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Peter Pan Takes Flight in MIHS Production

Well known children’s story Peter Pan was viewed December 6th, 7th, and 8th at  McDowell. Peter Pan, a character created by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie, is a mischievous boy who can fly and who never ages. Peter Pan spends his never-ending childhood adventuring on the small island …

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Comfort Foods for Good Health

It is winter, and for most of us that means hot chocolate, warm sweaters, and our favorite comfort foods. However, those comfort foods combined with decreased activity could be the cause of that “winter weight” we sometimes put on. So how do we make healthy choices, but still eat those …

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Third album Finds The Script Success

The Script, an Irish alternative rock band, has been playing together since 2001 and just recently came out with their new album which is called #3. While listening to #3 it makes you want to start a revolution ! I have found myself thinking about who inspired them and how …

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Drilling For Success

McDowell Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) has been around since 1979, and was the first program of its kind in Pennsylvania. McDowell has competed in drill competitions since then and has been regional champions for three years. Unarmed Exhibition is a silent drill team that doesn’t require …

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It’s All About the Music for Stage 5

McDowell Musicians: Stage 5 Among the plethora of musicians that Erie has to offer, there are a few bands that simply stand out above the rest. Stage 5, made up of McDowell students Aidan Sloppy and Crew Weunski on guitars, Gabe Fulgenzio on bass, and Liam Dunn on drums, and …

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Ask the Trojanettes

DEAR TROJANETTES: MY DAD AND I HAVE NEVER REALLY GOTTEN ALONG. LATELY WE’VE BEEN FIGHTING A LOT BECAUSE WE BOTH HAVE QUICK TEMPERS, BUT I HATE IT. WHAT WOULD HELP ME TO NOT FIGHT WITH HIM AS MUCH ANYMORE? – Trouble with Dad Aphrodite: I completely understand what you mean. …

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McDowell’s Caring Closet gets a Makeover

by Juliette Bauer “It’s always good to help people,” said Sophomore Karita Ford, president of the little-known McDowell organization, the Caring Closet. Ford runs the Caring Closet along with help from close friend Kristyne McShane (fellow 10th grader) to help clothe McDowell students and their families. The Closet provides disadvantaged …

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Sci-Fi Film Throws Audience for a Loop

by Casey Jablonka Taking place in the year 2044, Looper follows the story of well, a looper. What’s a looper, you ask? A looper is a hired person who is paid to kill anyone sent back from the year 2074 via illegal time travel. Loopers are highly paid assassins and are …

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