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Healthcare Workers Continue to Combat COVID-19

Christian Springer, sophomore, reads a book while social distancing in his house.

Carter Van Buskirk, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2020

As coronavirus cases are slowing from their peak, many are hopeful for a return to normalcy. In spite of recent optimism, doctors and nurses are continuing to combat COVID-19. Dr. Jay McDonald, Chief of Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has been an eminent componen...

Alumni Return to MHS

MHS students arrive at school for their inaugural year.

Carter Van Buskirk, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2020

St. Louis is a city of bountiful history. To many residents, St. Louis has been known as a sports city, supporting multiple franchises at different points in time. With Imo’s, Ted Drewes and Anheuser-Busch among many grassroots companies founded in St. Louis, it makes for great tradition. On a sm...

MHSNews | A Reflection With Dr. Steve Hankins

MHSNews | A Reflection With Dr. Steve Hankins

Jackson Estwanick, Executive Producer

April 18, 2020

The 2020 school year was full of challenges for Marquette High, including the loss of a student, a missing principal and the COVID-19 pandemic. In his first year as head principal, Dr. Steve Hankins had to deal with all of that and more. Executive Producer Jackson Estwanick interviewed Dr. Hankins about...

Seniors Reflect on Their Last Day of High School

Governor Mike Parson ordered the closure of public and charter schools through the end of the spring term on Thursday, April 9, causing Thursday, March 12, to be the last day students were in the building for the 2019-2020 school year.

Jackson Estwanick, Executive Producer

April 16, 2020

Sriram Zassenhous was certain he would return to MHS. Thursday, March 12, was only different because it marked the beginning of Spring Break.  He went about his regular schedule, talked to his soccer coach and spent time with his friends during Flex Time.  “I treated it like a normal d...

Depop Offers Student Income During Quarantine

Different outfits Steurer has either bought, sold, or created for Depop.

Mason Kellerman, Illustrator

April 10, 2020

Off work due to COVID-19, Rachel Steurer, junior, finds an alternative to receive a consistent income during quarantine. For Steurer, making money involves Depop after formerly working at The Wolf Cafe. Depop, a social media community platform, allows to buy and sell clothing from other users and has bec...

Family Leaves St. Louis to quarantine in Mexico

Ian Lynch, senior, studies for his online classes near Cerritos Beach in Todos Santos.

Carter Van Buskirk, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2020

With the COVID-19 virus nearing its peak, many Americans have canceled their spring break vacations to contain the spread. As of April 2, Missouri has seen 1,581 confirmed cases since the coronavirus’s emergence in early March. Effective until April 22, St. Louis has issued a stay-at-home order...

Female Students Receive Recognition for Accomplishments in Computer Science

Female Students Receive Recognition for Accomplishments in Computer Science

Zara Tola, Social Media Editor

March 14, 2020

Each year, the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT) honors female students who are revolutionizing the male-dominated field of Computer Science. This year, the three recipients of this award are members of the MHS Computer Science program.  Sriya Kosaraju and Kaitlyn Chan, seniors, an...

Foreign Exchange Student Leaves MHS

 Anaïs Razafitsalama [Left], French foreign exchange student, poses with Victorien Bouvet [Right],  exchange student, after their presentation delivered to French students.

Carter Van Buskirk, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

For the past month, MHS has hosted Anaïs Razafitsalama, foreign exchange student. Razafitsalama, who is from the outskirts of Paris, immersed herself into MHS life through a foreign exchange program called Language and Friendship,serves language teachers and students through educational programs...

Student Piques Interest in Science Amongst Fifth Graders

Janvi Huria, junior, introduces herself to a classroom full of fifth graders. Each unit, Huria comes in for a week to teach fifth graders about additional topics outside their curriculum. “I hope the kids learn not only can you make a career just by asking questions but hopefully they can find something they're passionate about that can last a long time,” Huria said.

Jessica Li, Features Editor

February 25, 2020

For a week each quarter, Janvi Huria, junior, is nowhere to be seen at MHS during Flex Time. That’s because Huria is teaching science to fifth graders at Wild Horse Elementary.  Huria started teaching fifth graders this school year after contacting the school this past summer. During the s...

MHS to Hold Second Annual MedTalks Conference

Herzog presents his discoveries on the internal clock. Through his studies, he hopes to discover how specific molecules, cells and circuits affect people's daily schedules, and furthermore, how this knowledge could be used to treat certain diseases.

Jessica Li, Features Editor

February 25, 2020

Cardiology, heart transplants, anesthesiology, infectious diseases and more will be covered by medical experts at the upcoming MedTalks conference.  Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) will be holding its second annual MedTalks March 29. The event gives attendees the opportunity to...

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