UCHS Students are Selected for Academic Awards and Programs

February 22, 2012

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Grace Deitzler was honored yesterday at UMSL for The “Distinguished Achievement for Excellence in Science Award” from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.  This award, which was established by the UMSL College of Arts & Sc...

Future Business Leaders of America Finalists

February 16, 2012

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Several students on the FBLA team led by Mr. Gibson have made it to state in several categories: State Qualifiers Banking and Financial Systems: 1st place; Daphne Pastard, Mandy York, Ben Mizes Business Financial Plan: 1st pla...

College Prep Sessions

Leah Booker, Staff Writer

January 17, 2012

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Navigating the college applications and financial aid process can be one of the most difficult challenges for seniors and their parents. Part of this process is the college essay. Recently, U. City offered two after school help...

Wake Up Your Metabolism!

Andrew White, Guest Writer

December 6, 2011

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What does the word “breakfast” mean? It’s not a trick question. It means exactly what it sounds like: to break a fast. Specifically, it means to break the fasting that your body goes through at night. Waking up and eating...

Club Fair

Michael Johnson

November 8, 2011

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The annual Club Fair was held after school on October 26 in the cafeteria. The purpose of Club Fair is to spark students’ interest and inform them of the range of activities that are offered. In previous years the fair occurred...

DuBose’s New Role Focuses on Improving Instruction

Claire Hulett, Guest Contributor

October 17, 2011

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U. City’s new Instructional Facilitator, Mrs. Shanelle DuBose, never expected to be chosen for her 2011-2012 position. On the day Dr. Cobb, Assistant Superintendent-Human Resources, called Mrs. DuBose to the office to give...

Faculty losses define district’s next year

Mytresa Taylor

April 1, 2011

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As the economy remains unstable and jobs are becoming limited, everyone is beginning to see change. The U. City School District, along with most others, is experiencing a lot of alterations for the up and coming school year. Because...

To Snow or Not to Snow


March 21, 2011

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Snow days have hit hard this year, dragging the U. City school year into the month of June. By early February, schools had closed for seven days because of inclement conditions. The first school closure occurred on December 16...

Returning Artists reminisce about the past

Alaina York

February 22, 2011

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“All My dreams were born in this room,” said James Smith as he opened his invitational assembly in the auditorium on February 8. Smith, a 1993 alumni, is a dancer, singer, actor and performer who has worked around the world...

School district remains fully accredited: No Child Left Behind standards difficult to achieve

Ethan Farber

February 9, 2011

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For several years, public schools in the city of St. Louis have been operating unaccredited. This means that according to the state of Missouri and No Child Left Behind, a federal law, these schools have not met and are not meeting...

Student jobs provide valuable life experiences

Kevin Luber

February 8, 2011

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Everyday after school students ditch their textbooks and pencils to grab aprons and boots for their part-time jobs. Many high school students work during the school week to earn a few dollars or because they like helping others....

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