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Ohio Income Tax Credit Scholarships

You can help make the cost of a McNicholas education more affordable while reducing your Ohio income tax liability!

The State of Ohio has created a program for the 2023 tax year that allows taxpayers to receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit on their Ohio income taxes equal to the amount donated, up to $750 per individual or $1,500 for joint filers. All you have to do is make a qualified donation to a Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO) which will benefit McNicholas High School. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has established an SGO and an easy way to take advantage of this opportunity. 

make an sgo donation

Remember to select "Archbishop McNicholas High School" on the drop-down screen to make sure your gift supports McNicholas students and families.

You can also give by writing a check and mailing it in with this form.

For more information, visit the Ohio Revised Code 5747.73, the CEF-SGO page on the Archdiocese of Cincinnati website, or contact


 

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Promo graphic for spring musical

The McNicholas Theatre Department proudly announces its upcoming performance of the hit Broadway musical, MEAN GIRLS: High School Version. While the musical humorously depicts the pitfalls of gossip, bullying, and exclusion, it also serves as a platform to emphasize the importance of kindness, forgiveness, and compassion.

Student pours dirt into garden

McNicholas students celebrated Catholic School Week with a school-wide Day of Christ’s Love in Action. Each academic department facilitated a different service project so that students had an opportunity to touch many lives as they worked their way through their class schedules.

Mardi Gras decorations

Congratulations to seniors Alexander Smith and Maria Billies who have been named Captain and Maid of Honor of the 72nd annual Mardi Gras Ball. This announcement officially kicks off the Mardi Gras season at McNicholas which culminates in the annual Mardi Gras Pageant on Sunday, Feb. 18.

Girls Volleyball earns OHSAA State Runner Up

Congratulations to the Girls Volleyball Team on their championship season! They took down Byesville Meadowbrook in three sets in the Final Four and ended their season in the final match against Mentor Lake Catholic as the 2023 Ohio State Runner Up. 

McNicholas Theatre Dracula poster

The McNicholas Theatre Department is eager to present a show you are sure to sink your teeth into, Dracula. The play will run October 26-28 at McNicholas High School in the Jeanne Spurlock Theatre. Tickets are now on sale! 

Alum welcomes new inductees to Science National Honor Society

Congratulations to the 11 seniors who were inducted into the McNicholas High School Chapter of the Science National Honor Society. These students have exceled in their classes and shown a passion for science related fields: Ian Wolfram, Audrey Hurlburt, Amanda Braig, Gemma Roetenberger, Carly Kent, Remington Holder, Kelsey Haas, Joey Thomas, Owen Lawler, Gracie Fechtel, and Connor Svarda.  

CREW Program takes Flight

McNicholas is excited to officially launch our Flight Program, an extension of the CREW program that was established in the fall of 2020. 

Welcome New Faculty & Staff

In addition to our new principal, Mr. Bob Noll, we are excited to welcome new faculty and staff members to the McNicholas family, many of whom are filling new positions in our growing community. 

McNicholas student solves calculus problem on window

Congratulations to our 34 Rockets who were named AP Scholars! These brilliant students received scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP tests this spring. Additionally, six were named AP Scholars with Honor and eight were named AP Scholars with Distinction! 

Group phoot fo the McNicholas CREW Executive Team 2022-23

Congratulations and thank you to the 2023-24 Student Leadership Team! These students have been hard at work this summer, preparing to launch another successful school year of leadership and learning through the CREW program.

Portrait of Principal Bob Noll

We are pleased to welcome Mr. Bob Noll as the Principal of McNicholas High School. Mr. Noll officially begins his tenure at McNicholas on July 1, but he has already been hard at work learning about the McNicholas community and paving a smooth transition from Mr. Dave Mueller’s tenure to his. He describes the energy at McNicholas as “live-giving.”

McNicholas High School graduation

Congratulations to our newest graduates who received their diplomas at the MegaCorp Pavilion on Sunday, May 21.The Class of 2023 nominated Alex Reed to deliver the welcome and Student Body President Autumn Strebel to share her thoughts about the spirit and experience of their class.

Top 10 Academic Signing

Congratulations to the Class of 2023 Top 10! These 10 students have achieved the highest weighted cumulative grade point average up to and including the third quarter of their senior year: Augie Block, Ellie Bowman, Danielle Dietz, Nate Kouche, Grey Murray, Jacob Patterson, Landen Rupp, Alex Russo, Kaitlyn Schulte, and Autumn Strebel.

