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Up in the air

Up in the air

Maria Perez, news reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Class of 2017 will be walking across the Chaifetz Arena stage in their purple caps and gowns to receive their diplomas, May 24. For the last four years, they have balanced their schedules with additional commitments inside and outside of school. To balance all of these activities, choices had to be made. Those choices c...

Pitching in

Pitching in

Tyler Price, tech section editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

  The Science and Spanish departments are working to connect student learning to the larger world. During the month of March alone, the Spanish 4 students hosted the third annual for Global Poverty Awareness and Activism Fair, March 8 and the Spanish Market, March 27, for lower-level Spanish classes a...

Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year

Tyler Price, tech section editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Community members nominated teachers in writing. The Teacher of the Year committee then generated a list of five finalists. The faculty vote determined the winner.

All in

All in

Hannah Mellor, reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Tia Wilson is a presence in any room. She may be quiet but her accomplishments are very loud. Tia Wilson (12) quietly puts in the time and effort to make big things happen. She seeks out opportunity and take risks. Ms. Becky Stevenson, her Honors Language Arts 9 teacher suggested Wilson check a pro...

Know/inform/care

Know/inform/care

Kate Laubacker, news reporter

February 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Know/inform/care, Top Stories

Local Know: The St. Louis Board of Aldermen passed two bills that could begin a project to expand St. Louis’ MetroLink and the construction of a Major League Soccer stadium, Feb. 3. Inform: Mayor Francis Slay signed both bills immediately after the board meeting. Since the board missed a 10-week deadline...

The boys of Mr. EHS 2017

The boys of Mr. EHS 2017

Madison Eble and Nick Weaver

January 20, 2017


Filed under Digital Media, Featured multimedia, Features, Top Stories

Every year since 1998, EHS has hosted an annual male pageant known as Mr. EHS. Boys from different sports, clubs and organizations come together to put on a show and compete for the crown. While on the surface the concept may seem ridiculous, its mission is quite serious. All proceeds from selling...

2016 Gift guide

2016 Gift guide

Tyler Price, tech section editor

December 13, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Reaching out and standing still

Reaching out and standing still

Tyler Price, tech section editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Whether it's traveling to foreign countries, going through the human digestive system or just watching a YouTube video in 360 degrees, Google Cardboard is a cheap but effective way of bringing virtual reality to a mainstream audience. Cardboard transports people to places such as London, Paris and Afric...

Piling on the stress

Piling on the stress

Hannah Mellor, reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

editor's note: *We have withheld the name of a student to protect her privacy and minimize harm. We will refer to that student as Student A. Student A has a diagnosed anxiety disorder.   A downward spiral of nervousness and tensions that blocks out the world, anxiety can overwhelm a person at ...

Last ten: Ms. Melissa Menchella

Last ten: Ms. Melissa Menchella

Emily Grossnicklaus, reporter

September 8, 2016


Filed under New staff, Top Stories

Previously a student at EHS, Ms. Melissa Menchella is back in the halls teaching health and personal fitness and wellness as well as coaching the girls JV field hockey and JV lacrosse teams. Here is Ms. Menchella’s “last ten” as of Aug. 17. Who did you last talk to on the phone? I talk...

Last ten: Mrs. Renee Seppa

Last ten: Mrs. Renee Seppa

Emily Grossnicklaus, reporter

August 25, 2016


Filed under Features, New staff, Top Stories

Mrs. Renee Seppa has switched roles. This is her first year as a full-time teacher of Chemistry and Biochemistry in Rockwood. Students may have met her last year in her role as substitute teacher. Here is Mrs. Seppa’s “Last Ten” as of Aug. 19. Who was the last person you talked to on the ...

Last ten: Officer Brett Grittini: Reporting for duty

Last ten: Officer Brett Grittini: Reporting for duty

Hannah Mellor, reporter

August 17, 2016


Filed under Features, New staff, Top Stories

Officer Brett Grittini joins EHS after four years on the Eureka Police Department. In his first year as a resource officer he is looking forward to getting to know the students. Here is Officer Grittini’s “Last Ten.” What was the last movie you watched? “The last movie I watched was ‘Step Broth...