General Information

Q. How long has The Medinamite been around?

The Medinamite was established in 1941. Spring of 2015 marked the beginning of the online edition. Spring of 2017 marked the return of the print edition. For the 2017-2018 school year, The Medinamite will have three print editions that will be sold in December, March and May. Here are links to last year’s print editions:

Spring Break Edition: https://fliphtml5.com/bjwh/oahw

Senior Edition: http://fliphtml5.com/bjwh/fquf

Q. What can I expect to see on The Medinamite?

The website is a combination of journalistic stories, news updates, and entertainment centered around MHS culture. 

Q. Who updates The Medinamite/How often is The Medinamite updated?

MHS students make up the staff, and manage the content and layout of The Medinamite. It’s updated daily with new information ranging from stories, sports scores, announcements and more. 


Writing Style

Q. Does The Medinamite follow MLA or AP style?

Overall, The Medinamite follows AP style (common guidelines used in news writing) and tries to remain consistent. Therefore certain grammar rules (such as capitalizing all nouns in a title, the use of the Oxford Comma, etc.) do not apply when writing in AP Style.



Q. How can I contact The Medinamite with potential story topics?

Adviser Kelly Kriner can be contacted at [email protected] .

Q. How can I become involved in The Medinamite?

The Medinamite (also known as Journalism/News Production) is a year-round elective at MHS. Students must sign up for this class through the registration process. Introduction to Journalism is a prerequisite to be eligible.

Q. Can I follow The Medinamite on any social media platforms?

On Twitter @MHSMedinamite , we tweet whenever a new story is published. 


Our Logo 

In the 2015-2016 school year, Staff Writer Katie Salai designed our logo for an assignment in MHS’ Digital Graphic Communications class.

Medina High School's student newspaper since 1941