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  • Pope Francis celebrates powerful Mass in Cairo

    Pope Francis celebrates powerful Mass in Cairo

    Emily Willis, Staff Reporter

    April 29, 2017

     Pope Francis delivered an intense message to the muslim community when he began his papal mission to Egypt warning them against violence and terror in the terms of religion. 15,000 worshipers gathered at the stadium where Pope Francis conveyed his message, welcoming him with flags and balloons. T...

    Pope Francis waves to worshipers as they welcome him into their country. The Pope recently made a trip to Cairo, Egypt, on a mission to build relationships with the Muslim leaders to prevent violence and terror in religion.

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  • May: A Time for Musical Theatre

    May: A Time for Musical Theatre

    Logan Powers, Photography Editor

    April 25, 2017

     With the closing of the 2016-17 season, many musicals begin to make their way to the Triangle. Here in the heart of North Carolina, musical theatre and concerts have become an important part of the local community and economy. Here in the Triangle, there are a few theatres that house major performances,...

    With the coming of May, many musicals have been set to take the stage in the Triangle. With so many musical theatre opportunities like Mamma Mia, Matilda, and Chicago, you want to make sure not to miss a one!

    K. Putnam

  • Recycling for a cause

    Recycling for a cause

    London Gardner, Staff Reporter

    April 23, 2017

     Earth Day is a day dedicated to supporting environmental protection and was started in 1970. It is celebrated worldwide on April 22 every year in more than 193 countries. Although Earth Day is only one day a year, that does not mean that you cannot recycle and take care of the planet every single day...

    Recycling is one way to keep the earth clean and ensure that the future will be healthy. Every single person recycling just one plastic bottle a day could be the first step to protecting the environment.

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  • Are you ready for Earth Day 2017?

    Are you ready for Earth Day 2017?

    Jessica Urbanski, Editor-In-Chief

    April 22, 2017

     Calling all environmentalists! Earth Day 2017 is held today, Saturday, April 22. In Raleigh and across the world, people are celebrating and advocating for environmental protection. Since its creation in 1970 by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, 193 countries across the globe celebrate Earth Day ...

    Sitting and learning about our environment, students and adults gather to hear NASA inform them on Earth Day. This year, Earth Day speeches can be found not only in Raleigh, but globally.

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  • Millbrook students participate in Day of Silence

    Millbrook students participate in Day of Silence

    Peyton Lenderman, Staff Reporter

    April 22, 2017

     Back in 1996, a hundred and fifty students at the University of Virginia banded together in a protest now known as the Day of Silence. Since then, students across the country have brought the movement into their own schools, and it is still going strong today. In fact, our own Millbrook High School ...

    Participating in the ‘Day of Silence’, Millbrook students pose for a picture. This movement protests the bullying of the LGBT community and its members.

    Kelly Hruska

News

Evolving into a new era in Great Britain

Evolving into a new era in Great Britain

Laura Conoly, Features Editor

  Just when the world thought the Brexit headlines were dying down, Prime Minister Theresa May makes a big decision. In a shocking announcement, the Prime Minister stated her ...

April 19, 2017No Comments

Serena is expecting!

Serena is expecting!

April 19, 2017

Serena Williams, the most decorated female tennis athlete in history, announced today that she is expecting her first child. Williams has won more Grand Slam titles than any other player in the Open Era, earning her 23rd at the Australian Open in January. WIlliams was pregnant during her win at the open. P...

Facebook Live murderer commits suicide amid police chase

Facebook Live murderer commits suicide amid police chase

April 18, 2017

 The man guilty of randomly selecting and killing a 74 year old Cleveland man while recording the murder on Facebook committed suicide earlier today after being caught by the police. Going by the name of Steve Stephens, the suspect was spotted at a McDonald’s drive-through when workers phoned the police...

Freshman takes initiative with coat drive

Freshman takes initiative with coat drive

April 17, 2017

 Many students at Millbrook may have seen the signs for a coat drive around school, but what exactly is it? The drive was started by the Wake Forest Youth Advisory Board and is something they have done for several years. Members of the board nominate different locations in and around Wake Forest wher...

London attack shows the world that domestic terrorism is still a threat

London attack shows the world that domestic terrorism is still a threat

April 7, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, at around 2:39 pm, Khalid Masood, driving a grey Hyundai, sped on to the Westminster Bridge, crashing into pedestrians, killing three. Masood then ran from the car, armed with two large knives toward the Parliament, stabbing an unarmed security guard to death. Masood was then shot...

U.S. fires missiles at Syrian Airbase

U.S. fires missiles at Syrian Airbase

April 7, 2017

The U.S. launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at 8:40 Thursday night following a chemical weapon attack on the Syrian civilian population earlier this week. Under President Trump’s orders, the missiles were fired at the Syrian airbase that was responsible for the chemical attacks. The Syrian Armed...

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Features

Politicians use social media as both battlefield and platform

Politicians use social media as both battlefield and platform

Mikayla Davis, Staff Reporter

 The use of social media in politics, including Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, has dramatically changed the way campaigns run and how Americans interact with them. Before soc...

April 21, 2017No Comments

Hunting for those eggs

Hunting for those eggs

April 15, 2017

The origin of April Fools’ Day

The origin of April Fools’ Day

April 1, 2017

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

March 22, 2017

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Entertainment

Music Now

Music Now

Kayla Mercer, Section Editor

You may have heard the song, “Gangnam Style” by PSY that swept the globe in 2012. It is one of the many songs in K-pop history to have done that. K-Pop music is an acrony...

March 31, 2017No Comments

We can guess your grade level based on your MHS knowledge

March 30, 2017

It is all about the sass and attitude

It is all about the sass and attitude

March 28, 2017

Lights Camera Action

Lights Camera Action

March 22, 2017

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Editorials

Parenting and politics: Is it brainwashing or educational?

Parenting and politics: Is it brainwashing or educational?

Laura Conoly, Features Editor

Everyone can easily recall the adorable pictures of children all over the country sitting on their mother’s shoulders for the women’s march this past January. As cute...

April 21, 2017No Comments

The Holy Grail: SMART lunch

The Holy Grail: SMART lunch

March 22, 2017

The price of paying college athletes

The price of paying college athletes

March 18, 2017

Gay character in Beauty and the Beast causes controversy

March 18, 2017

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