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The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

Veterans Day is a day of remembrance and appreciation for those who have served our country.

Honoring those who served

Reece Straley, Staff Reporter
November 17, 2021
Senior Jonathan Jimenez spends his time interning in the Millard West Information Technology (IT) department. The time Jimenez has put into his internship has not only allowed him to gain employment experience but also develop working relationships with his mentors. “Johnny has many qualities that make him a helpful member of the tech. office team,” technology assistant Linda Deegan said. “He is always pleasant to work with and is also an efficient and hard working intern.  He is very responsible and a self-starter.”

The intern behind the screen

Kaden Roth, Online Editor-in-Chief
November 4, 2021
Along with the other members of the drumline, senior Braedon Johnson stands on the sideline to cheer Union Omaha on. Johnson enjoys getting to work with a nonprofit while doing what he loves. “I’m a big soccer fan, so this is right up my alley,” Johnson said. “During the game, we constantly make noise and sing chants while drumming.”

Taking fandom to the next level

Camille O'Neill, Sports Director
October 29, 2021
Sophomore Logan Moseley works to create a graphic for the STRIV TV live stream.  The graphics are important to the live stream as they provide stats and information about the players.

STRIVing for success

Annabelle Harshbarger, Online Editor
October 12, 2021
Photo credits to Heather and Jameson Photography

Sisters steal the spotlight

Sadie Smith, Staff Reporter
October 12, 2021
An assortment of completed Rubiks Cubes. Rubiks Cubes are the main focus of the club, but they are all different sizes, such as the standard 3x3 or the more advanced 7x7.

The kings of Rubik’s Cubes

Jacob Hargens, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2021
Preparing drinks during their morning rush, senior Kendal Lentz spends her mornings before class working at Scooters. Her time at Scooters has come with many memorable moments which she’s able to laugh about with her coworkers. “The most rewarding part is all the friends I got out of working there,” Lentz said. “All of us, especially the high schoolers, are close and we share lots of fun memories and inside jokes together.”

Connecting through coffee

Kaden Roth, Catalyst Online Editor-in-Chief
October 6, 2021
Pictured outside the White House, Secret Service Special Agent Steve Haw poses for a picture. Steve was in the secret service for 12 years and worked in the uniformed division. “I loved working at the White House,” Haw said. “I got to meet a lot of interesting people and travel a lot.”

Working for the president

Reece Straley, Staff Reporter
September 30, 2021
Growing up together freshmen Avery, Abby and Michael Jones experienced life a little differently than most students. Going through school together for their whole lives the Jones’s had an easier start to high school than most, since they got placed in the same qt. “Being a triplet can be annoying at times but mostly fun,” Avery Jones said. “I like that I always have someone there for me.”

Seeing double….and triple

Riley Kramolisch, Staff Reporter
September 28, 2021
Junior Piercze Marshall asks junior Sammy Ullman to be his date for Homecoming. Ullman replies with the obvious answer, “of course”. “I had to make sure I asked her over a week in advance,” Marshall said. “Now with this time, I can coordinate clothing and everything else with her.”

First SIGN of love

Christian Naujokaitis, Staff Reporter
September 23, 2021
Ride or die

Ride or die

Nolan Nemitz, Staff Reporter
September 21, 2021
Conversing with a volunteer during her district-required mock job interview, freshman Evalinn Eisel answers the questions given about the fictional job she applied for. Approaching the interview, Eisel came well prepared with the essentials for each interview: her job application, resume and reference sheet. “Overall I think I did pretty well because I was given good feedback,” Eisel said. “I felt it was pretty easy to answer the questions and follow along.”

Inside mock job interviews

Samantha Vojslavek, Features Editor
September 20, 2021
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