The Windy Hill

The student news site of Methacton High School

The Windy Hill

The student news site of Methacton High School

The Windy Hill

Sameeksha Panda

Sameeksha Panda, Writer

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The MHS Multicultural Club, partnering with the MHS Save A Life Club, hosted an indoor movie night, to promote “themes of unity and courage,” according to club officer Parry Ngov. Selling over 40 tickets, the two clubs managed to raise more than $500 for the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee.

MHS Steps Up For Ukraine

April 25, 2022

Russia and Ukraine, neighboring countries in Eastern Europe, have long held simmering tensions over land possessions and recognition of Ukraine as a sovereign nation. From Crimea in 2014 and Ukraine’s...

Students painted a variety of designs on their mugs at the Feb. 11 event that raised money for the Clean Air Act Council. The mugs were usable, after a one-hour heating process.

Youth Action Club raises more than $400 for the Clean Air Council

February 21, 2022

The Methacton community, including students, staff, and community members, met in the high school cafeteria for three hours of mug painting fun on Feb. 11. The MHS Youth Action Club hosted its first Mug...

NHS members (from left) Brielle Anderson, Melanie Cohen, Lucy Kinghorn, and Jack Winters stand with Lianne Dacri (second from right), an NHS advisor and event coordinator, prior to loading donated food items that will benefit the district Backpack Program.

MHS National Honors Society hosts annual MLK Day food drive

January 30, 2022

Responding to a call for community service, the MHS National Honors Society held its annual MLK Day Food Drive Fundraiser on Jan. 17 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. to benefit the Methacton Backpack Program.  Members...

The chamber strings perform Air on the G String.

Band, chorus and orchestra perform at Arcola to close out 2021

January 3, 2022

MHS’s music department hosted its annual winter concert in Arcola Intermediate School’s auditorium on Dec. 22.. Featuring performances from the various high school orchestra, band, and chorus groups,...

Skippack Pharmacy hosts COVID-19 vaccination and booster clinic for MHS teachers and students

Skippack Pharmacy hosts COVID-19 vaccination and booster clinic for MHS teachers and students

November 30, 2021

More than 220 MHS teachers and staff were vaccinated at the MHS Teachers Booster Clinic on Nov. 19. With the entire district operating under a half day, teachers were free to receive the CDC recommended...

CDC Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for 5-11 Year Olds, Allowing all K-12 Students Chance Of Vaccination

CDC Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for 5-11 Year Olds, Allowing all K-12 Students Chance Of Vaccination

November 8, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for 5-11 year olds in the United States on Nov. 2, expanding the population range available to get the shot...

MHS celebrates annual homecoming weekend

MHS celebrates annual homecoming weekend

September 30, 2021

MHS celebrated its annual homecoming week from Sept. 20-24. The week featured spirit days, a dance at Elmwood Park Zoo, a pep rally, a homecoming court, a marching band performance and a football game.   The...

The 2021 Class Congress members (from left) President Matthew Fu, Vice-President Jessica Lineen, Secretary Jeffery Gong, and Treasurer Jake Llyod, along with sponsors Mrs. Alderfer and Mrs. Fabrizio led the charge to create Seniors Under the Stars on May 21. The evening, featuring food trucks, senior superlatives, a DJ and yard games, gave seniors a final chance to gather with their classmates before graduation.

Seniors celebrate under the stars

June 1, 2021

MHS held its senior celebration at Linfield National Golf Club on May 21 from 6-10 p.m. The event featured food trucks, yard games, a DJ , a Soul Joe’s comedian and senior superlatives. The event,...

Medicine And Science Club launches Stemmify, a website for the MHS community

Medicine And Science Club launches Stemmify, a website for the MHS community

April 15, 2021

The MHS Medicine And Science Club has announced the upcoming arrival of a new STEM website, Stemmify. Created by the members of the club, Stemmify will debut in May 2021 to everyone in the MHS community,...

KCB Architects provided a blue print image of what the forensic, biochemistry and nutrition lab will look like when it comes to the MHS science program in 2022.

Science department to add STEM Innovation Labs in 2022-2023 school year

March 14, 2021

MHS will soon be the site of two brand new STEM Innovation Labs as part of an initiative to bring more STEM opportunities to current and future MHS students. This will be largely due to the support...

Timko joins the 1,000-point club, second junior to do so in MHS history 

Timko joins the 1,000-point club, second junior to do so in MHS history 

February 16, 2021

Nicole Timko became only the second MHS junior in history to score more than 1,000 points during the course of her MHS basketball career on Feb. 9 when she sank a three-pointer at the top of the key against...

College Board eliminates both the SAT Subject Tests and optional essay

College Board eliminates both the SAT Subject Tests and optional essay

February 10, 2021

The College Board announced on Jan. 19 that the SAT Subject Tests and optional SAT Essay will henceforth no longer be offered in an effort to aid students in the midst of a pandemic-era admissions process.  This...

President Biden’s aim for public education through new stimulus plan

President Biden’s aim for public education through new stimulus plan

January 24, 2021

Over the course of his campaign, newly elected President Joe Biden had repeatedly stressed the importance of education and in-person schooling for the positive development of students’ mental health...

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