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Mariah Ruch (26) tries to get on Blooket, but it has been blocked.

Students lose access to websites because of ¨Sign In With Google¨ feature

Aubree Tullock, Reporter November 17, 2023

  As of  Monday, Oct. 23, all school districts that are using Google workspace like the Wentzville School District, will no longer be able to have access to Canva and other used sites for students.  The...

Dom Cash (26), Jaymeson Brown (26) and Brody Clemons (26) know that November is a time to be thankful.

November Celebrations

Brooke Purler, Reporter November 15, 2023

November is a time of celebrations and remembrance. There are several awareness months celebrated in November. These include Native American Heritage Awareness, Men's Health Awareness, Diabetes Awareness,...

Can you control your mind?

Your Perception is Your Reality

Mark Tyson, Opinion Extraordinaire November 15, 2023

If you view yourself as a brave person, you are more likely to do brave things. If you view yourself as kind, you are more inclined towards kind things. If you view yourself as a disciplined individual,...

Veterans Day is November 11 and there are many ways to honor and remember our Veterans.

Veteran’s Day

Brooke Purler, Reporter November 8, 2023

What does Veteran's Day mean to you? Do you have anyone in your family who has served or is currently serving our country? Veteran's Day used to be called Armstice Day until 1954. In 1954, Congress...

A blast from the past.

Where We Droppin’? Fortnite Returns to its Roots in Season OG

Mark Tyson, Opinion Extraordinaire November 8, 2023

Everybody remembers how big Fortnite was in its heyday back in 2018. The battle royale was truly a cultural phenomenon, a hundred players duking it out to be the last one standing was a concept that captivated...

The Best of Times

The Best of Times

Mark Tyson, Opinion Extraordinare October 24, 2023

I often hear people talk about the modern day in a very negative way. They go on about just how hard it is, how things were simpler and better in the past and how everything is going downhill. I disagree....

988 is a great crisis hotline number to call if you want mental health services for you or someone you know.

September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month

Brooke Purler, Reporter October 4, 2023

Suicide is a serious and often touchy subject that we need more awareness of. If we can all start a conversation, provide support, and direct help to those who need it, we can help save lives and prevent...

Vic Bourdin de Bouchillon (25) and Meg Zumwalt (23) try to get snacks between classes, but it is off.

Should Vending Machines Be Allowed All Day?

Clarissa Rangle May 25, 2023

We all know that vending machines are very popular. You see them in public places, work buildings, schools, etc. Vending machines are used to provide snacks and beverages for people throughout the day....

This classic and praised album was released back in 1977.

“Rumors” by Fleetwood Mac: Classic Album Review

Luke Chipley, Copy Editor May 22, 2023

Back in the late 70s, Fleetwood Mac was enduring a time of scandal and controversy. According to an article on People, "The group's namesake drummer, Mick Fleetwood, was the first among them to take...

This movie gained $118 million upon its first week out.

“Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3,” Movie Review With Spoilers

Luke Chipley, Copy Editor May 16, 2023

The "Marvel Cinematic Universe" has not been at its highest moments as of recently. Phase Four had a pretty rough batch of movies that were mixed in with others that were of better quality; those being...

Currently, Thriller is the highest sold album of all time.

“Thriller” by Michael Jackson: An Iconic Classic?

Luke Chipley, Copy Editor May 6, 2023

To say that "Thriller" by Michael Jackson is a classic would be a big understatement. Being the highest sold album of all-time, "Thriller" is a pop album (along with some genre-fusions such as funk and...

Artificial intelligence has very much started to gain mainstream attention.

Another Quaint Look Into A.I.

Luke Chipley, Copy Editor April 30, 2023

As we have witnessed the astounding growth in popularity of A.I. in the media as well as in our daily lives, much praise has been given, as well as lots of criticism. Even when it first started gaining...

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