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The student news source of St. Charles High School


The student news source of St. Charles High School


The student news source of St. Charles High School


Student Council members before heading to the state convention.

StuCo Goes Gold

by Lana Usery, Social Media Manager April 22, 2024

Last month St. Charles High’s Student Council went to the State Convention in Carthage,  MO, and became a Gold Honor Council for MASC for the first time in 26 years. Student Council has put in a lot...

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by Mackenzie Bufford, Staff Writer April 18, 2024

FCCLA traveled to Lake of the Ozarks March 17-19 for their state level competition. Three students, freshman Shavon Kyem, sophomore Kierra Skillington and freshman Aubrianna Strong, received silver in...

Maddy Rosner and Odessa Burlis receive STEM award

Women in STEM

by Emma Langstadt, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

The American Association of University Women is a non profit organization that stands for womens equality and empowers women through education.  “For so long women were either undervalued in the...

The Crapshooters hold their hats up high during “The Oldest Established.”

Sit Down, You’re Rocking the Boat

by Piper Ruebling, Editor in Chief March 21, 2024

On March 7, 8, and 9, the spring musical “Guys and Dolls” was put on for the public. The show went swimmingly, as did the matinees. As always, the show took a lot of time and effort, but the actors...

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...

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 school musical, Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls

by Mackenzie Bufford, Staff Writer December 13, 2023

This year's spring musical is Guys and Dolls, a musical about a gambler challenged to take a female missionary to Havana, but they fall for each other. The bet however, has a hidden motive. The process...

Sherlock Holmes(Chase Schnaible) stands in the middle of the stage.

Being taken backstage: “Sherlock Holmes”

by Violet Lewis, Staff Writer November 27, 2023

November 16-18, the SCHS theater students performed “Sherlock Holmes.” On Friday and Saturday, showings of the play happened at 6:00 PM with tickets costing $7 for students and $10 for adults. The...

(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...

Sherlock Holmes

The Creation of Sherlock Holmes

by Shaunessy McGowen, Social media co-manager October 16, 2023

Theater season is upon us and SCHS is no exception to the joys of the theater. As the fall comes SCHS is preparing for the play “Sherlock Holmes.” “It has been somewhat of a challenge but in a...

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...

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