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Seniors Dana Summers, Olivia Petersen, Carli Houfek, Jaya VanAckeren and Megan Forst pose together on the turf field with their college shirts representing where they will attend. "I will forever be grateful for my time at Millard West," Houfek said. "I am excited to start a new chapter, but will definitely miss my friends."
Rising to the occasion
Jasmine Hermosillo-Padilla , Editor-in-Chief Catalyst Online • May 21, 2021

On Monday, May 10, the Class of 2021 gathered on the turf field to celebrate their upcoming graduation this month.  The Senior Class Board wanted to host one more small event before the end of the school year. “Honestly, I...

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Advanced Journalism and Yearbook staff members show off their medals after a virtual awards ceremony on April 30, 2021.
Wildcats take home hardware from State
Tenley Wright, Chief Photographer • May 20, 2021

For the second year in a row, the NSAA State Journalism Championships were held partially virtual due to COVID-19 restrictions. A limited number of students made the trek to Norfolk on April 27, as they competed on site for the writing...

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Students sign the Resolution of Respect poster as a way to affirm their belief in the ideas promoted by the ADL and No Place for Hate campaign. The No Place for Hate is a student driven campaign that highlights the importance of making sure schools have an equitable and collaborative climate.
A pledge for respect
Kaden Roth, Staff Reporter • May 19, 2021

The students gathered around a table in the Commons during lunch on Wednesday, May 12 weren’t there to eat, rather these students were faced with a more significant task: signing the Resolution of Respect poster aimed at taking a...

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John Walker walks into a warehouse in New York City, and is looking for the Flag Smashers. Photo by Disney+.
Falcon and Winter Solider Soar to new Highs
Logan Moseley, Staff Reporter • May 21, 2021
Senior Cade Owens fired up after their second round matchup against Millard South. They won this game 4-3 off of an RBI single by junior Drew Borner in the top of the seventh.
Wildcats fall one game short
Jonathan Willis, Striv Executive Producer • May 21, 2021
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Junior Sadie Millard running in the 4x100 event. The Wildcats took home first place in this event with a time of 49.16 seconds. “Honestly winning metros was such a ‘team’ moment,” Millard said. “We all contributed so much and every point mattered. It was so cool and unbelievable being able to share that victory with my whole team.”
Running to victory
May 10, 2021
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Hot Mic: Mock NFL Draft
Hot Mic: Mock NFL Draft
Logan Moseley, Staff Reporter • April 14, 2021

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