Nerinx Hallways

Spotlight : MacLean Blanner

Freshman MacLean Blanner

Laura Smith

March 13, 2019

Nerinx Hall is known for producing exceptional young women. When they arrive to Nerinx, the school becomes a platform where they can grow their talents. Frosh MacLean Blanner is doing just that.   Blanner was only 6 when she fell in love with theater. She started helping others with theater...

Spotlight: Maddy Herries

Photographer: Cela Cashel

Maya Martin

November 2, 2018

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

Senior Laura Smith

Theresa Sholy, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018

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

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

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...

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...

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...

Spotlight: Maggie Moran

Maggie Moran poses on her trip to Korea this summer

Kayla Arnett, Features Editor

September 15, 2016

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

Bridget and Sheila Connelly after their finishing first in doubles at state.

Gwyneth Franke, Reporter

March 9, 2016

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

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

Barb Kuensting

Grace Schmidt, Reporter

January 11, 2016

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 ...

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