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School Start Times

School Start Times

Kyla Gaines

March 17, 2017


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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


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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


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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...

Running for Running Water

Running for Running Water

Kyla Gaines, Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under News, People Of Staley

     While 26.2 might be an odd number to most, to junior Chloe Childerston it is the exact number of miles she ran to provide running water for children in Africa. On Oct. 15, she ran her first full marathon equaling 26.2 miles, or 42K.  Although she doesn’t run cross country or...

Election 2016

Election 2016

Jessica Jordan, Multi-media Editor

February 7, 2017


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The looming 2016 election has caused controversy because the race is so close, and there are so many undecided voters. Many voters said they are undecided because they dislike and distrust the candidates, and they believe they are unfit to be president. Many voters are planning to vote Independent...

Movement for Meditation

Movement for Meditation

Leidy Venegas, Staff

February 5, 2017


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Meditation has been proven to help reduce anxiety and stress, and that is the main reason Spanish teacher Anna Maki- Birchler wants to start offering allschool meditating sessions. Students who are unaware of how to deal with anxiety and stress could find a way to deal with it through the practice...

Remembering Alayna

Remembering Alayna

February 1, 2017


Filed under News, People Of Staley

Freshman Alayna Shelley was funny, smart and had a great love for cats. She was born on June 12, 2002, along with her triplet sister and brother, Emma and Jack. She left behind a legacy of love, compassion and bravery. She fought a battle against acute lymphoblastic leukemia from March 10 to Dec....

#StrongerTogether KC

#StrongerTogether KC

Jessica Jordan

February 1, 2017


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Kansas City united with the nation and the world in the Women’s March on Washington to stand up for the rights of all women on Jan. 21. Several local news sources reported that there were 10,000 people in attendance, and police chief Darryl Forté confirmed there were more than 5,000 people in...

New Cross Country Course Under Construction

New Cross Country Course Under Construction

Hannah Zank, Reporter

December 20, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

With cross country ending in the fall, Coach Elisha Bears and seniors Casey Flynn and Tyler Collins have been working to build a course to use for practice and meets. “When the idea was first mentioned to the team, Tyler and I stepped up and started helping with the preparations,” said Flynn. Bears...

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