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Bustling Buskers

Bustling Buskers

Catherine Walsh and Lauren Praiss

May 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Buskers are never just in it for the money. Among the sounds of cars and pedestrians milling about on busy weekend afternoons and evenings, is also the constant flow of music from street musicians throughout the entire length of the Delmar Loop. Not only is busking an old and beloved practice, it...

Performing for Pencils

Performing for Pencils

Sophie Bernstein, Page Editor

April 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Combining a passion for community service with her love for the arts inspired an area high school freshman to create Performing for Pencils. With the help of her fellow students and relentless dedication, JBS student Jessica Goldberg co-founded the nonprofit Performing for Pencils in the fall of 2013...

Dr. Taylor Dances

Dr. Taylor Dances

Lucy Cohen, Tara Williams, and Olivia Reuter

April 10, 2017


Filed under Features

An inconspicuous old church basement is not the place where one would expect a jubilant dance workshop to be held, but most Friday nights a month, The St. Louis English Country Dance troupe dance the night away. CHS English teacher Dr. Rebecca Taylor is not only a member, but is also the president of...

Cemetery Vandalized

Cemetery Vandalized

Theo Fehr and Samantha Zeid

April 10, 2017


Filed under Local News, Social Justice Reporting

On Feb. 17 and 18, rows and rows of final resting places were knocked over and vandalized. The next morning, thousands woke to find their holy place disturbed. The recent vandalism at Chesed Shel Emeth, a Jewish cemetery in University City, has led to heightened attention on acts of hate crimes in the...

Stitching It Together

Stitching It Together

Noah Brown, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Daniel Shapiro is no stranger to Clayton, Missouri. Shapiro, a CHS graduate of the class of 1994, grew up immersed in the Clayton community. “I went to Clayton from kindergarten through high school. Most of the people I went to school with there I’d gone to to nursery school with. I had known...

The Hack is Back

The Hack is Back

Catherine Walsh and Madeleine Ackerburg

April 9, 2017


Filed under Features

When Sam Hack steps into the spotlight, it is not just as a popular substitute teacher at Clayton High School. Hack has been invested in the world of theatre since he was a little boy. “I was nine years old when my parents chose to buy very cheap season tickets to the Muny,” Hack said. “As I ...

Robin Reports

Robin Reports

Maddy Bale, Senior Managing Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Social Justice Reporting

It was not until a hired man leapt into a speed boat, pursued them, and threatened to ram into their own boat that CHS alumna (‘83) Robin McDowell and her group of reporters, videographers, and photographers reluctantly fled from Benjina, a remote tropical island in Eastern Indonesia.   After ...

Brooke Jones

Brooke Jones

Charlie Brennan, Senior Managing Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Social Justice Reporting

Students stand up and speak out in order to be heard “I really am a protest girl at heart. I go to protests whenever I can. I love the atmosphere of a protest and the community within a protest,” said CHS senior and social activist Brooke Jones. “When Michael Brown was shot, there was something ...

Q&A: Curtis Sittenfeld

Q&A: Curtis Sittenfeld

Anne Goode, Reporter

March 24, 2017


Filed under Features

Q: Tell me about yourself. A: I write what’s considered “literary fiction.” I write novels. I’ve written five novels. My first one came out in 2005 when I was 29. It’s called Prep. My most recent in April, 2016 and it’s called Eligible. Q: Did you ever consider writing under a pseudonym? A:...

Double Data

Double Data

Katie Snelling and Grace Snelling

March 15, 2017


Filed under Features

When we arrived at Barnes Jewish Hospital, we were led into a large brick building by two research assistants (RAs). It was a Saturday, so the building was almost completely devoid of other people, but it was clear that the equipment inside was used often during the week by medical students and professionals. The...

CHS Gets Close Up

CHS Gets Close Up

Olivia Joseph, Opinion Section Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under Features

On January 20, 2017, President Donald J. Trump was sworn into office for the next four years as the President of the United States. People all over the country turned on their televisions and computers to tune in on this monumental event in American history. While millions watched the inauguration...

Jo Firestone

Jo Firestone

Noah Brown, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2017


Filed under Features

It all started in the halls of Clayton High School. More specifically, though, for CHS graduate and current comedian Jo Firestone, it started in the CHS theater. This was when she realized her calling. “[Kelley Weber] let me direct the student run musical. She let me pick out the show and direc...

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