• The girls basketball team will have a tryout meeting on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 2:30 p.m. in Coach Leake's room. Anyone wanting to be on the team should attend.

  • This week's Real World Wednesday will focus on car maintenance. Come to the library on Oct. 11 during Seminar.

  • Arete pillar forms are due on Friday, Oct. 13. Forms can be found just inside the entrance and should be submitted to Room 2.

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Only 10 years old

Only 10 years old

Juliet Fuhrmann, Move Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Voice

According to Mental Health America, one in five Americans suffer from a mental illness in a year, that adds up to 43 million people that have something like an anxiety, bipolar or depression disorder. Suicide is the second leading cause of death with people between the ages 15-24. This is devastatin...

Equality is punk rock

Equality is punk rock

Kana Chung, Staff reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Showcase, Voice

On Monday, August 14th, Green Day held a concert in St. Louis’ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre. They shared their views on several issues that affect our society today, rallying the crowd as a roaring unit of equality. This concert marks Green Day’s second visit to the St. Louis area since the rel...

Embracing perspective

Embracing perspective

Lukas Mendel, Copy editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Showcase

No two people will have the same exact take on every single issue or idea. Sure people will share some similarities in beliefs, but ultimately, everyone has their own individual perspective on life. People will scream and fight simply because two individuals have their own perspective and their own i...

Crying out

Crying out

Liz Baker, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Showcase, Voice

I am crying. I am crying for the hundreds of thousands of people who won’t be allowed to come home for at least 90 days and for some 120. I am crying for those who hold a green card or were merely traveling for business or pleasure when they were stopped from coming home to their family. I am crying f...

December 14th, 2012. A day I will never forget.

December 14th, 2012.  A day I will never forget.

Elaine Mallon, Discover Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Editorials

December 14, 2012. I remember sitting in Mr. Fischer’s eighth grade American History class when he broke the news. There was a school shooting. At first, I didn’t think much of it, as I was more concerned with finishing my study guide. But when I got home from school that night, and when I saw the...

A life is a life

A life is a life

Whitney Klein, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under Editorials

Think of a happy dog, living with a nice, loving family, well-fed, nice to all people. He’s part of the family; one of the daughter’s best friends as long as she can remember, seeing as they got him when she was two, but now she’s 15. Now imagine the backyard gate is accidentally left open, and th...

Answering college questions

Answering college questions

Kenzie Morris, Voice Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Uncategorized, Voice

Now is around the time when more selective schools’ application deadlines are beginning to pop up. Some of us already turned in applications for early action and decision consideration on Nov. 1, but more deadlines are coming up fast for December and Jan. 1. Many of the students competing to get into...

Struggling to study

Struggling to study

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter

May 6, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Showcase

The past two years, my junior and senior years, prom has been in between the two weeks of AP testing. Due to this poor planning, us upperclassmen are trying to get ready to enjoy a great night, yet we are plagued by thoughts of our upcoming AP tests. Even though my tests will be over by prom and I don’t have to ...

Enough with the cinematic universes already!

Enough with the cinematic universes already!

Will Sills, staff reporter

November 17, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Voice

Every morning when I wake up, I eat breakfast and read up on the newest movie news. The news this morning was video game publisher Activision has created its own movie studio and plan to develop a shared cinematic universe around their popular first-person-shooter franchise “Call of Duty.” This is...

The boy who cried Wolfe

The boy who cried Wolfe

Elaine Mallon, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Voice

Eight days. Jonathan Butler did not eat for eight days. He screams of the oppression, of the mistreatment his race faces. His existence is not recognized or respected by the presiding government. Hunger. Struggling with the growing pains of starvation, Butler’s life was in grave danger. Until the...

More than just a number

Kortney Sheahan, Photo Editor

April 22, 2014


Filed under Editorials, Voice

One test and a couple good grades earned in high school, and you are on your way to college. One test stands between you and a future career. One test changes whether you receive $1,000 or $10,000 toward college tuition. That one test is named ACT, which is an abbreviation for American College Testing,...

Oscar ups and downs

February 27, 2013


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All day on Monday it seemed I couldn’t go anywhere without hearing something in relation to Hollywood’s biggest night of the year: The Academy Awards Ceremony. As an actor, the awards are sort of like my Super Bowl. This year’s theme was Music in Movies and was hosted by Family Guy’s Seth Ma...

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