Near-total solar eclipse crosses Mason, last for 75 years

Elina Bishoyi | The Chronicle Mason High School (MHS) students will have the opportunity to view a truly once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse this year, with the next one not occurring until 2099. The solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 will be the first total solar eclipse in Ohio since 1806. The rare phenomenon occurs when the Moon comes between the […]

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Spring Break Travels

Allie Keim | The Chronicle The Mason Girls Softball Team traveled to Nashville, Tennessee over spring break to play in the Warrior Classic tournament. Going line dancing and holding team dinners, the team’s annual tradition indulges in the country culture of Nashville. Sophomore Alyx Synan: “[This trip] is important for our team because while we see each other a lot […]

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Influence of the Indian community grows in Mason

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Kendall Davis  | The ChronicleAkshay Vadlamani | The ChronicleSrinidhi Valathappan  | The Chronicle As Mason grows over time, it continues to evolve as a hub of multiculturalism. This has led the Indian community to flourish alongside it, building a sense of home in a new country. In recent years, there has been an uptick in the Indian population of Mason. […]

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Creative arts students make Overture Awards history

Drew Hoffmaster | The Chronicle Mason High School (MHS) seniors Hailey Hartman, Christy Kim and Ellen Zhang were the first trio from a single school to each win an Overture Award. Through the Cincinnati Arts Association, the Overture Awards program recognizes and awards talented creative arts students from the Greater Cincinnati area. Recipients are honored with a $1000 scholarship for […]

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Comets lean on experience and unity as winning formula

Mitchell McMillen | The Chronicle The Mason baseball team is swinging for the fences this season, led by a large and experienced senior class. The 29-man varsity roster boasts 17 seniors this year with high hopes for what they can accomplish together. Eight of the seniors were on the 2022 Comets’ team that made the state final four including four […]

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Student photographers find passion behind camera

Allie Keim | The Chronicle With the click of a camera, Mason High School (MHS) students capture moments for others and new perspectives for themselves. These students, being mostly self-taught and learning the basics of photography through basic instruction, have discovered their love for the art of photography and created their own businesses they wish to preserve throughout their futures.  […]

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Dance Team makes history at nationals [MULTIMEDIA]

Megan Lee | The Chronicle For the first time in program history, Mason High School’s (MHS) Varsity Dance Team cracked the top five at Universal Dance Association (UDA) Nationals.  The MHS Dance Team took the stage from February 2 to 4, 2024 in Orlando, Florida at the prestigious UDA Nationals, a competition that hosts college and high school dance teams. […]

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New pickleball club rallies support for rising sport

Mitchell McMillen | The Chronicle What once was seen as a way for older people to get their blood flowing, is turning into a sport for all ages. A group of students at Mason High School (MHS) are rallying to further pickleball as a sport for all to play. According to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association’s (SFIA) Topline Participation […]

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Innovative Alterations: Fashion Club looks to break barriers

Aybika Kamil | The Chronicle Stitching together dresses and real-world learning opportunities, Mason High School (MHS) Fashion Design teacher and Fashion Club advisor, Silvia Cattini, allows students to rent formal attire free of charge.  In classroom C303, Cattini has dresses displayed on mannequins, waiting to be rented by students, whether it be for Prom, Homecoming or any other formal event. […]

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Substitute teacher by day, stand-up comedian by night

Elina Bishoyi | The Chronicle From the art of stand-up to the classrooms of Mason High School (MHS), substitute teacher Alex Schubert practices connecting with different audiences.  Alex Schubert has been doing stand-up comedy since 2012. As an aspiring full-time comedian, Schubert began his career performing at local comedy centers in Cincinnati at the age of 19. “I started writing […]

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New cozy space for books encourages reading

Aimee Liu | The Chronicle After years without a place to check out a book, Mason’s new Little Library has opened in Z203. Mason High School (MHS) Campus Supervisor Tracy Zimmaro came up with the Little Library after finding out the Learning Commons was going to get renovated and she needed somewhere to keep the books. “Production and demolition [in […]

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From COVID to Cali: Seniors reflect on time in marching band

Kendall Davis | The Chronicle From six feet apart to six feet in front of cameras, the William Mason High School Marching Band seniors have come a long way during their time in band. Following a successful beginning to the season coming in sixth place at the Bands of America Grand National Championships, the William Mason High School Marching Band […]

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The Rise of Vaping: Students, teachers, administration grapple with consequences of rising e-cigarette usage

Akshay Vadlamani | The Chronicle In the haze of rising concerns, the undeniable truth about the perils of vaping has cast an unsettling cloud over today’s youth. E-cigarettes, also known as vapes, are battery-powered devices that heat a liquid into a vapor that can be inhaled. The vapor may contain nicotine, the addictive drug in tobacco, flavoring and other chemicals. […]

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“What’s Poppin” presents best friends creative outlet

Drew Hoffmaster | The Chronicle Just through colorful balloons, two best friends blow up their business. In 2022, seniors Hope Johnson and Sydney Vargo started What’s Poppin, a business creating balloon arches and designs for graduation parties, bridal showers and other events. While Johnson handles the business’s finances and Vargo handles the social media, they both work on the balloon […]

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