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New Years Resolutions

Blake Krah

December 13, 2018

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Every year, millions of people around the globe watch the clock tick down to the new year. With the new year comes resolutions. “I think New Year’s resolutions are a good way to help motivate people to accomplish somet...

Lady Viking vs. Vikings

Elise Diesfeld, Journalism

December 13, 2018

Filed under Sports, Stories

As Howell’s fall athletic season came to an end, Twitter faced yet another polarizing divide when a teacher openly criticized the merit of the phrase “Lady Viking” in a tweet. Although some view the title as a way to conv...

Fishing Club

Breanna Boucher, Journalism

December 13, 2018

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Fishing Club is back after a recent revamp which will allow members to be involved more rigorously and compete in a way more similar to a sport. “The most difficult part of getting it started was getting a bunch of peopl...

Girls Wrestling

Megan Bishop, Journalism

December 13, 2018

Filed under Sports, Stories

In its inaugural season, girls wrestling hit the mat for their first match Nov. 20. “We get our own uniforms, but they haven’t come in so right now we are using the guys uniform,” junior Sydney McGhee said. The t...

Holiday Traditions

Sydney Truax, Journalism

December 12, 2018

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Putting up the tree, seeing the lights, waiting for Santa, spending time with loved ones and sending Christmas cards are winter traditions. According to BuzzFeed, the U.S. Postal Service have answered children’s letters to Santa f...

Winter Break Traditions

Michael Howrey, Journalism

December 12, 2018

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Winter break means family traditions. “Me and my family go up to Kansas City every Christmas to visit my grandparents. While we’re there we eat a huge meal and open presents,” senior Devin Griffith said. “I just s...

Scholar Bowl Preview

Elise Diesfeld, Journalism

December 12, 2018

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“Who was the sculptor of The Thinker?” the moderator said. “Auguste Rodin” senior David Yang said after buzzing in. Scholar Bowl is in full gear sweeping Holt, 670-170; and Troy, 630-0; during their Tuesday league matc...

Girl’s Swim Team Preview

Natalie Eades, Journalism

December 12, 2018

Filed under Sports, Stories

New semester, new coach, new season for the girl’s swim team. Their first meet was Nov. 30, and they won a Tri Meet against Howell North and Pattonville. The girls came in eighth at the Marquette Relays. “At both meets ou...

Golden Girls & Company

Kennedy Stewart, Journalism

December 12, 2018

Filed under Sports, Stories

As their 2018-2019 season begins the Golden Girls have gone through some major changes, starting with their name. For years the Golden Girls have been known as one of the nations top all girls high school dance team but now with ...

Winter Break vs. Christmas Break

Estevan Hutchinson, Journalism

December 10, 2018

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In January of 2015 the St. Charles County School District voted 4-3 in favor of changing the original name of Winter Break to Christmas Break. Changing the name from Winter Break to Christmas Break devalues the various hol...

Senior Sports Recap

Alex Egan, Journalism

December 10, 2018

Filed under Sports, Stories

It all came down to the last minute of their last high school game ever. “I’ve always been a goalie, center back, and wind back, which are all defensive positions,” senior Ryan Olwig said. Olwig’s played soccer for ...

Boys Golf Season Preview

Michael Howrey, Journalism

December 10, 2018

Filed under Sports, Stories

Boys golf is still looking for improvement after a good season last year, when players made it to state and the team only lost two matches. “We’re mostly seniors but we've also got some good incoming freshman. I think...

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