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May Letter from the Editor

Alex Bernard, Editor-in-Chief May 12, 2016

The Globe has taught me many things, but, most notably, the Globe has taught me the power of storytelling. As a cog in the journalistic machine, our primary function is to transmit words from their source...

Nick Otten as a sponsor for the CHS Poetry Club earlier in his career at Clayton. (photo from Nick Otten)

Nick Otten: Q & A

Alex Bernard and Grace Harrison May 12, 2016

Nick Otten, CHS Associate Director of the Drama Department and former Honors American Literature teacher, shares his insights. Q: How did you come to St. Louis? A: My dad was a soldier in World War II....

Street art in the streets of the Grove. (Sophie Allen)

Bursting the Bubble: The Grove

Sophie Allen, Alex Bernard, and Grace Harrison May 12, 2016

Five and a half miles away from Clayton, a fluorescent sign hangs above Manchester Avenue, marking the entrance to a strip of restaurants, coffee shops, bars and street art known as The Grove. On a Saturday...

Soares and an HMI classmate run across a ridge at 13,000 feet while on a backpacking trip. (Peter Kernan)

Soaring High

Alex Bernard, Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2016

“[On the trail], the day pretty much consists of waking up, hiking, getting there, setting up camp, cooking and going to sleep,” junior Daniel Soares, who recently returned from a semester at the High...

From Prison to College

From Prison to College

Alex Bernard and Camille Respess February 23, 2016

“You get in, go through security and walk through the yard. It really does feel like a prison,” Robert Henke, Professor of Drama and Comparative Literature at Washington University in St. Louis, said....

Merrills working at her desk (Felix Evans).

Bienvenida, Señora!

Alex Bernard and Grace Harrison November 9, 2015

Until five months ago, Dr. Kayra Merrills, the new Spanish teacher at CHS, had her life planned out. After working for five years on her PhD and finally finishing her dissertation, she was looking for...

The CHS group standing in front of Grand Teton National Park where they conducted their research (photo from Ellie Troupis).

Te-Tons of Fun

Alex Bernard and Katie Spear October 15, 2015

“We got to school the day that we were leaving, and we loaded up the car and lit out for the west!” CHS Senior Eleanor Troupis said. Troupis was one of four students who joined CHS Environmental Science...

The Burris Family  gathers in the city of Mekele on their way to the Danakil Depression

An African Malaria Adventure

Catherine Walsh and Alex Bernard September 15, 2015

  “I was like, ‘I’m in Africa, I want to go adventure,’ so I was always out, leader of the group, running around exploring things,” CHS sophomore Christine Burris said. “They’re guessing...

Kate Reeves works at the rock wall at the Center of Clayton (photo from Kate Reeves).

Clayton at Work: Kate Reeves

Alex Bernard, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2015

Kate Reeves works as a rock wall belayer at the Center of Clayton. Q: What’s your hourly wage? A: $8.00 an hour. Q: What does your job consist of? A: I have to watch the climbers at all times, but...

Senior Henry Brown spent his summer working in the St. Louis Mayors office. (photo by Nahuel Feher)

Clayton at Work: Henry Brown

Alex Bernard, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2015

Henry Brown worked as a intern at the St. Louis Office of the Mayor. Q:  What’s your hourly wage? A: I’m an unpaid intern. I get paid in recommendation letters. Q:  Hours per week? A: I usually...

The band practicing before a concert (photo by Kenny Williamson).

Lunar Levitation

Alex Bernard and Nikki Seraji May 15, 2015

When CHS freshman Dominic Anzalone attended Fazio’s Rock Camp the summer before sixth grade, little did he know that his life as a musician would be changed drastically. The students arrived on Monday...

Why Cats are Better than Dogs

Alex Bernard, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2015

It is 3 a.m. and a faithful owner’s sleep is interrupted as Biscuit the dog bangs on the bells attached to the front doorknob. Biscuit knows by now that his master will get up and let him out, as he...

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