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Fun feature: MHS seniors bake graduation-themed treats

Seniors throw up their caps at the end of graduation. This celebration is typical for the graduating class.

By Tessa Hauser and Sam Johnson

May 20, 2019

MHS seniors Tessa Hauser and Sam Johnson go in the kitchen to make graduation cap treats to celebrate the senior's upcoming last day.

Fun Feature: tasting nostalgic childhood snacks

Snacks loved during childhood may not taste just as we remember.

By Samantha Johnson, Fun Feature Section Editor

April 30, 2019

MHS seniors Samantha Johnson, Marley Pratt, and Camden Houck re-try their favorite childhood snacks and rate how well they taste now based on what they remember.

Megan Kelly on track to Olympics

Megan Kelly is only steps away from becoming an Olympic athlete.

By Samantha Johnson and Lauren Leatherman

April 15, 2019

Many athletes can only dream of one day becoming an Olympian and representing their country in their sport of choice. For Middletown alumna Megan Kelly, she is only steps away from receiving that ultimate honor, and it’s definitely not in the sport she thought she would compete in. Growing up in M...

MHS adopts new intruder policy

MHS adopts new intruder policy

By Samantha Johnson and Tessa Hauser

March 1, 2018

In efforts to improve school security at Middletown High School, MHS administration has put a new policy into effect for the 2017-2018 school year. The steps are simple: avoid, deny and defend. Round Table reporters Samantha Johnson and Tessa Hauser bring us more.

Behind the Earbuds

Behind the Earbuds

By Lucy Kiefert, Samantha Johnson, and Nancy Siguenza

January 23, 2018

Round Table reporters Lucy Kiefert, Samantha Johnson and Nancy Siguenza take to the halls of Middletown High School to gain insight on the effects of listening to music in school. For a playlist of all songs included in the piece, click here. DISCLAIMER: There is a song in this playlist labeled as explicit, but it contains no vulgarity....

Column: Alabama votes Republican no Moore; Doug Jones gets Senate seat

Column: Alabama votes Republican no Moore; Doug Jones gets Senate seat

By Samantha Johnson, Entertainment Staff

December 22, 2017

Alabama shocked the country on December 12, 2017 by voting in democratic nominee Doug Jones for Senate instead of Republican nominee and alleged sexual predator, Roy Moore. Alabama is known to be a “ruby red” state that usually votes Republican, but failed to do so with the allegations of sexual ...

Reaction: Taylor Swift’s new ‘Reputation’ shakes off her old persona

Reaction: Taylor Swift's new 'Reputation' shakes off her old persona

By Tessa Hauser and Samantha Johnson

December 1, 2017

After hints of a new persona and dropping recent single "Look What You Made Me Do", famous pop singer, Taylor Swift released her long-awaited album "Reputation" on November 10th, 2017. MHS students react to the new brand Taylor Swift has created in her new album.

Review: Sam Smith releases new album

Review: Sam Smith releases new album

By Samantha Johnson, Entertainment Staff

November 27, 2017

On November 3, 2016, pop singer-songwriter Sam Smith released his second full studio album, The Thrill of It All. The regular version of the album has 10 tracks and the special addition has 14 tracks. This album was long-awaited by fans of Smith since the last music Smith had released was in 2015. His...

Review: Former Disney star Olivia Holt drops new song

Review: Former Disney star Olivia Holt drops new song

By Samantha Johnson, Entertainment Staff

October 25, 2017

Olivia Holt, who previously starred on the Disney Channel original series, "I Didn't Do It" and the Disney XD original series "Kickin' It" has recently released a song called “Generous” and it is pretty scandalous considering her Disney persona. I went into listening to this song with an open mind, not quite ...

Column: Vegas shooting proves gun control necessary for public safety

Column: Vegas shooting proves gun control necessary for public safety

By Samantha Johnson, Entertainment Staff

October 10, 2017

COn October 1, 2017 at 10:08pm, the police received a call that there had been gunshots at a music festival on the Las Vegas strip. The shots were being fired from the Mandalay Bay Hotel on the 32nd floor and later the police found the shooter, 64 year-old Stephen Paddock dead in his hotel suite. This i...

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