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Free College Credit For Being Bilingual

Lonyae Coulter, Staff

November 15, 2018


Filed under News

Students in the North Kansas City District now have the opportunity to earn an award called the Seal of Biliteracy. The Seal of Biliteracy is an award that recognizes graduating seniors who has reached a high level proficiency in another language. “First and foremost, it celebrates the fact that...

Party Like It’s 1983

Party Like It’s 1983

Alexa Schulte, StaleyNews Editor-In-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories

The boys cross-country team placed third at the Class 4 State competition this past weekend. The last time a team in the North Kansas City School District made it to the winners’ podium was 1983. “I was really excited, because I know we have had guys that did well individually, and that’s always...

Mixin’ Up the Match Ups

Mixin’ Up the Match Ups

Hailey Milliken

October 27, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories

As of fall of the 2018-2019 school year, the Missouri State High School Activities Association reclassified each Suburban Conference, and the school athletics has moved up from the Suburban White Conference to the Suburban Red Conference. “I think this a good move, because it’s certainly provided...

The Fog Remains

The Fog Remains

Jack Warner, Staff

October 27, 2018


Filed under News

An otherwise beneficial product could now be shortening lives of teenagers, E-Cigarettes were designed with the intention to give cigarette smokers a healthy alternative, according to The Washington Post. However, now the easily accessible products are in the pockets and sleeves of kids walking the hall...

This Is Happening

Alexa Schulte, StaleyNews Editor-In-Chief

October 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Stories

Imagine feeling alone, as though no one understands, then one day someone on social media wants to be friends. Now, envision waking up in a cold, dark Cargo box. This is how many young people are currently being sold into human trafficking. “Human trafficking is always the exploitation of vulnerab...

You’re Somebody’s Type

You’re Somebody’s Type

Kara Morley, Staff

October 26, 2018


Filed under News, Teachers Of Staley, Top Stories, Top Stories

                The biannual blood drive is where dozens of students and staff donate their blood for those who need it. The blood is then sent to the Red Cross, a nonprofit organization that provides emergency assistance and disaster support. At the blood ...

Know Your Rights

Rachael Mueller, Staff

October 26, 2018


Filed under News

In this day and age of #Never Again and #Me Too, students are taking a stand and fighting for what they believe in. That wouldn’t be possible without the First Amendment, which means U.S. citizens are guaranteed the freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly and petition. Therefore, knowing how and...

Teacher’s Corn Snake Missing in Action

Teacher’s Corn Snake Missing in Action

Kara Morley, Staff

October 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Stories, Teachers Of Staley

For roughly three months, Snek the snake roamed the halls, a student did not close the lid of the 2-year-old snake’s cage properly. Snek slithered out and traveled around the school for several weeks.  “He always comes back.” said Helwig. She was not worried about her snake. On July...

Clearing The Fog

Clearing The Fog

Hailey Milliken

September 30, 2018


Filed under Food, News

Dragon’s Breath is a popular dessert that's been making its way around social media because of its unique look. When eaten, it produces a smoke effect that comes out of the mouth and nose, so this entertaining visual makes it easily Instagramable and enjoyable for just about every age group. Senior...

Spirit Traditions

Spirit Traditions

Jack Warner, Staff

September 29, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories

A school’s spirit and pride are built throughout many years of tradition. As students pack into the stands on a cold Friday night, dress up for spirit themes on Fridays, lead lighthearted Twitter wars online and document the travels of a “spirit stick,” it shows how 10 years of spirit are accumulating...

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