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Freshmen experience their first Day of Service

Freshmen experience their first Day of Service

Ella Roesch, Convergent Media Writer

March 14, 2019

For the second annual Day of Service, the upperclassmen went off campus to give back to the community, while the freshmen class remained on campus and participated in three sessions of their choice, as well as Vivian's Pledge.   The freshmen choose from 15 different speaker sessions to attend thr...

Students organize a walkout combatting environmental apathy

Students organize a walkout combatting environmental apathy

Maria Newton, Features Editor

March 14, 2019

A nation-wide walkout is being organized by students all over the nation, including senior Noah Wright, to pressure lawmakers to take action regarding climate change. “It is a call to action for lawmakers to address the threat of climate change. There are some specific demands, the most important...

Latin program faces potential cuts

Latin program faces potential cuts

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

March 13, 2019

Due to an enrollment drop in Latin in recent years, the future of the program is being threatened. If more students do not start taking Latin I and II, the number of sections of the class will only continue to decrease as students move through levels III, IV and V. “We are seeing that students have way more...

What’s the buzz? Everything you need to know about this year’s buzzbook

What’s the buzz? Everything you need to know about this year’s buzzbook

Maria Newton, Features Editor

March 7, 2019

Due to complications in the printing and formatting of this year’s buzzbook, an official booklet will not be distributed to the student body. However, freshman Jack Andrews and sophomore Ariej Rafiq are still being recognized as this years cover-contest winners. “At first, I thought [my design] was just ...

Students and staff prepare for second annual Day of Service

Students and staff prepare for second annual Day of Service

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

March 6, 2019

Organizations set, permission slips signed, students put into groups, supplies gathered. It must be about time for Day of Service. March 7, every student will be either volunteering with Special Olympics or participating in the second annual Day of Service. “Honestly, in its first year, I thi...

SSJLAC attends book discussion with best selling author Nic Stone

SSJLAC attends book discussion with best selling author Nic Stone

Irene Yannakakis, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Sitting in the University City High School library, sophomore Tiye’ Hyler had a realization—no matter what you expect, plans and life can always change. Hyler came to this realization after hearing how best selling author Nic Stone attended college for Psychology and ultimately became a writer. “...

Improving our celebrations of Black History Month

Improving our celebrations of Black History Month

Fatema Rehmani, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

Throughout the hallways, classroom doors are uniquely decorated with tokens of African-American history. Starting early mornings, students listened to their classmates' recitation of African-American poetry over the announcements. Although these traditions are new, Black History Month has been celebrated annu...

Chess team savors last year with four senior players as state championship nears

Chess team savors last year with four senior players as state championship nears

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

Surrounded by silence, five chess players duke it out against their rival, Ladue High School, in an intense battle on the boards. Four of the five players are seniors Matt Boyd, Jason Wan, Paul Gipkhin and Neil Tomala. Tomala feels optimistic about earning a high placement at the Missouri State Champi...

Day of Service inspires First Annual Month of Love

Day of Service inspires First Annual Month of Love

Leah Schroeder, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Students walk into the main entrance toting plastic bags filled with donation items, everything from school supplies to pacifiers. Boxes filled with donations line the walls outside of counseling, a result of students and staff who have helped children, animals and families in need by donating items to fo...

African-American students strive to embody qualities of leadership

African-American students strive to embody qualities of leadership

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Pairs of eyes peer into sponsor Carly Roach’s gaze as she explains why all African-American students in the school are in this room. Why have they been singled out? “The very first meeting we had, you could feel there was a lot of distrust in the room. [So] we talked about the elephant in the ...

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