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


A retrograde mosaic compiled from archives of St. Charles High yearbooks

Building on the Past

by Ben Steinhauer, Staff Writer January 9, 2023

A desire to affirm their formidable standing in student relations and to detract from becoming a self parody and to take up a gravitas fitting of an administration worth their salt is a desire that binds...

Chess Club Captures Kings

Chess Club Captures Kings

by Colton Schroer, Content Manager January 6, 2023

For a long time now, students of SCHS have been wanting a Chess club to be created and now that wish has come true. “I run a chess club at my kids' school and my students here saw I had chess boards...

The band plays Christmas songs on Dec. 9

SCHS Celebrates the Holidays

by Piper Ruebling, Online Editor January 6, 2023

SCHS band members put on their winter concert on Dec. 9, and performed many Christmas songs for their audience’s pleasure. As opposed to having only one concert per semester, Ryan Blankenship, the band...

Solo line deliveries by our very own mummy

Ghosts are Just Old Houses Dreaming People in the Night

by Ben Steinhauer, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

Sardonic of everything spectral interspersed with total curve balls proving to be the facetious underpinnings of the production as a whole, Gravestone Manor is emblematic of the resolve and resignation...

Players of the Year

Players of the Year

by Marissa Horn, Copy Editor November 30, 2022

With fall sports coming to an end and winter sports coming to a dashing start, the players of the year and recognitions for athletes who have got selected for All-State teams have been announced. This...

The play switches from James and the Giant Peach to Gravestone Manor

School Play Switcheroo

by Piper Ruebling, Online Editor November 28, 2022

Due to the theater teacher Nick Saubers’ recent absences, the fall play was taken over by Courtney Gibson, the choir teacher and musical director. It was changed from Roald Dahl's story of James and...

Receiver DJ Galmore reaches for a pass

Hail Mary!

by Marissa Horn, Copy Editor October 18, 2022

After fighting a hard battle against the Winfield Warriors on Sept. 30, the Pirates varsity football team was able to secure their first win of the season. This win came with an insane ending including...

The marching band plays at halftime on Aug 26.

A New Start For the Marching Band

by Piper Ruebling, Online Editor September 15, 2022

With the new year comes a new start for the marching band. At the end of last year, Sean Bippen, the band director, announced that he would be moving to Jefferson to help recruit more kids for the band....

Thinking Theatrics

Thinking Theatrics

by Allie Taschner, Copy Editor May 17, 2022

A few weeks ago the theater department held one of their last meetings of the year. During this meeting, they announced the two performances they will put on for the 2022-2023 school year. “The 2022-2023...

Pirate Players Strike Again

by Annie Hanks, Content Manager March 31, 2022

The spring musical “Bye Bye Birdie” took place on March 10,11 and 12 at 7 pm. In the musical, there were no rejections. This means that everyone who tried out got a part. This includes freshman Jessie...

Choir Compeitions

Choir Competitions

by Cadence Halliday, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

At St. Charles High, the choir classes got to go compete against other schools to determine who’s best. The rating was 1-5 (1 being worst, 5 being best). The competitions happened on March 11, 2022,...

Health Occupations Student Association

HOSA doing the MOST-A

by Madeline Kratzer, Staff Writer February 25, 2022

Project Lead the Way: Principles of Biomedical Science and Project Lead the Way: Human Body Systems are two year-long courses that are available to students. Both of these courses focus on ‘biomedical’...

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