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World’s of Fun’s Winterfest Begins

World’s of Fun’s Winterfest Begins

Jen Hulen, Staff

December 19, 2017


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            Worlds of Fun brings cheer to the park for the first time with the first ever “WinterFest.” Thousands of lights turn the park into a winter wonderland. Guests can watch live shows, do holiday activities such as ice skating, decorating...

Falcon Time Changes

Haylee Roberts, Editor-In-Chief

December 13, 2017


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           Students are required to go to their homeroom classes for the rest of this semester during Falcon Time, and many are confused about the reasoning behind this change. Due to the way reset days are scheduled toward the end of the semester, administration found it nece...

Let’s get Spooky

Christopher Spry, Staff

October 25, 2017


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STTV held its annual live media marathon Oct. 7. The media marathon is a 12-hour fundraiser held on a Saturday from noon to midnight to raise money for trips, new equipment and food for events and parties. STTV adviser Janet Sobbe has students put it together and run it all on their own. “It’s a really good way for m...

Masked BB Shooters Injure Cross Country Runners

Masked BB Shooters Injure Cross Country Runners

Emilie Kerr, Reporter

October 18, 2017


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     While the boys cross country team was running their normal route in the Highland Acres neighborhood Oct. 17, they heard popping sounds just as they realized they were being shot with BB guns by a carload of masked people. Because of the masks, the runners were unable to identify t...

New Flock Leader

Paxton Donaldson, Staff

October 11, 2017


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Competitive. Positive. Strategic. Funny. Confident. These are some of the traits that the new principal Larry Smith said describe him. He is eager to take part in the school’s culture, but he also has goals for the school. “Having a culture that is again student led and student driven and that strives to be the best, and that’s in anything,...

‘The People Make Staley Great’

October 11, 2017


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In August of 2008, Staley High School opened its doors for the first time.  There were dignitaries, men in parachutes jumping out of a plane and fanfare.  This was all done to celebrate the new multi-million dollar school in the North Kansas City School District.  This new school would...

To The Moon & Back

To The Moon & Back

Jack Warner, Staff

October 11, 2017


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Homecoming was a highly anticipated event. Student Council worked from the start of the school year to well after the dance was over Sept. 23, and it had the biggest dance turnout in school history. This theme was “To the Moon and Back.” The whole lower PE hallway leading to the gym was blacked...

What’s All The Hype?

What’s All The Hype?

Alexa Schulte, Staff

October 11, 2017


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Hype videos are quickly becoming popular, and junior Pierson Beaulieu has been creating them for each varsity football game. Each game has a theme for the student section, and her videos try to match each of the themes. “When making my videos, I try to think, ‘How enjoyable can I make the video?’...

High ‘Lite” of The Week

High ‘Lite” of The Week

Dawson Parks, Staff

October 11, 2017


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Award winning varsity football head coach Philip Lite won the K.C. Chiefs coach of the week award.  Lite won the award after leading his team to 22-15 win against the undefeated Fort Osage high school. This made Staley the No. 2 class 5 team in the state. “Personally, this is more of a team...

National Award Winning Baton Twirler

Makenzie Hooton, Staff

September 27, 2017


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Down on the football field, among the band and the Diamonds, is sophomore Averi Clement. She’s not there to play an instrument or toss a flag; Clement is a baton twirler-- the only one in the school. Clement said she always knew she had a knack for baton twirling even at a young age. She said when she was younger her sister got a toy for Christmas tha...

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