Not Long Ago. Not Far Away

Not Long Ago. Not Far Away

by Ellie Buttell, Writer April 27, 2021
In June 2021, Union Station will host “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.” The exhibit features 700 original objects and 400 photographs from over 20 museums around the world.
Senior Liv Collet and music teacher Steve Perry go over the sheet music at the front of the auditorium in the Music and Arts building Feb. 24. Together, they had worked on the parts of the song that Collet had questions on. photo by Ali Madden

Choir gets creative

by Rachel Robinson, Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2021
Last spring, in the beginning of the pandemic, choir members were not allowed to perform together at all and instead opted to record individual vocals and layer them to create a virtual performance.
Many murals, along with Mexican Tissue Flowers, line the walls of M&A Building Oct. 28. These murals and flowers were made by students to show their respect. photo courtesy of Maria Laura Lopez Gonzales

Celebrating the Day of the Dead in a year of grief

by Rachel Robinson, Editor-in-Chief November 21, 2020
The Nelson’s virtual programming includes videos made in collaboration with the Mexican Consulate of Kansas City, Telemundo KC and Mattie Rhodes Art Center, along with a gallery of the famous altars on display at the museum in past years.
The Twin Drive-In Theater sign lights up showing what movies it is playing Sept. 26.

Boost of Drive-Ins, Downfall of Theaters

by Sydney Allen, Photo Editor November 3, 2020
Drive-ins have been gaining more attention lately due to all the safety precautions inside of movie theaters from the outcome of COVID-19.
Senior Olivia Collet, left, and Isabel Mayer, left bottom, are among their fellow cast members during a dress rehearsal July 28. The actors were required to wear plastic face shields that wrapped around their head, covering their noses and mouths. photo courtesy of Olivia Collet

A Look at Theater From Behind a Mask

by Mara Callahan, Lifestyles Editor September 24, 2020
Head of the Saint Teresa’s Academy theater department Shana Prentiss has coped with these protocols by establishing a Reader’s Theater this fall instead of proceeding with the usual fall musical. 

Performing arts students find new outlets amid pandemic

by Beatrice Curry, Writer April 29, 2020
After the cancellation of live student productions, senior Genesis Jeffries chose to direct her student production remotely.
Senior Kylie Schuster sings and plays guitar while practicing with “Yellow House” in her basement Feb. 12. Schuster is the only member of her band to attend STA, so rehearsals are held outside of school. photo by Amy Schaffer

Bands channel students’ creativity

by Cara Barone, Writer March 9, 2020
Members of musical groups at STA share their experiences being in a band.
- Junior Gracie Swanson laughs as she practices her lines Jan. 27. Swanson will
appear in STA's upcoming production of

Students prioritize acting development

February 6, 2020
New and experienced student actresses appreciate the acting-focused feature of plays.
Junior Grace Patenaude smiles during the finale Nov. 5. Patenaude played King Sextimus, a character who did not have lines until the last number. photo by Katie Massman

Talent over gender

by Rachel Robinson, Opinion Editor December 2, 2019
By giving roles to the actor best suited to them without regard to gender, Prentiss hopes to shed light on the trivial nature of gender as a social construct.
Catera Combs as EM, from left,  Jay Love as Ty, Jordan Luty as CJ, and Khrystal L. Coppage as Dayz in The Coterie’s production of “Rise Up: The Struggle of the Freedom Riders.” The play is written by Lisa Evans and directed by Jeff Church, and runs from  Sept. 17 through Oct. 20. photo by Erin Stricker and courtesy of The Coterie Theatre

Learning through a different lens

by Ella Norton , Editor-in-chief October 14, 2019
The junior class saw the play "Rise Up" at the Coterie Theatre and students in AP Literature course saw "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
 A statue sits outside of St. Mary’s Church Aug. 23. The Episcopalian church was built in 1886 and supposedly haunted by Father Jardine, who started the church. photo by Ella Norton

The top haunted locations in KC

by Ella Norton , Editor-in-chief October 14, 2019
The Dart compiled information of haunted locations around KC.
Director of campus ministry Andrea Arredondo sits in her office located in Goppert Center Sept. 6. Arredondo was the first to realize change was needed in Praise Band and has  implemented  changes with the help of Hillary Talken and Susie Adams. photo by Rachel Robinson

Making music from the heart

by Rachel Robinson, Opinion Editor September 12, 2019
Regardless of a student’s religious beliefs, the Windmoor Collective’s mission is to make all feel welcome and able to participate.
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