paint kindness rocks that will now be displayed in the alley. Check out the […]

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Comet Zone supports Mason Fire Department

Megan Lee | Staff Writer After years of supporting local Mason organizations, Mason High School’s (MHS) one-stop spirit shop, The Comet Zone, decided to take things in a different direction.  Every year, during homecoming season, The Comet Zone leads a fundraiser to support a local Mason organization. Previously, The Comet Zone has dedicated their homecoming proceeds to foundations such as […]

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Nutrition staff makes the impossible, possible

Laurel Wang | The Chronicle The Mason High School (MHS) cafeteria has achieved the impossible with its vegetarian menu. The Impossible Burger made its debut on September 14, adding the burger as a permanent vegetarian lunch option. Made with vegan ingredients, the Impossible Burger attempts to mimic the taste and texture of real beef.  The addition of the Impossible Burger […]

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