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Sophomore Santi Lugo gains perspective about the world through travel

Sophomore Santi Lugo gains perspective about the world through travel

Lilly Francis, Convergent Media Writer

August 23, 2019

Taking in the sites of the rainy city, sophomore Santi Lugo explores Tokyo, Japan, the newest destination in his travels around the world.   “It has astonished me how modern the city is yet how blended the historic and modern [parts] are. It’s amazed me that it’s all interconnected. Amazing ...

Sophomore Paige Wehrmeister develops wrestling skills at National Championships

Sophomore Paige Wehrmeister develops wrestling skills at National Championships

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

August 22, 2019

The stadium seats rise up around her with the capacity to seat 19,000. On the mat wrestling at the U.S. Marine Corps Junior Nationals, also known as Fargo, is sophomore Paige Wehrmeister. Wehrmeister traveled with her team, consisting of around 100 boys and 56 girls, to Fargo, N.D. from July 12 to 19 in ho...

Sophomore Anna Stephens steps into the spotlight

Sophomore Anna Stephens steps into the spotlight

Claire LeDuc, Staff Writer

August 20, 2019

Reading an article she wrote in front of her fifth grade class, sophomore Anna Stephens discovered a talent and comfort for speaking in front of crowds. With her first performance under her belt, Stephens began exploring similar environments and found an interest in musical theatre. “I always feel at...

Sophomore Ella Roesch utilizes grit and God to win soccer championships

Sophomore Ella Roesch utilizes grit and God to win soccer championships

Claire LeDuc, Staff Writer

August 19, 2019

Looking at the field in front of her, sophomore Ella Roesch hears the first whistle blow in Saginaw, Mich. for the final game that week during the US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championships. Roesch’s Lou Fusz Soccer Club team is taking on Iowa Rush in the Championship game. Roesch’s team played f...

Sophomore Santi Helbig learns to embrace his new life in Germany

Sophomore Santi Helbig learns to embrace his new life in Germany

Lilly Francis, Convergent Media Writer

August 14, 2019

Leaving his home in St. Louis behind, sophomore Santi Helbig hopes to positively take on this new chapter of his life as he moves to Düsseldorf, Germany due to his father’s job relocation.   “I’ve lived in St. Louis all my life; it’s basically all that I know. This is a great experience ...

Sophomore Claire Hardy does not take weight lifting lightly

Sophomore Claire Hardy does not take weight lifting lightly

Tre Bell, Staff writer

May 16, 2019

Starting a new flex, sophomore Claire Hardy competitively weight lifts with the help and support of her family. “My dad and my grandpa encouraged me to do weight lifting because they’re into CrossFit and stuff like that, and they wanted me to get stronger for [soccer],” Hardy said. “My brother started wei...

Sophomore Ulaa Kuziez draws from Syrian heritage to fight for social justice

Sophomore Ulaa Kuziez draws from Syrian heritage to fight for social justice

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

April 23, 2019

With a new language, culture and lifestyle awaiting her in the United States, sophomore Ulaa Kuziez and her family immigrated from Damascus, Syria to Missouri when Kuziez was nine years old. “I don’t remember the exact day that we decided to go, but my parents were thinking about our future a...

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 ...

Sophomore Kathryn McAuliffe spreads power to peers through accessible knowledge

Sophomore Kathryn McAuliffe spreads power to peers through accessible knowledge

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

Passion for social justice and current events led sophomore Kathryn McAuliffe to write articles for Balance the Ballot, an Instagram account run by students, for students. “I really liked their message about how they wanted to educate students, particularly on topics of current events, in 100 words or les...

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