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Five Books for the Fall Season

By Clara Schroepfer ‘20 Between the cooling temperature, the gorgeous leaves, and the comfortable clothing, fall is my absolute favorite season. And if you’re a bookworm like me, there’s no better fall activity than curling up by an open window... Continue Reading →

Fun Fall Recipes!

Alexis Tiryakioglu ‘20 In my opinion, fall is the best season. One of the best parts of fall is all of the delicious autumn-themed food. From dishes packed with pumpkin to all the apple-flavored things you could imagine, fall-themed dishes... Continue Reading →

College Applications: How to Destress

Charlotte Dean 18’ It’s not a secret that College applications are stressful. Testing is stressful. Life is stressful. Take a moment for yourself and de-stress. To help you do so, here’s a few tips: Try taking ten slow deep breathes... Continue Reading →

International Events: North Korea, Testing of Weaponry, and International Response

Lizzie Cave 21' On the fourth of September, 2017, South Korea conducted a live-fire exercise in response to a missile test that was held by North Korea on the third.  According to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, this drill... Continue Reading →

Teen Freezes to Death

Rachel Most 18' Kenneka Jenkins was 19 when she froze to death in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Illinois on September 9th, 2017. She and her friends had been at the Crowne Plaza for a party. A series of videos... Continue Reading →

Denver East High Cheerleading Scandal

Charlotte Dean 18' In August of 2017, a disturbing video of an East high school cheerleader being forced into the splits surfaced into the media. During the first week of a summer cheerleading camp, an incoming freshman, Ally Wakefield, was... Continue Reading →

What is Model United Nations?

Clara Schroepfer ‘20   Do you have an interest in current international issues? Would you like to improve your public speaking skills in a fun, energizing environment? If so, then Model United Nations might be the extracurricular activity for you.... Continue Reading →

Welcome to St. Mary’s Academy!

Hannah Siegel '19 Welcome to St. Mary’s Academy! Whether you’re a middle schooler, a new member of the high school, or even the new dean, we’re sure you’ll find a place where you can explore your passions and develop new... Continue Reading →

New iPhone

Zoe Holland 21’ They’re finally here! Apple announced two new iPhones earlier this month. The two phones are the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The biggest announcement has to be the iPhone X. No, it’s not pronounced, “ecks,” but... Continue Reading →

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