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The student news source of St. Charles High School


The student news source of St. Charles High School


DECA members line up to take a group photo at ICDC.

All DECA’d out at ICDC

by Melanie Mota-Luis, Staff Writer May 20, 2024

During late April through early May, the five DECA state finalists from SCHS (Mackenzie Bufford, Jayden Carey, Benton Dietrich, Sarah Gingras, and Natasha Johns) embarked on a journey to Anaheim, California,...

Art Deno speaks at the assembly.

Stop Suicide

by Melanie Mota-Luis, Staff Writer April 26, 2024

On April 16, the students of SCHS attended an assembly during their AIP (Academic Interventions Period). The assembly was planned by seniors Ana McAlister and Christopher Kimsey along with Assistant Principal...

The SCHS Band of Pirates gets the Exemplary Rating.

Triumphant Harmonies

by Melanie Mota-Luis, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

On March 14, the SCHS Band of Pirates obtained the Exemplary Rating for their MSHSAA Large ensemble competition. That same day, the SCHS Orchestra also obtained, for the sixth year in a row, the Exemplary...

Chris Ketchum prepares to shoot the ball.

Top Score!

by Melanie Mota-Luis, Staff Writer March 13, 2024

Senior Chris Ketchum has played for the SCHS basketball team since his freshman year, and throughout all four years of high school he has accumulated his scored points to reach a total of 1000, which has...

FCCLA State Winners (from left to right) AuBrianna Strong, Lana Lohaus, Aniyah Davis, Shavon Kyem, Karen Romero Medina, Kierra Skillington and Chase Nagel.

The Ambitious 5

by Melanie Mota-Luis, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

The Family Career Community Leaders of America(FCCLA) is an organization that focuses on students demonstrating leadership and providing structure to the fabric of society. On Jan. 29, Shavon Kyem, Kierra...

A Galvanizing Gig

by Melanie Mota-Luis, Staff Writer January 30, 2024

Freshman Alexander Frese commenced his musical career when he was just 12 years old and currently participates in the St. Charles High School Jazz Band. His instrument playing abilities consist primarily...

Heavy in thought, senior Lincoln Mosley plays Bug-House in Chess Club on Nov. 13. Mosley teamed up with Donovin Palmer and managed to take down their opponents.

Chess Club turns into Chess Team

by Melanie Mota-Luis, Staff Writer December 14, 2023

The SCHS Chess Club was founded in 2022, when a group of students, along with teacher Patrick Gebhard, conjured the idea of creating a chess club where they could work on their skills and amuse themselves.  “I...

The press box is behind the guest bleachers at the stadium.

Old Press Box Replaced

by Melanie Mota-Luis, Staff Writer November 8, 2023

A press box is a special area where reporters, announcers, coaches, and videographers sit at a sports event. During the summer the old press box was demolished, and the creation of a new one was started. ...

(From left to right) Noodle Lami, Emily Johannes, and Izzy Lathan talk about their performance.

Taming the Tigers

by Melanie Mota-Luis, Staff Writer October 20, 2023

On Sept. 30, the Band of Pirates left everyone jaw dropped with their performance at the Mark Twain Invitational, where schools from many different districts around the state of Missouri competed to...

From right to left Alizon Mota-Luis, Rose Basler, Eric Kelley, Edward Cullen, and Alijah Guyot performing during halftime at the football game.

Marching to a New Beat

by Melanie Mota-Luis, Staff Writer October 4, 2023

Once again directed by Ryan Blankenship, the SCHS Band of Pirates performed their new show titled “Take the Stage” at Edwardsville High School on Sept. 16. This year, the show includes a song called...

Hannah Robinson is the new biology teacher at Saint Charles High.

Meet Hannah Robinson

by Melanie Mota-Luis, Staff Writer September 18, 2023

As the new school year begins, multiple new faces have been spotted throughout the building, one of them being the new biology teacher, Hannah Robinson. Robinson is still developing her career as she comes...

Beef based pasta made by FACS students.

Wrestling Hospitality Room

by Melanie Mota-Luis, Staff Writer January 6, 2023

During the month of December, as the date for the wrestling GAC tournament came closer, wrestling coach Kevin Dill asked for the help of the teachers from FACS to make food for all 18 St. Charles County...

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