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Litter Boxes in Schools

Litter Boxes in Schools

Olivia West, Contributor May 10, 2024

I'm sure at least once in your life everyone has heard someone start a story by saying "I heard from a friend of a friend..." or something similar. Typically, whatever they are about to say has gone...


The Dress Code Controversy

Olivia West, Contributor May 7, 2024

Dress codes are a common thing to see in school guidelines nowadays. A dress code aims to keep students looking professional and wearing appropriate clothing. Private schools typically have uniforms, while...

What is SSWF?

So what is SSWF? The Newest Club at MHS!

Olivia West, Contributor February 14, 2024

Are you interested in being a part of something bigger than yourself? Do you like to help others and do good for your community? Then you should join the SSWF club —Students Supporting Women...

Chromebooks: A Year in Review

Chromebooks: A Year in Review

Olivia West, Contributor February 5, 2024

This May, it will have been one year since the Class of 2026 was transitioned to Chromebooks, setting the new device standard for the upcoming classes. In acknowledgment of the occasion, Cardinal Nation...

The Cardinal Closet

The Cardinal Closet

Olivia West, Contributor October 18, 2023

The Cardinal Closet is run by the Cardinal Works program and provides necessities to Mentor students and families. They are located at Garfield Elementary School in Room 56 on the first floor, and each...

Introducing the 2023 Homecoming Queen Candidates

Introducing the 2023 Homecoming Queen Candidates

Olivia West and Ayesha Faruki September 25, 2023

It is that time of year again to vote for Mentor High School's Homecoming King and Queen! From the Homecoming assembly to Spirit Week and finally the Homecoming dance, September is an exciting month all...

Welcome Back MHS!

Welcome Back MHS!

Olivia West, Contributor September 5, 2023

Welcome back Mentor High School! Summer break is over and it is time to get back into the swing of things and start learning again. Congratulations to the class of 2024 for making it to Senior year, and...

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Underclass Awards 2023

Olivia West and Ayesha Faruki May 31, 2023

On May 16th, 2023 Mentor High School held the Underclass Awards Ceremony at 7:30 a.m. Many hardworking students were recognized for the effort they put into their education. Certificates were given to...

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Meet the Published Student Novelist at MHS

Olivia West, Contributor May 19, 2023

Ayesha Faruki is Mentor High School's very own self-published author of the book Whisper, the first novel in the Cities of the Lost series. She wrote Whisper at age eleven. It is currently available...

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Teacher Appreciation Week: Miss Fisher

Olivia West, Contributor May 9, 2023

May 8th-12th is Teacher Appreciation Week, a national holiday in the U.S. celebrated each year during the first full week of May. The purpose is to recognize and celebrate all teachers for the hard work...

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The MHS Wellness Program

Olivia West, Contributor April 24, 2023

The MHS Wellness Program was started by MHS student Caden Coleman and includes "Get Up and Move Wednesdays" and monthly choice board challenges. It is free to participate for all students at Mentor High....

April Fools Day is a holiday celebrated around the world. Do you know where it came from?

April Fools’ Day – What Are the Origins?

Olivia West, Contributor April 1, 2023

April Fools' Day is celebrated on April 1st every year. Those who participate pull pranks--sometimes elaborate ones--on friends or family and then shout "April Fools!" to indicate that it was just a festive...

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