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Cooking up a connection

Cooking up a connection

Maria Perez, reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The EHS faculty holds a faculty meeting on the first Monday of each month. At every meeting, a department is called upon to share engaging and captivating teaching methods. This is the first installment of a series looking deeper into new learning practices used everyday throughout EHS.

Pride on the inside

Pride on the inside

Grace Miller and Ethan Fine

April 12, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Two weeks ago, Tyler, the Creator, Grammy-nominated rapper, dropped “Okra,” a song describing the consequences the rapper experienced after releasing his 2017 album “Flower Boy.” Tyler, the Creator shares his battle to accept himself and his identity and sexuality and risks reject from his peers and the m...

A shot in the dark

A shot in the dark

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

March 22, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, Feb. 14, during which gunman Nikolas Crus shot and killed 17 people, Everytown for Gun Safety, a nonprofit that works to end gun violence, tweeted that there had been 18 school shootings since Jan. 1. The statistic was picked up by Sen. Bernie Sanders, political analyst Jeff Greenfield...

Leadership Recognition Breakfast

Leadership Recognition Breakfast

March 8, 2018


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StuCo recognized students for their leadership roles and skills during a breakfast, March 6. Teachers and sponsors could submit a brief remark about the student and their role in the program. The following is a table of all the students who were recognized and the teacher's remarks about them: ...

Washing away the flu

Washing away the flu

Sarah Bellamy, reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Updated with quote from Dax Dubroc, Feb. 22 Fever. Nausea. Chills. Body aches. Shivering. Loss of appetite. These common flu symptoms should be taken very seriously and are affecting almost everyone at a rapid pace. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the 2018 flu season is going t...

10 things black students want you to know

10 things black students want you to know

Maria Perez, reporter

February 20, 2018


Filed under 5 things, Features, Top Stories

February is known as Black History Month in the United States. The idea of Black History Month came from Negro History Week, which was founded by Dr. Carter Woodson in 1926. He created the week with the intention of teaching more black history in public schools. Negro History Week became the middle week of Fe...

Taking on the next stage

Taking on the next stage

Grace Miller, reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Will Crane (12) and Hayley Krey (12), Eureka Theatre Company members,  have recently been accepted to the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Crane and Krey will be attending New York University in the fall of 2018 to study drama in the hopes of one day pursuing careers i...

#DontGetBlocked

#DontGetBlocked

Maria Perez, reporter

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

“Students... I think you’re all so awesome, I really do... but I don’t need messages saying, ‘yo, I’m sliding, call off school’ or ‘I fell and I’m gonna sue you.’ Please, let it be.” Eric Knost, Rockwood superintendent, posted in a tweet, Jan. 11. Although most of the content is in a j...

Up Close and Personal: Lily Dean

Up Close and Personal: Lily Dean

Audrey Brown, Journalism Writing and Reporting

February 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

“I couldn’t believe Lily [Dean] signed up for Yearbook Production. I had no idea how we were going to make that work,” Elisha Strecker, publications adviser, said. “Interacting with people petrified her. And that’s all we do in yearbook.” Lily Dean, Eurekana production editor, was originally ...

Style Hijack: Josh Margherita

Style Hijack: Josh Margherita

Grace Miller, reporter

January 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Dirty little secret

Dirty little secret

Lauren Glascock, reporter

January 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Today’s high schoolers have grown up with cleaner air than their parents and grandparents because voters decided to ban public smoking in St. Louis County in 2009. The law came into effect in 2011. But students are now experiencing a situation similar to those of their parents who went to school in the 80s when student smokin...