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STEM program offers new engineering opportunity

Allison Bosshart, Local Co-Editor

February 22, 2019


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Students often struggle with deciding on a college major or answering the question: “What do you want to do with your life?” The STEM Designation Program allows students to experience different STEM fields and reflect on their interests. In its third year, the STEM program has adapted its STEM exper...

Burning questions

Timmy Wittich and Alex DiMarco, Staff Writers

February 22, 2019


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Hey whats up lions, yes, welcome back to another creepy exclusive on the mysteries of our school. This time we dive deep inside the mind of Mrs. Eileen Cairo, with a beloved science teacher who makes a memorable impact on her students, although not all of this insight is about cellular communicat...

Breaking ice with new security team

Breaking ice with new security team

Kate Hannon, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


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Students have likely noticed some new faces greeting them as they enter school and ensuring they are wearing their lanyards. The security guards started in early January. Some of their daily activities include patrolling the hallways, monitoring who enters the building, and practicing communication betw...

Musical celebrates 80th anniversary of Wizard of Oz

Musical celebrates 80th anniversary of Wizard of Oz

Crystal Schuster, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


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In the far away land of ruby slippers, yellow brick roads, talking animals and magical witches, an enchanted tale was told...and just in time for the 80th anniversary! Through Dorothy’s adventures in the Emerald City, her daytime snoozes with the mesmerizing poppies, her charming welcome with the merry...

Nicotine’s newest guillotine

Nicotine’s newest guillotine

Alyssa Yankee, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


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According to the FDA, there are currently 3.62 million teen e-cigarette users and a 78 percent increase among high school students since last year. The vaping epidemic has spread throughout middle and high school students throughout 2018. In response, school policies have been declared and enforced includ...

Stressed out for finals? Prepare with these reliable tips

Stressed out for finals? Prepare with these reliable tips

Kate Hannon, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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Although final exams are rarely the highlight of anyone’s school year and often evoke memories of late-night cramming and stressing, they are an unavoidable part of mid-January. Students and teachers share their ideas on how to make studying for finals both more effective and more pleasant. Timing...

Service Spotlight: Clare Camblin

Brooke Puccini, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2018


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“Everyone has a story. Small changes can make a huge impact,” said Clare Camblin, senior. Camblin lives these words through her many service projects in which she connects with the local community. Clare regularly helps the Public Access to Deliver Service (PADS) program and has become a regular...

New renovations await to enhance campus

Allison Bosshart, Local Co-Editor

December 14, 2018


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While the campus has changed dramatically over time, future plans are also in progress. From major construction to minor changes, the administration has been carefully identifying the needs of students, faculty, and staff, and has already started to respond. The front entrance, Cahill Gymnasium, the co...

College Alumni Panel advises students on how to succeed in college

College Alumni Panel advises students on how to succeed in college

Brooke Puccini, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2018


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College—the serious, overwhelming, exciting, scary, inevitable topic that high schoolers regularly avoid discussing in the cafeteria and at home. While the knowledge of counselors and parents is essential to the process, those conversations often leave students with one question: “What about someone...

Students, faculty from South Korea, Poland, Italy celebrate Christmas in diverse ways

Alyssa Yankee, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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There are many similar ways that people in the school community celebrate Christmas, including decorating a Christmas tree, visiting family and having dinner together, exchanging gifts, hanging stockings, decorating the house, baking cookies, and going to church. 97% of students celebrate Christmas...

Teachers, staff share how school once looked

Grace Chang, Local Co-Editor

December 14, 2018


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Students’ first impression of Saint Viator often revolves around the front parking lot, the spacious Querbes Hall, and the glamorous Hall of Fame. However, Viator was not always like this. Established in 1961, the school has gone through various changes. What started out as a boys’ school became...

Musical behind the scenes: Patrons of the Arts

Crystal Schuster, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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Whether you’re the next Monet or an aspiring Van Gogh, the Patrons of the Arts are a group of parents that support the development of the school’s many creative outlets, including all the Fine Arts curricular and non-curricular programs for theater, choir, band and visual arts. “It means...

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