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Crew of Xanadu

The view of the stage and basic set of the show.

by Ella Sulwer, Social Media Manager

March 11, 2020

  The spring musical Xanadu takes place this week, on March 12, 13, and 14. As opening night approaches, the cast and crew are mixing the worlds of lighting, acting, and costumes for the first time. Even though the actors and actresses are who the audience see up on stage, there couldn’t be...

Varsity Danceline

Danceline before they begin their kick line

by Jaymeson Frey, Reference Manager

March 9, 2020

Danceline performed at every single home basketball game's halftime, danceline had a different dance at every game.    

Beignet, Done That

Trip planners

by Jaymeson Frey, Reference Manager

March 5, 2020

The Band of Pirates spent Feb. 27-March 1 in New Orleans where they did things that ranged from playing for a clinician, to doing a swamp tour.  One of the things the band was watch a little local jazz band who plays for audiences of all ages. “My favorite part was going to Preservation ...

Wrestling goes to State

The girls wrestling team takes 4th place in the state.

by Joe Komadina, Photo Editor

February 21, 2020

STATE RESULTS The girls wrestling team tied for 4th in the whole state, while the boys team tied for 16th place. For the boys and girls team combined, this broke a record for the most medalists in school history. Individually, Justin Mowry took 3rd place. Caitlyn Thorne, Cassidy Head, and Sabrina...

Final Swim of the Season

Final Swim of the Season

by Ella Sulwer, Social Media Manager

February 19, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb.11 the swim team left school early and made their way to the St. Peter’s Rec Plex to compete in this year's girls swim GACs. While this was an exciting event for many, it was this year’s senior’s final swim of their high school career. Lanes, Heats and Meet Sheets. Senior Lily EcEwen and freshman Madison Adams write down their events on t...

Districts Success

Districts Success

by Joe Komadina, Photo Editor

February 14, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb. 4, DECA students won many awards and qualified most members for state competition, which will be held March 22-24 in Kansas City.  Senior Simon Fernandez and sophomore Jonni Rayburn got first and second respectively in Sports and Entertainment.  “When I saw that we swept the cate...

Playing as a Team

senior Sophia Marion believes the Lebanon competition was one of the best things to happen to the team

by Nathan Poteet, Web Designer

February 12, 2020

From Jan. 30 - Feb. 1, the girls varsity basketball team took a trip to Lebanon, Missouri, for a tournament. They played a total of three games, lost all three, but the girls seem to have improved much over that weekend.  Senior Sophia Marion felt that this competition was a game changer for them....

Traveling Thespians

Traveling Thespians

by Alex Wilson, Social Media Manager

February 4, 2020

On Jan. 8, theater students from SCHS went to the Missouri State Thespian Conference that was held in Kansas City. The Missouri State Thespian Conference (ThesCon) is a convention held in Kansas City for all Missouri Thespians, where students involve themselves in many theater-based workshops, includ...

Student Art Gallery

Student Art Gallery

by Alija Ernst, Content Manager

January 8, 2020

More Fish In The Sea

New swimmers Alaina Thomas, Molly Pieper, and Katie Black laugh together at practice on Dec. 3, while they started warming up.

by Ella Sulwer, Social Media Manager

December 6, 2019

The swim team this year is adjusting to many new things as they gear up for the upcoming season, including the loss of Autumn Looney, who graduated last year and currently swims for the University of Kansas. Another factor making this year different from past years is the size of the team. Many new ...

One for the Record Books

Thomas Doss finishes his record-setting run at Gans Creek Cross Country Course in Columbia

by Nicklas Johnston, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

The record books were rewritten after the cross country team competed at the State Championship on Nov. 9.  The highlight came from the boys’ race. Top runner Thomas Doss ended his career on a high note by setting a new school record, running the 5000 meter race in a time of 16:14. “I’m co...

Ending on a High Note

Band of Pirates performs their routine for competitions in O'Fallon on Sept. 7th.

by Alija Ernst, Content Manager

November 11, 2019

This year was the first year to have marching band be a volunteer activity instead of it being a class during the school day. According to Sean Bippen, the band director for SCHS, the season went really well for Bippen and the band staff.   “It was really pretty smooth. Our attendance was a lot better ...

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