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Copy of award from the Chicago Fire Department provided by Chief Bouck

The “Pop” that Provoked the Rescue 

Faye Bouck May 13, 2024

On August 2, 2021, Engine 15/Truck 59 received a call that would change their perspective on caution in factories and their appetite.  The day started out like any other day until the house received...

RedHawk Mascot high-fives masked student. (Credit: Marist Website)

COVID to College: An Inside Look at Marist Seniors

Mike Philip May 8, 2024

The Class of 2024 started their Marist journey in August, 2021 during one of the weirdest years of their lives. Not only were they taking on a whole new world, but a global pandemic was sweeping across...

Marist students getting communion during an all school mass (Marist Instragram)

How Students Can Make School Mass More Meaningful

Michael Pursel May 6, 2024

Marist High School is a Catholic school, and it should be a place that shows love towards God. However, student participation at mass is at an all-time low. “It is supposed to be a time where we...

Erin Julian (23’) at her senior prom for Marist last year

If the Dress Fits

Molly Julian May 3, 2024

As spring blossoms, so does the anticipation for one of the most memorable nights in a high schooler's life: prom. It's a time when fairy tales come to life, and childhood dreams come true, all centered...

Pat Coogan in his natural habitat  (Credit: Pat Coogan Instagram)

Alum Hits Home Run: CHISOX Athlete, Pat Coogan 

Kevin Curley May 1, 2024

Marist alum Pat Coogan has signed with CHISOX Athlete as the Chicago White Sox prepare to introduce and celebrate college athletes from the Chicagoland area. A few months ago, Coogan was contacted about...

Some symptoms of a spring slump  (Credit: Google Images)

How to Deal With Spring Slumps

Emily Bulvan April 30, 2024

A spring slump happens typically after spring break. With only a couple weeks of school left, students start losing motivation. Attendance rates during this time decline. Grades tend to drop, too. Marist...

Ellie Vahl looked amazing in her prom dress for the 2024 prom season (Credit: Vahl)

What It Takes for Girls to Attend Prom

Aubrey Rowe April 30, 2024

In the whirl of excitement around prom, it's easy to forget that the costs of attending the formal event can really add up fast. For girls, especially, it be a stressful time, but the hope is that it is...

Caroline OBrien steps up to the plate during her junior year season. (Credit: Ellie Holmstrom)

Senior Notables React to New Titles

Ava Krueger April 29, 2024

Senior superlatives are titles given to particular students by their fellow classmates. This year there were 15 categories for seniors to vote for. Many of the students who won will be remembered by their...

These potted plants are in the science wing, courtesy of the Green Team

How Marist Goes Green

Aliyah Glass April 24, 2024

The Marist Green team is on a mission to take care of our world, starting with our school.  Among other things, they have added plants in the science patio and  set out peanut butter and bird seed-coated...

The Marist library

Libraries: Outdated or Increasingly Relevant? (A Librarian’s Perspective)

Carmen Houppert April 16, 2024

Libraries have provided public access to knowledge for generations, but lately they are disappearing in favor of computers. Though, librarians argue this is a mistake.  “Any library, but especially...

Marist students exit out of the science wing door with the no outside drinks sign

Marist’s ‘No Outside Drinks’ Rule Explained

Kaelyn Howell April 15, 2024

Principal Dunneback is bringing attention to the outside drink policy. She has informed MHS Media about why Marist does not allow outside drinks and the purpose of this rule.  This rule was implemented...

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