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Reaction: First photograph of a black hole

Reaction: First photograph of a black hole

By Jacob Daniels, Round Table Reporter

April 29, 2019

MHS students and staff react to the first photograph of a black hole, located in the M87 galaxy.

Reactions: Southwest emergency landing

Reactions: Southwest emergency landing

By Heidi Daniels, Features managing editor

May 7, 2018

On Tuesday, April 17th 2018, Southwest Airlines flight 1380 made an emergency landing in Philadelphia. Twenty minutes into the flight from New York City to Dallas, the engine failed, sending pieces from the engine into passenger Jennifer Riordan’s window, causing her to be partially pulled out of...

Reactions: Stephen Hawking’s Death

Reactions: Stephen Hawking’s Death

By Katie Athey, RT+ Executive Producer

March 27, 2018

Renown theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking past away on March 14th. Leaving a legacy of his discoveries behind, Hawking impacted many lives. MHS students and teachers share their reaction to the news of Hawking's death.

Reactions: Snapchat Update

Reactions: Snapchat Update

March 9, 2018

Round Table's Shauna Knight takes to the halls of MHS to bring us students' reactions to Snapchat's newest update.

Launch of Falcon Heavy inspires awe in MHS students and teachers

By Evan Ruderman, Round Table executive producer

February 27, 2018

The recent launch of SpaceX's Heavy variant of their Falcon line of rockets solidified its position as the most powerful rocket since the 1960s. Middletown High School students and teachers spoke about the event and the significance they perceived surrounding the test launch.

Reactions: Ballistic missile threat to Hawaii

Reactions: Ballistic missile threat to Hawaii

By Nancy Siguenza, Megan Roeder, and Tessa Hauser

January 15, 2018

On January 14, everyone in the state of Hawaii received an emergency alert on their phones that read, "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL." It was later announced the alert was a mistake due to human error. MHS students give their reactions to the...

Reactions: ‘Stranger Things’ second season

Reactions: ‘Stranger Things’ second season

By Anika Van Steinburg, Round Table reporter

November 28, 2017

Season 2 of the popular Netflix show “Stranger Things” is returning to television screens on Friday, Oct. 27. Several students at MHS were excited that the famous TV show was making its return. “I am very excited for the new season,” says MHS freshman Lily Miller. “I’ve been anticipating...

Reactions: ‘IT’ reboot hits theaters

Reactions: ‘IT’ reboot hits theaters

By Jenna Krueger, Round Table reporter

October 27, 2017

A killer clown wreaks havoc on a small town. An outlandish scenario, but not for Stephen King. The movie adaptation of “IT” hit the screens last month, making it perfect for the holiday coming up: Halloween. Most of the reviews about the movie were positive. “I probably liked it more than...

Reactions: Manchester bombing

Reactions: Manchester bombing

By Marley Pratt, Round Table reporter

June 8, 2017

Middletown High School students and staff react to the Manchester bombing at an Ariana Grande concert.

‘It’ brings horror into your home

‘It’ brings horror into your home

By Ally Pick, Round Table reporter

June 8, 2017

In the wake of a new horror movie release, It, in September of 2017, the decision to finally pick up the monster of a book It was made. It by Stephen King takes place in the fictional town of Derry, Maine, in both 1957-58 and 1984-85 where a group of kids, self-named “the Losers,” live. The book ...

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