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




by Colton Schroer, Content Manager November 3, 2022

Another season has wrapped up and put in the books for boys soccer. Their record sits at 13-13 after their final game in districts losing 2-1 against Orchard Farm. The boys worked hard to make a big impact...

Nate Maples races towards the finish line on Oct. 14

Cross Country Contestants

by Piper Ruebling, Online Editor November 1, 2022

Pirate cross country runners had a great season, with many awards given to the athletes across the weeks. Junior Nate Maples is among the athletes that has been having a successful season. Maples broke...

Breaking Records with Rackets

Breaking Records with Rackets

by Victoria Reinbold, Social Media Manager November 1, 2022

As the tennis season comes to an end, the Pirates girls tennis team has gone above and beyond any expectations as to what this season would look like. With the overall record for the team being 13-3...

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...

Pitcher Maddie Jackson standing in position before pitching.

One Pitch at a Time

by Melanie Mota-Luis, Staff Writer October 7, 2022

Maddie Jackson, a pitcher for the softball team, also plays in centerfield. Earlier this year, Jackson suffered a fracture in her right hand, making her unable to play softball.  “The doctor said...

Own Stamp on It

Own Stamp on It

by Ben Steinhauer, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

A touchstone event in the history of not only St. Charles High School but with egalitarian legislation of the United States as a whole was clinched with both a JV and varsity volleyball game against...

Senior Alyssa Birkenmeier stepping up to hit the tennis ball.

Women Taking Tennis Seriously

by Cadence Halliday, Copy Editor October 5, 2022

Coach Jonathan saw the vision of the girls tennis team. Before he started coaching girls tennis, the girls participated with the boys. As girls increased more than the boys, the girls wanted to start their...

New Captains in the Seat of Leadership

New Captains in the Seat of Leadership

by Colton Schroer, Content Manager October 3, 2022

The Esports team is back at it again with new overseers of the Overwatch and Smash teams: Allie Taschner and Ian Suhor. “Picking the new captain for Smash was a difficult decision knowing everyone...

Cheer performs at their Homecoming assembly

Bigger Team Increased Dreams

by Katrina Wilfong, Yearbook Conduit September 27, 2022

The Cheer team has always been small, but over the years it has grown tremendously. Compared to last year they had nine people on the team, this year they have about 12 people. The new members bring more...

Danceline performs at Homecoming halftime.

Jumping Back to Life

by Katrina Wilfong, Yearbook Conduit September 27, 2022

Two captains of the dance team are very talented in what they do. Senior Marissa Sipe is one of them. She can pull off flips that shock the crowd every time. She has been on the dance team for four...

Football players at practice on 9/7

One Team, One Dream, One Family

by Colton Schroer, Content Manager September 20, 2022

The SCHS Pirates roll into a new season this year with many goals on their mind; changing the culture of the team, grades, and most of all, pride. “My focus has been changing the culture of the...

The seniors on the varsity soccer team

Soccer Season Results

by Mackenzie Bufford, Staff Writer May 24, 2022

The girls varsity soccer team performed very well this season and had a record of 17-7-1. They played hard all season and continued to grow as players and as a team. The team has built on their success...

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