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The classic promposal, overrated

By Katie Clipp, Round Table Reporter

March 31, 2015

Many people that are not in high school are not up to date on promposals. This means that a student is asking another student to prom in a very over-the-top way. It may be called overrated though because of the standards. The student being asked often knows that they are going to get asked, the person...

A different take on Valentine’s day…

September 4, 2013

Valentine’s day; the one day of the year when you feel obligated to shower your loved one with as many candy bars, cute fluffy toys and poetry that their sanity can handle. But many students complain that the holiday puts too much pressure on their busy schedules. Who needs another monotonous thing...

A piece of senior advice…

By Ally Caho, Round Table Reporter

June 13, 2013

Last one from me. If I can say anything about your senior year it’s that it goes by so quickly. Every year you hear the seniors say that, but you never realize how true it is until it’s you. August to May. Ten months. It sounds like a long time but it goes by so quickly. One minute it’s the...

A tragic perspective

By Jake Dziubla, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2013

A couple weeks ago, I purchased In the Heart of the Sea, a nonfiction book about the Essex, a whaling ship that was attacked by a sperm whale. While I had heard the essence of the story many times, the book offered an in-depth look at the harrowing survival of the crew, a fight for their lives that ...

A piece of senior advice…

By Ally Caho, Round Table Reporter

May 15, 2013

What do you usually do during the summer? Go on a week-long family vacation. Go to summer camp. Start training for fall sports. But for the most part you lay around not doing anything. Instead, choose to do something productive this summer and start thinking about your future. Juniors, this one is...

Plan a not-so pricey prom

By Ally Caho, Round Table Reporter

April 29, 2013

Girls are getting asked, groups are forming, and reservations are being made. Everyone is for-going studying for their AP Exams and are instead choosing to obsess about that one special night. That’s right, you guessed it: Prom. You might be thinking that Prom seems a bit overrated for the cost. Well...

The plight of school vending machines

By Anna Ramsey, Round Table Reporter

April 25, 2013

Middletown High School students are always looking for an early morning or afternoon snack during the school day and vending machines are key for these needs; but students can’t get any snacks from the vending machines because they don’t work until 2:16. The clocks inside the snack-filled machines haven...

America: home of the brave, and the resilient

By Ashlyn Miller, Round Table Newsletter Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2013

Search the internet for footage of the Boston Marathon, and dozens of results will appear. A common thread runs throughout them all - people scrambling, terrified at the surprising explosion, officers rushing in to help as runners lay sprawled across the streets.  But one stands out from all of the...

A piece of senior advice…

By Ally Caho, Round Table Reporter

April 16, 2013

A college choice should be special, individual, a perfect fit for you. You’re looking for a school that fits your needs, one with the perfect program for you, a gorgeous campus, and that is just the right distance from home. Everything will fall into place and you’ll find that perfect school just...

Trophy cases cloud MHS victories

By Anna Ramsey, Round Table Reporter

April 11, 2013

Middletown High School has earned a lot of trophies over the years and displays them in non-uniform cases that are chipping and dented. It is time that moved them all to one spot and show how proud the school is of its trophies. The trophies should get a case either right in front of a wall or built i...

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