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Mystique heads to nationals

Mystique heads to nationals

Ava Schimdt, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016


Filed under A&L, Sports

The typical suitcase for a trip to Orlando might include a swimsuit and a good book. However, for their trip to Orlando, Varsity Mystique will be loading a lot more dancewear into their bags, so they’re ready to compete at the NDA National Competition. Coach Cara Nutt said that Mystique has attend...

February Picks of the Month

February Picks of the Month

Abigail Gawart, Multimedia Editor

February 19, 2016


Filed under A&L

Swing dancing steps up in popularity

Swing dancing steps up in popularity

Kyle Reamer, Business Manager

February 12, 2016


Filed under A&L, Issue 5, Print Issues

Deciding on a nontraditional night out, local teens are begining to veer away from typical weekend pastimes. A local ballroom, Casa Loma, on Cherokee Street in downtown St. Louis provides a swing dancing program for all ages. Hannah Pierson, senior, was excited about starting swing dancing. ...

Students join trend in coloring therapy as a relieving pastime

Students join trend in coloring therapy as a relieving pastime

Rachel Schibler, News Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under A&L, Issue 5, Print Issues

With AP classes and frequent ACT prep, Kaylee Johnson’s junior year was dominated by overwhelming responsibilities. During this time, she discovered the remedy for her stress: coloring. After spontaneously buying her first adult coloring book her junior year, her colored pencils and floral desi...

Review: David Bowie “Blackstar”

Review: David Bowie “Blackstar”

Austin Woods, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2016


Filed under A&L, Columns, Music, Opinions, Top Stories

I woke up at 7:45a.m. on Monday, January 11, to the electronic sound of “Rella,” by Odd Future, my alarm tone for the past year. Turning off the alarm, I noticed that I had a text that I recieved at 4 a.m., while I was asleep. My eyesight was still fuzzy, so I didn’t see what it said. I set my ...

Winter activities for break in STL

Winter activities for break in STL

Lauryn Richardson, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2015


Filed under A&L, Top Stories

Michel competes in national beauty pageant

Michel competes in national beauty pageant

Keertana Jain, Editor in Chief

December 14, 2015


Filed under A&L, Issue 4, Print Issues

“Hayley Michel,” boomed over the speakers. “Ms. Great Lakes Region.” Stunned, Hayley Michel, junior, froze in her spot on the stage. She felt a nudge from the girl next to her, and suddenly she started moving forward. “I walked up and was crowned and received a banner and flowers,”...

Kirkpatrick skates her way to success is SoCal

Kirkpatrick skates her way to success is SoCal

Austin Woods, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2015


Filed under A&L, Issue 4, Print Issues, Sports

Ashlyn Kirkpatrick’s, senior, passion for skating started at a young age. “I started skating when I was three,” Kirkpatrick said. “A coach approached me and asked if I wanted to try synchronized figure skating.” She responded with “absolutely,” and has since competed in numerous in...

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