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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

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

Delaney Lueck, Features Editor
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

Ariana Griffin, Online Editor
May 1, 2024
Handmade Stamped Coin Bracelet from Collection One

Teenage jewelry trailblazer

Ryan Calabrese, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2024
The Immigrant Legal Center + Refugee Empowerment Center, serving Nebraska and southwest Iowa, offers a holistic approach to empowering immigrants and refugees through legal services, resettlement support, and advocacy. Dedicated to setting a high standard for immigrant services, the organization focuses on its clients long-term success and integration into the community. It is a pillar of hope, striving to ensure every immigrant and refugee can live confidently and free from fear.

Bridging worlds

Eddie Shi, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2024
Quinn Burton received the title of 2024 Nebraska Journalist of the Year on March 4, 2024, leaving behind a legacy for years to come.

A star in the making

Carley Bailey, Arts and Entertainment Editor
April 2, 2024
Senior Aeden Romero is moving up on the wall at his local gym. “When I’m climbing, I am not thinking about anything else other than my current position,” Romero said. “I can be holding a position for up to five minutes, so staying focused is the most important thing to do.”

A ledge-defying hobby

Nathan Buroker, News Director
March 25, 2024
The car wash business is booming in the area, and students are taking advantage.

Washing away the time

Michael Bartholomew, Staff Reporter
February 12, 2024
Standing in the center of Times Square, senior Ella Knowinski and sister Ava Konwinski shoot video for her short film “The Village Book.” After battling the loud noise and herds of people, the sisters finally got the right shot after spending hours filming. “Filming is extremely hard in a place like New York City,” Ella Konwinski said.  “But I knew I wanted to film there for the aesthetic.”

Film featurette

Quinn Burton, Editor-in-Chief
February 6, 2024
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