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The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

Banned Book Week
Seth Defreece and Colin Ribaya September 30, 2022
Interning in art
September 28, 2022
Future preparation
September 28, 2022
For the 1 in 100
September 28, 2022
German teachers Andrea Turner and Wendy Langer in front of the Rathaus in Munich, Germany.
Hallo, Germany
Paige Hightower, Staff Reporter • October 3, 2022

Since 2017, Millard West and the German American Partnership program have had the opportunity to exchange students in order to better understand their language and their culture. American students are able to help German students practice ...

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Margaret Scott hanging up the Hispanic Heritage display poster.
Spreading the word
Makaila Molina, Staff Reporter • September 28, 2022

This month, Justice and Diversity League found itself informing about Hispanic Heritage month with their first display of the year outside the library. Throughout the years, Justice and Diversity League has served the school...

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Junior and senior Wildcats working separately to create 3D form room models. There are so many skills that can go into an interior design project, senior Aubrey Sause said. It helps students be more creative with interior design and do something different when creating/working for other peoples likes and dislikes.
Dream rooms in the making
Leah Pickhinke, Staff Reporter • September 26, 2022

Starting Sept. 15, students started a new STEM Academy project introducing a 3D model of a dorm room they must plan out and build. The main goal for these projects is to get students out of their comfort zone to ask clients questions...

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A career winning percentage of .340 is never good, but when you take a previously winless team such as the University of Central Florida Knights, and even as far as claiming the National Championship in 2017, you would expect nothing but the best for the new program that he would be running. What followed suit was five straight losing seasons, and a man 15 million dollars richer. Urban Meyer (bottom left), Thomas Brown (top left) and Matt Campbell (top right) all could bring the program back to relevance, something the Nebraska native couldn’t do.
Hot Frost
Logan Moseley, Broadcast Editor in Chief, Striv Executive Producer • September 20, 2022
Following the start of the new school, E-Hall Pass, an advanced hall pass system has provided countless benefits for students and faculty.
Walking the halls with ease
September 7, 2022
People are not being properly educated on how to protect themselves from scamming, leading to financial ruin for many when they enter adulthood.
Scamming our youth
May 6, 2022
Sophomore Burke Newton in one of his games with the puck, getting ready to score. While the season ends in March, Newton is already thinking about his future. “When the season ends, I’ll want to come back and play for the team, I like it here,” Newton said. “Great school, it’s definitely different and the size is much bigger, football games are awesome.”
2,000 miles for hockey
Jacob Hargens, Staff Reporter • September 30, 2022
Senior Abby Halsey showcases some of her resin letter keychains that is her main seller in her store.
Keychains for creativity
Bowie Zekpa, Staff Reporter • September 28, 2022
Softmore Sam burton and Millard west friends Noah Behrens and DJ Schiemann at the heart hero event supporting Sam
Fighting for his heart
September 27, 2022
Freshman Lauren Joseff and other students help in concession stands at Millard West sporting events.
Helping hands
September 27, 2022
Senior Dillon Ceass spends the remainder of his time at Millard West interning in the tech office. His internship has let him gain experience that he will exploit in his college classes as well as future careers.
Spectacular helping hand
September 22, 2022
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After the E3 Nintendo Direct in 2019, Zelda fans have waited three years and three months for the name and release date of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.
A new breath of the wild
Ariana Griffin, Catalyst Online Editor-in-Chief • September 30, 2022
A new horror brings fear to audiences eyes.
Blast of "Barbarian"
September 28, 2022
This years blizzard lineup includes the notorious Pumpkin Pie, Cinnamon Roll Center, Snickers Brownie, Oreo Hot Cocoa, Reese’s Take Five, and the Very Cherry Chip.
The sweet taste of autumn
September 28, 2022
16 inch 5 cheese pizza from Copps was amazing.
Copps is the real deal
September 28, 2022

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Defensive tackle Hudson Meier and linebacker Braedyn Kiger rally to sack the South Sioux City quarterback. Millard West’s defense was attacking all day and held the Cardinals to just 49 total yards. “It feels great when the defense is able to get the shutout,” sophomore Jake Blackman said. “It gives us the confidence that we can lean on the defense to keep us in the game when the offense is struggling.”
Wildcats clean house
Nathan Delaney, Staff Reporter • September 29, 2022
Millard West prepares to kickoff against Omaha North. The wildcats were looking to rebound after a tough loss against Millard South. “We wanted to make sure we started off strong,” junior Trey Mittelstedt said. “When we scored on the opening drive it gave the whole team a boost in confidence.”
Wildcats battle Vikings
September 9, 2022
Cameron Daniels and the rest of the High Flyers became National Champions after winning the 18 USA Volleyball Junior National Championship. Daniels is number 3 here.
Champion High Flyer
September 8, 2022
USC dominates Rice in week one to start the season 1-0.
The season starts
September 8, 2022
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AC Podcast 2
Christian Naujokaitis and Alex Van Gerpen May 5, 2022

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