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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

The last few weeks of school means the beginning of finals. Finals week brings intense stressful feelings for many students and teachers. Whether it is test taking, long projects or cramming in some grading, these can all negatively affect your mental well-being. Seeking support to manage a healthy lifestyle will overall benefit how your test results turn out. Remember, a score doesn’t determine your future.

The silent struggle

Leah Pickhinke, Staff Reporter
May 22, 2024
The effects of a natural disaster can take away a home where memories were made.

History repeats itself

Sophia Eljamal, Staff Reporter
May 20, 2024
Nestled in Omaha, Nebraska, Millard West High School boasts a vibrant campus that reflects its commitment to academic excellence and diverse extracurricular activities. The spacious grounds are well-equipped with modern facilities that support a dynamic learning environment and a wide array of sports and arts programs. As a hub of community and innovation, it continues to foster a nurturing atmosphere for its students to thrive both academically and personally.

Experience excellence

Eddie Shi, Staff Reporter
May 17, 2024
The teenage sleep crisis

The teenage sleep crisis

Ryan Calabrese, Staff Writer
May 14, 2024
Students have more than one class and a late assignment in all of them can cause the student to be stressed out.


Mohammad Khan, Staff Reporter
May 6, 2024
For as long as it has been around, pop culture has kept a restraining hold on our society. As of now, it’s important to question whether or not what we’re consuming is meant to entertain us or to manipulate us.

Blinded by the light

Carley Bailey, Arts and Entertainment Editor
May 3, 2024
The basic things to know about diabetes are the different types, the supplies needed, and the prevalence of it.

Less sugar, more insulin

Sophia Eljamal, Staff Reporter
April 29, 2024
Short-term success does not account for the long-term negative consequences of plagiarism. Whether it is copying off of someone’s paper or claiming someone’s work as your own, punishment follows almost every time.

The hidden costs of plagiarism

Leah Pickhinke, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2024
Despite the complexities of teenage life, its essential teens acknowledge the beneficial impact jobs will have on their lives. Infographic by Quinn Burton

Building a bright future

Quinn Burton, Editor-in-Chief
April 19, 2024
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