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Vegan and Gluten-free Holiday Cookie Alternatives

Meg Schwartz and Lanie Jones

December 10, 2017

Vegan Cut-out Sugar Cookies Cookie Ingredients: 1 ½ cups powdered sugar 1 cup vegan margarine, softened ¼ cup vanilla soymilk 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon almond extract 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon bak...

Doughnut Lounge Combines Tasty Breakfast with Relaxation

Doughnut Lounge Combines Tasty Breakfast with Relaxation

December 4, 2017

The Doughnut Lounge is a good place to go, even if you’re not a fan of doughnuts.It is located in  Westport on Pennsylvania Ave. When entering the Doughnut Lounge it has a comfy  atmosphere, layin...

“Everyday is Christmas” Fails to Impress

“Everyday is Christmas” Fails to Impress

December 1, 2017

Sia brought her signature voice to the Christmas season with the release of her new album “Everyday is Christmas,” Nov. 17. This 10-song album failed to hit the mark with obscure lyrics and uncompe...

Lululemon Excels in More Than Clothing

Lululemon Excels in More Than Clothing

November 27, 2017

These running shoes are game changers. Made with APL’s stretchy TechLoom™ construction, they fit as comfortably as a glove—scratch that, a sock—yet give unrestricted movement. The sleek design prov...

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Breakfast With Santa Attracts Large Crowd

Melissa Koppers

Director of Facilities and Operations Andy Sheer poses with a girl from the lower school at the annual Breakfast With Santa Dec. 2.

Melissa Koppers, Reporter

December 5, 2017

The annual Breakfast With Santa brought a record number of people to their event, according to the president...

Tri-M Holds Recital to Benefit Safehome

Tri-M Holds Recital to Benefit Safehome

November 17, 2017

Students in the National Music Honors Society presented a total of 18 different performances Nov. 14 raising over $700 to benefit the Safehome organization in Kansas City. The crowd erupted in cheers after Tri-M pres...

Food for Thought Benefits Redemptorist

Food for Thought Benefits Redemptorist

November 11, 2017

Surpassing previous years, Food for Thought raised over 12 tons of non-perishable items for Redemptorist Social Services Center, compared to last year's 10 tons. FFT ended Nov. 10 and as a result of surp...

Alumna Uses Boutique to Give Back

Alumna Uses Boutique to Give Back

November 8, 2017

Addie Rose’s doors were opened to students and their mothers for a shopping spree and Sunday brunch Nov. 5. As well as providing a spread of fruit, bagels, donuts and muffins, the store donated 10 p...

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Dance Team is Victorious at First Competition

Meg Schwartz, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2017No Comments

Dance team took first place in high kick, pom and lyrical at the annual Kansas City Classic dance compe...

Rival Game Ends With Victory

Rival Game Ends With Victory

November 21, 2017

The basketball team's season opener at home against rival school St. Teresa's Academy ended in a win Nov. 17. Varsity beat the stars with a score of 63-51.  Though two starting seniors were injured and unable to play, comm...

Volleyball Seniors Commit to Play In College

Volleyball Seniors Commit to Play In College

November 16, 2017

Seniors Ellie Chaffee, Lucy Voysey and Bridget Roudebush signed their official letters of intent to play volleyball in college Nov. 15 after school in the gym. Chaffee signed to Xavier University, Voysey to...

Purple and White Scrimmage Kicks off Basketball Season

Purple and White Scrimmage Kicks off Basketball Season

November 12, 2017

Storm basketball kicked off the season Nov. 10 with its annual purple and white scrimmage in the gym.  The two teams composed of Junior Varsity and Varsity players were picked by head coach Kate Pilgr...

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Tips and Tricks For Taking Finals

Liz Oltjen, Reporter

December 7, 2017

With finals week approaching, students are finding themselves asking “How will I ever get through this week?” From freshman’s first finals to advanced placement finals fo...

Tuesday Talks With Tomka: Small Town Spirit

Tuesday Talks With Tomka: Small Town Spirit

November 28, 2017

Tucked away among the vast forests of pine trees in Wisconsin is a quaint town known as Hayward, over 600 miles north of Kansas City. At least once a year I find myself in this town of a little over 2...

An Opportunity to Eat Pie and Recognize the Good in Our Lives

An Opportunity to Eat Pie and Recognize the Good in Our Lives

November 22, 2017

Once Christmas was no longer about what Santa was bringing me and I realized my family was maybe slightly crazy, it lost a lot of the magic. The season, starting the day after Halloween was always buil...

Tuesday Talks With Tomka: TED Talks

Tuesday Talks With Tomka: TED Talks

November 14, 2017

For me, videos that triumph the funniest vines and YouTube vlogs are Technology, Entertainment and Design talks. Each one is intended to spark ideas and help others have a better understanding of the w...

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