Melissa Ohden kicks off Catholic Schools Week

Melissa Ohden speaks to STA students and faculty against a backdrop of her as a baby Jan. 28. Ohden is a Catholic convert and speaks on her life experiences of following God's plan and spreading her message. photo by Lily Hart

by Lily Hart, Web Editor

January 28, 2019

Jan. 28 STA hosted Melissa Ohden to speak about her life as a pro-life speaker.

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


Therapy dog begins visits to STA

Students in STA's PAW Club pet therapy dog, Bode Jan. 18. Bode will begin weekly visits. photo by Olivia Wirtz

by Olivia Wirtz, Writer

January 24, 2019

Therapy dog begins weekly visits to STA.

Annual Elective Fair is held for freshmen, sophomores and juniors

 Sophomore Isabel Mayer, left Jackie Hawley, Ava FitzGerald,  Ellie Fuemmeler, Oliva Baker and Kayla Smocks talk to Ms. O'Flaherty about doing Psychology next year.

by Tess Jones, Instagram Editor

January 18, 2019

The Elective Fair is held in Windmoor, for freshmen, sophomores and juniors.

Debate team competes at Grain Valley High School

Students attend the December debate at Grain Valley High School Dec. 12. Students were dismissed during ninth period, returning home close to 8 p.m. photo courtsey of Anna Albritton

by Olivia Powell, Writer

December 14, 2018

Students competed in two rounds of a metaphorical debate.

Choir holds Christmas concert

The STA choir performs in the M&A auditorium Dec. 11. photo by Beatrice Curry

by Beatrice Curry, Writer

December 14, 2018

The annual concert featured all three choirs.

Siabhan May-Washington named president

May-Washington introduces herself to the student body as Twinks looks on, Dec. 12. May-Washington currently serves as Assistant Principal of Faculty Development at Pembroke Hill Upper School.

by Julia Kerrigan, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2018

May-Washington will assume the position toward the end of the 2019 school year.

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.

Star Shop holds Christmas sale

The Star Shop features shirts that were recently designed by STA students. The sale was held Saturday Dec. 1.

by Annabelle Meloy, News Editor

December 6, 2018

The Star Shop had a discount on most of its items during its annual Christmas sale.

Armed: STA hires safety directors

Live footage from the security cameras are visible on the surface pro in Administrative Assistant Kelly Drummond’s office Nov. 9. The cameras survey entrances points and the perimeter of campus. photo by Claudia Benge

by Claudia Benge, Sports Editor

November 29, 2018

Sergeant Foster and Wynne hope to aid students in developing personal security. They also look comprehensively at STA's safety protocols.

Student body attends private screening of “The Hate U Give”

A screen at the AMC Ward Parkway 14 displays the title

by Gabby Staker, Editor-in-chief

November 15, 2018

Students, faculty and staff were invited to watch the movie as part of an experiential learning opportunity.