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The news site of Staley High School

Staley News

The news site of Staley High School

Staley News

A Second For Jazz

A Second For Jazz

Ellia Mytsa January 25, 2024

The Emeralds competed in their first two competitions of the year: the KC Classic and Lee’s Summit North Regional contest. In the the KC Classic at Liberty High School Dec. 9, the team earned second...

By Joey Taylor

Review: ‘Five Nights At Freddy’s’

Joey Taylor, Graphic Designer/Reporter December 1, 2023

  It would be an understatement to call “Five Nights at Freddy’s” a successful horror franchise. With eight games and a ninth on the way, 28 books and now a feature length film, this...

Group photo

Foreign Exchange Students Share Experiences

Rory Freyermuth, Writer/Copy editor November 6, 2023

Bastian Knoblach, 12 What do your friends call you?  “Bastian.”  What is your home country?  “Germany.”  What languages do you speak?  “German, English, French.”  Why...

Graphic By Joey Taylor

Distracted Driving: The End Of An Epidemic?

Raegan Proudfit, Reporter October 19, 2023

     In an attempt to end distracted driving, Missouri lawmakers have put in place a new law. Aug. 28, the ‘Hands-Free Law’  was passed that stated that any driver using...

The first female NFL coach Collette V. Smith speaks to the student body an assembly Sept 8.

First Female NFL Coach Visits School

Raegan Proudfit, Reporter September 25, 2023

“Be the leader you want to follow.” The student body repeated those words back to the first Black female NFL coach. Collette V. Smith coached for the New York Jets in 2017. Smith spoke during an...

Back Row: Bayli Wolfer, Annie Johnson, Christina Black, Alana Romey, Alicia Cantwell, Ava Pickens, Danielle Deterding, Annamarie Malena
Front Row: Mia Sollars, Amira Cash, Eliana Brannlund, Julia Lipp, Keirra Reaves, McKenna Armstrong, Hannah Sheer, Taylar Thomas

Homecoming ’23: Meet The Queen Candidates

September 18, 2023

Get to know your top 16 Homecoming Queen nominees. Seniors can vote on Canvas for the top five. Voting for top five ends Wednesday, and they will be crowned at lunch Thursday. The Homecoming Queen will...

Every Falcon Has A Story 2023

Every Falcon Has A Story 2023

June 10, 2023

The following stories were produced by student journalists in the introductory journalism classes, Journalism 1 and Journalism 1 Photography. For these stories, each student closed their eyes and randomly...

Senior Hunter Staley at fall sports media day

Learning To Stand Up

Jenna Bahm June 10, 2023

After facing bullying most of his middle school years, senior Hunter Staley said he never understood why. Staley said bullying left memories he has not forgotten that truly affected him. “In the seventh...



Abigail Ritchie June 10, 2023

School clubs, groups, and activities are all in junior Alana Romey's schedule, but she also skydives – sort of. For about a year now, she's been indoor skydiving at iFLY with her father and younger sister. Romey's...

Alena Nelson

The Athlete Behind The Athletes

Matt Cheney June 10, 2023

     Growing up playing sports, athletic trainer Alena Nelson said she always knew she wanted to be an athletic trainer. She had a passion for sports and was dedicated to helping others...

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