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The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

Eco-West is planting tomatoes in the current greenhouse. As they sprout, they are transferred to bigger containers in which they are going to grow for 6-8 weeks.

Eco-West is going green

Eddie Shi, Staff Reporter
April 11, 2023
These kinds of masks are seen being worn daily by billions of people, and that number can quickly add up. Disposable masks are meant to help block large-particle droplets, splashes, sprays, or splatter that may contain germs. However, they dont filter or block very small particles in the air that may be transmitted by coughs and sneezes. As you can see from this photo, the edges of the mask are not designed to form a tight seal around the nose and mouth.

Unmasking the damage

Paige Fortney, Staff Reporter
August 27, 2020
Local Goodwill located near Millard west winding down for the night. Trends on social media are responsible for the rise in the popularity of shopping at thrift stores. The cheap prices and wide inventory attract teens to the stores, but there are more unseen benefits of shopping at thrift stores.

Truth about thrifting

Brenna Batchelder, Staff Reporter
January 31, 2020
Battling the fires, the firefighters use any means necessary to control and contain the fires. A helicopter tackles a fire in East Gippsland, Victoria state, Australia.

A raging issue

Brenna Batchelder, Staff Reporter
January 16, 2020
This info-graphic shows three popular forms of renewable energy and how they are harnessed.

Energy of the future

Annabelle Harshbarger, Staff Reporter
December 20, 2019
The leading Democratic candidates participated in seven hours of climate debates on CNN in early September. To prepare, they released environmental plans on their websites.

Climate plans for the future

Morgan Weir, Staff Reporter
September 25, 2019
Omaha trash bins will be replaced with 96 gallon cans similar to these in the start of 2021 following the new contract for waste.

Curbside catastrophe

Olivia Oeth, News Editor
September 17, 2019
photo courtesy of Justin Higgins

Go Green or Go Home

Jessica Burd, Staff Writer
March 5, 2019
Photo courtesy of Latimer Appleby

The Price Behind Your $8 T-Shirt

Jessica Burd, Staff Writer
February 12, 2019
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