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Revealing the magic behind the Magic Man of Middletown

Revealing the magic behind the Magic Man of Middletown

By Clara Tam, News managing editor

January 16, 2018

Swimmer, scholar, and magician? MHS senior Everett Brown is a jack of all trades when it comes to extracurriculars. Among those he enjoys, magic has been a passion that he has cultivated over time. Though school and priorities threaten his prospective continuation in magic, Brown is confident that magic...

Column: Civility in the valley

By Clara Tam, News managing editor

January 3, 2018

It’s officially January. Christmas has come and gone. Confetti from New Year’s Eve has blown away. Does this mean that our sense of “holiday spirit” and civility is gone with the wind too? By definition, Merriam-Webster’s dictionary has coined civility as meaning “a polite act or expressio...

GoPro sports: Golf

GoPro sports: Golf

By Nic Bradley, Clara Tam, and Tori Hofflinger

November 30, 2017

From October 24th to the 25th, the MHS golf team took to the University of Maryland campus to compete in the Maryland State Championships. In the end, the Knights fought hard and earned a third place finish for Middletown. The winning roster included MHS juniors Nic Bradley, Joey Weiland, and Michael...

Top dogs become bottom feeders, seniors become freshmen again

Top dogs become bottom feeders, seniors become freshmen again

By Clara Tam, Round Table news editor

November 29, 2017

For 60 years, Frederick Community College has been providing educational opportunities for students of all ages. Whether fifteen years of age or 50, students are encouraged to join the vibrant and inclusive community at FCC. The institution invites all to learn in our immediate community by equippin...

Reactions: Texas church shooting

Reactions: Texas church shooting

By Clara Tam and Jade Ruggieri

November 14, 2017

On November 5th, 2017, Texas native Devin Patrick Kelley entered the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas and rapidly shot into the congregation. Soon after fleeing the church, Kelley was shot by a local before he took his own life. Greg Abbott, the governor of Texas, has deemed the event ...

Shorthanded texting: sometimes K, sometimes not

Shorthanded texting: sometimes K, sometimes not

By Clara Tam, Round Table reporter

January 21, 2016

“K.” Sasha Smith cringed at the sight of this one letter response. After spending 10 minutes detailing a structured and coherent argument, he had replied with one measly and insignificant letter. This one little letter immediately sent Smith into a spiraling abyss, overthinking the meaning behind...

Keaton Henson’s song is more than just “Flesh and Bone”

Keaton Henson’s song is more than just “Flesh and Bone”

By Clara Tam, Round Table reporter

November 22, 2015

Composed by Keaton Henson, an Indie singer from London, his song, “Flesh and Bone” is beautifully written as a gentle ballad that creates a peaceful tone. As a part of his album, “Dear,” the music video was released on April 5, 2012, and has reached over 400,000 views. Rooted in passion and tr...

“Nightmare in the Valley” goes deeper than the screams

“Nightmare in the Valley” goes deeper than the screams

By Clara Tam, Round Table reporter

October 31, 2015

Middletown High School annually hosts a haunted house to aid in funding the drama department. During the five nights of fright at the end of October, the spectacle draws large crowds, but not many see the hard work that is put in before and after the performance. Behind the scenes of the lively and...

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