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Sister Helen Prejean Visits

Kate Vankeirsbilck

Sr. Helen Prejean, from "Dead Man Walking" fame, shared about her experience with the death penalty Nov. 6 in the gym. "I've been so seared by watching people be strapped down and killed," Prejean said. "And I know what my mission is. It's to get that story out."

Tri-M Hosts Recital To Benefit Hope House

Tri-M Hosts Recital To Benefit Hope House

November 6, 2019

Surpassing last year's proceeds, Tri-M Music Honor Society's fifth annual benefit recital raised $950 Nov. 5 in support of Hope House, a domestic violence shelter. The recital opened with Tri-M presidents...

Freshman Day of Service Inspires

Freshman Day of Service Inspires

October 19, 2019

For freshman day of service, freshman students volunteered at Ability KC, Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired, Della Lamb Community Services, Great Plains SPCA, Growing Future Early Education...

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Storming Regionals

Storming Regionals

October 23, 2019

While loud music booms and fans clap and scream, Cheer Team hits the crowd with stunts and cheers. Cheer performed at Regionals Sunday, Oct. 20 at Staley High School. This is the first competition of the...

Stormy Second Half

Stormy Second Half

October 21, 2019

As the rain clouds dissipated and the teams reassembled on the field for the second half, coach Gwyn Savage’s halftime pep talk set the players in motion. Although it was a close game, the varsity...

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Student-Athletes: Students First

Student-Athletes: Students First

November 8, 2019

When it comes to athletics, not all colleges are created equal. Though it’s not a secret that colleges can bring in hundreds of millions of dollars from their Division I sports, that is not the case...

Instance for Impeachment

Instance for Impeachment

October 8, 2019

Impeachment proceedings have previously occurred with three out of the United States’ 44 total sworn-in presidents. That number has officially been moved up to four presidents. President Donald Trump...

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The People Have Spoken!
“Harriet” Does Justice to the Life of Harriet Tubman

“Harriet” Does Justice to the Life of Harriet Tubman

November 11, 2019

From our history books to the debates on whose face should really be on the $20 bill, most people know anti-slavery heroine Harriet Tubman. “Harriet,” directed by Kasi Lemmons, is not just another...

Fall Treats: Recipes and Directions

Fall Treats: Recipes and Directions

October 30, 2019

Pumpkin Bread Directions Set oven to 325° F Spray and flour 2 loaf pans so the bread doesn’t stick  Mix the flour, salt, spices, baking powder and baking soda together  Beat butter and...

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Serving Others While Learning Her Past
A Drive to Success

A Drive to Success

October 10, 2019

As her father and 7-year-old brother trot onto the vibrant shamrock-colored course, small brunette 4-year-old junior Megan Propek trails closely behind.  Her father passes a club to her brother, Jake...

Business 101

Business 101

October 3, 2019

Dressed in her best business casual, a black blazer with an angelic white blouse and sleek black slacks, senior Maya Scott presented her proposal: A non-profit in the Kansas City area focusing on educating...

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Family Dynamics Take a Shift
Senior Retreat Brings Back Memories

Senior Retreat Brings Back Memories

September 18, 2019

Sitting off in a corner of the gym, I stare at the envelope in front of me. Bubbly child-like letters ignite a rush of emotions. As I peel open the seal and begin to read the three-year-old letter, it...

Freshman Retreat: Then and Now

Freshman Retreat: Then and Now

August 24, 2019

                    As herds of freshmen depart the sunny, yellow buses into the Heartland Retreat Center, I dance...

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