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Sophomore Tony Morse gains positive outlook from struggles with anxiety and depression

Sophomore Tony Morse gains positive outlook from struggles with anxiety and depression

Sabrina Bohn, Managing EiC Intern

May 24, 2018


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After dealing with anxiety all throughout his childhood, sophomore Tony Morse came face to face with both the anxiety and depression he experiences when someone reported to the school that he was self-harming in sixth grade. After that, he started going to therapy and using medication, along with tr...

Sophomore Caroline Judd thrives in new lifestyle after recovering from eating disorder

Sophomore Caroline Judd thrives in new lifestyle after recovering from eating disorder

Sabrina Bohn, Managing EiC Intern

May 18, 2018


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Always a health conscious person, sophomore Caroline Judd enjoys working out and eating healthfully. When she became depressed in the summer of 2017, these healthy habits spiraled into an obsession, turning her lifestyle into one plagued with thoughts of whether or not she was eating the right foods ...

Meet the junior artists

Meet the junior artists

Maddie Cooke and Andrew Li

May 11, 2018


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Vannia Ung Where do you find inspiration for your pieces? “I follow a lot of artists online, like on Instagram and Twitter, so I get a variety of ideas, and I can draw inspiration from them. I also get inspiration from my friends. I get my inspiration from life, and since I am taking AP Art S...

Sophomore Katie Solodar overcomes anxiety and advocates for mental illness awareness

Sophomore Katie Solodar overcomes anxiety and advocates for mental illness awareness

Sabrina Bohn, Managing EiC Intern

May 9, 2018


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Tests, arguments with friends, worries–these are everyday stresses that almost anyone can relate to. However, when these little things started building up and overwhelming sophomore Katie Solodar, she realized that she was struggling with anxiety. At the beginning of her freshman year, after reachi...

Students reflect on their struggles with mental health

Students reflect on their struggles with mental health

Sabrina Bohn, Managing EiC Intern

May 9, 2018


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Depression, anxiety and other mental health issues are widespread among high school students. In fact, one in five kids in the U.S. experiences a mental disorder. However, due to the stigma surrounding mental illness, it often goes undiscussed. The following students share their stories of dealing wit...

Senior Emily Rayfield spends her summer serving others

Senior Emily Rayfield spends her summer serving others

Katie Spillman, Photo Editor

May 7, 2018


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Leaving just two days after graduation, senior Emily Rayfield is spending her summer in Dittmer, MO to go to Sunnyhill Adventures camp, which she has attended since she was seven years old.   “The camp provides activities that [people of] all abilities are capable of doing. It's incredible to see ...

Senior Stephanie Ingberg attends Prom after E. coli battle

Senior Stephanie Ingberg attends Prom after E. coli battle

Susie Seidel, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Senior Stephanie Ingberg has recently been named by doctors to have endured the United States’ worst case of E. coli but returned to life as a high school student for her senior Prom. Ingberg contracted the E. coli virus from a salad in March before departing to Punta Cana for spring break. After being...

Junior Audrey Heathcote attends Washington University medical program

Junior Audrey Heathcote attends Washington University medical program

Maria Newton, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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Junior Audrey Heathcote participates in Saturday Scholars, a program hosted by Washington University (Wash U) in St. Louis in which selected high school students learn about the medical field through lectures and hands-on experiences in the cadaver lab every Saturday for five weeks. Heathcote fir...

Senior Salomi Inje works towards her dreams at St. Luke’s Hospital

Senior Salomi Inje works towards her dreams at St. Luke’s Hospital

Nayeon Ryu, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


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Along with achieving a perfect 36 on the ACT, winning debate tournaments and mastering the violin, senior Salomi Inje reached 500 volunteer hours for St. Luke’s Hospital over the course of her high school career. Since winter of her freshman year, Inje worked four hours every week. “It’s basically a part of ...

Junior Kristin Priest moves on to international DECA competition

Junior Kristin Priest moves on to international DECA competition

Anna Pavlisin, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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After placing third in the Apparel and Accessories Marketing category at the DECA state competition in Kansas City March 11-13, junior Kristin Priest is moving on to the International Career and Development Conference (ICDC) in Atlanta, Ga. April 21-24. “At the state competition, there were about 50 people competing against me, much different ...

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