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  • 1969: MCHS graduate Becker dies in Vietnam

    1969: MCHS graduate Becker dies in Vietnam

    Cassady Cundari, Editor-in-Chief

    October 22, 2018

    Note: This story, as well as one on David Anthony DeCoste, accompany part 2 of a series featured in the Oct. 23 print issue of the PPC on MCHS in Vietnam.    58,220. The number of American soldiers who fell casualty to the Vietnam War. Charles Warner Becker was one of those soldiers. To m...

    Charles Warner Becker graduated from MCHS in 1968. This is his senior yearbook photo. After graduation, he served in Vietnam for a few months before dying from an accidental explosion of a claymore mine.

    M-Di-An yearbook, 1967-68

  • 1968: MCHS wrestler DeCoste dies in Vietnam

    1968: MCHS wrestler DeCoste dies in Vietnam

    Cassady Cundari, Editor-in-Chief

    October 22, 2018

    Note: This story, as well as one on Charles Warner Becker, accompany part 2 of a series featured in the Oct. 23 print issue of the PPC on MCHS in Vietnam.    David Anthony DeCoste grew up on a farm, competed on the MCHS varsity wrestling team in the Sixties, and gave his life in the Vietna...

    David Anthony DeCoste graduated from MCHS in 1966. This is his senior yearbook photo. He served in Vietnam and died in 1968. A wrestling award at MCHS was later named for him.

    M-Di-An yearbook, 1966-67

  • 5 years ago: Homecoming 2013

    5 years ago: Homecoming 2013

    Dylan Jones, Media I Journalism I

    September 27, 2018

    If ever an event has disappointed you, it sure wasn't the MCHS 2013 Homecoming, for that night was one to remember. The theme for Homecoming was “Around the World” and was organized by the MCHS student council. On the night of the Homecoming Dance, Saturday, Oct. 6, many different activities w...

    At the 2013 Homecoming Dance, sophomores Theo Romac, Austin Sims, Ryan DiBiase, and Brad VanAsdlen compete in a game of bags in the South Campus cafeteria. "I really liked playing bags because we had a mini-tournament with some of my friends," said DiBiase.

    M-Di-An yearbook, 2013-2014

  • Homecoming Assembly to have new look

    Homecoming Assembly to have new look

    September 27, 2018

    Although the theme might be a nod to the past, the 2018 Homecoming is expected to be fresh and new. Student council chose a theme of the ’80s, and since last year, they searched for ways to improve both Homecoming Week, which begins Oct. 1, and Homecoming night, Oct. 6. The Homecoming assemb...

    Senior student council member Dylan Fisher promotes the upcoming Homecoming Week. “The prize for the class competitions at the assembly is definitely something you want to win,” Fisher said. Student council decided to move the Homecoming Assembly to Friday and has several new activities planned.

    Claire Evelyne Edwards

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1969: MCHS graduate Becker dies in Vietnam
1968: MCHS wrestler DeCoste dies in Vietnam

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