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(from left holding certificates) Junior Jonathon Bender won Honorable Mention in the Warhammer Crisis as Saul Niborron; Everett Weaver, this being his final MUN competition, won Outstanding Front Room Delegate in the Warhammer Crisis as Harr Rantal; and junior Sarah Kim won Best Delegate in the Genpei Crisis as the Gohei Monks at the 12th Annual Kutztown Model UN Conference on April 24.

Model UN takes home nine awards at Kutztown conference

April 27, 2022

Methacton’s six-member Model UN delegation took home nine awards after competing at the 12th Annual Kutztown Model UN Conference on April 24. Junior Sarach Kim won Best Delegate in the Genpei Crisis...

Academic decathlon takes ninth at states

Academic decathlon takes ninth at states

March 21, 2022

The Academic Decathalon team competed in the state competition on March 11 and 12 at Souderton High School where they placed 9th overall, one of the best finishes in club history. Maddie Shafer won...

Academic Decathlon team takes second at regionals

Academic Decathlon team takes second at regionals

February 22, 2022

The Academic Decathlon Team qualified for the state competition on Feb. 5 after finishing second in the regional event at Souderton High School. The team will compete again at the state level on March...

Four students working in a classroom

NHS members are here to help

January 30, 2022

Students commonly find themselves needing assistance in their studies. Whether from a lack of time, a confusing lesson, missing school, etc., high schoolers may find themselves behind and feeling like...

Indoor percussion, a breakdown

Indoor percussion, a breakdown

January 5, 2022

A percussion ensemble is a group that performs musical percussion. But this idea leaves out the true scope of what the ensemble brings.  According to the Methacton Indoor Percussion Ensemble (MIPE)...

Boys cross-country team reaches states for first time in school history

Boys cross-country team reaches states for first time in school history

November 24, 2021

The boys cross-country team reached the PIAA AAA State Championship on Nov. 6, for the first time in the team history.  The Warriors placed 13 and beat their long-time rival, Owen J. Roberts by 37...

Boys XC wins Abington Invitational

September 16, 2021

The varsity boys cross country team won the Abington Invitational on Sept. 11.  Senior Vaughn Lackman ran a 16:24 5k and took first place, maintaining a 5:28 per mile pace. Chris McGlynn ran 16:43,...

Review of Demon Slayer: Mugen Train

Review of Demon Slayer: Mugen Train

May 7, 2021

On April 23 Demon Slayer: Mugen Train released in the United States. The film received a series of notable achievements such as the highest grossing movie in Japan and the highest grossing Japanese film...

AP tests takers may find the assessment more challenging this year

AP tests takers may find the assessment more challenging this year

April 28, 2021

AP tests are a dreaded event for the high schoolers who choose to take them. The stress they bring, their level of difficulty, and the time they demand are to blame. This year, they may be even more challenging. A...

YouTuber, Internet Historian

YouTuber, Internet Historian

March 14, 2021

With a following of about 2.94 million subscribers, Internet Historian follows the antics of the net and other assorted and entertaining stories. For example, a video from 2018 discusses the movement of...

Lessening carbohydrate intake may help longevity

February 15, 2021

A long-held debate in the nutritional community is of the necessity of carbohydrates in the diet. It is known that the “The theoretical minimal level of carbohydrate (CHO) intake is zero,” according...

Despite limitations, MIPE plays on

Despite limitations, MIPE plays on

January 24, 2021

The drums finish, a marimba rings out and silence fills the room. While such an ending is more of a stop before a larger movement by ensembles, that is not the case this year because of COVID-19 restrictions...

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How to build a PC

December 22, 2020

In this challenging time, it is more important than ever to have ways of connecting with each other. One of the best tools for accomplishing this task is with a personal computer or PC.To build a PC you...

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