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  • Locker clean-out is today, May 22, from 1:43 p.m. to 1:52 p.m.

  • 2/3 hour finals Tues., 4/5 hour finals Wed., 6/7 hour finals Thurs., good luck everyone!

  • Congratulations to the new student body co-presidents Alec Zhou and Sarah Bonnett.

  • Congratulations to the boys' and girls' track teams for placing 3rd at District 2 Championships.

West-Central rivalry game

West-Central rivalry game

John Watson
October 31, 2012 • 1,641 views
Filed under sports

With the playoffs underway, the boys’ soccer team sets its sights on rival Parkway Central. “We’ve got a great team this year. Everybody has been working hard and staying focused all season. If we keep all of that up, we have a good chance to win districts,” junior Gavyn Prsha said. The...

We are infinite

Catharine Conway, Arts and Entertainment Editor
October 29, 2012 • 1,200 views
Filed under arts & entertainment, movies

Written, directed, produced and adapted to screen by Stephen Chbosky, Perks of Being A Wallflower released on October 12, 2012. The film stars Logan Lerman as Charlie, Emma Watson as Sam, and Ezra Miller as Patrick. This uniquely beautiful movie lightened my heart, and I urge everyone - teenager or adult...

A coming-of-age must read

A coming-of-age must read

Catharine Conway, Arts and Entertainment Editor
October 29, 2012 • 1,194 views
Filed under arts & entertainment, books

Charlie starts his freshman year of high school in the fall of 1991. He details his year through letters written to an unknown "friend." Meeting new friends, Charlie learns to accept difficult circumstances and to be okay with being different...being a wallflower. The story of Charlie, our wallflower,...

Scholar bowl preparing for districts and nationals

Debra Klevens, Guest Features Writer
October 29, 2012 • 715 views
Filed under features

The Scholar Bowl team has started the year with another season and are making strides towards preparing for districts later in the year. The varsity team includes senior Elizabeth Carroll, senior Jaron Ma, senior Andrew George, junior JD Lister and sophomore Amos Chen. During a competition, the team re...

Regarding the Iranian-Israeli issue

Regarding the Iranian-Israeli issue

Austin Oakes, Opinions Writer
October 28, 2012 • 1,197 views
Filed under editorials

Many pro-Israel lobbyists seem to be pushing for the use of Military aggression on Iran, who has been said to be close to nuclear capabilities. While military options are not necessarily synonymous with war, it would definitely start one, and that’s what Israel wants.  However, that’s something...

Standing with Israel

Standing with Israel

Debra Klevens, Guest Opinions Writer
October 28, 2012 • 1,293 views
Filed under editorials

The country of Iran is out of control. In the past four years, the country has drawn closer and closer to obtaining a nuclear weapon, one that would undoubtedly be used to cause havoc and death across the entire world. However, the president of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has made it clear that he has...

Girls’ volleyball places second in districts

Girls’ volleyball places second in districts

Austin Moran, Photo and Spots Editor
October 26, 2012 • 1,384 views
Filed under showcase, sports

The Girls' Volleyball Team went to districts Oct. 23 at Marquette and played their first game against Francis Howell North.  They won this game to advance to the second day of districts.  In the second day of districts the team played Parkway Central for their first game.  In the first game the team...

Paparazzi

Paparazzi

Debra Klevens
October 26, 2012 • 889 views
Filed under showcase, snapshot

Between third and fourth hour, Beginning Journalism students sophomores Eileen Tully and Sami Corbitt work with Dave Condit, from Prestige Portraits.  Condit was a guest speaker to the group and worked with students on using the proper ISO and apertures.  "It was great practice learning to stop action...

Painting Spirit

Painting Spirit

George Krachenfels
October 25, 2012 • 760 views
Filed under showcase, snapshot

During Honors Chemistry junior Mitch Regel makes paint as part of a lab.  With the paint, students made spirit posters to hang in the gym.  "The lab was a fun way to learn about Chemistry, and it was also a great way to contribute to school spirit," Regel said.

Marching band places in competition

Susie Watson, News Editor
October 25, 2012 • 861 views
Filed under arts & entertainment, news

The band attended a competition on Oct. 20 at Francis Howell Central.  The band came in second place in their class and won outstanding in percussion. “This is a really fun part of the season because our progress and improvements to the show are fast an noticeable.  It is obvious that the band...

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