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New Apple iPhone 6 receives mixed reviews

Athena Zeng, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2014

Apple released yet another two models of their popular smartphones: the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus on September 19 and within the first 24 hours, both models received 10 million orders, greatly surpassing the 5 million orders the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s received in the first weekend of sale. When...

MTC One Acts take center stage

Riley Steinbrecher, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2014

Next month, the Marquette Theatre Company (MTC) will perform their annual senior-directed one act plays. Judi Jones, theatre teacher, started one acts when she came to MHS 17 years ago, but they used to be done as dinner theatre. “It just got to be too much and it was really expensive, so last...

MTC wins two cappies for Little Women performance

MTC wins two cappies for Little Women performance

Abby Schilly, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2014

The Marquette Theater Company (MTC) won two Cappies awards out of 19 nominations for last year’s performances of “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” and “Little Women”. MHS won Best Cappies Team and Julia Germeroth, Class of 2014, won Best Comedic Actress in a Play. Cappies, which comes from...

Loufest rocks the park

Loufest rocks the park

Rachel Schibler, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2014

Arctic Monkey's, and indie-rock band, and Outkast, a hip hop duo, headlined the Loufest Music Festival this year. Loufest is a two-day event, held annually since 2010, and rapidly growing. The lineup has transformed every year to include a broader range of genres. Loufest 2014 included 40 bands on...

Students perform at Muny over the summer

Students perform at Muny over the summer

Keertana Jain and Athena Zeng

August 22, 2014

Sweaty hands and fearful eyes – the common symptoms of stage fright, but not for Tara Willey, junior. Willey first got on stage when she was nine and has never gotten off. “I was really interested in it,” Willey said. “I loved the idea of being on stage.” This summer, Willey acted in...

All-State orchestra, band perform at Tan-Tar-A

All-State orchestra, band perform at Tan-Tar-A

ali MAIN, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2014

t the end of January,  some of MHS’s talented students performed with the Missouri All-State Band and All-State Orchestra. The students spent Wednesday, Jan. 22, through Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Tan-Tar-A Resort, near the Lake of the Ozarks, for the Missouri Music Education Association In-Service Wo...

Marquette Theatre Company takes the stage

Ryan Hart, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2014

Later this month, the Marquette Theatre Company (MTC) will perform its rendition of "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers." Set out west in the 1850s, the story begins when Adam, played by Connor Jenkins, senior, goes into town looking for a wife and finds Millie, played by Kathryn Milla, junior. They quick...

Iceskating on the Rise

Rennie Svirnovskiy, Photo Editor

December 9, 2013

A winter flurry delivered a hodgepodge of snowed-in sidewalks and icy roads early this month. The frosty weather that left MHS closed for a day only gave students more of a reason to have an “ice” day at the Steinberg Skating Rink in Forest Park. “I went to the rink last weekend with a group...

Django Unchained marks Tarantino’s triumphant return to film

Kacen Bayless, Page Designer

January 13, 2013

Django Unchained marks Quentin Tarantino’s triumphant return to the big-screen. Chock-full with grotesque and bloody violence and riddled with dark humor, this R-rated western film certainly fits the bill of a Tarantino flick. Jamie Foxx portrays Django, a pre-American Civil War slave living in the A...

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