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Sophomore Santi Lugo gains perspective about the world through travel

Sophomore Santi Lugo gains perspective about the world through travel

Lilly Francis, Convergent Media Writer

1 day ago

Taking in the sites of the rainy city, sophomore Santi Lugo explores Tokyo, Japan, the newest destination in his travels around the world.   “It has astonished me how modern the city is yet how blended the historic and modern [parts] are. It’s amazed me that it’s all interconnected. Amazing ...

Sophomore Anna Stephens steps into the spotlight

Sophomore Anna Stephens steps into the spotlight

Claire LeDuc, Staff Writer

4 days ago

Reading an article she wrote in front of her fifth grade class, sophomore Anna Stephens discovered a talent and comfort for speaking in front of crowds. With her first performance under her belt, Stephens began exploring similar environments and found an interest in musical theatre. “I always feel at...

Sophomore Santi Helbig learns to embrace his new life in Germany

Sophomore Santi Helbig learns to embrace his new life in Germany

Lilly Francis, Convergent Media Writer

August 14, 2019

Leaving his home in St. Louis behind, sophomore Santi Helbig hopes to positively take on this new chapter of his life as he moves to Düsseldorf, Germany due to his father’s job relocation.   “I’ve lived in St. Louis all my life; it’s basically all that I know. This is a great experience ...

Spanish teacher Eileen Kiser fights with hope after her daughter survived a life-threatening cancer diagnosis

Spanish teacher Eileen Kiser fights with hope after her daughter survived a life-threatening cancer diagnosis

Abby Bach, Convergent Media Writer

May 20, 2019

Putting on her goggles before getting pied in the face, Spanish teacher Eileen Kiser’s goal is to help raise money for Friends of Kids with Cancer. Kiser’s passion for helping kids with cancer stems from her personal journey with her daughter who was diagnosed with Leukemia at the age of three. ...

From Facebook to face in a book

From Facebook to face in a book

Mia Catlett, Convergent Media Writer

May 20, 2019

Taking her head out of her phone and into the books, freshman Claire Folkins plans to put down her social media beginning Friday, May 17 to prepare for second semester finals. “I was replacing the time that I had previously put into being on my phone into doing productive things like school, pract...

Juniors Callie Hummel and Natalie Larsen choose hoops over high heels

Juniors Callie Hummel and Natalie Larsen choose hoops over high heels

Susie Seidel, Convergence Media Editor

May 17, 2019

On Prom night, many students make their way to the dance floor and hang out with friends. For juniors Callie Hummel and Natalie Larsen, their night was spent making their way across tightropes and hanging on silks at a circus skills workshop. “My mom was talking to me about going to Prom, and I didn’t ...

A salute to senior Ryan Gansen

A salute to senior Ryan Gansen

Tre Bell and Drew Boone

May 17, 2019

The dream of fighting to keep America safe has never faded for senior Ryan Gansen. Since he was in the eighth grade, he has wanted to serve in the United States Army. “Ryan is an innate leader,” Ryan's mother Katie Gansen said. “He is dedicated, loyal, intelligent, intuitive and self-discip...

Sophomore Tenley Bertz prepares to ‘dig’ into summer

Sophomore Tenley Bertz prepares to ‘dig’ into summer

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

As the temperature rises over the rocky desert terrain, sophomore Tenley Bertz brushes off a newly found dinosaur fossil, fresh out of the dirt. She participates in dinosaur digs every summer and is hoping paleontology will become part of her future. “I have always had a love for dinosaurs, and they are so fun t...

Sophomore Claire Hardy does not take weight lifting lightly

Sophomore Claire Hardy does not take weight lifting lightly

Tre Bell, Staff writer

May 16, 2019

Starting a new flex, sophomore Claire Hardy competitively weight lifts with the help and support of her family. “My dad and my grandpa encouraged me to do weight lifting because they’re into CrossFit and stuff like that, and they wanted me to get stronger for [soccer],” Hardy said. “My brother started wei...

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