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The Catalyst

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The Catalyst

 The FAFSA can be started online through the Department of Education’s website. To complete the form, it is highly recommended to have a parent or guardian with you while completing the form. After submitting the form, it will take a few days to process your application.

Navigating the FAFSA

Eddie Shi, Staff Reporter
January 29, 2024
graphic by Quinn Burton

Standardized stereotype

Quinn Burton, Editor-in-Chief
December 20, 2023
 In pursuit to serve, senior Jordan Gassen prepares to hoist the ball over the net in search of an ace for his team. It was now the third set, and Green was looking to get points on the board. ‘’I wanted to give the squad a fighting chance in this set,’’ Gassen said. ‘’Even though we lost, I’m glad we went down trying.’’

Ballin’ is a habit

Brady Mar, Staff Writer
November 15, 2023
Junior Colvin Zimmerman dribbles past a Prep player during the 2022-2023 season.

Cat’s ball

Mohammad Khan, Staff Reporter
November 9, 2023
Scholarship deadlines are approaching fast for seniors on February 7.

Life after high school

Ariana Griffin, Catalyst Online Editor-in-Chief
January 17, 2023
Chuck Hagel, was the 24th United States Secretary of Defense under President Obama and a former state senator for Nebraska. Every year Hagel takes the time to put on the Chuck Hagel Symposium at UNO, which was the school he attended, to allow students and teachers to ask him questions and learn more about public service.

Public figure teaches public service

Ariana Griffin, Catalyst Online Editor-in-Chief
November 14, 2022

Senior Sign-Off 2022

Sam Whittaker, Staff Reporter
May 25, 2022
Millard West concert band, symphonic band and wind ensemble come together for their last performance of the year in the auditorium. The concert was the seniors’ final time on stage. “There were some hiccups here and there, but thats just kind of how it goes, and we recovered really nicely,” senior Sophia Hakeman said. “It was overall a really good performance. The “Irish Tune” was like tradition so that was really nice to finally be able to play.”

One last band performance

Morgan Weir, Editor-in-Chief
May 4, 2022
In their final quarter of high school, many seniors are struggling to stay focused and motivated academically.

Senioritis is real

Morgan Weir, Editor-in-Chief
April 25, 2022
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