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MHSNews | Virtuous Seniors Become Glory of Missouri Recipients

MHSNews | Virtuous Seniors Become Glory of Missouri Recipients

MHSNews Staff

February 21, 2020

Each spring, the Missouri House of Representatives hosts the Glory of Missouri Awards in the House Chamber in Jefferson City. After teachers participated in nomination and voting procedures, fourteen Marquette seniors were selected for each virtue the award represents. They will travel to the capital...

Parental Divorce Affects Student Life

Andy Oitker, junior, tries to stay focused while he works on an in-class assignment. Trying to stay afloat after his parents divorce, he said he has become more mature and independent, often doing his homework without assistance, completing chores around the house, and making his own meals.

Lauren Pickett, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2020

For Andy Oitker, junior, the Oxford dictionary definition of divorce, the legal dissolution of a marriage, lacks depth as to how his life as a teenager and student has been transformed by parental divorce. Oitker is one of the 1,709,000 children ages 15-17 who live with a single, divorced parent ...

Homeless to Homage

Joe Stazzone, Senior, celebrates Senior Night with teammates John Schaefer, Junior, and Lucas Bier, Junior.

Carter Van Buskirk, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

What does homelessness look like? Is it the man begging for money on the side of the road? Is it the impoverished family living in a homeless shelter? Or is it the boy who aced his biology test right next to you?  Joe Stazzone, senior, is homeless. Stazzone attended MHS his freshman and sophomo...

MHSNews | NHS Hosts Annual Blood Drive

MHSNews | NHS Hosts Annual Blood Drive

Katie Schowe and R.C. Gioia

February 12, 2020

National Honors Society hosted the annual blood drive in the small gym on February 3, giving students and teachers the opportunity to save lives.

MHSNews | More Than Meets The Eye

MHSNews | More Than Meets The Eye

R.C. Gioia, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

Richie Tienter is not like other freshmen. Five months after he was born and after numerous doctor visits, his parents were told that he had optic nerve hypoplasia, a disorder characterized by the underdevelopment of optic nerves.

Behind Brayden’s Wacky Wardrobe

Behind Brayden’s Wacky Wardrobe

Zara Tola, Data Journalist

February 3, 2020

While most students tend to stick to a simple pairing of a shirt and pants for their school day attire, one student has defied this standard approach in his clothing. Brayden Haas, senior, walks the halls in one-of-a-kind outfits every single day. After dressing up festively for spirit days, he said...

MHSNews | Lacing Up: Shoe Entrepreneurs On The Rise

MHSNews | Lacing Up: Shoe Entrepreneurs On The Rise

Shon Sayfuddinov, Associate Producer

January 29, 2020

With the growing popularity of sneaker culture, young entrepreneurs have began to start their own shoe businesses. Senior Chase Callahan has been in the business of selling and collecting shoes since 6th grade, and has an extensive inventory with sneakers ranging in price from 200 to 30,000 dollars.

MHSNews | Meet Mel

MHSNews | Meet Mel

Shon Sayfuddinov, Associate Producer

January 13, 2020

From the classroom to the parking lot, former teacher Mel Carusso made a career change that brought her to Marquette. After leaving a job that she loved, Mel was unsure of where her new position behind the wheel would take her.

Is Music a Friend or a Foe in Classrooms?

Is Music a Friend or a Foe in Classrooms?

Molly Sillitto, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2019

Consumers in the United States spend an average of 24 hours a week listening to music, and according to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll, statistics show that 87 percent of students prefer listening to music while they are working. Amy Belfi, assistant professor at the Missouri University of Science and T...

Making Your “Holiday Dreams” Come True

Making Your

Zara Tola, Data Journalist

December 13, 2019

‘Tis the season of giving at MHS. While many students look forward to receiving gifts this season, not every family at MHS has the financial means to get gifts for their students. This year, the MHS community has gathered together to make sure that everyone can at least have one “Holiday Dream” co...

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