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Andrew Gray and Victoria Gray attend camp in Shanghai, China

Andrew Gray and Victoria Gray attend camp in Shanghai, China

Irene Yannakakis, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


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In a pursuit to learn Mandarin, freshman Victoria Gray and sophomore Andrew Gray spent two weeks in Shanghai, China, at a camp called ‘That's Mandarin.’ ‘That’s Mandarin’ is a two-week camp located in Shanghai, China and Beijing, China that focuses on teaching kids and teenagers reading...

Earth Sciences camp inspires junior Lauren Beard to pursue Meteorology

Earth Sciences camp inspires junior Lauren Beard to pursue Meteorology

Maria Newton, Features Editor

September 5, 2018


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Junior Lauren Beard visited an atmospheric and Earth sciences camp at the University of Wisconsin (UW) over the summer to further her knowledge of meteorology. “I’ve just found myself drawn to [meteorology],” Beard said. “I’ve always found it really interesting how [different events around...

Juniors Mckenna Bendle and Kristin Wilson dedicate their summer to the Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Juniors Mckenna Bendle and Kristin Wilson dedicate their summer to the Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Carly Anderson, Copy Editor

August 31, 2018


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While some students spent their summer vacation relaxing on a tropical beach somewhere or saving money with a part-time job, juniors McKenna Bendle and Kristin Wilson decided to improve their medical skills inside the walls of the Missouri Baptist Medical Center (MoBap) instead. “I'm planning to ...

Senior Harper Stewart returns to Camp Foley as a first-year counselor

Senior Harper Stewart returns to Camp Foley as a first-year counselor

Carly Anderson, Copy Editor

August 29, 2018


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After attending Camp Foley in Pine River, Minn. for three years as a camper, senior Harper Stewart returned this summer to work as an intern camp counselor. “While being a camper, I had participated in the Leader in Training program, where you applied to help out with organizing camp events and such. I loved being a ...

Junior Kelly Wehrmeister builds an orphanage for children in Bolivia through HEFY

Junior Kelly Wehrmeister builds an orphanage for children in Bolivia through HEFY

Carly Anderson, Copy Editor

August 27, 2018


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After joining the Humanitarian Expedition for Youth (HEFY), junior Kelly Wehrmeister spent two and a half weeks in Bolivia exploring the Amazon, connecting with her faith and building an orphanage for children in the city of Cochabamba. “I was on a waiting list for the trip but luckily someone cancel...

Junior Charlize Chiu explores the impacts of growing social media accounts

Junior Charlize Chiu explores the impacts of growing social media accounts

Carly Anderson, Copy Editor

August 24, 2018


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Growing up, junior Charlize Chiu spent her days watching Youtubers like nigahiga, Smosh and Shane Dawson. Now, she finds herself following in their footsteps with her growing Instagram and Youtube accounts. “I found my inspiration just by watching a lot of other YouTube videos, especially when ...

Athlete Spotlight: Vickey Karl

Athlete Spotlight: Vickey Karl

Hannah Hoffmann, Technical Design Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2017


Filed under showcase, sports

For sophomore Vickey Karl, summer meant memorizing six pages of music on a vibraphone and learning her performance part for the 2017-2018 season of band. Summer also brought about the sudden news that after weeks of learning her part in the performance, she would not be able to perform. “The week...

Breaking down borders to celebrate prom

Breaking down borders to celebrate prom

Maddie Cooke, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017


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Senior Joe Fuller closes a 1,200 mile gap for his Prom date that lives in Monterrey, Mexico.

Junior Kim Clyne takes on professional responsibility as lighting designer

Junior Kim Clyne takes on professional responsibility as lighting designer

Katie Spillman, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017


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After spending 14 hours at school in just one day, junior Kim Clyne understanding the meaning of time management as the Theater Department’s lighting designer. “I create and design how the stage will be lit during shows, performances, concerts and meetings,” Clyne said. “I design for almos...

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