Front of the Capstone Symposium invitation

Members of the Class of 2023 presented their social justice service-learning projects to a standing-room only audience during the 2023 Capstone Symposium. Using the Seven Themes of Catholic Social Teaching as inspiration, students researched and explored ways to use their God-given brilliance to actively love God and their neighbor.

Prom King and Queen

Rockets danced the night away at "A Starry Night" Prom at TQL Stadium with a fun night of dinner, dancing and celebrating. Congratulations to Queen Karleen Leibreich, King Aiden Kelly, and all the members of the Prom Court!

Front of the Capstone Symposium invitation

All members of the McNicholas community are invited to the Capstone Symposium on April 27 at 7 p.m. to hear members of the Class of 2023 present their Social Justice Capstone Projects. Over the past year, members of the Class of 2023 worked collaboratively to discern and implement a passion projects aimed at making a difference in the lives of others.

Students inspired by successful alumni and community members during Career Day

Over 30 McNicholas alumni and community members visited campus on April 3 to share their expertise and encouragement with students during Career Day. Keynote speaker Shawn Curran, McNicholas Class of 1981, set the tone for the day as he engaged students with his journey from McNicholas student to executive at a multibillion-dollar company.

Hall of Fame 2023 Logo

The Athletic Department is pleased to announce its newest members of the Hall of Fame: Rod Bachman ’86, Sophie Gorman ’17, Zach Schmidt ’99, and the 1998 State Championship Baseball Team. These inductees, who brought notoriety to our football, basketball, soccer, and baseball programs, were recognized at the Hall of Fame Induction Celebrations on March 29 and April 5, along with Good Fellowship Award winners Larry Bogenschutz and Jean Ann Sheeran. This year’s class brings the total number of inductees to 150.

McNicholas celebrates and says goodbye to Sr. Judi Keehnen, CSJ

Sr. Judi Keehnen ‘59 received a special blessing from Fr. Jan Schmidt ‘72 as her ministry in Cincinnati and at McNicholas draws to a close. Sr. Judi has been a part of the fabric of McNicholas High School since she entered McNicholas as a freshman in 1955. Since her graduation in 1959, she has served her alma mater as a teacher, coach, school board member, alumni board member, archivist, and volunteer.

Junior places third in state poetry competition

Junior Amanda Braig placed third in the Ohio state finals of the Poetry Out Loud competition. “Amanda was a clear standout at the State competition; her poise, confidence, and clear articulation were outstanding!” Poetry Out Loud coach and English teacher Mrs. Laura Rupp said.

Artist rendering of Sports Performance upgrades

“We’d like to develop a more modern Sports Performance Center for all our students. It will be a unique facility among Cincinnati high schools with both indoor and outdoor components,” said President Denver Stanfield, MD. The new center will expand the indoor training area and add up to 2,700 square feet of outdoor conditioning space.

Celtic cross at the front entrance to McNicholas High School

The McNicholas family is excited to welcome Mr. Robert Noll as the Principal of McNicholas High School, beginning with the 2023-24 school year. Mr. Noll has a total of 25 years of experience in Catholic education in the Diocese of Covington.

Senior leads city-wide CancerFree KIDS Night for the Fight event

As a member of the Executive Leadership Board for CancerFree KIDS Night for the Fight, senior Shelby Highfield is working to “knock out cancer.” Her heart and hard work as a member of the board helped CancerFree Kids to raise over $245,000 for cancer research. Seven teams of students from McNicholas participated in the event as well, contributing to that total.

McNicholas crowns 2023 Mardi Gras King and Queen

McNicholas celebrated its 71st annual Mardi Gras on Sunday, Feb. 19 with the crowning of King Sam Noble and Queen Autumn Strebel. It was an evening full of festive tradition established by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1952.

McNicholas Theatre Xanadu poster

The McNicholas Theatre Department is excited to present their production of Xanadu, the hilarious, roller skating, musical adventure about following your dreams despite the limitations others set for you. This groovy musical will run March 2-5 at the Anderson Center with a special appearance at McNick at Night.

Mu Alpha Theta honors students with a passion for math

Congratulations to the 19 students who were inducted into the McNicholas chapter of Mu Alpha Theta.

To be considered for this math national honor society, candidates must exhibit admirable character and excellence in math holding at least a 90% average in their honors-level math courses. They must also demonstrate a passion for math, for growing their skills, and for using their talents to positively impact the world around them. Members at McNicholas serve as math tutors as well as compete in math competitions to maintain membership.

