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System Update: District Enforces New Cell Phone Policy

System Update: District Enforces New Cell Phone Policy

Survey Shows Phone Ban Is Unpopular Among Students
Elyse Bredfeldt, Editor-In-Chief, Writer November 12, 2022

     The cell phone ban has its share of critics. In a survey of 204 students, 28% were in support of the policy, and 72% were against it. Phones were banned during class time, which has...

Disney Announces The Little Mermaid Remake

Disney Announces ‘The Little Mermaid’ Remake

New Remake Represents People Of Color
Fallyn Kowalski, Editor-In-Chief, Writer November 12, 2022

     When Disney first released “The Princess and the Frog,” I remember my mother vigorously decorating the bedroom my sister and I shared with all things princess Tiana, from a themed bedspread...

District Removes Books, Again

District Removes Books, Again

School District Pulls Eight New Books From Shelves
Lily Carmichael, Reporter November 4, 2022

     As the new school year starts, some titles have been removed from the school library. Missouri passed a bill in August banning "sexually explicit material" on school property.      If library...

Girls Golf Sends Two To State

Girls Golf Sends Two To State

Castro Places At State For The Fourth Time
Joe Smith, Reporter November 4, 2022

     After four-time state qualifier senior Jaylee Castro and junior Madison Zubeck competed Oct. 3 in the suburban conference championships, Castro became the back-to-back district champion...

English teacher McKay Lannigan pins Rays crown as other candidates and their banner holders cheer.

Caroline Ray Crowned Homecoming Queen

Queen Crowned By Retired Teacher
Elyse Bredfeldt, Editor In Chief, Copy Editor October 7, 2022

  During halftime in the varsity football game against Park Hill South High School Oct. 7, senior Caroline Ray was crowned 2022 homecoming queen. Retired social studies teacher Scott Anderson...

Homecoming 22: Meet The Queen Candidates

Homecoming ’22: Meet The Queen Candidates

Voters To Narrow Group To Top Five
September 26, 2022

Ximena Arnau What extracurricular and cocurricular activities are you involved in? Soccer, The Nest, Student Council, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Falcon Mentor Program What is one thing you...

Warners World: Favorite Albums From High School

Warner’s World: Favorite Albums From High School

Ranking Popular Music Released 2018 - 2022
Charlie Warner, Editor-In-Chief May 20, 2022

As the seniors get ready to graduate, I decided to look back on my favorite albums that came out each year of high school. These were my absolute favorites, which weren't always the most...

One Acts: Its A Full House

One Acts: It’s A Full House

Performances Directed By Students
Cassie Ford April 13, 2022

Five Theater IV students directed individual plays that they chose or wrote themselves, and they cast and directed their entire plays, known as One Acts. Unlike the fall or spring plays, they performed...

Custodians Role Extends Beyond Cleaning

Custodians’ Role Extends Beyond Cleaning

Crew Does Set Up, Tear Down, More
Zayne Reynolds, Reporter March 10, 2022

     School custodians have long been the force behind cleanliness in schools. Performing the hard tasks time and time again, they keep the building ready for students and staff. Despite...

Measuring a part with robotics coach Aaron Dalton, sophomore Luke Freyermuth observes the measurements. Freyermuth said that while creating a robot is a positive experience overall, it does require a time commitment. “It’s rewarding to complete a robot,” Freyermuth said. “It’s also a lot of work. You have to design it, build it, overcome any design challenges you might encounter.”

Millennium Falcons Work To Build Robot

Elyse Bredfeldt, Writer, Copy Editor March 1, 2022

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