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Students reflect on this year’s Spirit Week

Danielle Bolyard, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2011

The week before Homecoming is Spirit Week for MHS staff and students. Spirit Week is when each day has a theme to dress up for, and teachers tally up all the students that participated in the different grades in order to win a tailgating party before the homecoming football game.  Also during each lunch...

Smith receives prestigious award

Rachel Jaycox, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2011

Each year the Missouri School Counselor Association sponsors a counselor of the year from four different levels of education. Rusty Smith is the first MHS counselor to receive the title Missouri Secondary School Counselor of the Year. In the past, Smith has been awarded both the Rockwood and St. Loui...

Audience to sing with fall musical

Morgan Purdy, A&L Editor

September 16, 2011

For this year’s fall musical, Marquette Theater Company (MTC) will proudly present "Grease." Judi Greene, theater director, said "Grease" was never a play she had a burning desire to put on, but she decided she wanted to do it before she retired. "It really has become a classic," Greene said. This year, ...

Pourdavarani challenges stereotypes

Melissa Jung, Features Editor

September 16, 2011

Ten years ago, what had once existed a week earlier was gone: Muslim extremists attacked the Twin Towers in New York City. The United States was involved in a new war on terror in the Middle East. Current students were in elementary school when the national crisis occurred. Students like Ben Fassler...

Former teacher cleans up community

Melissa Jung, Features Editor

September 16, 2011

Someone else will take care of it – an excuse many have used at some point in their lives to dismiss a problem. Paul Jacoby, retired MHS coach and physical education teacher, said he thought exactly that about the trash he saw littering the streets when he took his dog for walks. One day, he decid...

Best friends decide to room together next year

Ted Hayes, Advertising Manager

May 25, 2011

For seniors, planning for college can be a giant question mark. From figuring out where to attend, what dorm and who to room with, students might find themselves scrambling to meet college deadlines. But for two groups of friends at MHS, the pressure to find a roommate was a breeze. Seniors Marisa...

Twins part ways for college

Jennise Jones, Page Designer

May 25, 2011

They took their first breaths together when they were brought into this world. Took their first steps together when they began to walk. For them, their first scary adventure of going to kindergarten was conquered side by side or hand in hand. Now, they will be taking their first steps on the road to...

Beauty school offers alternative option

Carrie Hall, Health Editor

May 25, 2011

For some college is a rite of passage or a way to start a career and learn a lot of interesting skills and facts. However, a four-year university may not be the right path for every career. “I believe that beauty school is a better option because hairdressing will always be something I can fall...

Swim enlists in military

Alex Herndon, Opinions Editor

May 25, 2011

There are many paths that students can follow getting out of high school. The majority will be going to some form of higher education whether community college or a four year university. Jacob Swim, senior, is following in his family footsteps and is going into the military after graduation. He leaves...

Food for thought: what to eat and what not to eat during finals week

Carrie Hall, Health Editor

May 25, 2011

Energy drinks, coffee and junk food. Those are the most common, and most unhealthy, snacks and drinks students eat during finals week. Certain healthy foods keep people full for  longer and some foods are better for your body than others. “Foods that make you feel full the longest are usually...

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