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The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

People are not being properly educated on how to protect themselves from scamming, leading to financial ruin for many when they enter adulthood.

Scamming our youth

Alexis Bahensky, Opinions Editor
May 6, 2022
Students are feeling the effects of burnout leading to a mental health crisis among them.

Burnt out

Alexis Bahensky, Opinions Editor
April 27, 2022
Schools need to create better strategies to deal with teens mental health to help slow the rising cases of mental illnesses in teens.

The true pandemic amongst teens

Alexis Bahensky, Opinions Editor
December 9, 2021
Standing in front of an American flag, senior Aiden Schollmeyer poses for a photo. He hopes to attend the Naval Academy and enter the Navy after high school before he enters the medical field, but for now, he is taking steps to prepare. “Im still working out and working long days, as well as learning different leadership styles and traits from several resources available to me,” Schollmeyer said. “The Naval Academy will give me a Bachelors in science and hopefully the Navy will allow me to pursue a medical career later in life.”

Soon to be in service

Morgan Weir, Opinions Editor
April 19, 2021
David and Myra Sadker, authors of “Failing at Fairness: How America’s Schools Cheat Girls,” found that there are major differences in the expectations, attention and praise given to students by teachers based on gender.

Sexism starts in the classroom

Morgan Weir, Opinions Editor
February 8, 2021
Bella Reilly and her sister Anna Reilly are making a cake for one of her vlogs. They go through the process of what they are doing and featuring her sister while practicing social distancing and staying at home.

Reilly’s recordings

Haden Batchelder, Staff Reporter
April 16, 2020
Junior Elise Nyffeler works in the Scratching Post as a part of DECA. She is a junior officer and is in there during her lunch period for students to shop.

Taking on the job earlier

Paige Fortney, Staff Reporter
March 6, 2020
This image is an example of a four by four block schedule. A schedule like this is much more organized and efficient for students.

Blocking out success

Paige Fortney, Staff Reporter
January 30, 2020
Many high schools don’t offer sign language as a course. This is unfair, as it excludes deaf students from more connections that could be made.

The benefits of ASL

Elizabeth Hahn, Entertainment Editor
December 13, 2019
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