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Around the World With STA Alumnae

Around the World With STA Alumnae

by Chloe Denk and Wynnie Sprague March 6, 2024
“I think it's really important to learn how to be independent,” Hirner said. “I grew up a lot while I was abroad…I've enjoyed it so much and learned a lot about myself, and been comfortable being by myself and spending time alone…you also get to see so many cool places and meet so many cool people.”
A park bench sits by a frozen pond on Jan. 30.

Third Spaces

by Olivia Cooper and Sarah Schwaller February 10, 2024

  In the years during and since COVID-19, there have been reports of an increase in closures of businesses that support common interests, places that provide a space to be outside of work (or school)...

Star Spotlight: Annie Severns

by Cassie Hallier, Staff Writer February 7, 2024

Q: What is your podcast called? A: It is called "Purple Feet and Banana," which are our nicknames for each other. I call my cousin Purple Feet and she calls me Banana. We basically just talk about our...

Hadley Folscroft class of 2024 poses with a flower in her hair, photo courtesy of Tricia Baska

Senior Snapshots

by Stella Baska, Staff Writer January 17, 2024

“Senior Sunday!” reads yet another Instagram post as high schoolers everywhere are hustling to get pictures done for their big senior year. Two photographers connected to STA recently gave their take...

To Trick-or-Treat or Not to Trick-or-Treat

by Stella Baska, Staff Writer January 17, 2024

Trick-or-treat!” This phrase echoes in many students’ heads as a memory of a fun Halloween activity. However, as they grow older, this echo dulls into the sound of party music. St. Teresa’s students,...

Hensons son, Jack, plays with technology. Photo Courtesy of Sarah Henson.

Tech Vs. Toys

by Stella Baska, Staff Writer January 17, 2024

As Christmas lists pile up and parents scavenge for the best deals, technology will somehow earn a place in Holiday crazes, whether that be an iPad for a 6-year old or a Fitbit for Mom. The recent addition...

A crowd around 300,000 jammed the Country Club Plaza on Thanksgiving evening to witness Kansas Citys traditional herald of the Christmas season in 2000. photo courtesy of The Kansas City Star.

The History of The Plaza Lights

by Olivia Cooper, Web and Lifestyles Editor December 10, 2023

The Plaza Christmas Lights, an iconic Kansas City tradition, have been lit for their 94th official year. Beginning in November 1929, the Country Club Plaza hosted its first official lighting ceremony featuring...

Activism at STA

by Rebecca McGannon, Lina Kilgore, and Jo Marshall December 8, 2023

On the morning of Oct. 13, STA president Siabhan May-Washington and academic principal Barb McCormick joined Adam Tilove, the head of the school of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy in assisting at the school’s...

Star Spotlight: College Counselors

by Katelyn Buckley, Opinions Editor December 8, 2023

What brought you to STA? Mr. Smith: I had worked in college admissions just about my entire professional life. Since graduating, I realized what I liked to do most in admissions was working with students....

Students Battle the ‘Infodemic’

by Tierney Flavin, Editor-in-Chief December 8, 2023
“I do see a lot of [misinformation] on TikTok and Instagram, I feel like that affects students because a lot of people who are making their own personal videos are talking about their own personal experiences instead of the whole situation.”
Around the World

Around the World

by Sarah Schwaller, Opinion Editor September 29, 2023

     In the past year, St. Teresa’s Academy president Dr. Siabhan May-Washington has embarked on trips to five different countries and has visited a multitude of cities within them. Throughout her...

Mike Foster stands outside on campus ready to help students with any security need Sept. 9

Star Spotlight: Mr. Foster

by Olivia Cooper, Web and Lifestyles Editor September 29, 2023
This star spotlight features Mr. Foster, who works in security on campus. In his interview he discusses his life before coming to STA and what he has experienced since he’s been here.
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