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You Are What You Eat: Understanding the Lunch Program at MMRHS

Alexa Pfeiffer, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2011

Filed under Monument News

Every school day, the 600 hungry students who attend Monument Mountain Regional High School wait in a long, crowded line to receive their lunch. Loud chatter fills the cafeteria and so does the smell of food – today the main...

Out of the Turtle and into the Eagle’s Nest: Monument’s Journalism Class Visits the Berkshire Eagle

Hannah Heath, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 13, 2011

Filed under Monument News, Top Stories

Last Thursday, the journalism class was able to take a field trip to the Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield. The Berkshire Eagle, publishing since 1892, prints an amazing 1.4 million feet of newspaper a day. Their current press, which...

New Leaders are Sprouting: What Happens at the Garden When a Senior Graduates

Annalena Barrett, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 13, 2011

Filed under Monument News, Top Stories

Within every natural life cycle there is a beginning and an end, a birth and a death with a whole lot of growing and evolving in the middle. This cycle is as true for the leaders of Project Sprout as it is for the plants they...

Hitting the Peaks for the Peak Experience: The Real Deal with One of Monument’s Most Unique Courses

Annalena Barrett, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 13, 2011

Filed under Monument News, Top Stories

It seems that the disconnect between our lives and the natural world is only getting larger. There was a time when interaction with the outdoors was an integral part of a human’s life, but now with all these gadgets and technological...

A Serious Senior Stress Factor: Taking a Look at the College Application Process

Meagan Nejaime, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 13, 2011

Filed under Monument News

As I walked down the hallway of Monument Mountain, I observed the faces of the seniors around me. Some looked happy and carefree as they talked with their friends about sports, clothes, and video games, while others, lugging full...

Wii U, Will YOU?!

Josh Lilienthal, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 9, 2011

Filed under Monument News

Nintendo's last console, the Wii, introduced some very new and interesting ideas to gaming in general. Motion gaming has been largely used as an expensive and frequently ineffective gimmick in the past, but arguable, the Wii pulled...

Innovation, Simplicity, and Siri: The New iPhone 4S

Josh Lilienthal, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 24, 2011

Filed under Monument News

Apple has always been about innovation and simplicity. Whether you are looking at Mac OS X or iTunes, it is clear that these two qualities have been their major goals in consumer electronics. The newest generation of the iPhone, ...

Red Head Ted: A Q&A With Mr. Collins

Austin Rybacki, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 22, 2011

Filed under Monument News

I bet you didn’t know that Mr. Collins grew up in Lee, Massachusetts and went to Lee High School. As a teenager in high school, Ted admired a lot of his teachers. In fact, he admired them so much that he was encouraged to...

Music Theory: An Outstanding Class

Hannah Heath, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 22, 2011

Filed under Monument News, Opinion, Reviews

Music Theory, taught by the wonderful Ms. Bickford, is a great class if you, like me, are a nerd when it comes to all things musical. This year I am taking Music Theory II after enjoying Music Theory I last year. We not only...

Monument Students Step Up: Changing What We Eat

Zoe Borden, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 22, 2011

Filed under Monument News

If you regular the lunch line in the school cafeteria chances are you’ve noticed something different from last year. Maybe it was the vegetables on the tray that caught your eye first, or the fact that the portions  are ...

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...

Everybody Loves “Wagon Wheel”

Caleb King, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 12, 2011

Filed under Monument News

No experience can top ending a long day, surrounded by friends or family, singing your heart out to a classic song like Marvin Gaye’s “Ain’t No Mountain,” Neil Diamond's “Sweet Caroline,” or Queen's “We Will Rock...

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