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A man with a ski mask is surrounded by police officers at a reopen Illinois rally outside Chicago's Thompson Center, May 16, 2020. As the rally was winding down, he walked around with a banner with an apparent Neo-Nazi sign.

The Rise in Antisemitism

With reports of antisemitism at an all time high in schools, in the streets and on social media, millions of Jews fear for their lives and the safety of their families

In Uman, Ukraine, a visibly Jewish man was attacked at a supermarket. In Austria, the head of Graz’s Jewish community was attacked with a wooden club. In Delaware, firefighters responded to a fire at...

This year is Dr. Varley's 43rd year of teaching.  He spent the last 29 years teaching in the Clayton School District.

Retiring Clayton Teachers of 2021 – Dr. Paul Varley

Charlie Miller, Reporter May 6, 2021

“Dr. Varley is all about being a good person and having integrity,” said Jennifer Shenberger, one of Dr. Paul Varley’s coworkers at Wydown Middle School. “He wants to instill that in his students...

BTS on the set for their English single

How BTS Became More Than Just A Boyband

Samantha Anne McDonough, Reporter March 31, 2021

When you think of a boyband, what do you think of? Do you think of One Direction, making teenage girls' hearts throb with each song lyric? Maybe the classic show Big Time Rush and their absolute bop of...

The AP Literature project is a tradition that has been altered with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic

Amazing Author Projects

CHS AP Literature students worked through the pandemic to complete their capstone author project.
Sofia Erlin, Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2021

During a normal school year, CHS students can be found in the library quietly eating smuggled chips, frantically finishing homework due the next period, and whispering about the dreaded author project....

Activism in Clayton Schools: How and Why

Activism in Clayton Schools: How and Why

Samantha Anne McDonough, Reporter February 24, 2021

The Clayton School District is a stand-out school district for a myriad of reasons. It’s ranked in the top 5 Missouri schools, and has a largely diverse student population. Another thing that sets Clayton...

Subway riders exit the train in New York City while wearing masks due to the coronavirus pandemic.  When not wearing a mask, you could get mild symptoms if you combat the virus through viral spread.

What should Americans do in the winter through COVID-19?

How can we step up to defeat the outraging virus of COVID-19?
Charlie Miller, Reporter February 24, 2021

With the frosty winter chill in the air and the demand for COVID-19 vaccines, many Americans, and others around the world, have hopes of seeing a massive reduction in cases and fatalities from the COVID-19...

Student-Centered Superintendent

Student-Centered Superintendent

Owen Auston-Babcock and Ella Cuneo February 21, 2021

On September 11, 2020, Dr. Sean Doherty, Superintendent of Schools, announced his retirement from the School District of Clayton. On October 14, the Board of Education hired search firm Macpherson...

Customers smell candles at The Candle Fusion Studio in St. Charles

The Fate of STL Businesses

What happens to STL businesses with the added stress of the pandemic?
Annie Xiao, Reporter January 21, 2021

Driving down Forsyth, the right side of the street is dominated by restaurants with bustling outdoor spaces. Parking spots have been transformed into extra seating areas, tables are spaced six feet apart,...

What does stress do to the brain? From Center for Brain health (University Of Texas at Dallas)

What does Stress do to our brain?

What really is stress, and how do we measure it?
Leo Taghert, Reporter January 12, 2021

We’ve all had moments where we were stressed. Stress is a complicated thing and affects everyone differently. With the current events going on many of us are stressed. Have you ever stopped and wondered...

In the west, traditional Asian culture is often fetishized by both society and media

The Fetshization of Asian Cultures in the West

Asian fetishization both in media and in real life is rampant throughout the West
Samantha Anne McDonough, Reporter January 8, 2021

You go on a first date. Your date seems really great! They’re a little weird, but everyone is and they seem nice, so what does it matter? The two of you talk as you eat, and nearing the end of the meal...

Art by Ella Cuneo. Individuals with Sensory Processing disorder struggle to wear a mask because it can cause overstimulation.

Unmasking Sensory Processing Disorder

While most of us can bear wearing a mask on the daily, some individuals struggle with it
Daphne Kraushaar and Maya Goldwasser December 18, 2020

As you head out the door in the morning on your way to start the day, you’re probably reaching for your phone, wallet, keys, and in this day in age, of course, a mask. For months, all of us have been...

Eighth grader Aimee Creighton (13) performs her virtual Bat Mitzvah at home,

Virtual B’nai Mitzvah

Jewish 13-year-olds are experiencing their Bar or Bat Mitzvah in a completely different way
Chloe Creighton, Page Editor December 9, 2020

After years of becoming familiar with the teachings of the Torah, learning how to read Hebrew and memorize the tunes of ancient prayers, Jewish 13-year-olds are finally ready for their Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Many...

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