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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

Gepetto (voiced by David Bradley) and Pinocchio (Gregory Mann) in Guillermo del Toros Pinocchio.

The wooden boy brought to life

Rachel Otu, Staff Reporter
December 20, 2022
This is an example of how inconvenient road construction is for everyone. It makes traffic slower and it lasts for so long, it seems like nothing ever changes after construction is done anyway.

Inconvenience for everyone

Jacob Hargens, Staff Reporter
December 9, 2022
As a result of strict parenting, teens can become severely insecure, anti-social, and emotionally unstable.

The psychological side of parenting

Carley Bailey, Staff Reporter
November 1, 2022
Only after the Columbine high school shooting of April, 1999, did schools begin implementing active shooter drills.

Getting rid of gun violence

Carley Bailey, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2022
Following the start of the new school, E-Hall Pass, an advanced hall pass system has provided countless benefits for students and faculty.

Walking the halls with ease

Quinn Burton, Catalyst Editor-in-Chief
September 7, 2022
Nope was popular director Jordan Peeles third film to come out in his cinematography.

Nope Is dope

Michael Bartholomew, Staff Reporter
September 1, 2022
This legislative bill is an overall poor idea for Nebraska school districts and has many disadvantages that come along with it.

Summing up the school year

Carley Bailey, Staff Reporter
March 14, 2022
Poor student behavior has been an issue for years, but with the help of both staff and students, those issues could be easily resolved.

Substandard student behavior

Carley Bailey, Staff Reporter
March 2, 2022
Millard West’s flags were at half-staff on Dec. 7 in memory of the lives lost at Pearl Harbor. Many times students will see the flag at half-staff and not question it. Students will continue to stay uninformed if flags flying at half-staff is normal to them.

Flags flying low

Olivia Ray, Staff Reporter
December 13, 2021
Screen time is becoming a problem. Many people are spending more and more time on their devices and it is having an impact on their health.

Screened in

Reece Straley, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2021
While the booster vaccines are being distributed throughout the nation, Pfizer is also making sure to achieve its mission at a local level. Starting Friday, Oct. 29, Hy-Vee, Walgreens, and other local pharmaceutical companies will provide boosters for those who qualify.

A boost to reduce

Quinn Burton, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2021
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