Family responsibilities often limit pool of female coaches

Matthew Smith | Staff Writer With coaches being an integral piece to any team’s success, there are plenty of sports with positive influencers running the programs at Mason High School. But take another look. Where are the women?  With an even distribution of male and female sports at most high schools, men still dominate the coaching ranks. Mason High School […]

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Coopers excited to add new member to their family

Riley Johansen | Staff Writer A dog may be a man’s best friend, but the Cooper family not only wants to find their son Myles a best friend, but a life-long companion as well.  On February 18, Mason City Schools Superintendent Jonathan Cooper announced on Twitter the beginning of his family’s journey towards training and placing a service dog in […]

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Freshmen girls form group to discuss the Bible

Riley Johansen | Staff Writer Through opening their Bibles, a group of freshmen girls are also opening up to one another. Freshman Madison Kopfler invited female members of her class to attend a once-a-week Bible study and create a community for the coming high school years. After conversing with mentors from her church as well as researching messages for her […]

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Principal Gentene walks thousands of steps to unify middle school

Jake Sapp | Staff Writer After trekking back and forth between two buildings, new Mason Middle School Principal Lauren Gentene really got her steps in on the first day of school. With the middle schoolers’ transition from their building to the high school and intermediate buildings, Gentene said she took it upon herself to ensure all started smoothly. She visited […]

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Red rhythm and boom celebrates Independence Day featuring the fray

Riley Johansen | Staff Writer Mason is celebrating America’s independence with a bang. On July 3, the Mason City Council held its annual Red Rhythm & Boom event featuring  inflatables, games, and face-painting, food trucks, and performances from chart-topping bands Five for Fighting and The Fray. The event began with Cincinnati local and singer/songwriter Mira taking the stage to sing […]

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Photo Gallery: AP Physics Regatta 2018

Riley Johansen | Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 25, AP Physics students tested cardboard boats — which were created by different teams as a class project — at the annual regatta in the natatorium. The goal was to make it across the pool without sinking. Making it to the other side, however, was not the only challenge. The competitors also […]

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Staff faces Cincinnati Royals in wheelchair basketball game

MASON!! With the city’s match, you helped us raise OVER $20,000 TONIGHT!! Thank you to our emcees @MikeDardisWLWT @bradjohansen, as well as our performers and teams! @MasonSchools @imaginemason @mhssibs pic.twitter.com/OaRJ4DwbEG — Comets for Common Ground (@comets4cg) January 28, 2018 Riley Johansen | Staff Writer On January 27, students, staff and family members of all abilities came together for the first […]

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Essential oils used as therapeutic tools in the classroom

Riley Johansen | Staff Writer Mason High School’s staff and students have sniffed out a new way to help relieve stress and distraction in the classroom. Essential oils are naturally found in bark, seeds, flowers, and more found in plants and have been used in food, beauty products, and health care for a long time because of their mental and […]

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“Our Latest Video” Archives

Click on a link to view a previous “Our Latest Video”: June 1, 2018–J-School Stories—This year’s J-Schoolers discuss the stories they chose to write this week. May 25, 2018–Meet MHS’s Incoming Principal–Photographer Tanner Pearson and Staff Writers Alexandra Lisa and Riley Johansen give you a first look into Bobby Dodd, the new principal’s, plans for MHS. May 10, 2018–MHS Comments […]

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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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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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