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Spirit Traditions

Spirit Traditions

Jack Warner, Staff

September 29, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories

A school’s spirit and pride are built throughout many years of tradition. As students pack into the stands on a cold Friday night, dress up for spirit themes on Fridays, lead lighthearted Twitter wars online and document the travels of a “spirit stick,” it shows how 10 years of spirit are accumulating...

From One Falcon to Another

From One Falcon to Another

Alexa Schulte, StaleyNews Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2018


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A gift from the class of 2017, the Falcon’s Nest is a place for juniors and seniors to study in a quiet, comfortable place. “It’s an area that some alumni had a vision for. It’s a really nice area that has a lot of possibility,” said assistant principal Kevin Kooi. In the future, Kooi...

Takahashi Becomes American

Takahashi Becomes American

Alexa Schulte, StaleyNews Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2018


Filed under News, Teachers Of Staley, Top Stories, Top Stories

Moving to the United States at 4 months old was Manabu Takahashi, one of the art teachers. His parents moved to the United States from Japan for his dad’s job, relocating to St. Louis. “My parents were actually living in the United States before I was born, but they took me home to Japan because...

You’re My ‘Bro-Model’

You’re My ‘Bro-Model’

Alexa Schulte, Staff

May 17, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories

     Growing up in a family of six, brothers Carson and Mason Gates played on the same high-school tennis team for the first time this season. In previous years, Carson played high-school tennis with his older brother Ethan Gates, who graduated in 2017.       “I enjoy being on...

#NationalWalkoutDay

#NationalWalkoutDay

Christopher Spry, Reporter

March 14, 2018


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Students gathered together today for a schoolwide walkout in remembrance of the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, one month ago. The walkout lasted 17 minutes to honor the 17 victims who died in the shooting. During the walkout, a moment of sil...

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


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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...

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