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“Almost, Maine” Preparations

by Danny Schneider, Polls Coordinator

October 14, 2020

Almost, Maine is the play chosen this year for the fall season. Due to COVID-19, the play this year has to have fewer people on stage as well as behind the scenes. Almost, Maine, is a series of short scenes. Since the play is set in northernmost Maine, the events of the play occur during an aurora borealis.  ...

New School Year, New Ways of Teaching

Art. Abigail Birhanu uses her setup to display her art pieces to both virtual and in-person students.

by Danny Schneider, Polls Coordinator

September 24, 2020

This year the district has a new ways of education: virtual and in-person teaching. Teachers and students have been dealing with both. The in-person students and the teachers wear masks to protect themselves while all the classes are socially distanced to make it safer for everyone. Most districts ar...

Foreign Trip Cancellation

September 22, 2020

The United States banned travel to most countries and nonessential travel around the world. The SCHS students who had planned on going on the trips to Italy, Greece, and Japan this year are now postponed until the summer of 2021. Some of the students might have concerns on what will happen, but art te...

Coach to Mother

Rachel Schmidt is a new special education teacher at High

by Danny Schneider, Polls Coordinator

September 18, 2020

New special education teacher, Rachel Schmidt, has come from KIPP St. Louis High School, a charter school in downtown St. Louis. She worked there for three years before she came to St. Charles High to work with the kids who need a little extra help.  “I teach a modified English 3, modified College Career Readine...

Foreign Trip Cancellation

Japan club before all the corona virus cancellations.

by Danny Schneider, Poll Editor

April 23, 2020

The United States banned travel to most countries and nonessential travel around the world. The SCHS students who had planned on going on the trips to Italy, Greece, and Japan this year are now postponed until the summer of 2021. Some of the students might have concerns on what will happen, but art te...

Foreign Travels

Foreign Travels

by Danny Schneider, Polls Editor

March 11, 2020

Traveling to another country is a dream for some students and some SCHS kids get to do just that. One group of students are going to Japan lead by Abigail Birhanu and accompanied by Tanya Glennon while another group is going with Laura Reese to Italy and Greece. Birhanu and Glennon have taken other gr...

Art Club

Art Club

by Danny Schneider, Poll Editor

March 11, 2020

On Thursday, Mar. 5, an Art club meeting was held for all students that want to explore their artistic styles.  ...

Making History

Virginia Werth, Andrew Kelch, Claire Schkerke and Simon Fernandez study for their competitions.

by Danny Schneider, Poll Editor

February 10, 2020

On March 4, a new SCHS history quiz bowl team started by Contemporary Issues teacher, William Hippe, will be competing in a competition at SLU University. Students on the team are Simon Fernandez, Jakob Bredell, Claire Schkerke, Andrew Kelch and Virginia Werth. The idea for starting this team was given to...

Paying to Park

Paying to Park

by Danny Schneider, Poll Editor

January 29, 2020

 At the beginning of each school year, district high school students have the choice to pay for a spot in the student parking lot. At both West and High have to pay $50 per year for a certain spot. The only problem is that some people might not have $50 to just pay for a spot to park when the lot doe...

Tips for Success

Tips for Success

by Danny Schneider, Poll Editor

December 12, 2019

1. Create your own study guide: Writing helps you remember things better 2. Ask Questions: ask your teacher questions, it will help you in case you have problems 3. Attend Review Session: reviewing is useful for success and the review class the day before might be a good source of review time 4. ...

A Creative Mind

Ms. Myers-love of arranging flowers

by Danny Schneider, Poll Editor

December 6, 2019

Gifted English 2 teacher, Tanya Glennon implemented the 20% Project for her students. The 20% project was created by IBM. Google picked up this idea and let their workers work on a smaller project which is now called the 20% Project. Google wanted to get their employees working on personal things tha...

Hope for Families

Hope for Families

by Danny Schneider, Polls Editor

November 11, 2019

On Oct. 28, Care to Learn had its fifth annual gala which is a fundraiser event to make money for students that need hunger, hygiene, and health related help. The organization was created by Doug Pitt, Brad Pitt’s brother.  Monroe Elementary School special education teacher Kelly Schneider attended the gal...

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