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Party Like It’s 1983

Party Like It’s 1983

Alexa Schulte, StaleyNews Editor-In-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories

The boys cross-country team placed third at the Class 4 State competition this past weekend. The last time a team in the North Kansas City School District made it to the winners’ podium was 1983. “I was really excited, because I know we have had guys that did well individually, and that’s always...

Mixin’ Up the Match Ups

Mixin’ Up the Match Ups

Hailey Milliken

October 27, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories, Top Stories

As of fall of the 2018-2019 school year, the Missouri State High School Activities Association reclassified each Suburban Conference, and the school athletics has moved up from the Suburban White Conference to the Suburban Red Conference. “I think this a good move, because it’s certainly provided...

This Is Happening

Alexa Schulte, StaleyNews Editor-In-Chief

October 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Stories

Imagine feeling alone, as though no one understands, then one day someone on social media wants to be friends. Now, envision waking up in a cold, dark Cargo box. This is how many young people are currently being sold into human trafficking. “Human trafficking is always the exploitation of vulnerab...

You’re Somebody’s Type

You’re Somebody’s Type

Kara Morley, Staff

October 26, 2018


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

                The biannual blood drive is where dozens of students and staff donate their blood for those who need it. The blood is then sent to the Red Cross, a nonprofit organization that provides emergency assistance and disaster support. At the blood ...

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


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Stories

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


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Stories

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...

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