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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

Christian Naujokaitis

Christian Naujokaitis, Staff Reporter

Christian Naujokaitis is kicking off his senior year at Millard West and this will be his first year on the journalism staff. Christian is a year younger than the rest of his senior class, coming in at 16 years old. Christian runs varsity track and cross country and is looking forward to finishing fast his final year. He is also enrolled in the Digital Film and Cinema academy at Metropolitan Community College. He is very interested in video production and editing. 

All content by Christian Naujokaitis
Ghosts come back alive in the new movie “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”. Some fans had high hopes and I think it hit all their standards.

Who you gonna call?

November 30, 2021
Travis Scott releases two songs this Friday after a long break. Multiple other artists follow Travis’ idea of releasing on Friday.

Friday means new music

November 10, 2021

Playing their heart out

November 3, 2021
Since the album is called “Butterfly Effect” it makes sense that there is a butterfly on the cover. This album is a tribute to rapper Fetty Waps daughter who passed away.

The king is back

October 29, 2021
On track to be the biggest show on Netflix, “Squid Game” is taking over the world. If you haven’t already watched it, you’re missing out.

Rise to the top

October 6, 2021
The Millard West boys varsity team warms up for one of the toughest courses this season. Even with the tough competition they competed very well and aren’t going to back down for the rest of the season. “Going into the race I knew I could get a good time as long as I worked the uphills,” senior Cole Haith said. “I have started to get more relaxed and more confident during the races.”

Running with a purpose

September 29, 2021
Junior Piercze Marshall asks junior Sammy Ullman to be his date for Homecoming. Ullman replies with the obvious answer, “of course”. “I had to make sure I asked her over a week in advance,” Marshall said. “Now with this time, I can coordinate clothing and everything else with her.”

First SIGN of love

September 23, 2021

Surviving childhood cancer

September 16, 2021
With a subtle first lap, sophomore Jack Witte is in first at the Metro track meet. In this meet, some of the best runners compete for a spot at districts but for Witte, he breaks a record. “I just ran my race and it ended up being a fast time,” Witte said. “I knew what the record was and I went for it.”

Beating the best

September 2, 2021
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