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Journalism Q&A with Activities Director Shane Matzen

Journalism Q&A with Activities Director Shane Matzen

Tanner Rojewski, Photography Editor

April 10, 2019

Activities Director Shane Matzen was a student journalist for both his high school newspaper and yearbook in Eldon, MO. After graduating in 1986, his writing was a focus during his basketball coaching career through game recaps, a monthly newsletter, and website writing. Matzen really enjoys journalism...

The Affordability of Prestige

The Affordability of Prestige

Michael Schmitz, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

Kevin Wang, junior, said he wishes to attend a prestigious university, but he also knows that attending such a school would be financially irresponsible for him and his family. “I definitely think there are many intelligent students who are very capable of going to these prestigious universities, Wang ...

Students Serve in Aftermath of Hurricane Michael

Students work towards rebuilding the shoreline during the annual Spring Break Service Trip. MHS students traveled to help communities affected by hurricane Michael in Mexico City and Port St. Joe, Fla.

Kailin Zhang, Associate Editor

April 3, 2019

While spring break is a time for many students to lay back and relax, other students took the break from school as an opportunity to help others and give back to communities in need. From March 16 to 21, 105 students participated in the annual Spring Break Service Trip to help communities affected b...

Snowy Winter Rest – End Of Semester Distress

Scott Szevery, Advanced Placement United States History fourth hour teacher, answers class questions on Mar. 13 concerning the draft during World War II.

Michael Schmitz, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019

“To me the purpose of taking an AP class is to get the AP credit and to do well on the exam,” Shalini Yagnik, junior, said. Yagnik, along with other RSD students and teachers, has found that the four snow days and one snow early release this year have made it more difficult to get through the...

French Foreign Exchange Students Come to MHS

[Left to right]  Quentin Nauge and Salim Saoud, juniors, speak to students in a french class after giving a presentation on on cultural differences between the U.S. and France.

Jackson Estwanick, Production Editor/ Executive Producer

March 18, 2019

As part of the host program Language and Friendship, two exchange students from France visited MHS for three weeks from Feb. 19 to Mar. 6 to experience American life and education. Language and Friendship’s mission is to “serve language teachers and their students and to promote global citizenship...

Tap Dancer Named Finalist in National YoungArts Competition

Tap Dancer Named Finalist in National YoungArts Competition

Kailin Zhang and Jadynne Watts

March 7, 2019

The phone was ringing. The caller ID spelled out Miami, Fla. Addi Loving, junior, was in rehearsal for the school musical, “Into the Woods,” when she first got the call. Although she couldn’t initially answer, after searching up the number online, Loving confirmed the number was from the N...

Sophomore Plans Mission Trip to Uganda

Sarah Bergantz, sophomore, collects pens at school in preparation for her mission trip to Uganda. “ We are just going to improve people’s lives and spread joy throughout the trip,” Bergantz said.

Waha Siddiqui, Social Media Editor

February 27, 2019

Long skirts. Check. String. Check. Stationery. Check. These are the things on Sarah Bergantz’s, sophomore, packing list as she heads to Kawete, Uganda, this Spring Break for a mission trip. Bergantz’s church partnered with Christ Community International (CCI) to send groups to Uganda twice a year to construct schools, provide clinics and help the Ugandan people. In Uganda, Bergantz will be visiting classrooms and handing out stationery as well as making bracelets fo...

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