Staley News

Not So (Para) Normal Novel

Marissa Hubbard, Reporter

May 8, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

As a young adult science fiction lover, when I first saw Paranormalcy by KierstenWhite book I couldn’t help, even though everyone says not to, but judge it by its cover. The cover screams stereotypical “Bella-like” female main character. I was, however, happily proven wrong when in the first few pa...

Hailey’s Top 5 Song Picks

Hailey Ladner, Reporter

May 8, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

#1 “Radioactive” by Imagine Dragons Starting with a little guitar playing and a light melody then adding some bass, electronic rock and dubstep to bring it to life, “Radioactive”, in my opinion, is the best song on the “Night Visions” album. “Radioactive” is the perfect song to listen...

Prom Theme Unmasked

Julianna Harrell, Reporter

April 12, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles

It’s that time of year again, prom. Prom is located at Bartle Hall and will be on April 27 at 8:00. The junior class officers and sponsors are in charge of the planning. “We did the talent show to raise money,” said junior sponsor Callie Juhl. According to Juhl the talent show raised over $1,600. The...

French Travels to DC

Julianna Harrell, Reporter

April 12, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles

25 French Club students are preparing to go to Washington D.C. on April 5 through April 8.   “The students were able to choose between New York, Chicago, and Washington DC,” said French teacher Vicki Barmann. “All cities have incredible French art.”   The students will be chaperoned by Substitute...

Student Starts Art Charity

Julianna Harrell, Reporter

April 12, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles

Keirceten Nelson is a sophomore who wants to make a change. She plans to make a charity that will raise money through artwork. The name for the charity has yet to be determined. The charity will sponsor a certain person for a certain number of months. The person will be anonymous but their story will...

New Action/Adventure Club Begins

Marissa Hubbard, Reporter

March 6, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

Paraprofessional Jake Hunter kicked off the new action/ adventure book club on Feb. 6 in the Special Events Center with 11 members for their first meeting. The book club will focus on what the group members would like to read. They hope to expand their range from simple, modern books to some of the classics. “I...

PowerSchool Introduces New Features

Destiny Wilborn, Reporter

March 6, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

Tracking a student’s academic progress with PowerSchool became a lot more in-depth on Jan. 22 when the software upgraded to include features that give students more details of grades, test scores, A+ status and class rank. “We’ve really improved a lot with the new update,” said central office...

The Month of Love

Hailey Ladner, Reporter

February 14, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

Gifts Most Often Given on Valentines Day (Allowing for multiple gifts given)   Candy 47.5 % Flowers 34.3 % Cards 52.1 % Jewelry 17.3 % Dining / Eating Out 34.6 % Clothing 14.4 % Gift Cards 12.6 % Other Gifts 11.2 % Every February 14, around the world,...

Special Olympics Shoots for a Good Season

Julie Hewitt, Editor

January 25, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles

Since December, the Special Olympics team has been practicing every Saturday. They had their first tournament on Jan. 12 at Belton. According to coach Pam Rohlfing, the team is actually split up into seven different teams and there are three Staley coaches: Rohlfing, Monte Harmon and Tammy Harmon. Rohlfing...

Have a Crush Soda

Julianna Harrell, Reporter

January 23, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is doing their second fundraiser of the year. Their first fundraiser was holiday cake pops. Now they are doing a crush fundraiser just in time for Valentine’s Day. The theme is “Send a Crush to your crush.” “You can put a label on a crush soda...

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