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Spotlight: Maddy Herries

Spotlight: Maddy Herries

Maya Martin

November 2, 2018


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Founded around 1990, the Loretto Volunteer Program matches volunteers with social justice organizations to complete a year of service. The volunteers live in communal housing, and through the work performed daily, they carry out the Loretto community’s mission to work for justice and act for peace. ...

Nerinx’s Gold Award Girl Scout: Laura Smith

Nerinx’s Gold Award Girl Scout: Laura Smith

Theresa Sholy, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


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For Nerinx students, it’s important to instill key values of faith, community, justice, and respect. Knowing yourself and your world is another philosophy that Nerinx Hall teaches to every one of its students. Gold Award winner Laura Smith exemplified Nerinx’s values in this capstone Girl Scout ser...

Spotlight: Caroleina Hassett

Spotlight: Caroleina Hassett

Emily Smith, Reporter

December 15, 2017


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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...

Spotlight: Ella Genovese

Spotlight: Ella Genovese

Emily Smith, Reporter

November 26, 2017


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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...

Getting to Know Dr. Grumich

Getting to Know Dr. Grumich

Caroleina Hassett and Emily Smith

October 16, 2017


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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...

Spotlight: Julia Budd

Spotlight: Julia Budd

Halle Jackson, Reporter

October 27, 2016


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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


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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...

Spotlight: Maggie Moran

Spotlight: Maggie Moran

Kayla Arnett, Features Editor

September 15, 2016


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Imagine juggling the positions of Senior class president, Chinese club president, as well as playing the piano, traveling all the way to Korea for the summer, and getting a perfect score on the ACT. Well, Maggie Moran does it all! To say the least, Maggie has accomplished more than most people her age, ...

Spotlight: The Connellys

Spotlight: The Connellys

Gwyneth Franke, Reporter

March 9, 2016


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Unless you have a twin, you probably don't know what it would be like to have a dynamic friend for life. Not only would you be amazing friends, but you would be an unstoppable team. Bridget and Sheila Connelly are one such team  on the racquetball court. Last year, the twins decided to play togethe...

Spotlight: Sue Denigan ’76

Spotlight: Sue Denigan ’76

Molly Hart, Communications Coordinator

February 1, 2016


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Sue Denigan is the Chief Legal Officer at Nestle Purina and a Nerinx Hall graduate, class of  1976. Ms.Denigan has fond memories of her time at the Hall and said that she is most grateful for the education that she felt gave her “a stepping stone to law school.” Her best memories include her time ...

Spotlight: Barb Kuensting

Spotlight: Barb Kuensting

Grace Schmidt, Reporter

January 11, 2016


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Thousands of people watch the YouTube channel "BarbaraVibes" every week, but what is "BarbaraVibes" like away from her camera? Barb Kuensting, daughter of science teacher Mr. Kuensting, is a spunky, awesome, and amazing YouTuber. For those who have not been on YouTube in the past year, BarbaraVibes ...

Spotlight: Sya Collins

Spotlight: Sya Collins

Nora Derry, Reporter

December 9, 2015


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Whether playing Pilar, Muzzy Van Hossmere, Dorothy Brock, Judy Denmark, or Aida, Sya Collins dominates the stage. Besides her talent and dedication, her success can be attributed to her passion and complete love of the theater. Of all the productions she has been in she thinks of Aida as her favorite,...

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