GACs conclude the track season

Anna Gingrich

May 19, 2011

Last week, the girls track team participated in the finale of the season - GACs, or the Gateway Athletic Conference. “This past week, both the goys and girls teams competed in the GAC South Conference meet and earned quite a few medals,” said Coach Travis Wilson. “The girls team boasts several co...

Girls do not place in Eureka, GACs approaching

Anna Gingrich

May 5, 2011

The track season is coming to a close, and the girls team is preparing for the coming GAC’s. The team ran in a meet at Eureka last week but did not place. “There were somewhere between 15 and 17 teams there, so it was competitive. Also, the first day was rained out so they skipped all of the pr...

Relay team’s youngest member shares success

Anna Gingrich

April 21, 2011

The girls track team and its success is due to the talent and dedication of its members. One of these members is sophomore Destinee Corrigan. She is the only sophomore on the team that is a permanent runner in the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 races. “I really enjoy track because of my friends; they are wh...

Review: ‘Not Your Birthday’

Anna Gingrich

April 15, 2011

The song by All Star Weekend called “Not Your Birthday” is going to be featured in the Disney Original Movie, “Prom.” Personally, I think this song is great. Even though the movie is taking place in a high school prom setting and the song involves a lot of “partying” that is otherwise reserved...

Goals reached for girls track

Anna Gingrich

April 14, 2011

The girls track team concluded another great meet last night at the St. Charles West Invitational track meet, according to Coach Travis Wilson. “Overall, many of the athletes improved their times, heights and distances, but finished just outside the medals,” said Coach Wilson. There were many g...

Berck leads team at track invitational

Anna Gingrich

April 8, 2011

This past week, the varsity and junior varsity track teams competed in the Fort Zumwalt West Invitational. The weather was better than the last meet they ran in the snow, and so were the results. “Winning gold in the 400m run was senior Allie Berck,” Coach Travis Wilson said. “A’lanesha McFarl...

Girls perform well at their meets

Anna Gingrich

April 1, 2011

Last weekend, the Spartan track team competed at the Washington University meet. Despite the snow and harsh conditions, the team still performed well. The women’s track team placed sixth out of 14 teams. “Haley Decker placed third pole vaulting at a height of 7'6", the team of Allison Berck, De...

New coach for the new season

Anna Gingrich

March 24, 2011

The girls track team this season is under new direction, Coach Travis Wilson. He was solely the boys coach last year. Last year’s girl coach, Coach Andrea Mannino, has taken time off to spend with her daughter for this season. “I pursued the opportunity to unify both the men's and women's teams. Pr...

Teacher of the year announced

Anna Gingrich

January 28, 2011

The Teacher of the Year induction has once again come to pass. Announced last Wednesday, the teacher of the 2010-2011 school year is Mr. Scott Thorpe. The three finalists were Mr. Thorpe, Mr. David Range and Mrs. Erin Thurston. The way the process works is as follows: a teacher decides that one of his or...

Christmas cupcakes

December 13, 2010


Story of the song

Anna Gingrich

December 9, 2010

Do you ever listen to those songs that cause a flashback which you weren’t anticipating? Do you know the feeling it gives you when you say, “Oh my gosh, I haven’t heard this song in forever!” Granted that the song you’re hearing is a good one, there is nothing better than being reunited wi...

The privilege of the party playlist

Anna Gingrich

December 2, 2010

My sister has turned me on to an artist which I never thought could produce music that would interest me in the least. However, I have been proven wrong. Katy Perry has seriously turned it out. I can truly say that with this mainstream kick going on, this is the only album I would even consider wasting m...

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