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Make-A-Wish Day: LOCO partners with Mod On Trend for fundraiser

Browsing through racks, LOCO senior class representative Emily Lofgren shops for a new sweater at Mod On Trend. Lofgren helped organize the fundraiser and spread the word on social media. “I was so excited to hear that LOCO was holding a fundraiser with Mod,” Lofgren said. “I get to shop at one of my favorite stores while also contributing to an amazing cause.”

Angie Jia, Convergent Media Writer

November 15, 2019

Longhorn Council (LOCO) is holding a fundraiser at Mod On Trend, a local boutique, Nov. 16 in support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  The event was set up because Mod On Trend previously worked with senior and Make-A-Wish ambassador Madi Foppe who modeled in their fashion show last year. “Mod actually reach...

Meet Madi: Senior and Make-A-Wish ambassador

Before the homecoming dance, senior Madi Foppe and friends pose in front of a lake outside of the Butterfly House. They invited Foppe after meeting during the pep rally. “I had never been to homecoming,” Foppe said. “It made me feel like a kid again.”

Zoe DeYoung, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Whether it be chance or fate, the Longhorn Council decided all funds this year will be supporting the Make a Wish Foundation and the wish of someone who will start walking the halls alongside us for the first time today. “We knew that in order to keep it local, it would be really cool to find a...

Senior Lauren Chapman undergoes a bone marrow transplant for severe Aplastic Anemia

At St. Louis Children’s Hospital, senior Lauren Chapman visits the eighth floor garden after a treatment. Chapman enjoyed looking out at the views of Forest Park. “At that point I don't think I had been outside in at least two weeks, it was really cool just to leave that room and feel the breeze and see the trees,” Chapman said.

Irene Yannakakis and Katelyn Tyree

October 24, 2018

After noticing several random bruises scattered on her body and getting a blood test from her doctor when she was 13, senior Lauren Chapman was rushed to the hospital and was diagnosed with severe Aplastic Anemia. Aplastic Anemia is when your body stops producing sufficient blood cells and the immune system reacts by destroying bone marrow in your body.   Chapman withst...

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