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McDowell Retirees Bid a Fond Farewell

Eleven teachers are retiring  from McDowell after many years of wisdom and sharing their knowledge with numerous numbers of students. “The absolute favorite part of my job is interacting with students,” said Dr. Stephanie Williams, principal of MIHS. Dr. Williams taught at McDowell for 25 years, and has been a …

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The Color War Has Ended…For this Year

Color wars have been a tradition at many schools, but recently made its way to McDowell.  MIHS had its second assembly for Color Wars on June 5.  It was successful because everyone was very pumped up and very competitive. Our first color war January 22 assembly was a unexpected success. …

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Hit the Beach with Summer’s Fashion Trends

From a classic one piece to your favorite flip flops, you’ll be able to find your favorite clothing pieces for summer. The trends this year seem to be a more basic style, nothing too fancy, which is perfect for a trip to the beach or a night on the town. …

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Crawford County Fair Attracts Fun-Seekers

The 69th annual Crawford County Fair is a very popular event for some McDowell students and staff. The Crawford County Fair is scheduled for August 16-23 this year and will be held in Meadville, PA. Throughout the week of the fair you can attend various concerts that are going on …

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Volunteering: a Cure for Summer Boredom

At this point in the school year, plenty of teenagers are looking for activities to keep them busy this summer. If you’re looking for something to do, volunteering is an activity that will benefit you and others throughout the community. And never underestimate the power of a good volunteer opportunity …

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McDowell Confessions Cause More Hurt than Help

Confession within the Catholic culture is a system of confessing ones sin in hopes of repentance and forgiveness, but in the case of the infamous McDowell phenomenon, McDowell Confessions, telling the truth has led to a lot of negative speculation about the anonymous donors. Created as an anonymous outlet controlled …

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Fallon Usurps Leno as Late Night King

Jimmy Fallon, the new Tonight Show host, has been stacking up millions more ratings than former Tonight Show host Jay Leno rocketing the Tonight Show’s ratings up 40 percent. In addition to gaining more viewers, Fallon also has a stronger pulse on his audience with more social media interactions: 152,000 …

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Changes A’coming to the Millcreek Mall

The Millcreek Mall is getting a fresh look in 2014 in hopes to attract more business and revenue. For jewelry lovers, Pandora will have its own store, nestled right next to Macy’s. The shop offers a wide range of accessories that any girl will cherish. With charms, bracelets, rings, earrings, …

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Curtain Falls on Malthaner’s Final MIHS Production

The cast and crew of the recent McDowell production of Jane Eyre recently held a tribute for Mr. Michael Malthaner, the performing arts teacher at McDowell, who will be retiring at the end of this school year. The show featured music by Mr. Malthaner himself, and lyrics by fellow Erieite …

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Recent Films Call Upon Past Stories to Entertain

The action-packed return of Captain America, the spooky story of an infamous fairy tale told from the villain’s point of view, and the heartwarming true story of a young boy who had a near-death experience would have something in common all sound pretty fascinating, right?  Captain America: The Winter Soldier, …

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