Students perform at local museum

Students perform at local museum

October 29, 2014

story and video by Victoria Richardson, photos by Arinna Hoffine http://youtu.be/ZayPYQ6pr2Q Video source link: http://youtu.be/ZayPYQ6pr2Q   As sophomore Allison Nagle ascends the steps of the Nelson-Atkins Museum leading to Open Mic Night, a sliding door opens to welcome her, and sh...

The Giver does nothing but take

photo courtesy of IMDb

by Madi Winfield, Daily Web Editor

September 25, 2014

"The Giver" lacks authenticism and taste.

18 students journey “Into the Woods”

18 students journey

September 21, 2014

by Alexandria Davis, alternative coverage by Anna Bauman, photos by Katherine Mediavillia     This year, STA will be putting on the musical “Into the Woods”. Originally a book written by James Lapine, the story revolves around a collision of characters from bedside fairy tale...

“Urinetown” wins Blue Star Award

June 16, 2014

by Emma Willibey The cast of fall production “Urinetown, the Musical” earned “Outstanding Ensemble” at Starlight Theatre’s twelfth-annual Blue Star Awards May 22. Blue Star adjudicators considered 52 musicals from 46 high schools before naming 20 winners, according to Starlight’s pres...

The invention of “Nabby”: sound crew as told by two seniors

The invention of

May 16, 2014

story by Anna Leach, photos by Maddie Knopke When we settled down during a free in science teacher Mary Montag’s room period 9 on Tuesday May 6 (the seniors last day of school before finals), the first thing senior Abby Dearth said was “We dreamed of this day.” To which fellow senior Natalie ...

The Short Game is a must-see

The Short Game is a must-see

May 14, 2014

by Leigh Campbell     Stars: 5/5 Director: Josh Greenbaum Runtime: 95 minutes   Netflix has hundreds of documentaries online to stream instantly. The best of these documentaries is The Short Game. This Netflix original chronicles the lives of eight of the best seven ye...

Chuy’s: ecletic decor, delicious eats

by Bridget Jones, Social Media Manager

May 13, 2014

I walk through a red door and into an entryway with the walls covered, literally every inch filled, with cameras; old, new, polaroids, digital, maybe a hundred cameras. I know within seconds that I’m going to like this place.   Chuy’s, a Tex-Mex style restaurant opened at the Country Clu...

‘God’s not dead’ encourages audience to stand up for beliefs

'God's not dead' encourages audience to stand up for beliefs

May 13, 2014

by Victoria Richardson Imagine sitting in your first day of your required college Philosophy class. If you were asked to sign your name under the words “God is dead” would you?   God’s not Dead is a movie following college freshman Josh Wheaton (Good Luck Charlie’s Shane Harper) who refuses to deny his ...

From rags to stitches

From rags to stitches

May 12, 2014

by Emma Willibey   Promoting the activewear line NEVA, which pays its Pakistani workers 10 times the country’s average wages, designer Sacha Nana answers the phone for an interview. Quickly, she poses a question: who is my advisor?   Nana, a Class of 2000 alumna, launched NEVA last year using fundraising website Kickstarter. NEVA’s products include an ...

Gallery: Prom and Senior Campout

Gallery: Prom and Senior Campout

April 27, 2014

by Emma Kelley On April 11, St. Teresa’s seniors gathered for prom at Uptown Theatre as one of their final events together as a class. As part of the tradition, the girls also went on the senior campout on April 13-14th, despite the freezing temperatures and snow in the morning. With one day of rest in...

Gallery: Kansas City Ballet

Gallery: Kansas City Ballet

April 26, 2014

by Turner Conwell. The Kansas City Ballet school is affiliated with the professional Kansas City Ballet professional company. As one of the best ballet companies and schools in the Midwest, the students work hard every day in class and rehearsals to perform at their highest potential. With a new Artist...

For pros about to rock

For pros about to rock

April 20, 2014

story by Emma Willibey, photos by Bridget Jones   Gibson guitars and paintings of jazz musicians like Robert Johnson cram a shop across the River Market courtyard. Free from tags, items suspend confidently from the walls. Notecards boasting an array of names stretch across the store, ind...