Staley News

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....

World’s of Fun’s Winterfest Begins

World’s of Fun’s Winterfest Begins

Jen Hulen, Staff

December 19, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

            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


Filed under News, Top Stories

           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


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Stories

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


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Stories

     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


Filed under Feature, Staff, Top Stories, Top Stories

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


Filed under Feature, Magazine, Teachers Of Staley, Top Stories, Top Stories

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...

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