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Spotlight: Caroleina Hassett

Spotlight: Caroleina Hassett

Emily Smith, Reporter

December 15, 2017

Bonjour! Meet Caroleina Hassett, who played Belle in the Nerinx Hall production of Beauty and the Beast. Caroleina is a senior and loves being a part of the theater department. She has been in four fall musicals and one spring show. These include 42nd Street, Aida, Urinetown, Beauty and the Beast, an...

Fun, Friends, Food, and Français!

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Katie Miromonti, OpEd Editor

November 26, 2017

Many students believe they will have to wait until college or adulthood to be able to travel abroad, but this is not the case for Nerinx Hall students. The French Exchange trip allows all students, not just students studying French, to travel to France for two and a half weeks during the summer and to ...

Chef Dan’s Return

Chef Dan's Return

Laura Smith and Olivia Yoswig

November 26, 2017

When students came back to school this past August, so did Chef Dan. He began working at Nerinx Hall in January of 2015 and felt instantly at home. The students, the atmosphere, and the staff were overwhelmingly welcoming and friendly. Unfortunately, at the end of last year, his company sent him to work in...

Spotlight: Ella Genovese

Ella Genovese

Emily Smith, Reporter

November 26, 2017

Senior Ella Genovese made waves when her narrative short film, A Boxer’s Blanket, was chosen as a finalist for the the St. Louis International Film Festival. According to the website, The 26th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival is an opportunity for St. Louis filmgoers to vi...

The Roots of the American Thanksgiving

The Roots of the American Thanksgiving

Theresa Sholy and Maya Neufeld-Wall

November 25, 2017

The American Thanksgiving season, while still recognized for its namesake, popularly comes with an abundance of food and shopping. However, this holiday season, it is particularly important to delve deeper into the cause behind our celebration. In a world of unceasing dispute, it is imperative we pr...

Mother Earth is Weeping: Where Climate Change Collides With Loretto

photo taken at the Loretto Motherhouse

Claire Capelli, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2017

Within the past few months, the effects of climate change have been heavily highlighted with a slew of natural disasters. Hurricanes, forest fires, and a rise in temperatures globally have been among the most significant events. Not only have these disasters destroyed parts of our earth, but also th...

Getting to Know Dr. Grumich

Getting to Know Dr. Grumich

Caroleina Hassett and Emily Smith

October 16, 2017

You all know her laugh. Now get to know her. Nerinx Hall welcomes new principal Dr. Molly Grumich to its halls. Dr. Grumich attended Incarnate Word Academy, the school where she was previously principal and teacher for several years. She recalls her alma mater fondly, commenting that she contribu...

Thank You, Teachers

Thank You, Teachers

Noelle Ullery, reporter

May 5, 2017

Teachers dedicate their time to students helping them use their knowledge to better understand the world. Teachers contribute not only to a student’s academic success but also to her growth and development. At Nerinx, teachers and students are called to be empowered in order to make a difference in the world. This year, there are five...

A Close-up on Close Up

Nerinx Hall students pose for a photo before the Inauguration.

Laura Smith, Features Editor

February 24, 2017

When Mr. Balfe was asked to describe the once-in-a-lifetime Close Up trip, he said, “It can be something amazing to go to whether you are political or not.” Close Up prides itself in giving students from varying backgrounds and opinions a new perspective of Washington D.C. Close Up takes place every...

Farewell to Printer Pool

Elizabeth Brueggemann, News Editor

October 27, 2016

Many girls at Nerinx Hall depend on the printers; before every class period, they gather by the nearest printer, printing their assignments before class begins. While this pattern may never change, the printing system has. After a few hectic weeks of printing, the Tech Office has eliminated the pri...

Spotlight: Julia Budd

Spotlight: Julia Budd

Halle Jackson, Reporter

October 27, 2016

To many students, junior Julia Budd is regarded as Nerinx Hall’s resident “theatre person.” Julia is a member of Nerinx Hall’s Select II and Honors Choirs, president of Thespians Club, co-president of Morning Show, and one of the school’s two “Weather Girls,” so it is no surprise people ins...

Photo Spotlight: The Central West End

Kennedy Morganfield, Reporter

September 15, 2016

The setting sun casts a warm glow on every aspect of my neighborhood. Nothing is spared—not a cracked alleyway, not the timeworn brick and marble, not the Latin dance club tucked away on the corner, not even the overpriced restaurant…or the overpriced parking lot next to it. Houses creak with aged...

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