Five students commit to play collegiate athletics

Five student athletes participated in National Signing Day to celebrate their intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level: seniors Ethan Gardner, Timmy Griffin, Matt Mitchell, Ty Snyder, and Jackson Wang.

McNicholas Band Members Playing Instruments

Congratulations to the Rocket band members who earned superior and excellent ratings in the Ohio Music Education Solo & Ensemble Competition as well as those who represented McNicholas in the Catholic Honor Band during Catholic Schools Week.

Student shares Science Fair project

The Science Department hosted its annual Science Fair on Thursday, Jan. 26. 35 students were invited to present their projects to a panel of judges comprised of faculty, friends of McNicholas, and Science National Honor Society members. Science teacher Ms. Mary Dennemann said, “Students have been preparing science fair projects for the 18 last weeks. We are proud of their hard work." 

Engineering students work on project

McNicholas engineering students stepped up to the plate, helping Little League baseball players who use walkers and wheelchairs to field ground balls. The grabbers they designed, tested, and manufactured were delivered to the Mason Challenger Baseball team in December.

Mardi Gras decorations

Congratulations to seniors Michael Cheek and Carly Weidenbacher who have been named Captain and Maid of Honor of the 71st annual Mardi Gras Ball. This announcement officially kicks off the Mardi Gras season at McNicholas which culminates in the annual Mardi Gras Pageant on Sunday, Feb. 19.

McNicholas CyberPatriot Team State Competition

Congratulations to the members of the McNicholas CyberPatriot Team who earned 2nd Place in the gold tier at the state level of The National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. Coach Mrs. Jolene Esz attributes their success to their enthusiasm and their hard work in the UC Early IT Program.

Culinary chemistry offers a tasty new take on science

Rockets made delicious discoveries when they combined fundamentals of science and cooking in the inaugural semester of the Culinary Chemistry class. The goal of the class is to give students a different perspective on science and an appreciation for chemistry in our everyday lives. Trading beakers for mixing bowls and Bunsen burners for convection ovens, students participated in hands-on cooking labs where they used principles of chemistry to assist them in creating a variety of tasty treats.

McNicholas student tutors student at Sands Montessori.

More than 40 McNicholas students are skipping study hall for a good reason: They’re tutoring kids at Sands Montessori, Mt. Washington Elementary, and St. Joseph Catholic School. Through a program launched in the 2021-22 school year, our students provide reading enrichment at Sands, math and language arts support at Mt. Washington, and homework assistance at St. Joe’s.

Fr. Kevin Scalf, C.PP.S. teaches a theology course.

Since becoming school Chaplain and Theology teacher in 2021, Fr. Kevin Scalf of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood has woven himself into the fabric of McNicholas through his wit, sense of humor and ability to make anyone he meets immediately feel valued.

McNicholas inducts 31 National Honor Society members

McNicholas High School celebrated students achieving their academic best by inducting 31 new members into the Altiora Chapter of National Honor Society on Thursday, Dec. 1. The National Honor Society recognizes the achievements of junior and senior students who excel academically and fill leadership roles in the school and community.

McNicholas students collect recycling

Students in the Environmental Science classes are caring for God’s creation and learning about sustainability by taking responsibility for the school recycling program. Science teacher Mr. Eric Hickman jump started the program as part of his Environmental Science curriculum. “My goal for this class is to make students aware of environmental issues and empower them to be a part of the solutions,” Mr. Hickman said.

Early IT contest winner holds up prize

Congratulations to freshman Louis Smith and sophomores Eli Holland and Jonathan Byrum who earned top awards in University of Cincinnati’s Early IT Fall Competition. Louis won first place in the Programming category for his Java script program that helps builders to calculate construction costs. Eli and Jonathan, who took second place as a team in the Web Development category, were challenged to create an original website that highlights the UC Early IT Program at McNicholas. 

Rockets enjoy Pumpkin STEM lab and creative fall fun

McNicholas students celebrated fall and Halloween with pumpkins galore inside and outside the classroom! Mr. Steve Dalton's class participated in the yearly pumpkin catapult STEM lab, the English Department hosted a literary pumpkin decorating contest, and CREWs carved out some time for fun with their own contest.  

McNicholas freshmen laughing together

The Theology Department held their annual Heritage Week, a mini course for the freshman class highlighting the history, legacy, culture and vision of McNicholas High School. Students learned about our founders the Sisters of Saint Joseph, our namesake Archbishop John T. McNicholas, and the values and mission we continue to strive toward today.

