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In-Depth: History of MHS

In-Depth: History of MHS

Kailin Zhang and Marta Mieze

April 18, 2018


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The year was 1993, a year of changes: Kurt Cobain’s death, the bombing of the World Trade Center and the Missouri Great Flood of 1993. Another change also was coming to the city of Chesterfield: the building of a new high school. As a result of the 1991 $65 million bond issue program, RSD made...

MHS and LLS: Allies for a Cure

MHS and LLS: Allies for a Cure

Nicole Goodman, Eelaf Shah, and Michael Schmitz

April 10, 2018


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"For many people, the three-day Easter weekend was a lively combination of pastel-colored candy and meetings with relatives and neighbors. However, for 13 of MHS’ own, this year’s mini break also included donating a few hours of their time at the annual Easter Egg Hunt for a Cure, sponsored by t...

Columbine survivor speaks at March for Our Lives

Columbine survivor speaks at March for Our Lives

Jackson Estwanick, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2018


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Liesl Fressola, columbine survivor, tells her unique perspective on gun reform at the "March for Our Lives" protest in St Louis on Saturday, March 24.

Video: Meet MHS: Waves in History

Video: Meet MHS: Waves in History

Jackson Estwanick, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018


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Dan Czolgosz, librarian, shares details about his relationship to Leon Czolgosz, the man infamous for assassinating William McKinley, the 25th US president.

MHS celebrates Black History month

MHS celebrates Black History month

Marta Mieze, News Editor

February 28, 2018


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February is known as Black History month, so to celebrate MHS had two presentations to acknowledge and recognize the past, the present and the future in Black activism. Monday, Feb. 12, a couple of actors, Brian McKinley and Brandy Threet from the Black Repertory Company, told the story of Harriet Tub...

Spotlight on Special School District

Spotlight on Special School District

Jackson Estwanick, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


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Mark Kohler, senior, is a friend to everyone he meets and accompanies his usual "Hey buddy!" with a smile and a wave and an occasional handshake. Kohler has Williams Syndrome, a deletion of 26-28 genes on chromosome seven that affects physical and mental development with common symptoms being car...

Under Pressure

Under Pressure

Mahika Mushuni and Greg Svirnovskiy

February 13, 2018


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When John Smith, senior, whose name has been changed to protect his identity, first started taking Adderall in preparation for his first semester finals junior year, he only meant to use it to aid in his study habits. “It was pretty great,” Smith said. “My hair felt like it was standing on end....

Taking a look under the hood

Taking a look under the hood

Jackson Estwanick

February 9, 2018


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Chevys, Dodges, and Pontiacs are all car brands that Hawke Hood, sophomore, has repaired. After fixing cars for almost his entire life, he is refurbishing his a car of his own. Hood has been restoring a 2001 Ford Crown Victoria for about six months. The Crown Victoria belongs to Hood’s mother and stepdad, but h...

Q and A: Substitute teacher to open volleyball facility

Q and A: Substitute teacher to open volleyball facility

Jackson Estwanick, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2018


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Molly Dean, substitute math teacher at MHS and assistant volleyball coach at Parkway West, is in the process of building a new indoor volleyball facility in Chesterfield Valley. Q: Is teaching math your main job? "No. I’ve been a teacher the past three years, I was a math teacher at Webster ...

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