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Stories from Marquette High School
West County Moms Unite To Promote Gun Control
News

Zara Tola | October 17, 2019

In light of a recent commercial sponsored by the Sandy Hook Promise Organization, many moms in the West County Area have started to join Moms Demand Action (MDA), a group that seeks to get more regulation…

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MHSNews | French Classes Attend World Languages Day
Video

Jackson Estwanick | October 16, 2019

On Friday October Fourth, a group of French Four and Five students traveled to the University of Missouri St. Louis for World Languages Day. Students explored six different cultures and languages through…

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Unintentional Intruder Alarms Instigate Changes to the Intruder Alarm System
News

Waha Siddiqui | October 8, 2019

Quinn Thomas, junior at Eureka High School, was enjoying her second day of Flex with her friends in the school courtyard on Sept. 4 when she saw the students and staff surrounding her scramble into chaos.

An…

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Taking a Tumble: MHS Cheerleader recovers from major back injury
Sports

Jen Bosche | September 30, 2019

When Abby Kaber, junior, was 11, she was at the peak of her gymnastics career. She competed floor, bar, vault and beam for Olympiad Chesterfield. She even scored a top score on her floor routine and…

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It’s time to take action
Opinions

Sarah Harris | September 25, 2019

As the pools begin to close and the summer homework begins to get finished, it’s that time of year again. The start of school. And with the start of school comes the purchasing of new school supplies.

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MHSNews | Female Football Player Breaks New Ground
Showcase

Lexie Diekroeger | September 20, 2019

When Grier Brandt, freshman, walked into the first day of official team practice, she knew she would face challenges most freshmen athletes also encountered. However, she faced one challenge that was particularly…

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MHSNews | Explore Program Combines Education with Exploration
Video

Shon Sayfuddinov | September 18, 2019

Junior Nick Pinkstaff is a part of Explore. Started by the Boy Scouts of America, Explore is a program that allows students to work with first responders. Pinkstaff said he was inspired to join the program…

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Notre Dame Fire Sparks Discussion Over French Trip Plans
News

Austin Richard | May 29, 2019

Some say it was an electrical shortage. Some blame it on a cigarette butt. Either way, a fire at Notre Dame on April 15 has lead to over a billion dollars in damages and left students wondering if they’ll…

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Blindauer and Pisoni to Perform at Muny
Arts & Entertainment

Kayla Schweitzer | May 14, 2019

This summer, David Pisoni, junior, and Rebecca Blindauer, theater teacher, will be a part of theater productions at the largest outdoor theater in the nation: the St. Louis Municipal Opera Theatre (Muny)….

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Tap Dancer Named Finalist in National YoungArts Competition
Arts & Entertainment

Kailin Zhang | March 12, 2019

The phone was ringing. The caller ID spelled out Miami, Fla.

Addi Loving, junior, was in rehearsal for the school musical, “Into the Woods,” when she first got the call.

Although she couldn’t…

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Grappler Grabs First Girls Wrestling Medal in School History
Sports

Jeff Swift | February 27, 2019

Leah Ozersky, sophomore, has practiced as a member of the new girls squad since wrestling started in November, and she was hoping to make an impression in her first tournament at Rockwood Summit.

And…

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MHSNews | Checkmate
Video

Connor Karst | February 27, 2019

Sophomore Sushen Kolakaleti, hit a milestone last year when he became the Missouri K-12 Chess State Champion. This March, he will return to the the championship once more.

This story was originally published…

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AP Course selection process stresses students
Features

Caroline Cudney | February 27, 2019

Although course registration for this year has wrapped up, many students like Megan Crawford, junior, felt pressured to challenge themselves with AP and honors classes.

“I felt pressured, especially…

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Speaking Multiple Languages Helps Students in School and Business Worlds
Features

Connor Del Carmen | January 28, 2019

Daniel Guardado, sophomore, has a skill that puts him at an advantage over many of his peers: he speaks both English and Spanish fluently.

Guardado learned Spanish at home by speaking to his parents,…

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ITS Members Away at Conference Waited Out Inclement Weather
News

Waha Siddiqui | January 28, 2019

While all Rockwood students went home two hours early last Friday, Ali Nuckles, sophomore, spent her weekend involved with karaoke activities and snowball fights.

Nuckles is a member of MHS’ International…

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Author Profile: Zack Lesmeister
Arts & Entertainment

Jackson Estwanick | January 11, 2019

Donning a white dress and knee high black boots with a purse to match, he walks on stage to perform. Cars pass in the window behind him as he positions his hands on his lower abdomen. He begins to read,…

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Musician Earns Youtube Views With Original Song
Arts & Entertainment

Jen Bosche | December 18, 2018

The camera is set up. The ukulele is tuned. The song has been practiced a million times. There are a few mess ups while recording but the end product is just right. Finally, it is uploaded on the computer…

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Snow day affects musical’s opening night
News

Sarah Harris | December 13, 2018

On Wednesday night, at 9:53 p.m., Superintendent Dr. Eric Knost sent an email out to RSD announcing the first snow day in over a year. While many students celebrated, junior David Pisoni and other members…

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Thrift Shopping Popularity Among High School Students
Arts & Entertainment

Jilian Bunderson | November 29, 2018

In a lilac purple athletic jacket with black stripes and white accenting lines running down the  arms, Thomas Degroot, junior, walks the halls of MHS wearing a vintage Nike jacket.

His outfit…

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Photo wins money for Art Department
Arts & Entertainment

Kayla Schweitzer | November 29, 2018

She’s tackled everything from family portraits to graduations and senior portraits to weddings. She’s even waited for more than 10 hours in extreme summer heat to get the perfect shot of a lizard eating…

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MHSNews | Play Hard Have Fun
Video

Jackson Estwanick | November 19, 2018

On November 5th, Marquette High School Hockey Club’s varsity team played their home open against Chaminade College Preparatory. MHSNews followed senior Daniel Fridman during his final home opener at Queeny…

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HOSA Applying For Patent
Features

Jessica Li | November 16, 2018

Bright fluorescent lights shone in their eyes as they stood on the stage. Top ten was already unbelievable. Then the sentence “Third Place is Kayla Berry, Neha Bollam and Kelley Sinning” blasted through…

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Phonetic Spellings To Be Added to Infinite Campus
News

Alyssa Shellabarger | November 6, 2018

The beginning of each school year brings its own set of challenges for students: learning a new schedule, finding new classrooms and, for students like Vyomesh Tripathi, junior, correcting teachers on…

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New Safety and Security Committee Established, Ensures MHS Safety
News

Marta Mieze | October 26, 2018

While preparing for intruder drills, every student sees a presentation of the four E’s: educate, evade, escape and engage. However, MHS students have only ever practiced evading by locking doors and…

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MHSNews | Gift of Giving
Video

Jackson Estwanick | October 26, 2018

Carole Splater is the coordinator of Charity Sharity, a group that donates fabric to clients who sew items to donate to those in need. Splater taught the Fashion One classes how to make baby blankets for…

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