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Movie Review: It

Movie Review: It

Alex McAteer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Movies, Opinions, Top Stories

I saw about one sixth of It. I saw it through the cracks in my fingers as I struggled to watch such a gruesome masterpiece. It has very large shoes to fill, being not only one of Stephen King’s most notable novels, but also a movie in 1990 that many consider terrible. Some people who grew up in...

Students watch eclipse outside of school

Students watch eclipse outside of school

Mahika Mushuni, Copy Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

For nearly a month, the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse has been a hot topic in most discussions. It was the first solar eclipse visible in the contiguous US since Feb. 26, 1979 according to NASA, along with being the first time in 148 years that totality was visible from MO as reported by the Missouri ...

RSD ensures safety during eclipse

RSD ensures safety during eclipse

Neelansh Bute and Greg Svirnovskiy

August 20, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

When the eclipse reaches totality around 1 PM on Monday the 21st, MHS students can expect to see day briefly turn to night. A sky riddled with abundant stars and four planets will engage every student for just a few minutes. Though exciting, the first total eclipse in the United States since 1979 ca...

Dr. Mathison comments on makeup days

Dr. Mathison comments on makeup days

Nick Brouk and Abhijit Srirangam

May 8, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

As students return to school today after having four days off due to major flooding in the Eureka area, one of the most pressing questions is whether or not makeup days will be added to the MHS calendar. Dr. Greg Mathison, head principal and Eureka resident, said the district is currently working to...

Dr. Mathison on Eureka Flooding

Dr. Mathison on Eureka Flooding

Greg Svirnovskiy, News Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

For Dr. Greg Mathison, MHS principal, Eureka’s record flooding is a familiar affair. Since Saturday, the citizens of Eureka have been plagued by storms which have flooded the Meramec River to new levels. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the river is expected to crest at 46 feet by 1 a....

“Flaming Lips” set The Pageant ablaze in fantastical concert

“Flaming Lips” set The Pageant ablaze in fantastical concert

Tali Gorodetsky, Features Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under 2016-17, A&L, Music, Top Stories

A disco ball. Flashing neon lights blinding the audience. Mushrooms, unicorns and a massive hamster ball encasing Wayne Coyne, the lead singer of The Flaming Lips. Though only a few, sparse words explaining The Flaming Lips concert on Sun. Apr. 23 at The Pageant, they are more than enough to encomp...

MHS Staff React to Snapchat

MHS Staff React to Snapchat

Neelansh Bute and Abhi Srirangam

April 10, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Video

Watch as several members of the MHS staff use Snapchat filters for the very first time. Let us know what you'd like to see next!

Students Succeed in Short-Film Competition

Students Succeed in Short-Film Competition

Neelansh Bute and Abhi Srirangam

March 25, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Restless nights. Copious amounts of teamwork. Rapidly approaching deadlines. Juniors Areeb Shah, Rabeeka Rajput, and Zeshan Ali faced such challenges as they spent almost three months filming and editing a short film for the annual Muslim Inter-Scholastic Tournament (MIST). "This year's topic was...

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