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The student news site of Methacton High School

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The Windy Hill

The student news site of Methacton High School

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Daniel Johnson

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‘23 FilmFest Has Record Turnout and Massive Talent

‘23 FilmFest Has Record Turnout and Massive Talent

By Daniel Johnson, Editor/Web Admin June 14, 2023

MHS’s 16th annual Film Festival ran on May 5 to huge applause. With 9 original student films and a large crowd there to see them, the auditorium crackled with excited energy. As the movie stars walked...

MHS Holds First Holi Celebration with Great Success

MHS Holds First Holi Celebration with Great Success

By Daniel Johnson, Editor/Web Admin May 28, 2023

During the colorful afternoon of March 31st, MHS students and staff threw colorful powders at each other, had a plethora of snacks, and danced to multicultural music as the Multicultural Club held Methacton’s...

WPG tells stories of sexual assault with Clothesline Project

WPG tells stories of sexual assault with Clothesline Project

By Daniel Johnson, Editor/Web Admin May 11, 2023

As you walked through the courtyard last month between classes, you might have noticed the shirts hanging on the clothesline that runs along the walkway. If you stopped to read them, their message becomes...

Challenged Books Will Remain in MSD Libraries

Challenged Books Will Remain in MSD Libraries

By Daniel Johnson, Editor/Web Admin May 2, 2023

After undergoing a months-long review process, eight criticized library books will not be removed from the MSD school libraries. As an ongoing topic of debate in the community and the country as a whole,...

Q&A: The Senior Situation

Q&A: The Senior Situation

By Daniel Johnson, Editor/Web Admin January 28, 2023

Between not-so-beautifully executed senior social media accounts and post graduation plans, the seniors find themselves with less than five months until their final day at MHS. That being said, enjoy this...

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AI in Education: the Help and Harm

By Daniel Johnson, Editor/Web Admin January 19, 2023

A new artificial intelligence has gained national attention, with conversation about it happening everywhere from Twitter to Tiktok to the major newspapers. ChatGPT, a natural language processor developed...

MHS gives back during the holidays, raising over $3000

MHS gives back during the holidays, raising over $3000

By Daniel Johnson, Editor/Web Admin January 12, 2023

Reporter references: Kendall Richardson, Sameeksha Panda, Sofia Vernacchio As our halls fill with holiday spirit, MHS students and staff work together to give back to our local community. Many clubs...

Students and Staff agree, Internet Filters are Keeping their Delicate Minds Pure

Students and Staff agree, Internet Filters are Keeping their Delicate Minds Pure

By Daniel Johnson, Editor/Web Admin October 27, 2022

*This is a work of satire; these testimonials do not reflect the real beliefs of these individuals.  Methacton administration will be glad to hear that students and staff are thrilled with the current...

A view from the hill: tennis in action

Fill the Hill: MHS turns out for Girls’ Tennis rival match

By Daniel Johnson, Editor/Web Admin September 19, 2022

*Interviewer credits: Maia Singh, Anna Lu Senior Alice Liang led the pre-game chant that sent up a cheer from both team and audience. “I'm fired up, are YOU fired up? I’m fired up, ARE YOU FIRED...

Steven Hoehl (left), Joey Lantonio (middle), Will Johnston (right)

Student band Contact Light releases new single

By Daniel Johnson, Editor/Web Admin March 25, 2022

Coming into the spotlight at MHS is rising student band Contact Light. Made up of high school students, including two from MHS, Contact Light creates a professional sound with their original songs and...

Senior Brian Dickey receives Mr. Methacton crown

Brian Dickey crowned 2022 Mr. Methacton

By Daniel Johnson, Editor/Web Admin March 8, 2022

MHS held its 15th annual Mr. Methacton this past Friday, March 4. In an event organized by the Methacton FCCLA, 12 senior boys competed in front of an auditorium full of students, teachers, parents and...

A memorial was put up outside Oxford High School for the victims of the shooting.

Editorial: Oxford High and the Necessity of Gun Control

By Daniel Johnson, Editor/Web Admin January 23, 2022

On November 30, a student opened fire in Oxford High School. In the few minutes before law enforcement arrived, he killed four students, and injured seven more.  The shooter was 15-year old Ethan Crumbley,...

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