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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.

Cloudy with a Chance of Color

Cloudy with a Chance of Color

Rachel Osborne, Staff Writer
September 30, 2013 • 537 views
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Hundreds of public 5k’s are held annually. Most center around themes – chocolate, food, holidays, etc. – to try and entice both seasoned athletes and first-time runners to participate. One 5k that has been successfully attracted thousands of new runners is the Color Run. “They call the Color...

Off To a Strong Start

Off To a Strong Start

Hannah Foldy, Guest Writer
September 30, 2013 • 913 views
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Spinning in her serve, freshman Abby Kottmeyer perfects her game before her first match against University City on Sept. 3. Kottmeyer and freshman partner Rachel Friedman beat U-City in the six game set 6-0. “Every point we would drive a topspin groundstroke, and win the point no problem,” Kottmeyer...

Students gather for pep rally, kick-off homecoming weekend

Students gather for pep rally, kick-off homecoming weekend

Tori Downar, Staff Writer
September 27, 2013 • 945 views
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After weeks of planning by seniors Ezgi Ilhan and Laura Santangelo, students gathered in the main gym for the annual Homecoming pep rally on Sept. 27.  “It’s a lot of planning.  People don’t realize it because people think ‘oh it’s just a pep rally.’  You have to organize the times, who’s...

Rumor or fact: will the Powder Puff game go on?

Rumor or fact: will the Powder Puff game go on?

Mary Galkowski, Staff Writer
September 27, 2013 • 1,898 views
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With a score of 18-18, the junior vs. senior girl’s annual Powder Puff game ended with the first tie in the school’s history. “Every year traditionally the seniors have won, and this year it was an intriguing game that ended with the juniors winning for a change, which was very exciting,”...

School Monitors Students’ Social Media   

School Monitors Students’ Social Media   

Alya Bajwa, Staff Writer
September 27, 2013 • 841 views
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Glendale Unified School District in California began monitoring their students’ social media through a company called Geo Listening. The company was hired to catch any posts by students relating suicide, bullying, drug use or any harmful and/or illegal posts on popular social media such as Twitter,...

200 miles to a float trip

200 miles to a float trip

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer
September 27, 2013 • 1,193 views
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Canoeing down the Meramec River, members of Boys Cross Country team took a trip to Meramec State Park in Sullivan, MO on Saturday, Sept. 21. “This year was a lot more enjoyable for me mostly because it’s my first time being an upperclassmen on this trip, which makes everything better,”  junio...

Crossing cultural borders

Crossing cultural borders

Austin Oakes, Editor in Chief
September 26, 2013 • 1,038 views
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Dressed in a football jersey to show his school spirit on Throwback Thursday, Drew Bonnett talks with students in Monterrey, Mexico over Skype.

No no-no for Wacha

No no-no for Wacha

Mary Galkowski, Staff Writer
September 26, 2013 • 852 views
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Last night, Sept. 24, Cardinal’s rookie pitcher, Michael Wacha, came within one out of pitching a no-hitter. At only 22-years-old, Wacha would have become the youngest pitcher to throw a no-hitter. Wacha’s story began when he was the ace of staff at Texas A&M. At 6’6, 210 lbs., his dominant...

Homecoming horror

Homecoming horror

Tori Downar, Staff Writer
September 25, 2013 • 1,446 views
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Dressed in an old t-shirt and dark makeup, senior Wezi-Anne McCarthy crawls up the stairs as she channels her inner "grudge" on Sept. 25.  The seniors dressed for the "horror" theme on widescreen Wednesday.  "Instead of going out and buying things, I decided to get one of my dad's old t-shirts and...

Picture day debacle

Picture day debacle

Allison Wright, Staff Writer
September 25, 2013 • 815 views
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Tensions were running high this picture day as photographers snapped the senior class of 2014. From rats on shoulders to lipstick on teeth, seniors went against the normal guidelines for picture day. “It is a tradition for the senior class to dress goofy for their pictures because they will not...

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