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Hula Rula: Tenny finding her confidence with YouTube channel

Hula Rula: Tenny finding her confidence with YouTube channel

Clare Mullherin, Reporter
May 10, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Kylee Tenny, sophomore, has a hula hooping love she enjoys sharing with the world via YouTube. When Tenny was younger, she was afraid to speak in front of others and to help herself get over that fear she decided to first share her abilities at her eighth grade talent show. "When I was younger,...

Special Olympics offers new opportunities

Special Olympics offers new opportunities

May 9, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Video, Video

On April 26, hundreds of volunteers gathered to help in the Special Olympics held at LHS. The mission of Special Olympics is to "provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities". This video gives an...

Picturing the flood: Waiting it out

Picturing the flood: Waiting it out

Jack Weaver and Travis Bodell
May 3, 2017
Filed under Flood Coverage, Photos, Top Stories

Early Wednesday morning, May 3, the Meramec River crested and the people of Eureka experienced the worst of the flood. Cresting at 46.11 feet, this year's flood levels are slightly higher than those of the flood in December of 2015. After sandbagging for nearly 72 hours, the people of Eureka waite...

Closures pile up as waters rise

Closures pile up as waters rise

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Flood Coverage, Local News, News, Top Stories

According to the National Weather Service, the Meramec River in Eureka, MO is now predicted to crest at 46.4 feet at 1 a.m. on May 3. If this prediction is correct, the river will set a new record, even higher than the flood in December of 2015. The weather is continuing to affect the estimated water...

Community comes together to prepare for flood

Community comes together to prepare for flood

Jack Weaver and Travis Bodell
May 1, 2017
Filed under Flood Coverage, Local News, News, Top Stories

Over the past three days, the Meramec River near Eureka, MO has reached flood levels and has continued to climb. The river is predicted to crest at 45.9 feet at 1 a.m. on Wednesday, May 3. This prediction is only 0.2 feet less than the historic flood in December of 2015, when the river reached a rec...

Rising water levels cause complications

Rising water levels cause complications

Erin Coogan, Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Flood Coverage, Local News, News, Top Stories

After the heavy rainfall of five to seven inches over the weekend, Eureka faces substantial flooding. As a result, the Eureka quadrant of the Rockwood School District has been canceled on May 1. With the flood levels rising, the fear is that all Rockwood schools could possibly close. Several teache...

St. Louis Zoo: all about the jungle in Forest Park

St. Louis Zoo: all about the jungle in Forest Park

Clare Mulherin and Ty Prozorowski
April 25, 2017
Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

Our city is known for a number of things such as the Fox Theater, Art hill, the Delmar loop and now our zoo has been nationally recognized as America's best free attraction. The St. Louis Zoo recently adopted two orphaned grizzly bear cubs. The male cub is Huckleberry and the female is Finley. In honor...

Extra innings help Lancers push past rival Eureka

Extra innings help Lancers push past rival Eureka

Kyran Ballard, Sports Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

A late offensive surge lifted the Lancers over the Wildcats in a tight baseball outing on April 20. This battle of 109 held up to every expectation in a huge rivalry game. Both teams came out fired up and ready to go until Tommy Williams of the Lancers decided it was time to grab the momentum. The bases...

Balanced offense generates wins for girls soccer

Balanced offense generates wins for girls soccer

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Currently sitting a record of 6-3-1, the varsity girls soccer team has had a solid start to the season. Thanks to terrific goalie play by freshmen Natalie Phelps and a very balanced offensive attack, the team has gotten off to their best start since the 2014-2015 season. Phelps has been providing...

Danger of Makeup Industry

Danger of Makeup Industry

Abby Karandjeff, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

If you scroll through Instagram, you're bound to see a makeup video at one point or another. Full of luscious lips and winged eyeliner, these self-proclaimed "beauty gurus" generally have a large following of fans who want to be just like them. Unfortunately, these people and the industry itself has...

Kendrick Lamar’s new album is one to please

Kendrick Lamar’s new album is one to please

Jack Deubner, Opinions Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

This is just one of those albums, man. DAMN is for sure one to go down in the books. This is Kendrick Lamar's fourth album (not counting untitled unmastered) in his ever so consistent discography. Jumping into this album after listening to To Pimp a Butterfly way too many times was a pretty big cha...

Process for hiring new head principal begins

Process for hiring new head principal begins

Teriona Gurrly, Guest Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

Principal John Shaughnessy’s decision to retire, has created the opportunity for a new applicant to fill the position. The process began with the posting of the available position. Anyone in the St. Louis area with the proper qualifications was allowed to apply for the job. Applications were accepted for...