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Show choir prepares for festival of talent

Show choir prepares for festival of talent

Christina Rufo, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

On Saturday, Nov. 18, Mayfield is hosting a show choir festival with other schools around the area.  The festival will include Mayfield, Brush, and Akron High School. Mayfield’s show choir group, Limited Edition, or LTD, has just a few more days to finish getting ready for the big show, and they...

A change for Hyland: Former history teacher makes switch to AEP counselor

A change for Hyland: Former history teacher makes switch to AEP counselor

Christina Rufo, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

The well known honors and AP history teacher, Jen Hyland, has recently made the transition to becoming an AEP counselor. It was Hyland’s choice to take the position, and when the opportunity arose, she couldn’t turn it down. Hyland made the tough decision to take over Shirlee Shoben’s position...

Wildcat Nation: New mobile app released

Wildcat Nation: New mobile app released

Fiona Burnham, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

On Oct. 11, a new way to bring the Mayfield community together was unveiled: an all-new interactive mobile app called Wildcat Nation. The app has been teased on the Mayfield Athletics Twitter account for quite some time, including a poll that allowed students to vote on the name of the upcomi...

Music teacher shows his purple pride

Music teacher shows his purple pride

Christina Rufo, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

Most people have their favorite outfit, or favorite color, but music teacher Brian Fancher combines them into one magnificent duo on his traditional purple Wednesdays. Fancher said, “I started purple Wednesdays soon after my first month teaching. I started it because I had a couple of purple shirts...

Spirit Store to promote Mayfield in community

Spirit Store to promote Mayfield in community

Jared Serre, Chief Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

Over the past year, Mayfield High School has grown through renovation and modernization. Despite the introduction of various charging stations or the 1:1 chromebook initiative, perhaps no change will be more socially impactful than the new Spirit Store. The new Spirit Store, located near the libra...

Chromebooks arrive with mixed feelings

Chromebooks arrive with mixed feelings

Shea Page, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under School News

The beginning of a school year brings change every time round. This year, Mayfield High School began with a technological bang for the school - chromebooks for every student. Across the school, many people had diverse reactions to the change. The first strong opinion in the school came from math teacher...

New spirit shop to replace bookstore

New spirit shop to replace bookstore

Alex Tramontano, Guest Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

Mayfield High School will begin construction of new spirit shop after this school year. The shop is expected to conclude just in time for school next year. Principal Jeffrey Legan expressed that Mayfield’s initiative is to help get students excited for their school and for learning, and he feels...

Educational, entertaining Boat Regatta event results in success

Educational, entertaining Boat Regatta event results in success

Gianna Ferrante and Isabella Tartaglia

May 5, 2017


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The 2017 Mayfield High School annual Boat Regatta captured an anxious crowd, many competitive boats, and many motivated participant. The physics class has recently been studying fluid dynamics and fluid mechanics. “That’s how the boat regatta ties into what we are currently learning,” physics...

MHS introduces WiFi to students

MHS introduces WiFi to students

Pavitra Reddy and Mackenzie Nicolli

May 5, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

Recently, Mayfield High School has accepted the challenge of offering Public WiFi to students and teachers in the commons areas and LMC. Jarrod Muhleman, assistant principal for curriculum and staff development at the High School thinks that the WiFi will be helpful for students. He said, “I...

McBride takes over as long-term guidance counselor

McBride takes over as long-term guidance counselor

Owen Kabelitz, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

With counselor Pam Bobinski on maternity leave, a counselor spot was left open. One of the English teachers, Rachel McBride, was selected to take over for Bobinski in the fourth quarter. McBride, who has her Master's degree in counseling from the University of Akron, said she's excited to fill the...

In Memoriam: Ms. Monica Senra

In Memoriam: Ms. Monica Senra

April 6, 2017


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On March 18, former Mayfield High School Spanish teacher Monica Senra unexpectedly passed away at the age of 51. The Paw Print staff extends its thoughts and prayers with her family during this difficult time. While she left for a position at another school after the 2014-15 school year, her impact ...

English Dept. launches Writing Center

English Dept. launches Writing Center

Alex Tramontano, Guest Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

They are available in the Senior Commons or the Learning Center in room 158 every day during 7th period, during the second half of the period on Wednesdays, and almost every period on Thursday and Friday. They even have a classroom page designed to provide students with the resources needed to help improve...

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