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The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

Brooke Sliva

Brooke Sliva, Social Media Manager

Brooke is a senior at Millard West and is returning for her second year on the CATalyst team. Brooke enjoys writing entertainment and feature stories as well as creating enjoyable broadcasts for students and staff to watch. She looks forward to this year in Journalism and originating more stories about her 2022 class and the amazing students at Millard West. Outside of Millard West, Brooke enjoys being around her friends and family, staying active and finding new and exciting places to visit in Nebraska.

All content by Brooke Sliva

Generational jams

February 3, 2022

The music lives on

January 26, 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

January 24, 2022

A winter symphony

December 17, 2021

CHASEing recovery

December 17, 2021
On stage both teams took turns performing “Scenes from a Bench”. The team Your Friendly Neighborhood Dads starts off this game strong.

Improv Night

December 9, 2021

Fundraising for clubs

November 10, 2021
If universities only care about the usefulness of their athletes, then there should be guaranteed tuition or pay allowing the athlete to finish college even after being injured and unable to play. College athletes should get paid, because universities make a lot from sports. Sports bring a majority of income, especially for small schools. College is not an easy time when it comes to money, so paying money to athletes will give college athletes more relief and will try to help them with necessities they need to perform well.

Fair pay to play

November 4, 2021

Cycling onto a new path

October 29, 2021

Cooking up creations

October 21, 2021
Students were given the opportunity to head down to the Milford campus to do hands-on activities to help them get a better understanding of what they want to do with their future, some kids were given the opportunity to drive an excavator. The students who attended  this event got a better understanding of what they want to do with their future. “My day at Milford consisted of putting together a foundation mold, a scaffold, I also welded for a while, senior Leo Higgins said. “We had the opportunity to drive an excavator.”

Finding your path

October 1, 2021
As kids grow up they have technology and the internet more and more involved in their daily lives. As this may come with certain benefits. The negative side of social media and devices being easily accessible for young kids has a bigger impact than you think.

The impact of social media

September 28, 2021

MWHS Wildcat News 09.17.21

September 16, 2021

Surviving childhood cancer

September 16, 2021
Senior Bella Bacon is ready to get the 2nd out in the first inning for Millard West in their first game in the Papillion La-Vista South Tournament. These girls go on to place third in this tournament leaving them with a 8-4 record so far in this season. “I felt ready to get the job done,” Bacon said. “We had a game plan to attack when we needed to.

Batter up

September 9, 2021

Crazies gone WILD

September 3, 2021


May 19, 2021

Choir showcase

May 6, 2021
In the poster for the season six premier of Gossip Girl Serena Van der Woodsen, Chuck Bass, Blair Waldorf, Dan Humphrey, Jenny Humphrey, and Nate Archibald strike a post.

Gossip Girl is Gone

April 2, 2021
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