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Rocking out on the weekend

Rocking out on the weekend

February 23
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Photo booth fun at Mom Prom

Photo booth fun at Mom Prom

January 17
Filed under Features, Photos, Showcase

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Ignation art

Ignation art

Drew Brown, Managing Editor
January 17
Filed under Features, Showcase

Spraying graffiti all over the back wall of a religion classroom will usually get someone suspended or kicked out of high school, but not in senior J.J. Meyer’s case. Meyer was first introduced to graffiti by his street artist friend Daniel Silva. They started to mess around, turning concrete walls...

Power of prayer

Power of prayer

Grant Stegman, Staff Writer
January 5
Filed under Features, Showcase

He starts off with some silent reflection, as sweat drips from his body. Looking at the heavy weight on the bar, he tells himself, ‘You’ve got this’ over and over again. He plants his feet on the ground and takes three short breaths. As he plunges closer to the ground, he takes another breath....

Spartan ninja warrior

Spartan ninja warrior

Jacob Young, Social Media Editor
January 5
Filed under Features, Showcase

Freshman Vince Reckamp can do things that most people can only dream of doing. Reckamp was never a big team sports kind of guy, so he took up something he thought was fun: Parkour. He trained at two parkour gyms for some time to step things up. Reckamp is now aiming to get in the spotlight on the...

Flushed Out

Flushed Out

Mario Ghazal, Staff Writer
January 5
Filed under Features, Showcase

Senior Zach Yahl wakes up in the middle of the night to water pooling on the ground with the sound of rain pounding his tent and lightning flashing around him. He hears the shout, “Flash flood! Flash flood!” “It was one of the scariest moments in my entire life,” Yahl said. Philmont Scout...

Music Mondays

Music Mondays

November 16
Filed under Features, Showcase

Music is the key to the soul. Every Monday, teachers kick off the week with a playlist of their favorite songs. Kick back, relax and give them a chance at the aux. ...

All the world is a stage for freshman actor

All the world is a stage for freshman actor

Alex Kramer, Sports Editor
November 9
Filed under Features

Waiting for the play to begin, he isolates himself offstage. With his undivided attention, he asks himself how he will be able to inspire his audience. Freshman Thomas Schartner is a professional actor on the Dionysian team. He performed in his first play in fourth grade and has been performing in...

In the Dark

In the Dark

Brendan Johnson, Editor-in-Chief
November 8
Filed under Features, Showcase

Calvin feels trapped and has felt that way since 7th-grade, when he first realized that he was different. “You don’t know what it’s like to be unnatural,” Calvin said. “You don’t know what it feels like to be ashamed of who you are.” Calvin, a student here, is gay and in the closet....

Breaking the ice

Breaking the ice

Jacob Young, Social Media Editor
September 21
Filed under Features, Showcase

A fresh new set of individuals was added to the faculty this year.  From knowledgeable Jesuits to former professional athletes,  a number of unique persons have joined the ranks of the faculty.  Some can be found walking the halls or in the classrooms with students, while others work behind the scenes,...

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