Gallery: Frosh Fest

Freshman Ava Kugler draws stars on her advisory's chalk drawing Aug. 29. Freshman wore their STA spirit wear for the first day of Frosh Fest. photo by Rachel Robinson

by Olivia Powell and Rachel Robinson

September 6, 2018

Students participated in the annual art fair, freshman had a yard day and advisories had a community day.

Theater department holds auditions for “Spamalot”

Students auditioning for the fall musical  practice their songs in big groups before small group auditions in the auditorium Aug 28. photo by Tess Jones

by Tess Jones, Instagram Editor

August 30, 2018

Students go through a three step process to get into the musical.

Passing of the legacy ceremony welcomes new students

Senior Leah Dorris and freshman Caroline Brincks hug during Passing of the Legacy Aug. 18.  The ceremony is an annual way to begin bonding between upper and underclassmen. photo by Amy Schaffer

by Mary Massman, Breaking News Editor

August 20, 2018

The passing of the legacy ceremony was held Aug. 16.

Alumna Kate Spade is dead at 55

Kate Spade-Valentine during her return to campus in 2016. Class of 2017 graduate and former Senior Class President snapped a selfie with Valentine 
 Mar. 10, 2016. photo by Molly Winkler

by Margaux Renee, Editor-in-Chief

June 5, 2018

The designer and STA alum passed away at age 55.

Gallery: Class Day 2018

Seniors Audrey Davis, Claire Wilmot and Isabel Flores perform “Home” by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros May 16. Wilmot played the ukulele while the trio alternated singing. photo by Amy Schaffer

by Amy Schaffer, Photographer

May 18, 2018

A gallery of photos from the class of 2018's class day ceremony.

The Coterie Theater features work done by junior Reilly Donnelly

Junior Reilly Donnelly stands with three other students from the festival. Every performance was written by students from a variety of schools. photo by Annabelle Meloy

by Annabelle Meloy, News Editor

May 14, 2018

Junior Reilly Donnelly's work was acted out at the Coterie Theater.

There’s a new chief in town

Kansas City Missouri Chief of Police Rick Smith poses in Zahner Lounge Apr. 18. Smith was sworn in as the 45th Chief of Police in August of 2017. photo by Amy Schaffer

by Faith Andrews-O'Neal, Writer

May 11, 2018

Chief Smith believes that intra-community interaction will increase the already strong relationship between the police and the Kansas City population.

French exchange students say their goodbyes

French exchange students pose with school administrators on steps of Donnelly Hall. Row one French exchange student Marie Tempere, Celestine Rey, Emma Alcouffe, Anne-lise Bouard and Clothilde Petit. Row two French exchange student Klara Grangette, Manon Jarque, Capucine Rayn and Coline Schmitt. Row three principal for Academic Affairs Barbara McCormick, France chaperone and French teacher Martine Wendzinski and president Nan Bone. photo by Trang Nguyen

by Torri Henry, Writer

May 8, 2018

The girls visited famous museums in Kansas City such as the World War I Museum and the Nelson Atkins Art Museum.

The lacrosse team celebrates senior night in an overtime win

The teammates present their seniors with flowers and balloons. photo by Torri Henry.

by Torri Henry, Writer

May 7, 2018

The STA lacrosse team celebrated senior night on Thurs, May 6.

Seniors experience their last advisory party

The Gargallo advisory gives their seniors Katelyn Gravely, from left, Edie Livers, Emma Boxx and Reilly Atkins a picture and a mug. Seniors experience their last advisory community day Friday. photo by Kendall Lanier

by Kendall Lanier, Sports Editor

May 7, 2018

Seniors experience their last advisory community day Friday.

Fine Arts Showcase features artwork and senior portfolios

Freshman Ailis Reavey and senior Lizzy Zirkel observe Zirkel's and some other students collaborative artwork during the Fine Arts Showcase Thursday in Windmoor. The art was a senior portfolio. photo by Trang Nguyen

by Trang Nguyen, Breaking News Editor

May 7, 2018

Organized by fine arts teacher Kelly Pack-Scott, the Fine Arts Showcase displayed a variety of artwork created by students over the course of the 2017-2018 school year.

Seniors celebrate their college decisions

Seniors draw their college logos on the whiteboard during activity May 1. photo courtesy of Megan Schaeffer

by Zoe Butler, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018

College counseling threw a celebration for the senior class in honor of their college decisions.