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Pandemic of the Mind

Pandemic of the Mind

Landyn Goldberg April 27, 2020

Stay at home orders have been issued for states and cities all across the United States, including Missouri. This is putting people in situations where they are advised to only leave for essential tasks....

Stuck at Home

Stuck at Home

Landyn Goldberg April 7, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, schools in Kansas City, Mo., closed after Mayor Quinton Lucas issued a stay-at-home order for all of Kansas City, suggesting all people stay at home unless they need to partake...

On the court, senior Byron Alexander dribbles the past a defender from Park Hill South High School Jan. 15. The players agree that a big part of their success is due to the good relationships they have with each other. “I just feel like we have really good chemistry on and off the court and it definitely helps us when we play against tougher opponents.” said Alexander.

Boys Basketball Making History

Cassie Ford April 6, 2020

The boys varsity basketball team had their most successful season yet by going the furthest in school history. “We became the first Staley team to win the William Jewell Tournament and C.W. Stessmen...

Mark Your Calendar

State law affects school start and end dates
Landyn Goldberg March 26, 2020

School will look different in the future, as the 2020-21 school year brings change for schools in the state of Missouri. Schools can now no longer start two weeks prior to Labor Day. This rule isn’t...

Dealing with Diagnosis

Dealing with Diagnosis

Juniors stays positive, despite getting two auto-immune diseases
March 26, 2020

One of the aspects of high school is figuring out what you want to do when you graduate. But, junior Molly Hoffecker already had a plan for college after high school. She wanted to attend the United States...

At his desk, junior Keagan Kooi puts the finishing touches on a new pair of shoes. “It’s something I enjoy doing. I think it’s cool to put your own personal touch on a pair of shoes,” said Kooi.

Kooi’s Cool Kicks

Student customizes shoes in unique way
Charlie Warner March 26, 2020

People express themselves through the clothes they wear and customizing their clothes is a unique way to stand out. Junior Keagan Kooi took up a new hobby in customizing his shoes using different...



Vending machines shut down
Jack Warner January 30, 2020

Getting a snack, drink or gum from the vending machines during class is no longer an option. The vending machines will not be on during school from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. This change was caused when staff raised...

Winn's Legacy

Winn’s Legacy

Student-favorite teacher leaves Staley
Landyn Goldberg January 30, 2020

As the school enters the latter half of its twelfth year open, one of the Staley original teachers has left. Foods, interior and fashion design teacher Christian Winn had her last day Jan. 10. The day...

Hats Off to a New Year

Confusion Surrounding Staley Hat Policy
Landyn Goldberg January 30, 2020

Students have been seen wearing hats and beanies more inside the school, which has lead some to wonder if there has been a policy change. While the rule has not been changed, principal Larry Smith, Ed.D....

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