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MHSNews | Teachers Try TikTok

MHSNews | Teachers Try TikTok

Jackson Estwanick and Shon Sayfuddinov

March 10, 2020

Four MHS faculty members take on TikTok by reacting to content, trying filters and performing the viral "Renegade" challenge.

Friday Fives: St. Louis Activities

Friday Fives: St. Louis Activities

Caroline Cudney, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2020

St. Louis has many fun unique attractions that both locals and tourists must visit and try at least once, and with Spring Break just a week away, you should plan to visit some of these places over the break.   1. Forest Park Forest Park itself is beautiful, but it also is home to some ...

Messenger Movie Podcast S4 Ep5: Sonic the Hedgehog and Video Game Movies

Messenger Movie Podcast S4 Ep5: Sonic the Hedgehog and Video Game Movies

Will Roach and Jeff Swift

March 4, 2020

In this episode of the Messenger Movie Podcast, Will Roach and Jeff Swift talk about the “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie and branch out into talking about the video game movie genre as a whole.

Speak Out: Discussing Favorite Gateway Books

“My favorite book was probably ‘Nyxia’ because they kept introducing new plot twists, and it had good character development. The book had a good conflict-resolution, and there was a lot of action throughout the book,” Dhruv Bansal, freshman, said.

Lauren Pickett, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2020

To promote reading and literature, Missouri students in grades 9-12 read from a selection of Missouri Association of School Libraries (MASL) Readers Award Final Nominees. After students complete three books, they are eligible to vote for their favorite book in March to win the Gateway Readers Award. ...

Friday Fives: Spring Break Staycation

Friday Fives: Spring Break Staycation

Caroline Cudney, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2020

Spring Break is three Fridays away and many students are staying home for the week-long break. Here are some suggestions  to have a fun productive Spring Break while at home. 1. Work This is a great time to make some money. If you have a job, pick up some extra hours over this week. You can...

The Editors’ Room Podcast- On In-Depth Reporting (Part Two)

The Editors' Room Podcast- On In-Depth Reporting (Part Two)

Jackson Estwanick and Kavya Jain

February 20, 2020

On this episode of the Editors' Room Podcast, Jackson and Kavya continue their conversation on in-depth reporting. Aiming to discuss more about interviewing and writing methods, the two discover they have less in common than they thought. The Editors' Room Podcast aims to give listeners an insight...

Which U.S. President Would You Have Dinner With?

Which U.S. President Would You Have Dinner With?

Alayna Higdon, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2020

Instead of attending class, students across the nation will spend time away from school Monday, Feb. 17 in honor of Presidents’ Day.  The federal holiday was originally created in 1885 to honor George Washington’s birthday. Later, in 1971, it was renamed “Presidents’ Day” and the date wa...

Friday Fives: Summer Camps for Teens

Katie Curran, senior, prepares to go rock climbing at YMCA Camp Lakewood in Pelosi, Mo. She attended the camp for four years in the East camp program for teens ages 13-17.

Ella Musial, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

In St. Louis, summer camps offer a wide variety of new experiences for every age group, including teenagers. Here are five summer camps with programs for teens, from college prep to performing arts, to learning how to build a drone. The following list of camps has been selected from stlcamps.com, part ...

A Single Valentine’s Day

A student buys a valentine for themselves.

Mason Kellerman, Illustrator

February 14, 2020

Thomas DeGroot, senior, does not hate Valentine’s Day. This year, after being single for the first time in a while, he finds new meaning in the holiday. “I like Valentine’s Day because I get a lot of chocolate. I love chocolate. I’m single so I don’t get any chocolate from anyone,” DeGroot sa...

Popular Culture Gives Relationships Unrealistic Portrayals and Unfair Expectations

The variety of romance novels available to high school students portray unrealistic relationships and can impact students' expectations about relationships.

Jilian Bunderson, Illustrator

February 14, 2020

In the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, stress rises for singles and couples throughout MHS. With romance at the center of much popular culture, expectations and pressures increase with the desire to make it the perfect day. One couple - juniors Josh Cudney and Caroline Cooper - have been together ...

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