Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” is worth the watch

Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” is worth the watch

Rachel Walters, Reporter

February 5, 2016

“The Hateful Eight” is a beautifully crafted American western cleverly directed by none other than Quentin Tarantino. No doubt this movie takes a little bit to build up to the actual event you’re watching for, but it’s worth it to stick around. About three minutes into the movie you already see... READ MORE »

The Best and the Worst of 2015

Macy Nystuen, Social Media Editor

2015 was full of interesting and diverse moments, some of which paved the way for the future. There were social movements, new laws, inventions, and more that influenced how...  Read More »

January 27, 2016

“Once an Old Abe, always an Old Abe”

Jasmine Agus - Copy & Web Editor and Ashley Gadke - Opinions Editor

MHS Principal David Oldenberg will be leaving Memorial to become Director of Academic Services for elementary and middle schools around the end of February. Oldenberg says...  Read More »

January 20, 2016

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Christopher Johnson McCandless dies in Alaska Wilderness

January 20, 2016

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer, is a documentary book that was copyrighted in 1996, and is published by First Anchor Books. Krakauer wrote this book to...  Read More »

This picture of King was taken on the steps of the Lincoln Monument the day of his “I Have a Dream” speech, August 28, 1963. http://www.biography.com/people/martin-luther-king-jr-9365086

MHS and the Eau Claire community honor Martin Luther King Jr.

January 18, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK Day) is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It is celebrated in the U.S. every...  Read More »

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Studying Tips for Finals

January 18, 2016

As the end of the semester approaches, so do finals. Finals can be a big part of your grade so it is very important to study for them as much as possible. Organization...  Read More »

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A look at Time Magazine’s Top 10 Music Albums of 2015

January 18, 2016

As we transition into 2016, we begin to prepare ourselves for the upcoming albums that may just start topping the charts. But before we start searching for the release...  Read More »

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ECASD employees are victims of identification theft

ECASD employees are victims of identification theft

Chris Dominski, Editor and Magnus Groom

Several school district employees at Memorial High School have lost personal information that led to compromised tax returns. Some of those are Ms. Brott,...  Read More »

Nov 13

School-wide contest announced

Jordyn Bauman and Ashley Gadke

This is your chance, Memorial students, to name the class-disrupting chicken that has been living in the Old Abe Memorial Garden. The nameless rooster that announces his presence daily is the last remaining member of a small flock of chickens deposited into the Memorial Garden as a senior prank by members of the class of 2015. The rest of the flock...  Read More »

Oct 7

Ms. Gilmore will be missed

Ms. Gilmore will be missed

Aja St. Germaine, Arts and Entertainment Editor

Ms. Gilmore, a special education teacher, is retiring after 17 years working here. She has been teaching for 33 years and loves what she does. She became...  Read More »

Jun 10

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