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Volume III

SAT Prep

The SAT. It’s big. It’s in the back of your mind. It’s forever away. You don’t need to worry about studying now. But all of a sudden, BAM! It’s the day of and you feel totally unprepared. Don’t let this happen to you. It’s never too early to start studying for the SAT. But you ask, just how am I supposed to even go about studying for this test of all tests? After interviewing a few peers who’ve completed the test, here’s a guide of not only helpful study tips but advice on the testing itself. Continue reading “SAT Prep”


End of Year Calendars


Spring Sports Schedule

5/11 Track & Field @ Sutton Bay Invitational 4:00
5/12 V. Baseball & Softball @ Frankfort (DH) 4:00
5/13 V. Softball @ Kingsley Tournament TBA
JV Baseball & Softball @ Ludington Tournament TBA
5/15 Girls Soccer North Muskegon 4:30
5/16 V. Baseball & Softball Shelby (DH) 4:00
Track & Field @Montague – WMC Meet 2:00
JV Baseball & Softball @Shelby (DH) 4:00
5/17 Girls Soccer WMC @ TBA 4:30
5/18 Golf MCC 3:30
5/19 V. Baseball & Softball @Manistee (DH) 4:00
Track & Field Regional @ MCC Noon
JV Baseball & Softball Manistee (DH) 4:00
5/20 V. Baseball & Softball @Manistee Tournament 10:00
5/23 V. Baseball & Softball @Hart (DH) 4:15
JV Baseball & Softball Fremont (DH) 4:15
5/24 Track & Field @Reeths Puffer-All Area TBA
5/25 V. Baseball & Softball Ludington (DH) 4:00
JV Baseball & Softball @Ludington (DH) 4:00
5/30 V. Baseball & Softball @MCE (DH) 4:00

For furthermore information or rescheduled events, refer to the Daily Announcements.


End of the Year Events

5/10 H.G Bacon Dinner* 5:00 pm
5/15 HS Band Concert 7:00 pm
5/22 HS Choir Concert 7:30 pm
5/23 Student Council Awards 9:00 am
5/24 Seniors Last Day
5/27 Graduation Ceremony 7:00 pm
6/01 MS Band/Choir Concert 7:00 pm
6/09 Last Day of School (½ day)
Friday Fun Days are back! Every friday at lunch, the student council offers games and popsicles in the courtyard. Bring your friends!

*Only for 4 year qualifying seniors


Moments of La Mancha

Play4Credit to MCC Yearbook
This past November, Mason County Central’s Drama Department put on a spectacular and thrilling production of one of the most revered musicals to ever hit the Broadway stage. Man of La Mancha debuted on the Great White Way in 1964, and on MCC’s own 310 Broadway Street in 2016. Now, six months later, the director, one of the leads, and the stage manager of this production reflect on their experiences.

Continue reading “Moments of La Mancha”

Band Ten Hut!

When everyone was enjoying the last couple weeks of their summer vacation, members of the marching band were waking up for their twelve-hour practice at band camp. Every year students commit much of their time practicing for half-time shows at football games, school events, and inevitably marching band festival.

credit to the MCC yearbook

Continue reading “Band Ten Hut!”

Do You Like Jazz?

If you do, you should check out the MCC Jazz Ensemble at one of their many events taking place throughout the year. The group can be seen at their yearly Christmas and spring concerts. These concerts are generally a couple hours long and are shared with the concert band and choir. If you want to see them play their own gigs, there are definitely a few options for you to choose from. Continue reading “Do You Like Jazz?”

Figuring Out Freshman Year

Middle school, a time of awkward phases and oily faces. Everyone has been there, and everyone has had that one thought in their mind while the end of eighth grade is approaching: Oh boy, here comes high school. A handful of students were asked about their opinions of the transition into the big leagues, high school. Continue reading “Figuring Out Freshman Year”

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