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Organic vs. Conventional

Organic vs. Conventional

Jack Warner, Staff

January 18, 2019

People who shop at grocery stores are likely aware of the revered organic food industry, and probably have varied thoughts on the subject. Whether they think organic food is healthier, more economically friendly, better tasting or a fad, most can agree that organic food is more expensive. Granted, if...

Good Nutrition is Their Mission

Good Nutrition is Their Mission

Alexa Schulte, Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2018

As a part of a health initiative, the English Language Learning department makes smoothies for the student body. Their goal was to get healthy snacks to students instead of junk food from the vending machines. “The smoothies are something that will maybe hold their hunger a little bit better than...

Get to Know the Top 5

Get to Know the Top 5

Kayla Pospisil, Staff

September 27, 2018

Search To Success

Search To Success

Haylee Roberts, Editor-In-Chief

May 9, 2018

            Only one Staley student was accepted to Project Search, senior Corbin Sampson. The program can change his life by giving him an opportunity to explore various occupations throughout a hospital and find employment. “When I was first...

Moving up and Moving out

Moving up and Moving out

December 20, 2017

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...

#FutureBoss

Bailey Kinder

October 11, 2017

After competing at state, Junior Jack Roberts earned a spot a Future Business Leaders of America nationals in Springfield, Mo.  Roberts, along with 12 others, went to state in Introduction to Financial Math, business communication and Management Information System.  "We had 19 FBLA state...

National Award Winning Baton Twirler

Makenzie Hooton, Staff

September 27, 2017

Down on the football field, among the band and the Diamonds, is sophomore Averi Clement. She’s not there to play an instrument or toss a flag; Clement is a baton twirler-- the only one in the school. Clement said she always knew she had a knack for baton twirling even at a young age. She said when she was younger her sister got a toy for Christmas tha...

Young Tennis Player Takes Top Spot

Alexa Schulte, Staff

September 15, 2017

     The No. 1 varsity girls’ tennis player is freshman Claire Thimgan. In her first tournament, Claire took first place in the Lee’s Summit North Tournament, playing against Lee’s Summit North in the Championship for A singles. While this was her first tournament win for Staley,...

Ashley Beffa Graduation Speech

Ashley Beffa Graduation Speech

May 11, 2017

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

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...

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