Staley News

Ashley Beffa Graduation Speech

Ashley Beffa Graduation Speech

May 11, 2017


Filed under News, People Of Staley

Family, friends, faculty, and distinguished guests, Do you remember your first day of kindergarten? I went to school with a neon pink Barbie back pack, my hair in pig tails, and my older sister by my side. My parents had no problem sending me to kindergarten, now as I look back and realize that they...

Hannah Mountz Graduation Speech

Hannah Mountz Graduation Speech

May 11, 2017


Filed under News, People Of Staley

So it’s finally here. The countdown on all of our phones reached zero and we get to walk across the stage to receive a sheet of paper that represents 13 years of our lives. Today marks our freedom. Freedom from sitting at a desk, listening to a teacher lecture for 90 minutes at a time, and do endless...

Hannah Long Graduation Speech

Hannah Long Graduation Speech

May 11, 2017


Filed under News, People Of Staley

Dear freshman self, This stinks. You don’t really know how to act, everything is so foreign and different, and you seem to be doing everything wrong. It seems like there’s this current pulling you deeper and deeper into this wide, vast, unknown ocean and you can’t stop it. All your teachers...

Young Journalists Learn Consequences of Field

Maddy Benda, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2017


Filed under News

     Students traveled to the University of Missouri campus in Columbia, Mo., for the 48th Annual Scholastic Journalism Day on March 29.  Students arrived and entered Jesse Hall where they started their day by listening to the keynote speaker, John Beaudoin.      &nb...

‘Romeo and Juliet’

‘Romeo and Juliet’

March 17, 2017


Filed under News

Text-A-Tip Takes New Form

Text-A-Tip Takes New Form

Jessica Jordan

March 17, 2017


Filed under News

The Text-A-Tip line is coming to an end and being replaced by an app called P3 that follows the same format. This change comes as an effort to make the report line more accessible for students. “The concept is that kids are so used to using, and people in general anymore with smartphones, having...

School Start Times

School Start Times

Kyla Gaines

March 17, 2017


Filed under News

Whenever a person does not get enough sleep at night, they are as impaired as a person driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent, which is illegal in the state of Missouri, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Many students believe starting school later would increase the number of hours...

Ability Arts Festival

Ability Arts Festival

Kyla Gaines

March 11, 2017


Filed under News

The Ability Arts Festival was an opportunity for the Goals students to connect with kids from other schools and to show off their special skills. This annual event was held for students around the North Kansas City area. The festival was held at North Cross United Methodist Church, March 9 and was sponsored...

Upcoming AP Art Show

Upcoming AP Art Show

Emilie Kerr, Reporter

March 8, 2017


Filed under News

With 20 more blocks to go, AP Studio Art students are working to complete their portfolios. Among several other art classes, AP Studio Art is the college level art class. “I would recommend it for artists that want to push themselves,” senior Valerie Chandler said. “Mrs. Cox pushes us on the...

Media Marathon Recap

Media Marathon Recap

Maddy Benda, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2017


Filed under News, STTV

STTV students spent their Saturday in school on a four-day weekend to raise money and bond as a staff. They began broadcasting live at noon on Feb. 18 and ended their broadcast at midnight. Sophomore Jacob Dyke worked the media marathon the full 12 hours. “It was fun at first, annoying in the...

The News Site of Staley High School
News