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Decomposing

Decomposing

by Alec Gray, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under What's the Word?

Sophomore Jacob Dalton has fond memories of the St Louis Mills.  “One time my brother, [SCHS graduate Josh Dalton], got stuck between bars in the playground,” Dalton said. “We had to get firefighters to pull him out of them.” His is but one of many other students’ memories of the mall, r... Read more »

Ice, Ice Safety

Ice, Ice Safety

by Brad Earlewine, Staff
January 27, 2017
Filed under What's the Word?

The time of year has arrived that snow is falling and it isn’t always enough to cancel school. With two weekends of extremely icy weather already past, students are sharing rough stories of the weather. For senior Taylor Lyles, there has already been one chilling encounter. Taylor and her grandm... Read more »

Snowcoming

Snowcoming

by Addy Hill, staff writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under What's the Word?

Breanne Martin is a Renaissance member who helped plan the snowcoming dance that was held Jan. 8  from 2-4 p.m. for students with special needs. She was very happy with the outcome of the dance. “I thought it went really well,” Martin said. “It was so cool to see kids that you don’t normally... Read more »

Don’t Mock Me

Don’t Mock Me

by Julia Scofield, Managing Editor
November 28, 2016
Filed under What's the Word?

Presidential elections have always sparked controversy across the United States, however this year’s election has everyone especially riled up. On Tuesday, Nov. 8, while thousands of Americans voted for their preferred candidate, SCHS had their own mock election. “We had a mock election in our room befor... Read more »

Lewis and Clark Change Up

Lewis and Clark Change Up

by Alexa Chairs, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under Clubs & Organizations

For over 45 years Lewis and Clark Career Center has trained students in the five school districts in the St. Charles County. They offer a variety of programs varying from auto repair to nursing, and even child care. Lewis and Clark focuses on teaching students that are interested in career education... Read more »

Students Give Back

by Caitlin Phillips, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under Clubs & Organizations, What's the Word?

On Nov. 10, the gym was filled with students either waiting to give or waiting to feel better in order to leave. Music and chatter filled the room, creating an exciting environment. StuCo volunteers were buzzing from person to person, checking on them or running various tables. Senior Kara Stahlschmi... Read more »

ACT Wrap Up

ACT Wrap Up

by Alexa Chairs, Staff Writer
November 3, 2016
Filed under Announcements

The ACT is one of the most important standardized test for every high school student planning on going to college. There is typically an ACT every two months, and juniors and seniors usually start taking this test more seriously. The ACT can be very difficult for some students, but for others it’s a... Read more »

Drug Free is the Key

Drug Free is the Key

by Julia Scofield, Managing Editor
November 3, 2016
Filed under What's the Word?

Red Ribbon Week was organized by the Leadership class this year to raise drug-free awareness. Suggested by Leadership students, they wanted to specifically focus on heroin. “Within the last couple years we have lost people due to heroin abuse and overdoses, drug overdoses and we really wanted to ... Read more »

More Than Just Chicken

More Than Just Chicken

by Caitlin Phillips, Staff Writer
November 3, 2016
Filed under Announcements

Many people have had Raising Cane’s, whether it was in the Mid Rivers mall location or out in Cottleville. Adding to the new buildings in the area, such as MOD Pizza and Potbelly, the University Commons has added Raising Cane’s to the mix. “It’s really nice to know that it’s there and it’s clos... Read more »

Quit Clowning Around

Quit Clowning Around

by Julia Scofield, Managing Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under What's the Word?

There have been several reports across the United States of individuals dressed up in clown costumes going around, terrorizing the public. “I’m more scared when I’m outside by myself in the dark,” senior Tayonnie Granberry said, “that’s when I’m really paranoid about them.” With ... Read more »

Five Days Off

Five Days Off

by Adelaide Hill, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016
Filed under What's the Word?

Recently students had five days off for parent teacher conferences that has arose some confusion. After years of only having four days off students and staff didn't understand why there was a extra day off. Assistant Principal Ted Happel had an explanation “From my understanding a lot of school districts ha... Read more »

A Magical Night

A Magical Night

by Caitlin Phillips, Staff Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Clubs & Organizations

The Orchestra had their first concert on Thursday,  Oct. 14. The entirety of the Orchestra is split between two classes, one for mostly underclassmen, and the other for upperclassmen. Despite the age differences, they played two pieces together and had a few of the same members. “Every year, we ... Read more »

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