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Inside MHSs Greenhouse: Growing New Leaders

Inside MHS’s Greenhouse: Growing New Leaders

Addie Weggen, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

Now that spring is officially upon us, MHS's Horticulture students are working hard inside the schools greenhouse. MHS offers a dual enrollment class through Muscatine Community College (MCC) called Horticulture....

World Wildlife Day : An Abundance of Benefits and Impact

World Wildlife Day : An Abundance of Benefits and Impact

Addie Weggen and Chevy Palmer April 3, 2024

Have you ever been walking through a park or forest and noticed several different animals running around or observing you? Those animals in the woods, timber, and backyards all fit into the diverse category...

Senior Survivor : Team Avery & Creed

Senior Survivor : Team Avery & Creed

Addie Weggen, Staff Writer March 9, 2024

With the hustle and bustle of the approaching spring break, twelve MHS Seniors experienced this rush in a whole new way. MHS hosted their very own Senior Survivor Competition the week of February 26th...

MHS Bowling - to State!

MHS Bowling – to State!

Addie Weggen, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

Bowling is a sport that can easily be overlooked for its well known recreational aspect, but the sport of bowling goes deeper than that. MHS definitely empowers bowlers and their passion for the sport....

Vector illustration of multi-colored candy hearts against a pink background in flat style.

Valentine’s Day Candy Review

Addie Weggen and Kelsy Esmoil February 6, 2024

Since the season of love is approaching, stores have been banking off of the pink and specialty vibe once again. But like Christmas and Halloween, candy is a sweet spot for specialty products of the season....

Strong Women in Agriculture: Ms. Youngbauer

Strong Women in Agriculture: Ms. Youngbauer

Addie Weggen, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

Agriculture is an important field worldwide that has traditionally been run by men. Though recently, agricultural education has become 55.5% women and 46.7% men. This is a huge breakthrough for the industry...

Academic Validation: Is it okay to fail?

Academic Validation: Is it okay to fail?

Addie Weggen, Staff Writer January 31, 2024

Picture this, it's a winter Monday and you are walking into your first hour class,  your head still foggy with morning exhaustion. As you sit down you start to see your teacher passing out the tests from...

Album review: Did you know that theres a tunnel under Ocean Blvd

Album review: Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd

Addie Weggen, Staff Writer December 14, 2023

With the rise of “sad girl” and melancholy music, we need to pay respect to the woman who started it all, Lana Del Rey. Lana Del Rey is an alternative artist with one pop album and 8 alternative albums....

Mr. Castle: The Heart of the MHS Family

Mr. Castle: The Heart of the MHS Family

Addie Weggen, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

MHS is a large high school with many close knit opportunities to connect with other students. These can be things like clubs, sports, extracurricular classes, and much more. Those organizations can create...

Muscatine FFAs Time at National Convention

Muscatine FFA’s Time at National Convention

Addie Weggen, Staff Writer November 28, 2023

FFA is an extracurricular student organization that highlights leadership skills through aspects of agriculture. FFA stands for Future Farmers of America. The organization’s goal is to create supreme...

Show Animal Spotlight: Hank & Rodman

Show Animal Spotlight: Hank & Rodman

Addie Weggen, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

Showing animals is a respectable and hard working activity where students put in an extreme amount of time and effort with their animals to gain their trust and to understand their behaviors. A majority...

Mr Stone: Merry & Musical

Mr Stone: Merry & Musical

Addie Weggen, Staff Writer October 13, 2023

Music is a beautiful form of self expression that helps people open up and find themselves. Music can be made in many different forms and settings, like bands, orchestras, and choirs. The art of music...

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