Fun Winter Activities to Beat Boredom

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By: Laura Boycourt Between the rush of end-of-semester exams, the holidays, and time spent with family, the winter season can a busy time of year. If you find yourself on winter break or with some time to spare and you’re not sure what to do, there are some cool alternatives to being a couch potato…. Read more »

JROTC - The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps: Gaining Appreciation for Citizenship and the Military

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By: Laura Boycourt If you’ve ever thought of joining the military, the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is a wonderful way to get a taste of what it takes. It’s also an opportunity to improve valuable life skills such as discipline, teamwork, communication, and responsibility. By PH3 VICTORIA A. TULLOCK, USN, Courtesy of the… Read more »

Guardians: The Redwood City Reel Hood Hero

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Check out the awesome things they’re doing at Mervin G. Morris Clubhouse in this series on Reel Hood Heroes - the everyday role models and mentors that help youth make positive changes in their lives. Hear about Hood Hero Kat, the 23-year old barista extraordinaire, artist and inspiration to Hayley, pushing her to “get through anything”… Read more »

What is Personal Brand, an Interview with Jesse Ferrell

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MCML recently sat down with Jesse Ferrell, professional speaker, author and success coach, to get his take on personal brand, achieving success, and the importance of mentors. Let’s see what he had to say! MCML: So Jesse, tell us, what is personal brand and what does it mean to you? Jesse: Personal brand is much… Read more »

Make the Most of Your Summer Vacation

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You look forward to summer vacation all year and it’s finally here! Bored? Don’t be! Here are some great things to do this summer vacation. 1 - Get outside During the school year you spent a lot of time inside sitting at a desk. Take advantage of the free time and the beautiful weather and… Read more »

Best Amusement Parks to Visit

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By Aysia Booth, Copy Editor • June 1, 2015 • The Eclipse from the article, Booth Picks Some of the Best Amusement Parks to Visit   Cedar Point features a new floorless coaster this summer. With just weeks left of school, vacation is just around the corner. For high school students, a more popular type of vacation would… Read more »

Post It Forward

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Margaret Sager, Writer - May 14, 2015 - Magnet Two weeks ago, students entered into the building to find every mirror, hallway and pillar adorned in colorful Post-It notes. On these notes were positive affirmations, one after another and all unique: “I like ur style”, “You can do it!” and dozens of others. They appeared suddenly… Read more »

Top 10 Best Things to Do During the Summer

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  From The Roar, Leander, Texas, Jack Densmore and Austin Graham share the best things to do this summer! Check out their great tips below.   by Jack Densmore and Austin Graham June 8, 2015 - The Roar There are many things to do after school is let out. From going to the beach to sleeping. Here’s the top… Read more »

What is Your Personal Brand?

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Whether you know it or not you have a personal brand. Most of us haven’t spent a lot of time thinking about what our personal brand is, and very few people actively work on creating their brands. With the increasing availability of information, it is becoming more and more important to take charge of your… Read more »