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Sarah Henderson, Jack Berry, and Isabella Shae take part in a socially distanced and masked theater rehearsal to follow the COVID-19 activity safety guidelines.

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Annie McGinnis November 18, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the MHS Theater Company (MTC) continues to prepare for their musical performance, “The Theory of Relativity.” Rebecca Blindaur, theater director, chose a show that...

The Messenger asked students about their favorite music released or discovered during quarantine. 

Records on Repeat

Rutaiba Siddiqui, Staff Reporter November 11, 2020

The Messenger asked students about their favorite music released or discovered during quarantine.    Amelia Rose, freshman: “I really liked Taylor Swift’s Folklore, and my favorite...

Here are a few of the Messenger staff's favorite quarantine snack stores and prices.

Friday Fives: Quarantine Snacks

Mason Kellerman, Illustrator November 6, 2020

As virtual learning comes to a close for some students, the Messenger staff have reflected upon popular snacks from quarantine over the past 8 months. Here are the top five quarantine snacks as ranked...

Senior Paige Hanson, secretary of Marquette Theater Company (MTC), raises her hand during one of the rehearsals of the “Variety Hour” Show. All participants are socially distanced and required to wear a mask. Hanson said the rehearsals of the newly adopted event are going well. “COVID has brought us together and we all want to do this art and have it go very smoothly,” Hanson said.

MTC Organizes First Ever “Variety Hour” Show

Waha Siddiqui, Editor-In-Chief October 28, 2020

It has been two years since the blinding lights of the theater stage blurred junior Kieran Callahan’s, junior, view. Now, he finally has a chance to step back into the spotlight he loves. Callahan...

MHSNews | Students Reflect on the Quarantine Experience

Cassie Sun, Co-Executive Video Producer June 26, 2020

After two months of online learning and social distancing, St. Louis's stay at home order has been lifted. MHSNews interviewed students on their experiences in quarantine.

Anna Culver, senior, shows off her hair, which she dyed purple during quarantine. “Because of quarantine, I decided it didn’t matter what happened since no one would see me,” Culver said.

Students dye hair during quarantine

Carlen Hite, Student Reporter June 2, 2020

Anna Culver, senior, has wanted to dye her hair since grade school. She attended Holy Infant, where hair dye was prohibited.  “Because of quarantine, I decided it didn’t matter what happened...

Messenger Movie Podcast S4 Ep6: Bloodshot, Tenet, Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Will Roach and Jeff Swift May 19, 2020

On this season’s final episode, Will Roach, Opinions editor, and Jeff Swift, Sports co-editor, discuss their views on the recent Vin Diesel film “Bloodshot,” and trailers for “Tenet” and “Ghostbusters:...

Review: Onward

Review: Onward

Will Roach, Opinions Editor April 22, 2020

If I could compare “Onward” to any other film, it would probably be “Shrek.” Both share a premise based on a modern, satirical take of a fantasy-themed world and a heartwarming message. Also like...

Ray Holmes, language arts teacher, stands before his 11th grade language arts class. Holmes was interviewed by the Messenger in January about his upcoming poetry chapbook

Pandemic Poetry

Jackson Estwanick, Executive Producer April 9, 2020

While the 54th annual National Poetry Month is taking place this month during a worldwide pandemic, many poets are continuing to express themselves through their work while tensions are high.   Sarah...

Friday Fives: Social Distancing Distractors

Friday Fives: Social Distancing Distractors

Carter Van Buskirk, Staff Reporter March 27, 2020

With the coronavirus surging through St. Louis and the stay-at-home order in effect until April 22, boredom is inevitable. Here are five activities you can do while quarantined.   1. Listen...

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