A store in St. Charles High where students like to shop
by Cadence Halliday, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

The students and teachers at St. Charles High are proud of their school store. Judy Simmons is the Marketing teacher at High and also runs the marketing class that is in charge of the Galley (in-school...

Highland showing us her set up for virtual learning.

Graduating as a Pirate after 31 Years

Math Teacher Susan Highland Retires
by Hamda Hamed, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Graduating with the Class of 2021, Susan Highland is planning on retiring after 31 years of teaching at St. Charles High School. She has spent most of her profession as a Pirate. Highland has been teaching...

Burlis plays her piece that she preformed for solo and ensemble. She won gold for this piece.

Going For the Gold

Freshman Odessa Burlis performs her violin and wins gold medal for solo and ensemble
by Alija Ernst, Content Manager April 27, 2021

Being a freshman can be really difficult for some; navigating through a new school, meeting new people and teachers, and having new classes. For freshman and violinist Odessa Burlis, she joined a new school...

Senior Golfer Olivea Garson drives from the tee at an SCHS golf match

New Season, New Coach

Coach Michael Zacheis enters his first season as the SCHS golf coach, looking to lead his golfers into a fun and successful GAC North Competition
by Grant Peters, Sports Editor April 27, 2021

Any time there’s a new leader in any given environment, it can sometimes be a hard adjustment for all involved. The new blood can bring about change, which can be met with mixed responses. However, first...

Senior Ashton Winning waits for the pitch against Winfield baseball.

Back for One More

Missing out on competing during their junior year, the spring athletes of the SCHS class of ‘21 are looking to finish their high school sports career strong
by Grant Peters, Sports Editor April 13, 2021

There are times whenever an athlete is sidelined for a few games, possibly even a few weeks, as a result of an injury. Missing the entire season, while rare, is a devastation to say the least. However,...

Artwork by Rosario Murillo

District Art Show

The District Art Show this year mainly featured our AP students with the exception of a few sculpture and photography students
by Eva Rogers, Layout Editor March 30, 2021

The district art show is the time for art teachers (K-12) around the district to choose exceptional artists to exhibit their art at the Foundry Art Centre. Art teacher, Abby Birhanu decided to give her...

Zach Roberts

Reaching for the Stars

Senior plans future as aerospace engineer
by Caroline Gooch , Online Editor March 9, 2021

Senior Zach Roberts has an exciting future ahead of him. Zach was recently accepted into his top choice school Missouri S&T. “I have family who has been there who recommended it to me and when...

Getting to Know the White House Occupants

Getting to Know the White House Occupants

by Callie King, Photo Editor March 9, 2021

Joe Biden  Born November 20th, 1942 Married to Neilia Hunter Biden from 1966-1972 with whom he had three children: Naomi Christina Biden, Hunter Biden and Beau Biden. His second wife Jill Biden...

These hang in the commons to show seniors commitments to college, tech schools, and the military.

Pirates Onto New Adventures

Senior Pirates move on to the next phase of their lives
by Eva Rogers, Layout Editor March 2, 2021

Graduation is approaching fast and seniors are getting accepted into colleges and programs all over the place. The college banners have started to be put up in the commons so the seniors can proudly show...

Officer Jason received a crisis intervention award  while on call

Keeping It Calm and Cool

SRO wins an award for handling a crisis situation on a call
by Alija Ernst, Content Manager March 2, 2021

Officer Jason Love received a CIT award after dealing with a crisis situation. The CIT award stands for Crisis Intervention Team Training Award, which is given to an officer after they deal with a crisis...

Social Media Usage

Social Media Usage

Has social media taken over our lives?
by Danny Schneider, Polls Coordinator February 24, 2021

Social media has become relevant in all of our lives. Sometimes people don't even realize how long they have been on social media apps like TikTok or Instagram. Media in general is important to us because...

Rosario Murillo visiting Notre Dame's campus!

Q&A: Rosario Murillo and Her Full Ride to Notre Dame 

by Hamda Hamed, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

Q: What were your dreams of the future when you were young?      A: "When I was younger I knew I wanted to be somebody and do something. I knew that I wanted to go to college and graduate with a...

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