McNicholas HAC Youth Justice Award honorees

McNicholas student organization Hands Across Campus (HAC) was honored for their compassionate leadership by the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC).  At their annual gathering, IJPC awarded the first Youth Justice Award to HAC for their work to promote justice, diversity, and inclusion at McNicholas and in the community.  

Group photo at Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center

During a six-day service immersion retreat, 12 seniors visited eastern Tennessee to serve the rural poor and build a community both among themselves and with the people in the Appalachian Mountains. This marks the 41st year that McNicholas has traveled to areas in Appalachia in conjunction with Glenmary Home Missioners, a Catholic organization dedicated to serving the poor and establishing a Catholic presence in rural areas of the United States.

McNicholas students gardening at Narrow Ridge

The McNicholas Mission & Ministry Team wants to remind and encourage students to walk with the two feet of love: charitable works and social justice. As the video "Two Feet of Love in Action" by the USCCB reminds us, “God gave us two feet. If we don’t use both, we don’t get very far.” As such, McNicholas expects students to walk with both feet during their four years as Rockets, requiring at least 40 hours of Christian service prior to graduation.

Group photo of students from Barcelona

McNicholas welcomed 5 students from Collegi Casp, a sister school in Barcelona, Spain, for a 3-week study abroad program. During their stay, Ariadna, Ana, Andrea, Biel, and Abel lived with McNicholas host families, explored Cincinnati, and experienced life as a Rocket. They participated in clubs, cheered from the Launch Pad, attended a full class schedule, and even helped in our Spanish classes.  

McNicholas President and Principal recording their conversation

President Dr. Denver Stanfield and Principal David Mueller touch base in this second episode of Conversation with the President & the Principal. Tune in to hear Dr. Stanfield discuss progress on the HVAC project and enrollment and to hear Mr. Mueller’s updates on our innovative programs such culinary chemistry and Leadership McNick.  Mr. Mueller also shares ways in which McNicholas is continuing to support students in all areas, including mental health.

McNicholas student shares during Leadership McNick seminar.

McNicholas is excited to unveil Leadership McNick, its newest initiative in the development of compassionate leaders. Leadership McNick is a four-year, intentional growth experience that combines high-quality leadership training with small-group relationship building, retreat programming, vocation and career exploration, and formal and informal mentoring.

McNicholas students pack hygiene kits to send to Manna from Heaven Outreach.

Partnering with Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, members of the RLC collected and packed hygiene kits to send to Manna from Heaven Outreach, a group working to support the people of Eastern Kentucky who were devastated by the recent flooding. With a focus on Community, Curiosity, and Creativity, the RLC provides students with the opportunity to learn through community engagement.

Portrait of McNicholas President, Dr. Denny Stanfield

McNicholas is pleased to welcome the school’s new President, Dr. Denver Stanfield, who began his tenure at McNicholas on July 1. Meet Dr. Stanfield and listen in on our first episode of Conversation with the President & the Principal.

McNicholas Coach Mike Olando receives coaching award from the Cincinnati Bengals.

Congratulations to Head Football Coach Mike Orlando who won the Paul Brown Excellence in Coaching Award from the Cincinnati Bengals. The award includes a $10,000 Bengals donation to the McNicholas Athletic Department.

Celtic cross at the front entrance to McNicholas High School

At McNicholas, we pride ourselves on helping students discover and develop their God-given talents, but students are not the only ones growing and challenging themselves. Teachers and staff members are also developing their gifts and finding new ways to use them to serve the McNicholas community.

As the 2022-23 school year begins, four faculty and staff members are taking on new roles and responsibilities: Mr. Bill Losekamp, Mrs. Emily Materna, Mr. Mike Orlando, and Mr. Dan Rosenbaum

McNicholas Class of 2022 Valedictorian shakes principal's hand

Congratulations to our newest graduates who received their diplomas at the PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation on Sunday, May 22. Student Body President Lauren Keith, Valedictorian Andrew Collette, and English Teacher Mr. Jeff Mulvey were nominated by the Class of 2022 to speak at the graduation ceremony.

Group phoot fo the McNicholas CREW Executive Team 2022-23

Congratulations to our newly elected Student Leadership Team! These students, with help from our Adult Leadership Team, will create and lead meaningful activities that will impact the continued growth of our CREW program and our school.

McNicholas senior signs academic letter of intent.

At our annual Academic Signing celebration, we recognized the Class of 2022 Top 10. These 10 students have achieved the highest weighted cumulative grade point average up to and including the third quarter of their senior year: Jack Caccavari, Emma Clemons, Andrew Collette, Bobby Fechtel, Emily Fridley, Zach Geiser, Maria Klug, Ethan Koran, Arden Jakubovic, and Jason Munzel.

