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9/15/17: A City Divided

9/15/17: A City Divided

Noah Brown, Clayton High School

October 10, 2017


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On Friday, Sept. 15, white police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted of first-degree murder charges brought against him after he killed Anthony Lamar Smith in a car chase in 2011. Like hundreds of other St. Louisans, going out to protest was a natural response for CHS senior Lizzy Mills. “I knew...

Students react to verdict in Stockley trial

Students react to verdict in Stockley trial

Nick Einig, De Smet Jesuit High School

October 5, 2017


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In reaction to the not guilty verdict for former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley who was accused of first degree murder in a high speed chase in 2011, school president Corey Quinn halted the Big Draw fundraiser assembly on the morning of Sept. 15. Quinn talked to the gathered students, during...

Wild hawk spotted devouring squirrel on Quad

Wild hawk spotted devouring squirrel on Quad

Claire Furse, St. John's School

September 29, 2017


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As senior Riya Chakraborty settled into a sunny spot on the Quad, she envisioned spending her free period studying peacefully, listening to the “La La Land” movie soundtrack, and relaxing. What Chakraborty did not expect was to see a massive red-tailed hawk rapidly accelerate into a dive, slaughter...

San Francisco protesters rain down on white supremacy

San Francisco protesters rain down on white supremacy

Connor Lin and Talia Fine, Carlmont High School

September 21, 2017


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Rain sprinkled down on San Francisco City Hall as 500 protesters lit candles to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia. As the wind blew signs across the park, citizens stepped forward to share the stories of prejudice and injustice in their lives. On Aug. 12 in Charlottesville, Virginia,...

Students watch eclipse outside of school

Students watch eclipse outside of school

Mahika Mushini, Marquette High School

September 13, 2017


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For nearly a month, the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse has been a hot topic in most discussions. It was the first solar eclipse visible in the contiguous US since Feb. 26, 1979, according to NASA, along with being the first time in 148 years that totality was visible from Missouri as reported by the Missouri...

Handprint for Kesten added to senior wall

Handprint for Kesten added to senior wall

Olivia Farmer, Baldwin High School

May 31, 2017


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The sister of Ty Kesten, the Baldwin student who died in a motocross accident last year, added her handprint to the senior wall over the weekend as a tribute to her brother. That capped an emotional weekend in which students started a petition to have Kesten included on the senior handprint wall,...

Wayzata’s First Honorary Diploma

Wayzata’s First Honorary Diploma

Joe Kottke and Elisabeth Oster, Wayzata High School

May 30, 2017


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On Wednesday May 10th Esther Reichert Begam, an 88 year old Holocaust survivor received Wayzata’s first ever honorary diploma. Begam was taken when she was eleven to the ghetto of Charnoff from 1939-1942, then Gabersdorf concentration camp from 1942 to 1945 where she worked in sewing at a spinning...

Students make-up AP exams due to flooding

Students make-up AP exams due to flooding

Brandon Ingli, Marquette High School

May 23, 2017


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AP Students across Rockwood will take their exams later than expected after floods closed schools earlier this month. Flooding in the Eureka area forced the Eureka quadrant schools to close May 1, and the rest of the district followed May 2 due to road closures in the area. Schools remained closed...