Welcome to the third edition of The Current, the independent student newspaper of MSMHS. This month's issue is an MSMHS-focused collection of news, art, culture, and puzzles in a quick, skimmable format. If you're feeling extra curious, tap the button to view the full story. We hope you enjoy!
-The Current Team
News and Happenings
On Friday, May 12, MSMHS students and staff filmed this year’s lip dub, featuring the song “Walking on Sunshine” by Katrina and the Waves. The lip dub is an annual music video produced by MSMHS that has been ingrained in our tradition from the school’s beginning.
The benefits of the trip extend far beyond the AP exam. Ms. Mann saw the experience of the city and the museums as just as important as the works they contain. “The school should offer opportunities for people to get into the urban centers and understand the cultural institutions and the roles they play.” Student Ezran Williams, an MSMHS junior, agrees, saying “It was helpful for both learning the works and experiencing the area.”
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Don't ever be discouraged when you get rejected or waitlisted at a college. And don't let the acceptance rate formulate your opinion on a school or discourage you from applying. Remember that college doesn't define you as a person.
Being a high school student, it is almost impossible to not have heard the term “school spirit." While it may be a question you’ve never asked, I think it could reveal something about school communities and how they work. First and foremost, school spirit doesn’t refer to the school being haunted.
After four years at MSMHS, the outgoing seniors offer advice and thoughts on the high school experience.
Arts & Life
This month: poetry and artwork from Ko Parlagreco, Rashel Garcia, Scarlett Colbath, Gracie Peil, and Ezran Williams.
"The melody of this composition never escaped my mind. I had several nights where I would finally be ready to sleep in my bed, and then my brain would just rush to the world of my piece and feel the notes."
While cockroaches might be the most difficult to remove from the ear canal, they are far from the most painful. The worst thing you can possibly get in your ear are spiders, which lock themselves in with webbing and will bite the inside of the ear when disturbed by movement.
The Current publishes a lot of amazing student work, and sometimes it's hard to pick what to read first. That's why we're introducing the "Take a Voyage" feature for the May 2023 edition, which randomly picks an article from this edition. Try it for yourself below!
Welcome to the Brain Baffler, the world's best rebus puzzle! Decode the visual clues to unlock the phrase. Feeling stuck? Check out the hint (and answer) below.
Don't worry — the answer is right after this.
Want to see your work here? Come to a newspaper meeting, held every Thursday in Mr. Jones' room (U117).