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Senior Cade Owens fired up after their second round matchup against Millard South. They won this game 4-3 off of an RBI single by junior Drew Borner in the top of the seventh.

Wildcats fall one game short

Jonathan Willis, Striv Executive Producer
May 21, 2021
Students sign the Resolution of Respect poster as a way to affirm their belief in the ideas promoted by the ADL and No Place for Hate campaign. The No Place for Hate is a student driven campaign that highlights the importance of making sure schools have an equitable and collaborative climate.

A pledge for respect

Kaden Roth, Staff Reporter
May 19, 2021
The philharmonic and symphonic orchestras gather together to perform one last time for the season.“The second we started playing, I immediately started thinking about everyone who I’ve played next to and every memory that made [orchestra] that much better,” senior Josephine Geiger-Lee said. “It was bittersweet because the orchestra has changed so much, but also, I’m so proud of everything everyone has accomplished.”

Plucking at the heartstrings

Anna Blumenthal, Entertainment Editor
May 14, 2021
Junior Sadie Millard running in the 4x100 event. The Wildcats took home first place in this event with a time of 49.16 seconds. “Honestly winning metros was such a ‘team’ moment,” Millard said. “We all contributed so much and every point mattered. It was so cool and unbelievable being able to share that victory with my whole team.”

Running to victory

Jonathan Willis, Striv Executive Producer
May 10, 2021
Junior Nathan Bigler pleads with his scene partner senior Dakota Horrocks in the spring musical The Addams Family. The preparation up until this show required a lot of effort from the cast.

Hitting the stage at last

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
May 10, 2021
Some seniors are jumping at the opportunity to get a head before going to college by enrolling in general education classes at Metro Community College. Senior Golden Kelly is enrolled in psychology and has been able to apply what she's learned to some of her high school classes. “I started taking classes at Metro because I really wanted to get some of my general credits that I would take as a freshman in college out of the way,” said Kelly. “Taking classes at Metro is just so much cheaper so I saw it as an opportunity to get ahead and save money at the same time.”

Kickstarting their futures

Kaden Roth, Staff Reporter
May 6, 2021
Junior Drew Borner celebrates in a game against Gretna in the Metro Tournament. Millard West would win this game 6-1 to advance to play Millard South in the second round. “Most of us hadn’t really played varsity baseball so we had no idea what to expect,” Borner said. “I think we handled it very well. We went through lots of ups and downs, but played our best ball in the games that mattered the most.”

Looking ahead to the postseason

Jonathan Willis, Striv Executive Producer
May 6, 2021
Alumni Laura Ferguson Foral receives her plaque for being induced into The Hall of Fame.

Honoring the past

Jasmine Hermosillo-Padilla , Editor-in-Chief Catalyst Online
May 5, 2021
Looking ahead to college, senior Jon Willis leaves behind an extensive legacy of commentating at Millard West.

Leaving a legacy

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2021
Nurses prepare to distribute vaccines at Millard North High School. In the last couple of weeks, thousands of school educators and staff have been vaccinated at weekend clinics.

A shot towards normalcy

Emma Baker, Catalyst Editor-in-Chief
March 12, 2021
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