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Top 5 Clubs for Freshmen: Be active, join today

Top 5 Clubs for Freshmen: Be active, join today

Fiona Burnham, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Being a freshman is hard enough just juggling new classes, new teachers and new friends. However, if you ask any high school graduate how to make the most of your high school years they will all say one thing in common: get involved! Mayfield offers such a wide variety of clubs and activities, no...

Costa Rica trip loved by students

Costa Rica trip loved by students

Kelvina Ng, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

In the early morning on March 25, 15 students and 3 adults began their journey to Costa Rica. This Spanish field trip, led by teacher Phil Deaton, was a huge success. The students were able to see sights such as waterfalls and volcanoes that are native to Costa Rica. Deaton believed the attractions...

Science Olympiad team on road to states

Science Olympiad team on road to states

Pavitra Reddy, Guest Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Every year after winter break, students spend all of Saturday at different schools around Northeast Ohio. They compete in events, and perform science experiments and even building towers. Meet the Science Olympiad team, who successfully are on their way to states after competing in the competition at Cas...

ADHD and Me

ADHD and Me

Alyvia Brough, Guest Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Student Life

I am Alyvia Brough and I have ADHD. According to Psychology Today, “Attention deficit/ hyperactive disorder is a neurobehavioral disorder characterized by a combination of inattention, distractibility, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.” That was a lot of ‘-ivities’. You're probably wonder...

Interact Club gives back to East Cleveland elementary school

Interact Club gives back to East Cleveland elementary school

Kelvina Ng, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On February 21, Interact Club members traveled to Jamison Elementary school to donate books and engage in discussions with them. Students broke up into groups of 2-3 people and went to different classrooms around the school. Some groups read books to the younger children, while other groups participated...

Senior an inspiration in cancer fundraising

Senior an inspiration in cancer fundraising

Jared Serre, Chief Editor

March 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

To many high school students, looks are important. To Nedal Eid, helping others is much more valuable. The senior, entering his fifth year of participating, has shaved his head year after year in order to raise awareness for childhood cancer. In addition to raising awareness, he also works to ge...

Sophomore swimmer competes for state championship

Sophomore swimmer competes for state championship

Gianna Ferrante, Guest Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Life

Adviser's note: The following is a first-person account by Gianna Ferrante who finished ninth in the state out of 16 competitors in the 200 IM on Saturday, Feb. 25. Screaming fans, coaches whistling, and happy tears is all that’s seen and heard at states 2017. Only being there for one race...

Sophomore impresses when she helps classmate

Sophomore impresses when she helps classmate

Gianna Ferrante, Guest Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Carli DiNardo is a sophomore at Mayfield High School. She was recognized by the Mayfield Board for her positive influence on her classmates. DiNardo was recently named as Pizza Roma’s student of the month for her habit of selflessness and her hard work ethic when noticed by her math teacher when...

Junior boys headed toward basketball victory

Junior boys headed toward basketball victory

Izzy Ciferno, Guest Writer

January 3, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Editor's Note: This article is humor based and not meant to be taken 100% literally. St. Paschals CYO basketball team may be on the road to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Junior Dillon Coffey, a.k.a. team MVP, is determined to lead his team to victory. With two hour practices once a week the boys...

Sophomore obsessed with Christmas

Sophomore obsessed with Christmas

Emily Ivanov, Guest Writer

December 20, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Vladis Alimova may believe she’s the ultimate Christmas lover. The sophomore has verified her infatuation of the cheery holiday by “decorating my locker every single year with so many Christmas decorations, I decorate my whole room even when it doesn’t hit Christmas- I still decorate it even...

Students seek to find secret spaces in high school

Students seek to find secret spaces in high school

Julie Steffens, Guest Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Whispers spread through the hallways from student to student about forbidden places in Mayfield, such as abandoned hallways, a room under the pool, and even secret penthouses on the roof. Student Brandon Shadley only knows of some places from the stories of his fellow students. He said, “I've heard...

Italy, say hello to the students of Mayfield

Italy, say hello to the students of Mayfield

Katelyn Kinczel, Guest Writer

December 13, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Four thousand, six hundred and seventy eight miles. That’s how far Italy is from Ohio, and in the summer of 2017 a handful of students will be boarding a plane ready to explore everything Italy has to offer. Being approved by the Board of Education is only the first step, next comes planning...

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