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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, Showcase

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


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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


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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...

Students plan spring break vacation escape

Katie McManaman, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Local, Showcase

As spring break is right around the corner, many people have plans, whether at home or abroad. According to a survey of Saint Viator students, 13 people are staying at home, 34 people are traveling and 9 are unsure of their plans. Out of the people traveling, 27 are staying inside the country and ...

iPosture position

iPosture position

Anthony Novak, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Local

The word for it is “iPosture.” That is the word coined to describe the stooped, turtleneck-like stance becoming common among teens today from the use of cell phones, computers or iPads. A recent survey of SVHS students revealed that over 60% of students use electronic devices for eight or more hours...

Spring Arts Festival in (a chorus) line to dazzle audiences

Spring Arts Festival in (a chorus) line to dazzle audiences

Crystal Schuster, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


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What better way to express the fine arts at Saint Viator and enjoy the spring season than to have a Spring Arts Festival? The concert will be on May 13 and will showcase aspects of the art, choral, theatre and band departments. The visual arts showcase includes pieces created by students enrolled in...

Students Febru-weary in endless month

Students Febru-weary in endless month

Devon Sheehan, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


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The shortest month of the year is finally upon us! February will pass in a matter of what feels like minutes, and March will bring spring fever, March Madness and spring break. Though February is the shortest month, with only 28 days this year, there is also a collective dislike of it. Many people have...

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ soars on stage

Nicole Marcinkus, Local Editor

February 16, 2017


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Musical season is here, and drawing to a close. The 2017 musical, "Bye Bye Birdie", involves a multitude of strong leads and moments of comedic relief to entertain the audience. Behind the fantastic script, however, is the actors who not only play but connect to the characters through their hour...

True uniform colors

True uniform colors

Greta Zimmerman, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


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Even though Saint Viator has a uniform, many students find ways to express themselves within school rules by adding their own personal touches to their uniforms. From colored long sleeves under short-sleeve polos to a simple necklace, students have discovered their own ways to make their uniforms uni...

Quest embarks on after-school adventure

Quest embarks on after-school adventure

Crystal Schuster, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


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No need to be hungry after school anymore! Querbes Hall is open for 30 minutes after school Monday through Thursday unless there is an event scheduled. Food items include beverages, snacks, cookies, candy, wraps, sandwiches and salads. The menu remains the same but is working to add some new options...

Hello, my name is Ms. Dowd

Hello, my name is Ms. Dowd

Alex DiMarco & Katie McManaman, Staff Writers

February 16, 2017


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Ms. Marie Dowd is one of the eight English teachers at Saint Viator, two of whom are new this year. She teaches three English classes, two for juniors, one for seniors and also teaches communication skills. Ms. Dowd has received a bachelor’s degree of science in secondary education at University of Kans...

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