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Analyzing Modern Dating Culture

Analyzing Modern Dating Culture

Sarah Harris and Mansi Mamidi

May 21, 2018


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Helena Schmidt, junior, saw her boyfriend for the second time eight months into their relationship. Schmidt and her boyfriend, Justin Garces, US Under-17 Men’s National goalkeeper, initially met at a soccer game when her sister was invited to perform the national anthem. “At the game, I got ...

Students Take Finals During Ramadan

Students Take Finals During Ramadan

Marta Mieze, News Editor

May 16, 2018


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Amirah Yossef, senior, started fasting during Ramadan when she was in third grade. Although her parents never forced it on her, she was eager to participate in such an important part of her religion and be more like her older sisters. At first, she did not fast for the entire month, but just for ha...

Senioritis Impacts MHS Seniors

Senioritis Impacts MHS Seniors

Allyson Ingli, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


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Emma Guilfoyle, senior, is eager for May 18, the last day of school for seniors. “I’m excited for more freedom, especially when it comes to college and times for classes in college,” Guilfoyle said. Though she almost made it through all four seemingly endless years, she has not done it without challen...

In-Depth: History of MHS

In-Depth: History of MHS

Kailin Zhang and Marta Mieze

April 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Indepth

The year was 1993, a year of changes: Kurt Cobain’s death, the bombing of the World Trade Center and the Missouri Great Flood of 1993. Another change also was coming to the city of Chesterfield: the building of a new high school. As a result of the 1991 $65 million bond issue program, RSD made...

MHS and LLS: Allies for a Cure

MHS and LLS: Allies for a Cure

Nicole Goodman, Eelaf Shah, and Michael Schmitz

April 10, 2018


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"For many people, the three-day Easter weekend was a lively combination of pastel-colored candy and meetings with relatives and neighbors. However, for 13 of MHS’ own, this year’s mini break also included donating a few hours of their time at the annual Easter Egg Hunt for a Cure, sponsored by t...

Columbine survivor speaks at March for Our Lives

Columbine survivor speaks at March for Our Lives

Jackson Estwanick, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Video

Liesl Fressola, columbine survivor, tells her unique perspective on gun reform at the "March for Our Lives" protest in St Louis on Saturday, March 24.

Video: Meet MHS: Waves in History

Video: Meet MHS: Waves in History

Jackson Estwanick, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018


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Dan Czolgosz, librarian, shares details about his relationship to Leon Czolgosz, the man infamous for assassinating William McKinley, the 25th US president.

We The Students

We The Students

Austin Woods, Associate Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Across the nation, students are organizing events in which they walk out of their schools during the school day as a means to call for tighter restrictions surrounding the purchasing of firearms. These movements erupted in response to the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. One s...

MHS celebrates Black History month

MHS celebrates Black History month

Marta Mieze, News Editor

February 28, 2018


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February is known as Black History month, so to celebrate MHS had two presentations to acknowledge and recognize the past, the present and the future in Black activism. Monday, Feb. 12, a couple of actors, Brian McKinley and Brandy Threet from the Black Repertory Company, told the story of Harriet Tub...

Spotlight on Special School District

Spotlight on Special School District

Jackson Estwanick, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


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Mark Kohler, senior, is a friend to everyone he meets and accompanies his usual "Hey buddy!" with a smile and a wave and an occasional handshake. Kohler has Williams Syndrome, a deletion of 26-28 genes on chromosome seven that affects physical and mental development with common symptoms being car...

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