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The Greyhound Guide

September 2, 2011

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Welcome home. Some may call us crazy, but we’re actually excited to be coming back to school this year. There was no need to slap the snooze button this morning as we jumped out of bed, ready to head off to the high school. Indeed, we’re all eager to reunite with our long missed Gre...

InDepth: The changing face of The Globe

May 21, 2011

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The Globe Newsmagazine Make sure that you keep an eye out for the next issue of The Globe in August. Otherwise, you might not recognize us. Yes, The Globe will be getting a makeover. The Globe staff has recently come to a decision that next year this publication will transition to a newsmagazine f...

In-Depth: Nerd, dork, & geek

April 25, 2011

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Defining the roles The terms “nerd,” “dork,” and “geek” are used so frequently in everyday conversation that it is often unclear what the words themselves mean, or if they even have definite meanings. The words have become cultural slang and social labels, s...

InDepth: VST looming on the horizon

March 16, 2011

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Look around the lunchroom of Wydown Middle School, and you’ll witness a sight quite normal for Clayton students, and a testament to the diverse population treasured by the district. They are what Wydown principal Mary Ann Goldberg refers to affectionately as “U.N. tables”, or gatherings...

A Better AP?

February 24, 2011

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Beginning in the fall of the 2011-2012 school year, the College Board will begin a rollout of major revisions to many Advanced Placement (AP) course curriculums and exams. One of the major goals of the reforms is to reduce the span of content covered to allow for a greater focus on deeper, analytical...

InDepth: Crime in St. Louis

January 30, 2011

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St. Louis, for the past five years, has continually sustained its place among the top five most dangerous cities in the U.S. as according to the CQ Press. But what exactly do those numbers mean? “Nobody really knows how they did it,” Philippa Barrett, Chief Misdemeanor Officer at the office...

Education and the Age of Technology

November 23, 2010

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In the lower level of the Administration Building, past many desks and behind a locked door, is a room full of magic. It is not the pulling rabbits out of hats or waving wands type of magic – rather, it is magical in the sense that, to most, its powers are completely bewildering. To the unaware,...

Something Wiccan this Way Comes

October 27, 2010

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It may come as a surprise but, unawares to many people, a community of people in St. Louis has created a community wherein they are free to follow alternative religious paths. One of these local organizations is Yarrow Coven, a St. Louis Wicca coven with fifteen members and even more who participate in s...

Facebook: The invasion into everyday life

September 29, 2010

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Socializing. Late night procrastination. Homework. Facebook isn’t just for posting YouTube videos on friends’ walls and commenting on photos from last weekend anymore. It’s the place where CHS students post all kinds of information about themselves and manage aspects of their busy,...

77 days of summer

August 18, 2010

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Summer is a time for relaxation and is a perfect opportunity for CHS students to get away from the ‘Clayton Bubble’ to explore, learn, and have a great time while traveling. Whether they traveled to Fulton, MO to horseback ride or to India to study water levels of contamination, CHS students certainly h...

InDepth: On a Mission

May 14, 2010

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In the span of two years, one child’s life has been changed for the better—forever. Yorlene Reyes, of Uracco, Honduras, recently underwent a 10-hour surgery that corrected her deformed spine due to severe scoliosis and kyphosis. Surgeons at St. Louis Children’s Hospital removed...

Young volunteers gain understanding, joy

March 28, 2010

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Most CHS students have walked past the homeless who are in need of basic essentials. Others watch news programs and develop a desire to travel and help in third world countries. Numerous teenagers at CHS choose to volunteer their time at organizations in the St. Louis area or abroad. “Volunteering...

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