McNicholas Prom 2022 King and Queen

We rolled out the red carpet for Hollywood Prom at Paul Brown Stadium with a fun night of dinner, dancing, and casino games. Congratulations to King Grant Must, Queen Ashley Jarrold, and all of the members of the Prom Court.

Show poster for the McNicholas production of Guys and Dolls

The McNicholas Theatre Department is excited to announce its production of Hail Mary!, a combination of laughter, deep thought, and more laughter! The show runs April 28-30 at the Jeanne Spurlock Theatre at McNicholas High School. This comedy, written by Tom Dudzick and directed by English teacher and classroom comedian Mr. Jeff Mulvey '86, will have you laughing in the (church) aisles. 

McNicholas students work cooperatively during leadership retreat.

The Class of 2025 grew in compassionate leadership this week as they bonded together during leadership formation. This day of formation laid the groundwork for the Leadership McNick program, a joint venture between McNicholas and the Xavier University Leadership Center (XLC), that will officially kick off next school year.

McNicholas student testing the strength of her bridge made of pasta.

At McNicholas, we build bridges...but sometimes we break them too! Ms. Gaskins’s Architectural Drafting students designed, constructed, and then tested the strength of their spaghetti bridges. Junior Caroline Mohahan’s brilliant design was the strongest, holding 14.1 pounds!

Candle lighting at the McNicholas NAHS induction ceremony

Twenty-six Rockets were inducted to the National Art Honor Society this April. NAHS inspires and recognizes students who have shown an outstanding ability and interest in art and supports members in their efforts to attain the highest standards in art scholarship, character, and service.

McNicholas students hold their egg drop contraptions

Architecture students tested the design of their egg drop contraptions during the 2022 Architecture Egg Drop Competition. Even with the added challenge of a windy day, 18 of 25 eggs made it safely from the window of the convent to the blacktop three stories down.

McNicholas students lead Angels through CANabiliites Program

As part of the Guardian Angels School’s CANabilities Program, McNicholas hosted the eighth grade class from GA, leading them through a morning of witness, reflection, and activities fostering kindness and compassion.

McNicholas Bonded Together Award Winners Winter 2022

Parents, coaches, and student athletes gathered on Monday, March 28 to celebrate the 133 athletes and 22 seniors who competed in the exciting and successful winter sports season. Special congratulations to seniors Cloe Jones and Trey Gardner who won the Bonded Together award.

McNicholas Hall of Fame logo

The Athletic Department is pleased to announce its newest members of the Hall of Fame: Marie Jubak Flath ’08, Pat Stricker ’85, and Chris Wilson ’95.  The three inductees, who brought notoriety to our volleyball, football, basketball, and baseball programs, were recognized at the Hall of Fame Induction Celebrations on Tuesday, March 22 and Wednesday, March 23, along with the 2001 State Champion Women’s Basketball Team.

McNicholas senior wins state wrestling title.

Congratulations to senior wrestler Pierce Taylor who captured the Division 3 State wrestling title at 144 pounds. Pierce is a stand-out on the mat, earning back-to-back GCL Coed Championships, Sectional Championships, and District Championships, as well as GCL Coed Wrestler of the Year titles.

McNicholas students celebrate National Foreign Lanauge Week

The World Languages Department celebrated National Foreign Language Week with fun, food, and “Fallas.” Activities included "Ojos de Dios" crafts from Mexico, “Fallas" from Valencia, and a Greek temple building project.

Thumbnail for McNick at Night Special Appeal

This year’s Special Appeal is for a gift to McNicholas that will benefit our entire community and our guests! Please consider a making a contribution to our much-anticipated HVAC Project which includes air conditioning for the gym. 

McNicholas High School crowns Mardi Gras King and Queen

McNicholas celebrated its 70th annual Mardi Gras on Sunday, Feb. 20 with the crowning of King Conner Dute and Queen Lauren Keith. The 56 students on the court and honor guard were recognized for the ways that their gifts have strengthened the McNicholas community and beyond.

McNicholas High School's three National Merit Semifinalists

All three seniors who were announced as National Merit Semifinalists in September have advanced to Finalist standing. Congratulations to our National Merit Finalists Ethan Koran, Erin McManus, and Jason Munzel!

