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Back to the brown bag

Back to the brown bag

Kate Laubacker, news reporter
August 23, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Dual enrollment students walking through the doors of the Welcome Center with a “Jimmy John’s” bags in hand are greeted by an adult working the check-in desk at the front entrance and a, “You can’t bring that in here.” They protest, “We can’t bring our lunch in?” “I don’t make t...

Here comes the sun

Here comes the sun

August 22, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

[View the story "The Great American eclipse, Aug. 21" on Storify]...

A future so bright

A future so bright

Kate Laubacker, news reporter
August 18, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Monday, Aug. 21, the EHS community will have an abbreviated class schedule to accommodate eclipse viewing. The district is providing solar viewing glasses for all staff and students. 1st: 8:16 -8:54 a.m. 2nd: 9:00-9:38  a.m. 3rd: 9:44 -10:12 a.m. 4th: 10:18-10:56 a.m. 5th: 11:02 a.m....

Know/inform/care

Know/inform/care

Taylor Werges, news reporter
July 21, 2017
Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local Know: Rombachs Farm announced on facebook, July 15, it is closed for good. Inform: The well-known Chesterfield pumpkin patch will not be opening its gates ever again. The farm posted on facebook, “Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are closing.” Margaret Rombach, sister of the or...

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Ethan Fine, news reporter
June 29, 2017
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Local Know: St. Louis hosted PrideFest, a LGBT festival and parade, June 23-25. Inform: PrideSTL, an organization working to raise acceptance for the LGBT community and eliminate prejudice within St. Louis, puts on PrideFest annually since 1981. The festival always takes place in June which is  n...

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Kayla Shy, news reporter
June 22, 2017
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Local Know: After being named outstanding lead actress and actor, two St. Louis high school teens will be traveling to New York for The Jimmy Awards.  Inform: Cor Jesu Academy and Jersey Community High School performed “Curtains” and “Oklahoma!” at the first-ever St. Louis High Schoo...

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Kate Laubacker, editor-in-chief
June 16, 2017
Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local Know: A Belleville High School graduate died at Fugitive Beach in Rolla, Missouri, June 10. Inform: Around 3 p.m., Kalon D. Green traveled down the waterslide at the tourist stop and did not resurface. The lifeguards located him and attempted CPR. EMS then transported Green to Phelps County Medical ...

Sink or swim

Sink or swim

Lauren Glascock, news reporter
May 27, 2017
Filed under #FloodOf17, Spring sports, Top Stories

Walking into the A.D.'s office, the smell of Febreeze hangs over a moldy aroma overtaking the room, May 8. The carpetless floors are now just a slab of concrete next to walls of foundation bases that are quite the eyesore. Adhesive residue makes visitors’ shows stick an extra second to the floor as...

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Kate Laubacker and Madison Clark
May 18, 2017
Filed under Know/inform/care, News, Top Stories

Local Know: Over 150 police K-9 teams gathered in Eureka for the North American Police Work Dog Association, May 7. Inform: The N.A.P.W.D.A. trainers and handlers got together in the small town of Eureka. These canines--as well as their handlers--get nationally certified every year by going through a series of scenarios and tests. This is the third year i...

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...

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Madison Eble, news reporter
May 11, 2017
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Local Know: As Missouri warms up the tick population explodes. From 2000 to 2015 Missouri has reported 291 cases of Lyme disease. Inform: Liam Phillips, one-year-old, was diagnosed with Powassan, a serious tick-transmitted illness, six months ago. Those who are diagnosed with Powassan, like Liam, might e...

Making a comeback

Making a comeback

Kate Laubacker, editor-in-chief
May 11, 2017
Filed under #FloodOf17, News, Top Stories

Recovery efforts after another historic flood and flooding of the gym buildings continue less than a week after campus reopens. Catco, the fire restoration, water damage repair, and mold removal company, makes progress each day. The current status of the PE complex? "I'll have to check...