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Senior students receive Glory of Missouri awards for embodying values of the state

The awarded seniors pose for a picture in the hallway outside Derek Grier’s office on their way to be recognized on the House floor. Each student was awarded one of the virtues of Missouri that surround the house ceiling. “I was awarded ‘law,’ and I think that’s because I’m a very morally driven person. I base most of my life around ethics, and use that to lead others,” senior Bella Hatzigeorgiou said.

Dani Fischer and Maria Newton

April 15, 2019

Every year, 14 high school seniors are chosen as representatives of the 14 values of Missouri. The students then travel to Jefferson City to receive their awards from their district representative and take a tour of the capitol building. “The coolest part of the trip was getting to go up in the ...

Girls varsity basketball team looks for players to take on new roles headed towards districts

Senior guard Tess Allgeyer stands at the top of the key and searches for a play to make. The team makes a point to learn from their losses and improve their strategy each game. “We regularly reflect on our progress and talk about lessons learned from difficult losses, but also the wins.  If we continue to get better each day we play, we will be ready [for districts],” Boedecker said.

Tre Bell, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

With the 2019 season already underway, the girls varsity basketball team is pushing players to fill new roles to end the year with a strong finish. “Our goal is to continue to focus on the regular [season] games we have left so we can then direct our attention on districts and creating a game p...

Volleyball coach Susan Dean steps down after 18 years with longhorns

The varsity girls volleyball team huddles around Coach Dean in celebration of her 1,000th game.

Bridget Noonan

October 11, 2016

After 31 years of coaching volleyball, 18  instructing the Longhorns, varsity coach Susan Dean has decided to step down for retirement after this season. “It breaks my heart that this is Coach Dean's last season,” setter/ right-side hitter and senior Jamie Poppen said. “I feel so thankful tha...

Freshman Tess Allgeyer scores a place on the varsity team

Going in for a layup, freshman Tess Allgeyer makes the shot.

Bridget Noonan, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

After two years of not having a freshman make the girls varsity basketball team, the pattern was broken.

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