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Students react to Osama bin Laden’s death

Brendan Kinnison May 5, 2011

In light of the recent news on Osama bin Laden, students and teachers around school have been expressing their thoughts on the matter. “It was about time they got him. It’s beyond me how one person...

Review: ‘Faith (When I Let You Down)’

Brendan Kinnison May 5, 2011

On April 29, Taking Back Sunday released its latest EP which is a preview of what is to come on its new album. The new album entitled “Taking Back Sunday” has a release date of June 28. The songs included...

Wi-Fi to be installed across district

Brendan Kinnison May 3, 2011

The Board of Education has approved a plan to improve the Internet throughout the district by replacing all existing wireless points and by expanding the network within. In a vote that took place at the...

Chick-fil-A campers awarded with sandwiches for a year

Brendan Kinnison April 15, 2011

On April 13, 2011, a crowd gathered at the newly established St. Peters Chick-fil-A on Mid Rivers Mall Drive. It began to gather on Wednesday morning around 6 a.m. in preparation for the Thursday 5:30...

Precautions help to prevent passing out

April 8, 2011

On April 4, the Student Council held its annual blood drive. During the drive students who volunteer give blood to Red Cross representatives that set up shop in the small gym, but giving blood can have...

District makes cuts to the budget

Brendan Kinnison February 24, 2011

Recently, the district voted to spend on a reduced budget next year. As such, the district will also be reducing its spending in the next fiscal year. The changes include teacher, employee and program...

Progress reports distributed, college visits under way

Brendan Kinnison February 24, 2011

On Monday, Feb. 14, progress reports were released to students in the district. Students without a first hour could pick theirs up in the guidance office. The progress reports were released late in the...

Board elections approaching

Brendan Kinnison February 24, 2011

On April 5, the Board of Education will have three open seats. A vote shall be cast in order to fill the opening seats. Incumbents Mike Hoehn, Mike Sommer and Mark Lafata could possibly be vacating their...

The good things in life

Brendan Kinnison December 10, 2010

Throughout my blog I have focused on the more negative aspects of human nature. This week I have decided to write something a bit more positive. I want to write about the good people. We all know one...

Overwhelming greed

Brendan Kinnison December 3, 2010

Greed is a substantial part of human nature, a part that which seems to rear its ugly head and make itself more prominent around this time of year. Those people who give just to expect something in return...

Review: ‘Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys’

Brendan Kinnison November 21, 2010

My Chemical Romance will release their newest album entitled “‘Danger Days: The True Lives of The Fabulous Killjoys“ on Nov. 22, 2010; quite frankly it is the best record I have ever heard. Forget...

Scholars continue to fail

Brendan Kinnison November 19, 2010

Today we are going to talk about something is not directly related to human nature, but is more of a right of passage or proving ground for scholars. Grades are a common part of the school system, they...

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