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The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

Q Street Hockey
Sam Whittaker and Nathan Delaney May 19, 2024
Shake review
May 17, 2024
2024 Graduation PSA
May 17, 2024
“I’ve participated in art shows like earlier this year when I was in painting,” said Meyer. “I also believe that last year I participated in some art shows as well.”
Astounding artistry
Caden Reynolds, Staff Reporter • May 20, 2024

Art is a tool, a tool that inspires others and that persuades others. An art show is a collection of varying topics like mental health or equality. Art can be an educator not simply an arrangement of colors and shapes. On Wednesday,...

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First responders arrive on the scene in Elkhorn, Nebraska.
Dark days ahead
Alex Elgert, Staff Reporter • May 20, 2024

The people of the United States are no strangers to the devastating effects of natural disasters. On Friday, April 26, the Elkhorn-Bennington area was hit head-on with hail and tornadoes. The storms leading up to the disaster were...

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Amy Delehant lectures her students on the importance of math.
Math makes a comeback
Alex Elgert, Staff Reporter • May 10, 2024

Starting in the 2024-25 school year, the Millard math curriculum will be getting a full make-over, including new grad requirements, all-new math electives and a revised schedule. One change that students may see during registration...

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The last few weeks of school means the beginning of finals. Finals week brings intense stressful feelings for many students and teachers. Whether it is test taking, long projects or cramming in some grading, these can all negatively affect your mental well-being. Seeking support to manage a healthy lifestyle will overall benefit how your test results turn out. Remember, a score doesn’t determine your future.
The silent struggle
Leah Pickhinke, Staff Reporter • May 22, 2024
In the press box at Buell Stadium, Nathan Delaney and Logan Moseley commentate over a Wildcat football game.
Logan’s legacy
Blake Kahler, Staff Reporter • May 6, 2024
Snack Shack, a movie about two teen rebels and their crazy adventure to earn some cash
Snack stars
Connor Michalski, Staff Reporter • May 3, 2024
Pointing up to a sign, senior Hudson Addams shows how high in elevation he is. Addams and a few family members traveled to Asia for two weeks to climb to Mount Everests first base camp. The best part was being able to look back and see how far we came, Addams said. Making the climb was honestly the best two weeks of my life and I would do it again in a heartbeat.
Summit seeker
May 2, 2024
Student Equestrian Kalyn Horst has been riding horses for two years now because of inspiration from her sister. She quickly found a new passion. “I had just gotten out of gymnastics and I was kind of in need of a new sport,” Horst said. “My sister wanted to know if I wanted to do it and I tried different disciplines, but I never really stuck with one except for show jumping. So, I stuck with that one.
Unbridled spirit
May 1, 2024
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One of the very first promotional posters features characters in a similar fashion to the original.
The Avatar returns
Alex Elgert, Staff Reporter • May 22, 2024
“The Program” was released on March 5, 2024, and is only on Netflix.
The wrong education
May 15, 2024

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Coming in for relief against Elkhorn South, senior pitcher Ben Sterbens looks to close the game out and earn a save. Sterbens has been put in this situation before and would not back down no matter the circumstance. ‘’Getting outs is my number one priority once I step on the mound,’’ Sterbens said. ‘’I trust my defense behind me so I do my best to make it easy on them whether thats a pop-up or a routine ground ball.’’
Wildcats dodge the Storm
Brady Mar, Staff Reporter • May 17, 2024
Standing high at the top of the podium after winning Districts, sophomore McKenna Kleppinger is named district champ and punches her ticket to the state tournament. She would end up beating her own school record jumping 11’6”. “One of my big goals this season is to place individually at state this year and my senior year as well,” Kleppinger said. “Additionally, I hope for our team to be in the top two at state this year.”
Record breaker
May 9, 2024
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Logans Sport Takes: Nebraska Episode
Logan's Sport Takes: Nebraska Episode
Logan Moseley, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief • December 1, 2022

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