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Monastero a positive model with ‘Focus’ effort

Monastero a positive model with ‘Focus’ effort

Gabi Monastero, Guest Writer
March 22, 2017
Filed under Human Interest

After nine years of teaching in private schools, Tina Monastero came to Mayfield and wanted to make a difference. She found this difference in leading Wildcat Focus. Starting out at Mayfield, Monastero, an alum, taught eighth grade. Her help guidance created ease for the eighth graders transitioning in...

Senior works hard to become EMT

Senior works hard to become EMT

Kaylee Korver, Guest Writer
February 15, 2017
Filed under Human Interest

Senior, Joey Wilkinson, works towards accomplishing his passion to be an EMT firefighter paramedic. One of his first stepping stones was joining the training academy at MHS. Wilkinson believes that he can make a career out of his passion of firefighting. He said, “It's a job needed everywhere, in...

Cilik opens up about Star Wars passion

Cilik opens up about Star Wars passion

Kelvina Ng, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Human Interest, Showcase

Many people know Trevor Cilik, but most don’t know that he’s a huge Star Wars fan. Senior Trevor Cilik’s love for Star Wars started at the young age of 6. “My mom introduced me to the old Star Wars movies. I watched them all and then moved on to the prequels,” he said. Cilik’s love...

No joke: Mayfield graduate starts comedy writing business

No joke: Mayfield graduate starts comedy writing business

Lou DeNardo, Guest Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Human Interest, Showcase

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the toasts. Mayfield graduate Josh Womack started a company with his business partner to help with best man’s and bridesmaid's speeches. The company is relatively new, having only started three and a half years ago, and they are learning new ways of ...

Math teacher boots semifinals field goal

Math teacher boots semifinals field goal

Branden Elliott, Guest Writer
January 3, 2017
Filed under Human Interest, Showcase

Marty Mackar, a state champion and a Chardon High alumni, may have been the luckiest football player to ever kick a football. Mackar’s coach wanted him to kick a field goal in practice, having it bounce off the goalposts and go in. He could not do it during practice, but when the time came on that...

Local teen seeks recognition for vocal talent

Local teen seeks recognition for vocal talent

Katelyn Kinczel, Guest Writer
January 3, 2017
Filed under Human Interest, Showcase

Spotlights, standing O’s, and deafening applause. At 15 years old Maddy Wanke is used to being praised for her singing ability. Although she isn’t as well-known as Ariana Grande or Selena Gomez, many believe her talent will get her far. From performing in competitions to singing the national...

Home business turns into local store

Home business turns into local store

Izzy Ciferno, Guest Writer
January 3, 2017
Filed under Human Interest, Showcase

On Saturday December 3, a new door opened for former Mayfield graduate Michael Bissell, his employees, and even the community Located on 33301 Vine St. in Eastlake, Bissell Design Co. officially opened its first store. The store sells improved and repurposed furniture of all kinds. Bissell was...

Junior eats whole box of frozen waffles

Junior eats whole box of frozen waffles

Julie Steffens, Guest Writer
January 3, 2017
Filed under Human Interest, Showcase

On the internet there are many insane food challenges such as the cinnamon challenge or the hot pepper challenge but junior Carli Stewart discovered a new challenge: The frozen waffle challenge. During that late hours of a November night Stewart began to indulge in her waffles. Her two friends bewi...

English teacher fancies cats

English teacher fancies cats

Elizabeth Reisman, Guest Writer
January 3, 2017
Filed under Human Interest, Showcase

Mackenzie Shay has a cat craze. The English teacher has been infatuated with cats ever since she was a young girl. She said her family always had cats and now she has two of her own. “I like cats because I think they’re funny, sneaky, sassy, and bratty,” she said. In addition to her two cats,...

Mayfield teacher’s tests snatched by criminal

Mayfield teacher’s tests snatched by criminal

Donnie Darko, Guest Writer
January 3, 2017
Filed under Human Interest

When Bob Gynn woke up on Friday, Nov. 11, he never knew he would be facing a math teacher’s worst nightmare: all his ungraded papers had been stolen. The high school teacher’s Honda Odyssey was stolen from his Hudson driveway overnight. A week later, the vehicle was found abandoned in Mentor. Gynn was relieved to find that the...

Mayfield stats teacher starred in ‘The Nutcracker’

Mayfield stats teacher starred in ‘The Nutcracker’

Mark Abdelmalak, Guest Writer
October 18, 2016
Filed under Human Interest, Showcase

Robert Gynn, a Mayfield High School statistics teacher of many years has a different, unknown side to him. He was an actor in the play, “The Nutcracker.” The story all started when Gynn was a young man fresh out of college. Gynn said, “When I was 23, a girl from my high school was stage mana...

Nurse’s assistant loves her job

Nurse’s assistant loves her job

Elizabeth Reisman, Guest Writer
October 18, 2016
Filed under Human Interest

Notre Dame College student Kayli Canganelli is in her last year of school training to be a nurse. Canganelli is a nurse's assistant at the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital. Canganelli chose to study nursing because she loves to work with people and care for them, she also wanted a job in the me...

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