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Students share noodles, each other’s company

Students share noodles, each other’s company

Grace Rygiel, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Local

Who doesn’t love to grab a delicious meal at Noodles and Company? This year, The Justice League, a social justice club, will be hosting an event to better connect international students with American students. The event, named Noodles and Company, because of the traditional dishes being prepared by...

New characters in Wonderland

New characters in Wonderland

Bridget Sloan, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Local, Showcase

Every school year, students audition to be a part of the fall play, and this year’s production of “Alice in Wonderland” is no different. Many tried out for their favorite roles in the beloved story. However, this year’s show is distinctive from those of past years - it is director Mrs. Kate Cost...

Service Spotlight: Maura Hogaboom

Service Spotlight: Maura Hogaboom

Brooke Puccini, Local Editor

September 28, 2017


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“To whomever much is given, of him will much be required; and to whole much was entrusted, of him more will be asked” (Lk 12:28). Junior Maura Hogaboom goes out of her way to live out those words through participating in unique service activities. Her opportunities have included working with migra...

Local group tests cardiac health, teens heartly know their risk

Local group tests cardiac health, teens heartly know their risk

Crystal Schuster, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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The heart wants what the hearts wants, right? Screens for Teens is a program that wants you to know about your heart. Sponsored by the Max Schweitzer Foundation, Screens for Teens provides low-cost cardiac screenings for high school students. Students receive an EKG(Electrocardiogram) to monitor heart...

Students learn civic responsibilities in new required class

Students learn civic responsibilities in new required class

Alex DiMarco, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Local

Starting the 2017 school year, sophomores were surprised to see a new class requirement. Civics, a course focused on government and citizenship, has now become a state-required course. Mrs. Maureen Martin, department head of social studies, said that beginning with the class of 2020 and a change in state...

Dancing through decades of homecomings

Dancing through decades of homecomings

Greta Zimmerman, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Local

As the student body prepares to travel back in time to earlier decades for homecoming this year, Viator’s homecoming history was dug up. While hairstyles and fashion choices have obviously changed from the 60’s to now, many traditions have remained the same. Spanish teacher, Mr. Kurt Paprocki...

Quest for best student leaders

Quest for best student leaders

Allison Bosshart, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Local

Quest is a retreat offered to freshman and sophomores every year, which requires weeks of unseen preparation. The overnight retreat takes six weeks to prepare and is organized by a hardworking team of student leaders and adult leaders, who are teachers or work in Campus Ministry. “After weeks of...

Hello my name is… Ms. O’Neill

Hello my name is… Ms. O’Neill

Kathleen Hannon, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Local

Harry Potter fans everywhere will be delighted to find a teacher who not only shares their passion but also could help them write a great essay on the topic. Ms. Megan O’Neill ’12 is a new member of the faculty. She teaches Literature and Composition I and American Literature for freshmen and ...

Staff, students welcome new principal, Karen Love

Staff, students welcome new principal, Karen Love

Brooke Puccini, Local Editor

August 23, 2017


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While most students are not fond of going back to school, they are certain to love the new principal, Mrs. Karen Love. She began her career in education working as a math teacher for 14 years at a Jesuit school in Portland, Oregon. However, for the past five years, Mrs. Love worked as one of three ass...

New Faces and Brighter Spaces Fill a Changing Campus Ministry

New Faces and Brighter Spaces Fill a Changing Campus Ministry

Maeve Schumacher, Sports Editor

August 23, 2017


Filed under Local

Campus Ministry has continually been a beloved spot of Viator students, whether used for quick talks about your day during passing periods or for a much-needed breath mint stop after lunch. Although Campus Ministry’s scene may be changing, it still holds a special value that no renovation or change...

Students, teachers look ahead to AP exams

Students, teachers look ahead to AP exams

Brooke Puccini, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Local

As the last three months of school approach, students find themselves switching from study mode to how-long-until-break mode. However, the work is not over quite yet. The AP exams are nearing, and both students and teachers are starting to prepare. The AP exams begin on May 1, but the preparation begins well bef...

Middle schoolers find early start to high school

Middle schoolers find early start to high school

Greta Zimmerman, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Local

While the start of a student’s high school career is technically on the first day of freshman year in August, many Saint Viator students started their high school experience much earlier. Some came into contact with the school for the first time because of older siblings. Some parents of students attend...

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