Students showcase their ‘draw dropping’ artwork

Using Procreate 5X, senior Rebecca Vierck demonstrates how attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and social anxiety can make someone feel like being watched. Vierck’s piece conveyed the alienation felt from their peers. “A lot of media representation about ADHD is built upon stereotypes. Because of the comorbidity of my ADHD and social anxiety, I tend to feel anxious to stim in front of people in fears of seeming weird,” Vierck said. “I've had to cut off friends because of their disrespect for my sensory triggers. As a child, I would have multiple breakdowns a week over the texture of dinners that I was made to eat.”
November 6, 2020

Through a combination of mediums, students from Katy Mangrich’s AP 2D Art and Design class, Ashley Drissell’s Design Arts class and Kat Briggs’ AP Drawing class made pieces that investigate cultural...

Festival of Nations photo gallery

Watching the Assumption Greek Dancers, seniors Megan Roberts, Matthew Dyck and Meghan Stanfield cheer and yell ‘Opa’ to support them throughout their dance. The Festival of Nations is held in Tower Grove park in St. Louis, Missouri and has been an annual event since 1920. “Even though I always heard about how cool and vibrant the Festival of Nations was, I never made time to go until this year,” Roberts said. “It was so much fun and I was able to watch my friend Kristina perform with her church dance-group and eat a variety of different foods. I definitely plan on going again next year.”
A recap photo gallery of the annual Festival of Nations that was held in Tower Grove, St. Louis on Aug. 24 and 25.
August 27, 2018

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