• Bellarmine University (KY) will be visiting Tuesday, Feb. 25
  • Texas A&M University will be visiting Tuesday, Feb. 25
  • University of Northern Iowa will be visiting Tuesday, Feb. 25
  • The Debate team placed sixth at the Marquette High School competition.

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Taking the next step: senior Mollie Wright gets engaged at 18

Taking the next step: senior Mollie Wright gets engaged at 18

Charlotte Zera, Staff Writer

9 hours ago

In the 1960’s, the median age of marriage for American women was 20. Now, with only 2% of American women getting married at the age of 18, it is a rarity to see a classmate commit to their lifelong partner. This is the case for senior Mollie Wright, who got engaged at 18 years old over winter bre...

Sophomore Ahmad Kaziz puts America first to gain better opportunities

Sophomore Ahmad Kaziz puts America first to gain better opportunities

Sammy Hildebrand, Convergence Journalism Writer

2 days ago

Sophomore Ahmad Kaziz and his family made the decision to move to the United States from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, enduring a  21-hour flight that promised a future of educational benefits and the ability to be closer with family that already lived in the United States. Coming to the United States exposed Kaziz to...

Uncovering the truth about the hijab: students share their experiences

Uncovering the truth about the hijab: students share their experiences

Ulaa Kuziez and Tasneem Nasufovic

February 13, 2020

Hijab is an Arabic word meaning barrier or partition. In Islam, it is not only interpreted in its literal meaning, but exemplifies the principle of modesty, which includes both behavior and dress for males and females. The most visible form of hijab is the head covering worn by many Muslim women in pu...

No curriculum, no teachers, no tests: Alumna Alexis Franklin paves the path for a unique type of learning

No curriculum, no teachers, no tests: Alumna Alexis Franklin paves the path for a unique type of learning

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Features Editor

February 10, 2020

Students enter through the doors of the school ready to start their day, but instead of sitting at their desks to start their morning work or turn in their homework, students socialize until they feel they are ready to begin working. By students taking responsibility for their own education, alumna Ale...

The man behind the suit: An inside look at DMitch’s life

The man behind the suit: An inside look at DMitch’s life

Drew Boone, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

From running around the neighborhood collecting baseball cards in his childhood to being in charge of one of the top rated high schools in Missouri, Principal Jeremy Mitchell's life outside of school can be unknown to the student body. Growing up in Spanish Lake, Mo. Mitchell enjoyed sports more...

Senior Claire Christensen says “auf wiedersehen” to life in the US

Senior Claire Christensen says “auf wiedersehen” to life in the US

Sammi Milholland, Convergent Media Writer

February 5, 2020

Suitcase in hand, passport ready, senior Claire Christensen is leaving everything and moving her life to Frankfurt, Germany with her family. However, moving across the world takes more than just packing up and leaving as Christensen quickly realized.  “We’ve had to sell our house and complet...

Creating the blog “Good Song, Good Soul,” junior Arden Dickson shares lessons

Creating the blog “Good Song, Good Soul,” junior Arden Dickson shares lessons

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Publishing her first post in December 2019, junior Arden Dickson writes her blog “Good Song, Good Soul” about her passion for music and acting to remind herself of her writing roots and share experiences with others who might be going through similar situations. “For a long time, and still no...

Wait of a lifetime culminates in Super Bowl LIV for English teacher Casey Holland

Wait of a lifetime culminates in Super Bowl LIV for English teacher Casey Holland

Tyler Kinzy, Deputy Managing EiC

February 2, 2020

English teacher Casey Holland jolts awake at 2 a.m.  “I haven't been sleeping well,” Holland said. “Last night I woke up at 2 a.m. and checked my Twitter feed for any Chiefs news or Chiefs videos. That’s what's been getting me through: watching Patrick Mahomes highlights.” Holland, born a...

Alumnus Stuart Portman takes an unconventional path to work at the U.S. Senate

Alumnus Stuart Portman takes an unconventional path to work at the U.S. Senate

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Features Editor

January 30, 2020

Always showing a passion for health and politics, alumna Stuart Portman combined his interests to become an advisor at the U.S. Senate. Portman’s Journey After graduating high school in 2009, Portman attended the University of Denver where he double-majored in Biology and Political Science on a pre...

Alumnus Rasheen Aldridge reaches for the stars in Missouri politics

Alumnus Rasheen Aldridge reaches for the stars in Missouri politics

Sophia Johnson, Convergence Journalism Writer

January 28, 2020

2012 alumnus Rasheen Aldridge woke up at 5:30 a.m. to get ready for school when he was in high school. Being bused from the city required him to get up early in order to get to his bus on time.  “I was one of those kids who lingered, so my mom made sure I got up a little early because I would ...

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