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News Briefs: Winter Guard, Student Choice Awards, Band Competition

News Briefs: Winter Guard, Student Choice Awards, Band Competition

By Sydney Wise and Ashya Roberson
March 10
Filed under News, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

Winter Guard Season Winter Guard started off their season with two second-place wins, something they weren’t quite expecting. From losing members to having money issues, the season wasn’t looking great in their eyes toward the beginning. They expected to do better, but they’re still hoping to do w...

Face Off: Drawstring Bags vs Book Bags

Face Off: Drawstring Bags vs Book Bags

September 21
Filed under Newspaper, Opinions, Paper Day, Showcase

THE CHOICE THAT REALLY HAS YOUR BACK High schoolers carry a lot. We’re expected to lug around notebooks, textbooks, pencils, homework, lunchboxes and other cumbersome school supplies. To achieve this feat, we’ve been graced with the invention of the backpack: a mid-sized cloth vessel in which ...

Preparations for the Annual KOE Picnic Begin

Preparations for the Annual KOE Picnic Begin

By Ethan Slaughter
March 25
Filed under News, Showcase

Since January, KOE has been getting ready for their annual picnic. This year, the picnic will be held during sixth and seventh hour on Friday, May 6. In order to get ready for the event, KOE sponsors Kristen Johnson and Lindsey Scheller have been spending months ordering food and inflatables and planning...

Hard to Realize, Harder to Forget

Hard to Realize, Harder to Forget

By Claire Boenitz, Newspaper Staffer
February 26
Filed under Showcase, The Big Topic

The summer following her freshman year was, for Sarah*, the beginning of something beautiful. Until it wasn’t. At the age of 14, she entered an eight-month relationship in which she was emotionally blackmailed, abused and raped multiple times. It took until after her relationship had ended to reali...

The Hot Topic Of Print or Cinema?

The Hot Topic Of Print or Cinema?

February 17
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Some die-hard fans insist on reading books before seeing movies, but is the difference really significant enough to count?

Boys Golf Season Kicks Off

By Jacob Lintner
March 31
Filed under Boys Golf, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Spring Sports

The Boys Golf season started up with their first meet at Fort Zumwalt South. The team is made up of a total of 13 members: two freshmen, six sophomores, one junior and four seniors. Following the FZS meet, the team will have eight more meets and three tournaments, including GACs, Districts and Sectionals ...

Girls Golf Season Begins Again

Girls Golf Season Begins Again

By keeganschuster
March 31
Filed under Girls Soccer, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Spring Sports, Varsity

The Varsity Girl’s Soccer team began their season last week with one of their toughest competitors of the season against Incarnate Word Academy. The weather conditions were not in their favor, for it rained off and on continuously throughout the game. “I think when you have weather conditions lik...

Matt Dunn Works for Upcoming Season

Matt Dunn Works for Upcoming Season

By Garret Griifin
March 31
Filed under Boys Tennis, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Spring Sports, Varsity

For senior and three-year State tennis competitor Matt Dunn, this tennis season doesn’t end after high school.  Instead, his season is year-round as he continues to work on the focus and determination needed to succeed in college level tennis at the University of Nebraska Omaha. “I’m just gonn...

Q and A with the Stock Triplets

Q and A with the Stock Triplets

By ryansparks
March 4
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

Q: Which one of you is the funniest? Erin: “Grant, because he says random stuff all of the time and he’s kind of immature which makes him really funny.” Grant: “Me. I would say because I’m usually random with jokes and stuff so it just makes them laugh.” Kira: “Probably Grant becaus...

Girl Moves from Ukraine to Missouri

Girl Moves from Ukraine to Missouri

By sashakaganov
March 4
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

As senior Valerie Udovenko drives in her blue Toyota Yaris every day to school, she sees the quiet peaceful suburbs with similar homes lined up in her neighborhood. Eight years ago, she would be getting ready to go to school in her small town of Horlivka, Ukraine. Some days, even leaving her home would be a questio...

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