• Come to Clay Club every Thursday in Ceramics teacher Ashley Drissel's classroom!
  • Turn in your course registration for the 2020-2021 school year!
  • Bagel Days are back! Buy a bagel in the cafeteria every Monday, Wednesday or Friday!

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Blue Brew renovates to create a more welcoming environment

Blue Brew renovates to create a more welcoming environment

Fatema Rehmani, Awards Coordinator

5 hours ago

Arriving to school by 6:30 a.m. every other day for his shifts, Blue Brew manager and junior Aaron Hall starts his mornings in the cafe.  Blue Brew is open Monday through Friday from 6:50 a.m. to 7:20 a.m. The menu currently includes iced vanilla lattes, mochas and hot chocolate for $1 to $3.  “My...

Students weigh reasons to stand or sit for the Pledge of Allegiance

Students weigh reasons to stand or sit for the Pledge of Allegiance

Lydia Roseman, News and Sports Editors

1 day ago

As 14-18 year olds, high schoolers have grown up in a time of growing political polarization according to a 2017 study by the Pew Research Center which says that “across 10 measures that Pew Research Center has tracked on the same surveys since 1994, the average partisan gap has increased from 15 percentage points to 36 points.” Political polarization is played out across many issues ranging from government aid to military invention to immigration. While none of these issues are hugely effective upon...

Thirst Project Club aims to make a difference by building a well

Thirst Project Club aims to make a difference by building a well

Hannah Choi, Convergent Media Writer

3 days ago

After an official Road Warrior from the Thirst Project headquarters came to talk to junior Salma Ahmed’s Biology class about their organization, a group of five junior women became inspired to start a similar club themselves. The Thirst Project is an international organization that raises money ...

ASAP shares their voice

ASAP shares their voice

Bri Davis, Convergence Journalism Writer

January 16, 2020

Inside the library, African American students sit, chatting amongst each other. Soon, they are told by the student officers of the African American Student Achievement Program (ASAP) that they will be able to express how they feel about their place at school through a writing activity called, “Wha...

How to best secure your schedule for the 2020-21 school year

How to best secure your schedule for the 2020-21 school year

Susie Seidel, Convergence Media Editor

January 15, 2020

In four years in high school, it is likely that at some point or another a student has or will have a scheduling crisis. They may have been placed in an alternate, the class they were extremely excited to take didn’t pass or they simply decided they want to take something different from what they signed up...

Students make an impact through Environmental Club

Students make an impact through Environmental Club

Ulaa Kuziez, Convergence Journalism Writer

January 9, 2020

People around the world, particularly youth, are pushing their governments for change to combat the climate crisis. Through Environmental Club, students are participating in sustainability challenges and other events to raise awareness and make an impact in the school community. The club hosted its fi...

Peer Teaching Retreat motivates students to live and promote a drug-free lifestyle

Peer Teaching Retreat motivates students to live and promote a drug-free lifestyle

Kyra DeBauch, Convergence Journalism Writer

December 16, 2019

Junior and senior Peer Teaching students boarded a bus to the outdoor Camp Wyman in Wildwood, Mo. for the annual two-day retreat for new members.  While at camp, the students learned about the importance of integrity and remaining drug-free.  Students were exempt from school as they participated in team-bu...

African American Literature class provides diversity in English curriculum

African American Literature class provides diversity in English curriculum

Megan VanValkenburgh, Convergence Journalism Writer

December 13, 2019

Sitting in a circle, 19 African-American and three white students engage in a Socratic Seminar discussing the impact of slavery in American society during African-American Literature class. The long-awaited class began in August after previously failed attempts due to the lack of enrollment in years...

AP teachers speak out about College Board changes

AP teachers speak out about College Board changes

Grace Kaempfe, Convergence Journalism Writer

December 12, 2019

AP teachers are adjusting to the changes College Board made over the summer while also trying to maximize student exam and portfolio performances. The College Board is a national organization that provides more than seven million students preparation for a transition to college through Advanced Placement courses...

Advocacy Club meets with Missouri Senator Jill Schupp

Advocacy Club meets with Missouri Senator Jill Schupp

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

Advocacy Club, led by president and junior Sri Jaladi, vows to bring students together to address current issues in society. The club brought in State Senator Jill Schupp to discuss these issues in today’s society Monday, Nov. 25. Since the club started in January 2018, members have focused on ...

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