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Dr. Stephen Hankins, principal, was selected as the St. Louis Region of the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals (SASSP) Principal of the Year in the Commons, which was presented by the SASSP officers. Principals across the St. Louis region are nominated for the award, but the winner is selected after an application and review process by the SASSP. “When you get recognized by your peers, it means a lot. It means that you must be doing something right,” Dr. Hankins said. In addition to the honor, Dr. Hankins also received a $250 check to create a student scholarship.

MHS Principal wins STL Principal of the Year award

Akhila Swarna , Co-Associate Editor April 7, 2022

While on Commons duty this morning, Dr. Steve Hankins was surprised by being named the St. Louis region Principal of the Year by his RSD colleagues  Each year, the St. Louis Region of the Missouri...

Izzy Imig won 27.6% of the votes, while Jessica Clark was a close second with 23.8% of the votes.

RSD BOE Results: Voters Elect Imig & Clark

Claire Lowder, Staff Reporter April 7, 2022

The RSD Board of Education results are in: Izzy Imig and Jessica Clark, both conservative electees, won the two open seats. Imig, who amassed more than $32,000 in campaign donations, was the most-popular...

Jim Kremer substitutes a class for Dan Whiting in room 345.

Substitute Pay Begins Increasing Due to a Statewide Substitute Shortage

Willem Hummel, Staff Reporter March 7, 2022

Lindsey Laramie, math teacher, was absent for 10 days during September and another 8 after Winter Break.   “Unfortunately, half the time I was gone I didn’t have a sub, and my poor coworkers were...

Q&A With Dr. Daniel Hurewitz

Q&A With Dr. Daniel Hurewitz

Marin Ellington, Editor in Chief March 7, 2022

Q: What are your thoughts on the importance of teaching LGBTQ+ history in the curriculum? A: When gay people show up in the curriculum, it can change the culture of the school. Suddenly there’s an...

Blood Shortage Impacts Local Communities

Blood Shortage Impacts Local Communities

Akhila Swarna , Co-Associate Editor March 1, 2022

Along with the typical lecture on blood spatter and blood typing in forensics class, Dawna Barnhart, science teacher, incorporates information about a crucial issue: the national blood shortage. The...

Jonathan Pirrello, sophomore, often spends Ac Lab practicing guitar.

MHS Students and Staff Reflect On Ac Lab

Claire Lowder, Staff Reporter March 1, 2022

On many Tuesdays and Thursdays, Lylian Martinez, senior, finds himself catching up on homework.  Martinez said he likes to stay organized and up-to-date with his schoolwork and so he utilizes...

Haley Myers, (middle right) Class of 2019, attended South Tech and now studies in a Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program, a medical field that deals with ultrasounds.

Apprenticeship and Career Pathways Showcase Begins

Willem Hummel, Staff Reporter February 24, 2022

On Saturday, Feb. 26, the first of three Apprenticeship and Career Pathways Showcases will take place at Eureka High School where students will be able to speak with representatives from different companies...

MACC postponed the winter dance to March 5, due to snow days. Special Education teacher Dr. Holly Hick, sponsor of MACC, hopes MHS students buy tickets to the winter dance to support the MACC. “The Marquette community is always so supportive,” Hick said. “I hope people come out to represent.”

Postponed Winter Dance Funds HBCU College Trip

Aleena Shaik, Staff Reporter February 11, 2022

Doubling as a fundraiser and a school dance, the winter dance, which was rescheduled from Saturday, Feb. 5 to Saturday, March 5, produces most of the funding for the Marquette Academic Culture Club (MACC). Sophomore...

Hudson poses with his mother after graduation. He came from a single parent family and was the youngest of nine kids. Even though his mother didnt have a high school education, Hudson was able to graduate from Missouri State University and get his masters degree.

Scholarship honors former principal

Annabelle Miller , News Editor February 11, 2022

After the passing of Senior Principal Carl Hudson in December, his family is offering two scholarships for the Class of 2022. The Carl Hudson Memorial Scholarship will provide two seniors $1,000 toward...

RSD has announced Dr. Curtis Cain as the new superintendent, effective July 1, 2022. Dr. Cain was unanimously chosen by the RSD Board of Education (BOE) and currently serves as the superintendent of the Wentzville School District.

RSD announces Dr. Curtis Cain as new superintendent

Aarushi Bute, Co-Associate Editor February 11, 2022

After a year-long search, the RSD Board of Education (BOE) unanimously selected Dr. Curtis Cain as the district’s new superintendent effective July 1, 2022.  Dr. Cain currently serves as the superintendent...

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