Breaking the curse: KC Chiefs affect change through achievement

Tailgaters gather in Lots G and H at Arrowhead Stadium for the AFC Championship Game Jan. 20.

by Lily Hart and Mary Massman

February 21, 2019

The Kansas City community weighs the deficits and benefits of professional sports teams have on a community after seeing the Kansas City Chiefs break their ‘playoff curse.’

Self-care to self-treatment

Self-care to self-treatment

by Anna Ronan, Design Editor

February 20, 2019

Self-care has turned from simple acts of taking time for the individual to aid for mental health treatment.

A history of Kansas City Power and Light Company

The Kansas City skyline gives a look into the Power and Light District, with a view of One Light Jan. 30. photo by Maddie Loehr

by Gabby Staker, Editor-in-chief

February 13, 2019

In light of recent winter storms, the Dart examines the company that controls nearly all of the power in Kansas City.

Forecasting cancellations: decisions behind the district

Junior Ava Lee starts her car before leaving school Dec. 4. Lee’s car got t-boned last year on 55th Street, behind the STA track. “After my experience last year, if possible, my parents always drive me to school when there is ice on the roads,” Lee said. photo by Claudia Benge

by Lily Hart and Sophia Durone

December 20, 2018

City snow plowing budgets and size of geographic areas impact private and public district closures each winter.

The reason for the season

The reason for the season

by Olivia Powell and Tess Jones

December 14, 2018

Consumerism during the holidays impacts retailers and shoppers.

Alumnae reunite during choral performance

The alumnae chorale begins their concert by performing Carol of the Bells Dec. 4. The alumnae reunion concert is an annual event for graduated choral members. photo by Katie Gregory.

by Olivia Powell, Writer

December 13, 2018

Graduated choir members annually gather together to perform around the holidays.

STA focuses on giving back during the holiday season

Math teacher Belinda Toma moves her bag of toys that her advisory has collected Dec. 5. Several advisories throughout the school have gathered toys for families who can not afford christmas presents. photo by Beatrice Curry

by Annabelle Meloy, News Editor

December 13, 2018

STA supports giving back to the less fortunate during this holiday season to serve the community.

Becoming generation Adderall

Becoming generation Adderall

by Ella Norton, Features Editor

December 5, 2018

Adderall is a stimulant used to treat ADHD and ADD, however it is also used by students who are not prescribed.

Vaccination: Opting out of Outbreak

Nurse Angela Sweeny pulls down the Class of 2019 Vaccination Records from a shelf in her office Nov. 9. Sweeny often has to access these records to send them to graduated students. photo by Julia Kerrigan

by Lily Hart, Managing Editor of Web

December 3, 2018

STA follows the Missouri School Immunization Requirements despite the current anti-vaccination movement.

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey enriches the culture behind dance

Student Laila Atkins holds up two fists, following her dance instructor’s commands Nov. 10. The series of commands walked students through arm, core and leg movements. photo by Amy Schaffer

by Kendall Lanier, Lifestyles Editor

November 30, 2018

The studio focuses on the importance of giving back to the community.

Star Spotlight: Amanda Hawley

Latin teacher Amanda Hawley laughs at a student's joke Nov. 8. Hawley teaches freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors. photo by Tess Jones

by Carmon Baker, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

Hawley is the new Latin teacher at STA this year.

STA’s Land History

The newly built Music and Arts Building in 1911. The M&A Building was the only building on STA’s campus at the time. photo courtesy of the Kansas City Public Library

by Margaux Renee and Julia Kerrigan

November 27, 2018

Contextualizing STA's land history in J.C. Nichols' Kansas City.