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Students Showcase Short Stories at The Wolf

Students Showcase Short Stories at The Wolf

Austin Woods

December 7, 2017


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On Dec. 6, Mr. Durham’s creative writing class held an event at The Wolf cafe to showcase the short stories they’ve been working on throughout the semester. The stories are available for 99 cents on Amazon, and can be purchased and read on Kindle. At the event, students took the stage to briefly d...

Student sees rise in popularity as SoundCloud rapper

Student sees rise in popularity as SoundCloud rapper

Kailin Zhang, News Editor

November 19, 2017


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5,413 plays in 1 month. 114 likes in 1 month. 16 reposts in 1 month. While some students dream to reach these numbers, for Julian Elliott, senior, these numbers are his reality. Over the past month, his rap song “Coolest of Da Coolest” gained attention on SoundCloud, a social platform that ...

New app “Sarahah” raises bullying concerns

New app “Sarahah” raises bullying concerns

Austin Woods, Associate Editor

November 17, 2017


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Social media’s sweeping popularity among students is nothing new. Every day, millions of young people peruse long-prominent social media apps like Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter. But in recent months, a new social media platform has taken root among high school students: Sarahah. Sarahah’s ap...

Let’s Talk Business: Student Starts Fashion Company

Let’s Talk Business: Student Starts Fashion Company

Neelansh Bute, Online Editor in Chief

October 17, 2017


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Some fashion apparel companies start in the midst of a bustling, economically stimulating environment. Aéropostale, 1973, New York City. Others humbly originate from the rusted familiarity of a sedan's trunk. Nike, 1964, Eugene, Ore. Arman Virdee, senior, decided to take a slightly different path....

Ride On: Gorodetsky family to host biking event to raise money for Planned Parenthood

Ride On: Gorodetsky family to host biking event to raise money for Planned Parenthood

Greg Svirnovskiy and Mahika Mushuni

September 26, 2017


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When Olga Gorodetsky was growing up in Soviet Ukraine, talking about politics was discouraged, protesting was impossible. Today, she spends much of her life advocating for social change and teaching her daughter, Tali Gorodetsky, junior, about the merits of striving to uphold one’s views. “She’s...

MHS graduate comes back to teach

MHS graduate comes back to teach

Neelansh Bute and Abhijit Srirangam

September 17, 2017


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Four years at MHS. Five years at Mizzou. Two years at Fort Zumwalt South. Finally, Kenzie McKeon, art teacher, is back at MHS for the 2017-2018 school year. "It just feels like home," McKeon, Class of 2010, said. "It’s really cool to be amongst a lot of my old teachers and now they're my colleag...

Students partner with TED to form school club

Students partner with TED to form school club

Neelansh Bute, Online Editor in Chief

September 16, 2017


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For Vinai Kumar and Akash Sarkar, seniors, TED videos have played a major role in their high school lives. “I see TED videos as a good source for public speaking inspiration," Sarkar said. "It helped me become a better speaker." Made up of several widely-broadcasted speaking events, TED (Technology, Entertainme...

Students start FBLA chapter at MHS

Students start FBLA chapter at MHS

Kavya Jain, Features Editor

September 16, 2017


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Lokai, Fitbit, Alex and Ani, and Ivory Ella: all are successful businesses whose names are commonly heard in the high school hallways. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), a national organization beginning its chapter at MHS this year, looks into local and national innovative startups like ...

Profile: Barnhart Family

Profile: Barnhart Family

Neelansh Bute and Abhijit Srirangam

May 24, 2017


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Awake by 5:30 AM. At school by 7:30 AM. Home by 5 PM. Paige and Camy Barnhart, freshmen, follow this stringent schedule every school day, along with their mother and science teacher Dawna Barnhart. "I wish I could sleep longer," Paige said. "We spend a majority of our day at school because we come he...

Q&A: Dr. Eric Knost on Proposition-T

Q&A: Dr. Eric Knost on Proposition-T

Neelansh Bute, Greg Svirnovskiy, and Abhi Srirangam

March 26, 2017


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Q: What is Prop-T? The biggest intent with Prop-T is the fact that we have 2,300 homes being built in the Rockwood School District. They're either being built right now or are being slated to be built in these rather large subdivisions -- the vast majority of them are in the Eureka area but we d...

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