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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...

Solar eclipse in Mentor

Eclipse Fever!

Editor's Note: To quote Duran Duran, it was a "New Moon on Monday" on April 8, 2024 when Mentor, Ohio experienced it's first total solar eclipse since 1806 when Ohio as a state was only three years old,...

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President’s Day

Kira Florek, Author February 16, 2024

There have been 45 presidents since the creation of the United States of America. However, our day celebrating them was truly only created to honor one. Who might this president be? Our very first president,...

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Groundhog Day Again?

Kira Florek, Author February 2, 2024

Every year on February 2nd, people around the United States wake up to see if the famous groundhog has seen his shadow. Will there be six more weeks of winter or will spring come early? If you were asked...



Faith Price, Contributor November 21, 2023

As we all know, Thanksgiving comes at the time of year when it gets cold and stress is higher because exams are right around the corner. This year, Mentor additionally faced the loss of beloved student...

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Faith Price, Contributor November 10, 2023

Veterans Day is one of the best times to show your respect for those who have served or are currently serving in the military. Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day celebrated on at the 11th...

Celebrating National Library Week!

Celebrating National Library Week!

Juliana Gunvalsen, Editor April 26, 2023

This week - April 23-29 - is National Library Week! This is a week to not only encourage reading, but to also appreciate the roles of libraries and librarians in our society. Throughout the years, libraries...

Today, April 14, is the annual Day of Silence as sponsored by GLSEN

GLSEN Day of Silence

Drew Parker, Contributor April 14, 2023

This morning, you may have noticed that some people are unusually quiet. Maybe you're a bit weirded out by it, even. This is part of a nationwide demonstration in schools that happens annually and is organized...

Fire And Police Training: Making A Safer Mentor

Fire And Police Training: Making A Safer Mentor

Megan Meeker, Contributor April 13, 2023

There is an unsettling reality that hangs over all school districts - a threat of attack that leaves unrest in everyone’s stomach.  That is where Fire and Police Departments help. Over spring break...

Mentor School Board at the start of the March board meeting.

National Debate Plays Out in Mentor

Juliana Gunvalsen and Sarah Blakemore March 27, 2023

For the second time in six months, the Mentor Local Schools have found themselves profiled nationally as a result of debates at the school board level. Fox News reported on proposed pronoun policies...

Delegates from the Chicago International Model U.N. Conference - including Juliana Gunvalsen - check out the newsroom

Meet Vincent Floress: Assignment Editor at CBS Chicago

Juliana Gunvalsen, Contributor March 6, 2023

During Mentor Mode U,N,'s recent trip to Chicago, students in the International Press Delegation (IPD) were given the chance to take a tour of the newsroom for the CBS TV affiliate in Chicago. This station...

Happy Presidents Day from Cardinal Nation! What is this day all about?

Why Do We Celebrate President’s Day?

Evelyn Megery, Editor February 18, 2023
President's Day has changed quite a bit since it started in the 1880s.
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