Show poster for the McNicholas production of Guys and Dolls

The McNicholas Theatre Department is excited to announce the high-rolling fun of our spring musical production of Guys and Dolls. The show will run March 10-12 at the Anderson Center Theatre. With Broadway veteran Ms. Teresa De Zarn directing the show and a talented cast of McNicholas students, Guys and Dolls is a sure bet.

McNicholas senior poses with his rescue dog.

Around McNicholas, you will often hear the phrase, “Once a Rocket, Always a Rocket.” So when one of your own is about to play on football’s biggest stage, we don’t just cheer (though we’ve been doing a lot of that!).  We act. To support 2004 McNicholas graduate Kevin Huber, senior Grant Must designed and marketed a “Rockets show their stripes” t-shirt whose proceeds benefit Huber’s FUR Foundation.

McNicholas football team honors alum Kevin Huber with a Rocket tradition

When Bengals punter Kevin Huber won a game as a McNicholas Rocket, he and his teammates would have gathered on the steps of the McNicholas High School convent building and counted out the score with a “Boom Chicka Boom” cheer. As Huber heads to the Super Bowl, the McNicholas football team and student body cheered a “Boom Chicka Boom” in his honor.

McNicholas senior wins Poetry Out Loud competition.

Congratulations to senior Zach Geiser who placed first in our school-wide Poetry Out Loud competition for his recitation of “Dream Song 14” by John Berryman. Zach will move on to the regional semi-finals for an opportunity to compete at the state level.

McNicholas students rehearse for OMEA competition

Congratulations to the Rocket band members who earned superior and excellent ratings in the Ohio Music Education Solo & Ensemble Competition. Band Director Keith Nance said, “These musicians have worked hard and it shows. They are a dedicated bunch who know how to focus on what’s important.”

Scholastic Gold Key Winners from McNicholas

Conner Dute ’22 and Conner Gibson ’22 were both awarded Gold Keys for their architecture work. Connor Dute was recognized for his pizza oven rendering, Rock-In Park, and Conner Gibson received his Gold Key for The Cozy Comb, a plan for sustainable living for displaced persons. Both Conners will move on the National Scholastic competition.

McNicholas welcome three new faculty and staff members.

Please join us in welcoming three new faculty and staff members to the McNicholas family. Mr. Pete Collopy joins the Athletic Department as a strength and conditioning coach, Mrs. Julie Miller has returned to McNicholas as full-time math tutor and co-teacher, and Mrs. Andrea Wheeler joins us as a full-time co-teacher in the English Department.

McNicholas Athletic Director awards the inaugural Bonded Together Award.

Parents, coaches, and student athletes gathered in the Bogenschutz Gym to celebrate an exciting and successful fall sports season. During the Fall Sports Awards program, Athletic Director Drew Schmidt recognized the accomplishments of teams and individuals, applauded the spirit of the Launch Pad and Rocket fans, and thanked the seniors for four-year commitments to their school and their sport.

McNicholas High School student athlete Pierce Taylor who celebrates his intent to continue his athletic career as a Division

Congratulations to student athlete Pierce Taylor who celebrated his intent to continue his athletic career as a Division I wrestler at Ohio University. Pierce is a decorated three-sport athlete and is currently ranked in the Ohio Top 20 for the Class of 2022 wrestlers.

McNicholas celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a bilingual Mass

Over the past month, Hands Across Campus (HAC) has led our community in the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, a time dedicated to recognizing influential Hispanic Americans and their positive impact on society.

McNicholas band wins five first place trophies and Reserve Grand Champion

The Rocket Marching Band started their competition season off with two strong performances at the Lebanon High School Band Invitational and the Goshen Band Invitational, bringing home trophies as Lebanon’s Fan Favorite and Goshen’s Reserve Grand Champion.

McNicholas High School cheerleaders welcome Rockets with sign.

McNicholas is excited to celebrate Homecoming this weekend! We will kick off the celebration with a Homecoming Field Day & Pep Rally on Friday, Oct. 8. Weather permitting, the pep rally will be held at Penn Station Stadium beginning at 9:45 a.m. Parents are welcome to join us; students will be dismissed at 11:15 a.m.

Sadly, due to a COVID cancellation, we are unable to play the Friday evening Homecoming football game. As such, there will be no on-campus activity on Friday evening.

McNicholas High School's three National Merit Semifinalists

McNicholas High School is proud to announce that seniors Ethan Koran, Erin McManus, and Jason Munzel are semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit® Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) program. Semifinalists represent the top 1% of seniors nationwide based on the results of the PSAT/NMSQT test the students took as juniors.