Celebrating the Spirit and News of Monument Mountain

The Maroon Tribune

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Job Happy: Five choices for your future profession

Althea Garivaltis, Reporter

February 26, 2013

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Features

It’s finally that time of year where the seniors send in their college applications and begin to hear back from the schools to which they have applied. I find myself in the mix with many other seniors who have no idea of what...

The Gamification of Health: How quantifying yourself and gamifiying your life can help you become a more motivated person

Graham Hagenah, Maroon Tribune Reporter

June 14, 2012

Filed under Features, Top Stories

        Margot Hutchings, a resident of New York City and event manager for Time Inc., is not only a human being; she’s also a number.  More appropriately, several numbers.  Intangible and mercurial - yet incredibly signif...

She’s Got The Spirit!: The fun, sensitive and quirky qualities of Alison Quiñones

Anna Campetti, Reporter

May 14, 2012

Filed under Features, Monument News

When some high school graduates describe their past teachers, they may describe them as boring, dull or impossible to relate to. Alison Quiñones, on the other hand, makes an effort to challenge this stereotype. The quirk...

Jumping into Life: A look at Allied Health

Amanda Lariviere, Reporter

May 8, 2012

Filed under Features, Top Stories

There are not many people in this world who know what career they want to pursue while they are still in high school. Allied Health is a program that helps teenagers who want to go into health narrow their options to what they...

Female Athletes are Legit: Katree Fenster proves that girls can excel in sports too!

Hannah Rolf, Reporter

May 7, 2012

Filed under Features, Sports & Wellness

Katree Fenster is a mother, wife, and social worker but at the core of who she is, she is an athlete. Katree stands five feet, 8 inches tall and has an extremely solid build, but a very feminine appearance. One is able to spot...

Jimmy Davis Jr. and My Grandfather

Matthew Whalan, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 13, 2011

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Features

There is an African American man named Jimmy Davis Jr. who sits in a cell in Alabama, in the Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore on death row. He was charged with capital murder for the shooting and killing of Johnny Hazel,...

You’re Hot, then You’re Cold: The Importance of Warm-Ups and Cool-Downs in Exercise

Ciana Barnaba, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 22, 2011

Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Sports & Wellness, Top Stories

It's one of those mornings where you practically fall out of bed because you’re so sore. Finally, pulling yourself together, you and your sore body bear through the day. And looking back on yesterday's practice or game you think,...

Monument Mountain Reconnects with the World: A Preview of the 2012 Costa Rica Trip

Alandra Lopez, Multimedia Editor

October 22, 2011

Filed under Features, Monument News

Tucked in the western half of Massachusetts, there lies the picturesque Berkshire County. Hidden amongst the tropical forests, hot springs, and wild monkeys, in between the Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean, there lies the bright...

School Stress and How to Deal

Emily Perillo, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 22, 2011

Filed under Features, Sports & Wellness, Wellness

Do you ever have one of those days where you end up with a mound of homework so large that you feel like all of your teachers have secretly ganged up on you? We all go through that at least what seems like twenty times each...

Speeding Up to Go Nowhere: Rethinking Quality Over Quantity in Education

Tatiana Gottwald, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 12, 2011

Filed under Features, Opinion, Top Stories

I’m eating as I type this.  Later, instead of talking to my mom during the car ride home, I’ll probably be doing my English assignment.  In other words, in the course of a day, I don’t think I’m ever able to do one thing...

Dig In While You Still Can: Help Wanted at Project Sprout

Annalena Barrett, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 12, 2011

Filed under Features, Monument News, Top Stories

Do you like long, moonlit walks on the beach? Great! Come check out Project Sprout. Do you hate long walks, especially the moonlit kind on a beach? Great! Come to Project Sprout. At the garden, discrimination is not tolerated....

The Freshmen are Welcomed by the Cops: An Overview of the Freshmen Welcome Dance

Meagan Nejaime, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 6, 2011

Filed under Features, Monument News

On Friday night, September 30th, four police cars arrived at Monument Mountain Regional High School to help eleven teachers regulate over two hundred students who had passionately gathered in the lower parking lot. The senior class...

Celebrating the Spirit and News of Monument Mountain