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Organic vs. Conventional

Organic vs. Conventional

Jack Warner, Staff

January 18, 2019


Filed under Food, News, People Of Staley, Top Stories

People who shop at grocery stores are likely aware of the revered organic food industry, and probably have varied thoughts on the subject. Whether they think organic food is healthier, more economically friendly, better tasting or a fad, most can agree that organic food is more expensive. Granted, if...

No Meat, No Problem

No Meat, No Problem

Kara Morley, Staff

January 12, 2019


Filed under Food, Lifestyles, News, Top Stories, Top Stories

    Being vegan and vegetarian are becoming increasingly popular. Demand for vegan and vegetarian food increased by 987 percent in 2017, according to international delivery service Just Eat. But, some people don’t know the difference between the two. Two students share their diets, restr...

Good Nutrition is Their Mission

Good Nutrition is Their Mission

Alexa Schulte, Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2018


Filed under Feature, Food, People Of Staley, Top Stories

As a part of a health initiative, the English Language Learning department makes smoothies for the student body. Their goal was to get healthy snacks to students instead of junk food from the vending machines. “The smoothies are something that will maybe hold their hunger a little bit better than...

Gymnasts Defeat Gravity and Signing Day

Gymnasts Defeat Gravity and Signing Day

Alexa Schulte, Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports, Top Stories

Two highly ranked gymnasts signed their letter of intent Nov. 14, seniors Evan Manivong and Victor Perez. Manivong signed with the University of Illinois and Perez signed with the University of Minnesota, both Division One schools.   “I was super excited and proud of myself that all my hard...

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 drive hosted by student council, about 60 students and staff s...

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