The Mirror

One classroom at a time

Anna Kawolski is one of the many children that could benefit from One Classroom’s mission of inclusive education.
Theology teacher aims to begin inclusive education program to integrate students with special needs
April 27, 2017

Anna Kowalski loves to sing, dance and cook. She would give the world to be able to wear a princess dress to school, and her parents, Bill and Sarah, would do the same to make sure that school is Catholic....

Rocking out on the weekend

Sophomore Jeff Patterson plays his guitar in the band room after school
Student musicians and their bands take their talents to the stage.
February 23, 2017

Photo booth fun at Mom Prom

Senior Max Rogers and his mother Michele pose in the Lifetouch photobooth at Mom Prom.
January 17, 2017

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Ignatian art

Senior J.J. Meyer created the AMDG mural in Theology teacher Howard Place's room this year.
Senior uses graffiti to spread the word of God
January 17, 2017

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...

Spartan ninja warrior

Freshman Vince Reckamp shows off his parkour skills.
Freshman parkourist pursues dream of becoming the next American Ninja Warrior
January 5, 2017

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...

Flushed Out

Senior Zach Yahl reflects on his experience at Philmont.
Senior escapes flash flood during trip to Philmont Scout Ranch
January 5, 2017

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...

Music Mondays

Wrld on Drugs by Juice Wrld and Future was released on Oct 19. and there are some good and bad things about it, here they are.
Teachers share their favorite playlists
November 16, 2016

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
November 9, 2016

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...

In the Dark

In the Dark
Students share their experiences of feeling unaccepted in their own communities
November 8, 2016

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...

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