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Fast-Acting Teen Saves Fellow Classmate

Fast-Acting Teen Saves Fellow Classmate

by Stephon Abron, Staff Writer
March 27
Filed under What's the Word?

It was a normal day in Melissa Kohr’s Algebra 3 Class. Kohr was teaching and her students were working hard taking notes. A constant cough could be heard from the back of the classroom, but no one took notice due to the numerous sick students that were in the room. Panic quickly arose when the class...

Parent Teacher Collaboration

Parent Teacher Collaboration

March 14
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February is a relatively short month, cut even shorter by parent teacher conferences. These conferences allow for parents to go through their child’s schedule and ask the teacher any questions they have about the course or their child’s performance specifically. “I usually have between 20-25 families vi...

Early Release Wednesday

Early Release Wednesday

by Brad Earlewine, Staff Writer
March 10
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Next year the St. Charles School District will replace half day Fridays in favor of more frequent early out Wednesdays at the high school level. The hour every Wednesday that students aren’t in the building will be spent in department teacher meetings to plan and discuss curriculum. Business teache...

Stepping Up To The Plate At State

by Maddi Thornton, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Clubs & Organizations

After all of the hard work that DECA has put in at regionals, their work is not over yet. “The whole month of January in Marketing we practiced role plays which helped,” junior Zander Ruth said. DECA members also sought to learn more in order to gain a more competitive edge at regionals. “Nat...

Up In The Air

Up In The Air

by Caitlin Phillips, Staff Writer
March 10
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“St. Peter is closing, isn’t it? My sister still goes there,” junior Frederick Werth said.   Since April of 2016, there has been an ongoing decision on whether or not St. Peter’s Catholic School was going to close down and when. By fall of 2017, the school will be merging with St. El...

Gateway 2 Change

February 23
Filed under Uncategorized, What's the Word?

This past month students from McCluer South-Berkeley visited SCHS on a Gateway2Change field trip. Students from SCHS also visited McCluer South-Berkeley on a field trip. The visits were meant to give students the experience of going to a school outside their district to view similarities and differences...

Decomposing

Decomposing

by Alec Gray, Staff Writer
January 27
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...

Ice, Ice Safety

Ice, Ice Safety

by Brad Earlewine, Staff
January 27
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...

Snowcoming

Snowcoming

by Addy Hill, staff writer
January 27
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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...

Don’t Mock Me

Don’t Mock Me

by Julia Scofield, Managing Editor
November 28
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...

Lewis and Clark Change Up

Lewis and Clark Change Up

by Alexa Chairs, Staff Writer
November 28
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...

Students Give Back

by Caitlin Phillips, Staff Writer
November 28
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...

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