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Junior Mariah Javier prepares to dive. She and other divers may be in the same sport as swimmers, but their events use different skills.

Different strokes

Chloe Bockhorst and Jessica Fults January 17, 2019

Girls swimming continues to be in full swing, and nearly every day the announcements have news of their recent swimming accomplishments. However, unless one attends the events themselves, it can be easy...

Senior Brynlee Hendricks prepares to hit during a game. Hendricks was one of the girls who made it to state.

The journey to state

Carlie Connors, Yearbook editor October 23, 2018

Senior Brynlee Hendricks and junior Mackenzie Jones were new doubles partners this tennis season. After many wins, the girls made their way to state. The state tournament took place in Springfield on Oct....

Senior Jordan Merli prepares to serve. This is her third year on tennis, and first as a captain.

Strong beginning, stronger end

Carlie Connors, Yearbook editor October 9, 2018

As the end of the season approaches, girls tennis has had a lot of matches recently including their senior night and one of the biggest tournaments of the season. The district tournament was held on...

Fighting forward

Fighting forward

Chloe Bockhorst, Staff reporter April 11, 2018

Girl’s soccer has kicked off, and with strong challenges already coming their way. Varsity took a hard loss of 1-0 against Fort Zumwalt West on Tuesday, April 10th. Going into the game, they knew that...

Nina Siefert poses with her first tattoo. This tattoo represents her love of animals.

Old method, new expression

Chloe Bockhorst, Staff Reporter March 5, 2018

In years past, tattoos were widely frowned upon in a society more concerned with traditions. Currently, recent generations have found more and more ways to express themselves as the formerly strict social...

Author surprises students

Chloe Bockhorst, Staff reporter November 16, 2017

The Other Wes Moore is an intricate story that serves as an autobiography as well as a biography of another man with the same name. Thus, it is great example of a book that students are introduced to in...

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