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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 Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

With record COVID-19 cases across Omaha, masking is a critical safety measure in schools.

Follow the mask mandate

Morgan Weir, Editor-in-Chief
January 24, 2022
Senior year is coming to an end fast and college is right around the corner. The stress of being prepared for the future years after high  schools begins to kick in for seniors.

Pathway to success

Brooke Sliva, Social Media Manager
January 24, 2022
The Millard West bad posture account (“badposturemwhs”) shows students slouching showing how improper their posture is. Most of these students don’t even know their photos are being placed on the account which is a larger controversy in itself.

Social shaming

Alexis Bahensky, Opinions Editor
January 18, 2022
Colts quarterback Carson Wentz (2, left) is one of nine Indianapolis Colts players to test positive for the virus. With his unvaccinated status, he must test regularly, and wear a mask at all times. For Colts coach Frank Reich (right), he does not have to follow the same guidelines, as he is vaccinated.

Time for a break

Logan Moseley, Striv Co-Executive Producer, Business Manager
January 12, 2022
These three coaches, Mickey Joseph, Mark Whipple and Donovan Raiola, are the three most recent hires for Nebraska football. All three have coaching or playing experience at a higher level, and it is a great sight to see these men as the new faces in Husker Football.

Whipple Affects

Logan Moseley, Striv Co-Executive Producer
December 20, 2021
These are the current schedules, and there are a lot. It may be best to simplify it down to just two, as it can confuse many people.

Shifting schedule

Logan Moseley, Striv Co-Executive Producer
December 17, 2021
This is a survey I took that shows students are constantly off task in CCR. This shows 7% of students in the sample actually find it useful.

No more CCR

Garrett Wilcoxen, Staff Reporter
December 14, 2021
Millard West’s flags were at half-staff on Dec. 7 in memory of the lives lost at Pearl Harbor. Many times students will see the flag at half-staff and not question it. Students will continue to stay uninformed if flags flying at half-staff is normal to them.

Flags flying low

Olivia Ray, Staff Reporter
December 13, 2021
Schools need to create better strategies to deal with teens mental health to help slow the rising cases of mental illnesses in teens.

The true pandemic amongst teens

Alexis Bahensky, Opinions Editor
December 9, 2021
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