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No More Silence: Victims of Larry Nassar’s Sexual Assault Speak Up

No More Silence: Victims of Larry Nassar’s Sexual Assault Speak Up

Kaitlyn Bross, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2018

Former USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40-175 years in prison for multiple sex crimes on Wednesday, January 24. During the trial, 156 women shared their stories of sexual assault—and were finally heard. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina opened the courtroom to women wanting...

Thrills and Spills: The Life of A St. Dominic Student On The Job

Senior Teresa Enloe on the job at Rock n' Jump

Connor Sinnard, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

High school life is full of exciting responsibilities and new opportunities. One of the most important of these is getting your first job. Choosing the right job can make the difference between the time of your life or a complete nightmare. While their are many different job opportunities for high school...

Mr., Coach, and Papa Roberts

Mr., Coach, and Papa Roberts

Nick Bone, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Mr. Kevin Roberts’s impact is felt in the entire St. Dominic community through his tireless work as Athletic Director. However, his impact as a coach and a father impacts even more lives. After President Jim Welby took on the role of St. Dominic President, many wondered who was going to fill his...

St. Dominic’s Friendly Theatre Giant

St. Dominic’s Friendly Theatre Giant

Payton Eggering, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

The shows at St. Dominic High School would not be possible without Mrs. Melfreya Findley’s right hand man; Jake Emge. This friendly giant is the St. Dominic alum who works wonders behind the scenes of each magical show our Crusader Players perform. From the lights, to the smoke, to sound cues and...

It’s Not a Priest Factory

It’s Not a Priest Factory

Nick Bone, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

The word “seminary” scares the average teenage boy. However, taking out an application to the seminary does not mean you will 100% be a priest. The seminary is a place to discern the will of God surrounded by brothers living for the Lord. Seminaries are not only for priestly formation; it is a...

Hidden Gems of SDHS: Physics and Engineering

Hidden Gems of SDHS: Physics and Engineering

Sydney Hofstetter, Copy Editor

December 6, 2017

Deep in the dungeon of St. Dominic resides Mr. Bob Hennekes and Mr. Jim Zuroweste. They are both gifted teachers with a passion for their subjects. Over the course of the year, both teachers test their students with challenging projects to showcase their best skills. Mr. Hennekes teaches Engineering...

St. Dominic Water Fountains: Springs of Life or Droughts of Death

Stopping by the Main Hallway water fountain

Kaitlyn Bross, Editor-and-Chief

October 5, 2017

At St. Dominic, it is important to know which water fountains have a direct line to the spring of life and which should be avoided at all possible costs. Everyone has to drink water, so why not make it a good experience? Here’s where each water fountain lies in the ranks at St. Dominic. 8. Dungeon...

Stepping Up To The Plate at Districts

Stepping Up To The Plate at Districts

Sydney Hofstetter, Copy Editor

October 5, 2017

The softball girls have wrapped up their regular season, but they haven't taken their last swing yet. Last night they defeated Orchard Farm 15-0. Tonight, they face Christian High School in district finals at Lindenwood University. The team finished the season 15-12 after a tough loss against Helias...

A Day in the Life of Heidi Havrilla

A Day in the Life of Heidi Havrilla

Caitlin Fleming, Layout Editor

October 5, 2017

Most people look at a building with a gymnasium, library, classrooms, desks and computers and think school. However, thanks to the many individuals who have dedicated their lives to the betterment of St. Dominic, we are able to walk in and think home. Heidi Havrilla is one of the extraordinary staff m...

Apple Sets a New Standard

Apple Sets a New Standard

Caitlin Fleming, Layout Editor

September 22, 2017

On September 12, Apple released information for the first time ever at the new Steve Jobs Theater. At the Apple Special Event they released the Apple Watch Series 3, watchOS 4, Apple TV 4K, IOS 11, iPhone 8 and the much anticipated iPhone X.

Fall Fashion Guide

Fall Fashion Guide

Brooke Wood, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Fall is finally settling in, which means cute sweaters, big scarves and boots are back! Transitioning from summer fashion to fall might be tricky, but it can be made easy with a wardrobe full of simple fall pieces. With these five fall staples in your wardrobe, you’re set! 1. Booties If you don’t have booti...

Meet Your Court

Meet Your Court

Kaitlyn Bross, Editor-and-Chief

September 19, 2017

You voted them on homecoming court, but do you really know your royalty? Meet your fellow classmates who will be taking the stage at homecoming this year. Below is every couple on court and a little bit about them. Take a chance to learn about your princesses and princes, and why they are excited to...

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