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A Smash Hit

Freshman Ryley Schaub dunks English teacher Donette Goodlett at Homecoming Carnival.
Inaugural Homecoming carnival is highly successful
November 28, 2016

St. Charles High’s first ever Homecoming carnival was widely successful. Tickets were sold at 50 cents a piece and could be used at any of the 13 tables. Nearly every club participated, raising close...

Skip Four Days of School for Free!*

Skip Four Days of School for Free!*
*All A’s, one absence and teacher permission required
November 28, 2016

Every year there tends to be a change in finals exemption policies, particularly so after the rise Standards Based Grading. Students have been able to exempt a class’ final exam provided they have an...

Don’t Mock Me

Don’t Mock Me
Government class puts on a mock election
November 28, 2016

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...

Lewis and Clark Change Up

On Nov. 17-18 sophomores got to experience students at Lewis and Clark working
Sophomores take a field trip to the Lewis and Clark Career Center
November 28, 2016

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...

No Musical Like Seussical

No Musical Like Seussical
Seussical the Musical has been chosen for spring musical
November 28, 2016

“Seussical the Musical” has been chosen for this year’s spring musical, directed by choir teacher Courtney Gibson. “Seussical” is a family-friendly musical based around the stories Horton Hears...

Bathe Dives Right In

Sarah Bathe signs her NLI to Dive for Arizona State University
Sarah Bathe chooses Arizona State University for college
November 28, 2016

Choosing where to go for college is a difficult thing for most people. Some may decide to move out of state, while others may stay close to home. Senior Sarah Bathe, however, has decided to move out of...

Students Give Back

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center visits for Blood Drive
November 28, 2016

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...

Continuation of Success

Senior captain Wilson Rosner tries to catch up to runner in front of him.
XC boys and girls make it to State
November 28, 2016

The whole cross country team made it to State this year, the first time since the  2014 season. Both teams experienced success this year, running lifetime bests at season meets and even districts. The...

‘Radium Girls’ Revamp

‘Radium Girls’ Revamp
Denton directs her first play at St. Charles High
November 28, 2016

Courtney La-Chance Denton made her SCHS directing debut with “Radium Girls” on Nov. 11. The play is based on the poisoning of female factory workers. Denton was very excited for her first play here. ...

Pirate Swimmer Hopeful To Return Before GACs

Sophomore Autumn Looney uses the elevator at SCHS to get to her lunch between passing periods.
Swim team must endure most of the season without leading point scorer
November 28, 2016

Sophomore swimmer Autumn Looney qualified for State very early in her freshman campaign last year and competed in the 50-meter freestyle and the 100-meter freestyle. But before she started her second year...

SAMS is not a sham

SAMS is not a sham
SAMS students share their insight on what it's like to be a tutor.
November 28, 2016

Being a teacher can be hard, but being a tutor can be difficult as well for some. Some SAMS students aren't able to gain the respect of the students that they try to help. “I think it’s because...

Prey on Black Friday

Prey on Black Friday
Retail workers feel like they are prey to black friday shoppers
November 28, 2016

Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks for the things and people you have in your life, but retail workers are just thankful for not having to work the day after. Black Friday is a dreaded day for retail...

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