Gallery: Junior Ring 2019

Junior Cece Wacht dances with her friends April 13. The Junior Ring dance is held to celebrate the junior class receiving their class rings. photo by Maddie Loehr

by Maggie Hart and Maddie Loehr

April 23, 2019

The annual Junior Ring dance was held on April 13 in the Commons

Gallery: Prom 2019

A group of friends reaches out and holds hands while singing the lyric “touching hands” during “Sweet Caroline” April 13. The dance floor was overtaken by passionately yelling and dancing to the song. photo by Claire Smith

by Tess Jones and Claire Smith

April 17, 2019

Senior Kate Coppinger dances with her friends during prom April 13. Coppinger screamed when the DJ played "Y.M.C.A."

Gallery: Mother-Daughter Luncheon 2019

 Seniors Reece Knudson, from left, Isabel Shorter and Victoria Parsons walk down the catwalk during the Senior Fashion Show Mar. 31. Shorter dropped to the floor while  Knudson and Parsons raised their hands and walked over her. photo by Tess Jones

by Tess Jones and Claudia Benge

April 4, 2019

Mother Daughter Luncheon was held Mar. 31 at Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

Robotics Gallery

Juniors Cecelia Klem, left, and Reagan Penn high-five sophomore Kelsey Raymer during the robotics competition Feb. 9. The robotics competition was held at Blue Springs High School. photo by Olivia Powell

by Olivia Powell, Writer

April 2, 2019

Robotics teams competed in timed events that required controlling their robots to move objects.

Spring break staycation

“The Kansan Printer” covers a wall on the building at 901 N. eighth street, which used to house the Kansas City Kansan newspaper nearly 80 years ago. The mural was commissioned in 2006 as part of the Downtown Kansas City, Kansas Avenue of Murals. photo by Gabby Staker

by Katie Gregory

March 14, 2019

While spring break is traditionally a time for travelling, the time off can be just as enjoyable at home.

Gallery: Fame Games

Sophomores watch intently as their classmates compete against the seniors in a game of dodge ball Feb. 1. photo by Maggie Hart

by Maggie Hart, Photographer

February 13, 2019

Gallery: Father-Daughter Dance 2019

Mark Thompson falls into the splits to celebrate a dance-off win Jan. 27. Thompson wore a Dr. Doofenshmirtz costume from “Phineas and Ferb.” photo by Amy Schaffer

by Amy Schaffer, Photo Editor

January 30, 2019

The dancing, eating, and costume-wearing event was hosted at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown Jan. 27.

STA embarks on the March for Life

Senior Lauren Ennis waves the STA flag at the March for Life rally Jan. 18. The flag is used to indicate where the group is in case someone gets separated. photo by Maggie Hart

by Maggie Hart, Photographer

January 24, 2019


Dart Christmases of the Past

The header from a 1999 issue of the Dart is pictured above. The banner is from the Dart's special Christmas issue. photo by Carmon Baker

by Carmon Baker, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

The Christmas season is here, and many of us are decking the halls, hanging up stockings and singing “O Christmas Tree.”

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.

Gallery: STA vs. Sion Basketball Game

Senior Emily Baldwin dribbles the ball down the court Dec. 4. Baldwin was challenged by a Sion basketball player as she attempted to get the ball to her teammates. photo by Maggie Hart

by Maggie Hart and Margaux Renee

December 11, 2018

Senior Emily Baldwin and junior Grace Kauten fight a Sion player for the ball Dec. 4. The game took place during Future Stars Night. photo by Maggie Hart

Gallery: deck the Quad

Senior Jane Kincaid checks the lights on the trees Dec. 3. Seniors gathered in the quad at 6:30 a.m. to decorate the Quad for Christmas. photo by Maddie Loehr

by Madeline Loehr, Photo Editor

December 7, 2018

To start off the Christmas season at STA, seniors hung lights and ornaments in the Quad. As underclassman arrived at school, seniors also sang well-known Christmas carols.