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Service Sisters

Service Sisters

Makenzie Hooton, Staff

May 23, 2018


Filed under Feature, News

    For students, finding time for community service hours can prove difficult. However, for sisters senior Imani and sophomore Nia Daniels, it’s like second nature. Their parents are involved with the youth programs at Hope Center KC, a nonprofit Christian organization that helps...

Running Into The Record Books

Running Into The Record Books

Paxton Donaldson, Staff

May 23, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories, Women's Sports

     A 12thplace finish at cross country state this fall didn’t satisfy sophomore Alex Hamre. So, on April 19, she broke the 3200-meter school record at Rockhurst.      Hamre said she had immediately known she had broken the record, because near the end of the race, co...

Too Many Cars, Not Enough Space

Too Many Cars, Not Enough Space

Jack Warner, Staff

May 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Stories

     The large lot of asphalt that student’s cars call home for the seven-plus hours that students are in school is a big topic of conversation. From the high velocity of the vehicles once the bell rings at 2:30 p.m. to the very limited space, students have expressed strong opinions...

You’re My ‘Bro-Model’

You’re My ‘Bro-Model’

Alexa Schulte, Staff

May 17, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories

     Growing up in a family of six, brothers Carson and Mason Gates played on the same high-school tennis team for the first time this season. In previous years, Carson played high-school tennis with his older brother Ethan Gates, who graduated in 2017.       “I enjoy being on...

Our Planet Is Dying

Alexa Schulte

March 14, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

Our Earth is sick. The planet is running a fever, and it's not coming down. Earth's temperature is rising, and climate change is real, whether you choose to believe it or not. There is proof all around us that the Earth's temperature is changing. Due to human activity, the Earth is gradually warming,...

#NationalWalkoutDay

#NationalWalkoutDay

Christopher Spry, Reporter

March 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Stories

Students gathered together today for a schoolwide walkout in remembrance of the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, one month ago. The walkout lasted 17 minutes to honor the 17 victims who died in the shooting. During the walkout, a moment of sil...

Sadness and Regret

Emilie Kerr, Staff

January 5, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

     Many teenagers look forward to getting their licenses when they turn 16. While there are known financial costs that come with driving, one sophomore has learned about the emotional costs as well.      “We were just driving and listening to music,” sophomore...

Moving up and Moving out

Moving up and Moving out

December 20, 2017


Filed under News, People Of Staley, Top Stories

For many seniors, the end of the semester means changing schedules to have easier classes and having one more semester until graduating. To senior Skyler Clark, it means beginning her life on her own.             “I knew I was ready to move...

Dribbling into the Season

Dribbling into the Season

Paxton Donaldson, Staff

December 20, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Women's Sports

For the first time since 2008, varsity girls’ basketball started the season off 5-1 with a plan to make it a successful basketball season. A successful season, according to assistant coach, David Fowler, is being competitive throughout the season and ending with a district title. “I think we have...

Winter Wonderland

Alexa Schulte, Staff

December 19, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Winter Wonderland was on Saturday, Dec. 9 and it has been an annual event put on by the Beta and Interact clubs for three years. Students in these clubs or those looking for community service hours volunteered by making holiday-themed carnival games for children to play. There was also a visit from Mrs....

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