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Museum bowls through history

December 13, 2007

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St. Louis is known for its baseball, but there’s another sport that St. Louis has a rich history to offer. Read More »

Christmas and Chanukah Kirnukkah in the Kirn family

December 13, 2007

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On the first day of Kirnukkah my true love gave to me...Not the traditional line used for this song. Then again, Kirnukkah isn't the traditional holiday."Our holiday is so unique because our family is so unique," Senior Jamie Lang said. "We are creative, loud and outgoing. Whether we go out together or stay in for Kirnukkah, there is never a dull mome...

Family of four becomes closer after a devastating accident

November 15, 2007

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It was six in the morning and they were returning home from a family reunion in Outer Banks, N. C. Hindu music was playing softly in the front of the minivan as 17-year-old Murtaza Amir drove down U.S. Highway 64, headed toward home. His mother, Shabana, was sitting behind him, looking through the window, gazing at the beautiful sunrise. His little sister,...

Stepanek finds passion, a future in acting

November 15, 2007

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Getting up on stage is something most people don’t enjoy. Students don’t like speaking in public, or sharing their thoughts. These things however, are just something that doesn’t phase sophomore Tori Stepanek. Stepanek has been acting and doing plays since she was in kindergarten and saw her first play at just six months old. Getting comfortable and...

Spanish Club president Hickerson fulfills expectations

November 13, 2007

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Spanish Club President Vince Hickerson walks into a room of anxious members, puts his bag on a chair and opens a PowerPoint on the SmartBoard on Sept. 19. It’s 7:04 a.m.“Sorry I’m late,” he says, showing a little bit of nervousness. “Can we get started?” Read More »...

Family tradition is carried on by a younger generation

November 8, 2007

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It’s a Monday evening in late October as senior Natalie Dearing comes home from JoAnn’s Fabrics with an orange ball of yarn. The fall temperature is perfect, and it holds just enough inspiration for her to start crocheting again after three years off. The last time she crocheted, Dearing made a small baby blue blanket with purple fringe. Now, she...

Kennedy is diagnosed with a rare condition, but chooses to work to better the situation

November 8, 2007

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For sophomore Meghan Kennedy, Aug. 16 started off like any normal day. Read More »...

Figuero’s offers coffee, hot sauces to add flavor to the cafe

November 8, 2007

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Ashley Cole crouches in a corner as she attempts to connect a phone jack to a wall. Read More »

Coffey finds outlet for musical passion in the violin

October 11, 2007

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When McKay Coffey was little it was common to see him sneaking around his older brother’s violin. And when he would pluck the strings to see how they sounded, it was also common for his brother to get mad. Ever since those days of childish games, Coffey has had a passion for music and the violin.“I always looked up to him,” Coffey said. “He...

Leadership must set high bar for those to come

October 11, 2007

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On Homecoming night, I walked into what use to be the smelly wrestling room and was surprised to see people watching Grease, Read More »...

Nichols gets ready for campaign

October 11, 2007

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Imagine planning a statewide political campaign. Now imagine balancing several extracurricular activities, honors classes and a social life on top of that campaign, all during a senior year of high school. Welcome to the life of Ali Nichols. Read More »...

Dalton serves in military while teaching

October 4, 2007

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The phone rings. Chris Dalton picks it up, listens, and sighs. “Is this 100 percent?” “Yes sir.” Read More »