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SCHS Now

The student news source of St. Charles High School

SCHS Now

The student news source of St. Charles High School

SCHS Now

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Preparing for Finals

by Benton Dietrich, Photo Editor January 10, 2022

Finals week can be foreboding and scary to many of the students at any school around the country. Finals being many important tests that can intensely affect your grade, it can understandably be stressful...

A Few More Days for Mental Rest

A Few More Days for Mental Rest

by Benton Dietrich, Photo Editor December 9, 2021

During a meeting on November 11th the board of education of our school district made a decision to amend the current schedule for our school year. They proposed the decision to remove Monday, Dec. 20 and...

The Life of an Honors Student

The Life of an Honors Student

by Waverly Boock, Copy Editor December 7, 2021

Q: Do your parents play a role in you being an honors student? EG: I think they definitely did at first. Both of my sisters were way overachievers, so I just kinda felt like I had to do that too....

Yearbook pictures of Jeff walker (left) in his first year as Head Principal of SCHS and (right) of Walker in the 2020 school year.

Captain of Ship Lands Ashore

by Colton Schroer, Broadcast Liaison December 6, 2021

Dealing with kids in education is one thing, but running a high school as a principal is another. Head Principal Jeff Walker is officially retiring after the 2020-2021 school year after 28 long years in...

Lydia Holterman volunteers at SCHS blood drive.

Blood Drive Success

by Annie Hanks, Content Manager November 16, 2021

The St. Charles High School blood drive took place on Tuesday, Oct. 26, with the donation times lasting from 9a.m.-12:45p.m. and taking place in the main gym. The partner with StuCo for the blood drive...

The new turf on the field at SCHS

New Turf at SCHS

by Colton Schroer, Broadcast Liaison November 8, 2021

As fall sports come to a close, one thing is for certain, the turf on the field is much cleaner and nicer. It is brighter and it pops out a lot better than the warm down turn that was previously there. "It...

Masks become optional for the St. Charles School District

Masking Rules

by Waverly Boock, Copy Editor October 25, 2021

On Oct. 14, the St. Charles School district had a board meeting, which discussed the topic of mask requirements. They came to the decision that for grade levels 9-12, masks would be optional. Masks are...

SCHS Marching Band performs at the Homecoming assembly

Changes for Marching Band

by Annie Hanks, Content Manager October 18, 2021

SCHS’ marching band is voluntary this year, which caused the numbers to go down. This ensures the marching band is full of people who want to be there, which makes productivity skyrocket. Sean Bippen,...

This year all district buildings are getting new lights.

Let It Shine

by Elias Newberry, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

Ever since the district administration decided to upgrade the lights throughout the building, they’ve saved the school money and they have one new feature compared to the old standard lights. These LED...

Creative Writing Club in Ms. Ramseys classroom

A Poetic Pandemic

by Madeline Kratzer, Staff Writer October 9, 2021

Creative Writing Club is located in Ms. Ramsey’s room, A(206), and they meet from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM. The main focus of the Creative Writing Club is to showcase the talents, artworks and creativity of...

Not Just Another Year

Not Just Another Year

by Lilian Sasso, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

Homecoming is a lot of students' favorite part of the year and for most of the students here at SCHS they haven’t had a homecoming. Homecoming will be Saturday, Oct. 9 on the front lawn, from 7-10 p.m....

Its not a furry thing

COVID vs. Mental Wellbeing

by Ria McGowen, Online Editor October 4, 2021

Many things came from the mass spread of COVID-19 all across the world. Time spent at home has had lasting effects on students, teachers, and people as a whole. Quarantine was individualized for everyone.  “I...

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