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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

The foreign exchange students take the stage during the pep rally. They show their Wildcat Pride by waving their flags and introducing themselves. Kanta Kanatiyanon is from Thailand, Patricia Dominguez-Adame Santalla is from Spain and Alexa Thesis is from Germany.

Learning a new culture

Ariana Griffin, Catalyst Online Editor-in-Chief
November 22, 2022
Senior Calleigh Joslin is photographed by Abby Halsey at the first show choir competition of the 2022 season: Westside Competition of Excellence.

Shooting for the stars

Valerie Pioppi, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2022
Photo Courtesy of @theater_mw on Instagram

A seat in the director’s chair

Bowie Zekpa, Staff Reporter
November 14, 2022
Kates model showcases one of the first designs. This is the first crew neck offered by Anchored by Faith. The intent of this crew was to make a both cute and meaningful design.

Leap of Faith

Halle Opat, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2022
When Jon Willis first stepped onto campus at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, he didnt know what he was in for. Two years later, hes made improvements he wouldnt have anywhere else. “My boss at KRVN Jayson Jorgenson has impacted me the most,” Willis said. “If you listen to how I sound and broadcast a game before I started working there and after, it has completely changed. He has given me so much feedback and taught me how to become a better broadcaster, and Im incredibly lucky I have gotten to learn from him.” Photo courtesy @jon_willis_ on Instagram.

Calling an icon

Logan Moseley, Broadcast Editor in Chief, Striv Executive Producer
October 11, 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

Colin Ribaya, Staff Reporter
September 27, 2022
Freshman Lauren Joseff and other students help in concession stands at Millard West sporting events.

Helping hands

Paige Hightower, Staff Reporter
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

Seth DeFreece, Staff Reporter
September 22, 2022
Superintendent Dr. Schwartz visits Millard West on June 30. I am really proud to be a part of Millard Public Schools, Schwartz said. We have incredible staff and I really enjoy the students.

Big changes

Paige Hightower, Staff Reporter
September 15, 2022
Annin, Mitchell, and other kitchen staff members enjoy talking to the students as they serve them food, learning what they do and dont like.

Surviving the lunchtime rush

Ariana Griffin, Catalyst Online Editor-in-Chief
September 15, 2022
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