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Robotics and Soccer: how two students qualified for the world championship

Robotics and Soccer: how two students qualified for the world championship

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

3 days ago

Hearts pounding, seniors Jason Yang and Ben Goff step up to compete during the National Robotics Competition in California. However, this was not just any robotics competition–it was a sports competition. Each team built their own team of robots that were specifically programmed to play soccer.  ...

The ReCap: Big Decisions

The ReCap: Big Decisions

Emma Caplinger, Arts and Entertainment Section Editor

October 8, 2019

Students, especially upperclassmen, are constantly being forced to make decisions. Whether small, like choosing courses for next semester, or of gravity, like applying for college, students’ day-to-day lives are plagued with choices. The issue, though, is that decision fatigue gets to even the most motivated student. W...

Field hockey: new teams and new titles

Field hockey: new teams and new titles

Fatema Rehmani, Awards Coordinator

September 20, 2019

From the first day of fall sports tryouts, the field hockey program has been breaking traditions. With more than 50 players, the program formed three teams and welcomed their first Pool Championship in the Gateway Classic Tournament in program history. Head coach Dawn Callahan attributes the grea...

Increased enrollment leads to new parking policies

Increased enrollment leads to new parking policies

Drew Boone, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

It’s a right of passage many seniors, juniors and a handful of sophomores enjoy, purchasing an $85 space to ensure they can drive to school. However, due to increased enrollment, the plan has been revised. “All parking passes that we had available at the beginning of the year are now sold, so th...

Chopping the competition: senior boys compete in high-stakes cook-off

Chopping the competition: senior boys compete in high-stakes cook-off

Maria Newton, Features Section Editor

May 8, 2019

The stove was hot and the kitchen began filling with smoke. Eight senior boys ran frantically about the small space in search of utensils and ingredients. Two senior girls, Maria Newton and Harper Stewart, hosted a cooking competition based on the television series “Chopped” April 13 to help the senior boy...

From students to published authors: Creative Writing 2 will host E-book release launch party at the Wolf Cafe

From students to published authors: Creative Writing 2 will host E-book release launch party at the Wolf Cafe

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

In a frenzy to finish before their deadline, the Creative Writing 2 class logs hours that will result in a published E-book on the Amazon Kindle Store. Amazon’s self-publishing program, Kindle Direct Publishing, will help students enrolled in Creative Writing 2 achieve their goals of becoming published...

Growing through Greek: seniors Nell Jaskowiak and Deirdre Jost gain valuable life skills through independent study

Growing through Greek: seniors Nell Jaskowiak and Deirdre Jost gain valuable life skills through independent study

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

The hallway is silent and still except for the occasional wanderer in search of the water fountain. A second glance finds seniors Nell Jaskowiak and Deirdre Jost settled on the floor by the Latin room. Jaskowiak and Jost chose to take Greek as an independent study with Latin teacher Tom Herpel to...

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...

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