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Boys cross country team reflect on third place finish at state

Boys cross country team reflect on third place finish at state

Chris Bass, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


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On Nov. 4, the top seven runners from the varsity cross country team competed in the Class 4 MSHSAA State Cross Country Championship meet, in Jefferson City. This meet marked the 30th time the team has competed at state. “I think it is just a really exciting experience for the kids. I was expe...

Boys swim and dive concludes successful season with state qualifiers

Boys swim and dive concludes successful season with state qualifiers

Bennett Davis, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


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The boys swim and dive team is wrapping with a record of 8-5-1 after winning the Parkway Quad tournament. “This has been my first season on the team and it has been better than what I could have even hoped for. It’s great to be part of this supportive community, I feel genuinely appreciated ...

On the boat to success: senior Katy Ward to row at the University of Michigan next fall

On the boat to success: senior Katy Ward to row at the University of Michigan next fall

Susie Seidel, Convergent Media Writer

October 27, 2017


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Following years of creating a name for herself in the rowing world, senior Katy Ward committed to row at the University of Michigan next year, the number one school in the NCAA Central Division for the sport. Her journey began when the St. Louis Rowing Club (SLRC) visited the school in the fall o...

Varsity volleyball wins district championships

Varsity volleyball wins district championships

Emily Dickson and Carly Anderson

October 25, 2017


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Flying into a giant dog-pile at the conclusion of the third game, the volleyball team was all smiles and happy tears as they won district championships against rival Parkway Central on Oct. 20. “After we won the game it was just pure elation. We take so much pride in that district title and defendin...

Powder puff recap video

Powder puff recap video

Kristin Priest, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


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Freshman Leah Selm is welcomed on the varsity cross country team

Freshman Leah Selm is welcomed on the varsity cross country team

Anna Pavlinsin, Convergent Media Writer

October 13, 2017


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After a summer of practicing and watching her older brother senior Blake Selm make the varsity cross country as a freshman three years ago, freshman Leah Selm was ready to make her varsity cross country debut. “I ran 150 miles this summer, so I was really prepared to get right into the season,”...

Players get pumped for powder puff

Players get pumped for powder puff

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor

October 12, 2017


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The annual face-off between junior and senior girls known as the powder puff game is a cornerstone tradition of homecoming week. Generally, the seniors win the game, and the class of 2018 hopes to keep the tradition alive. “As a grade we’re pretty close-knit I would say, and so that’s to our...

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