Posing with Wilson the Wildcat, Emily spends one last time as a Eureka Wildcat, Dec. 16.

2017 senior column: We are wildcats: Emily Grossnicklaus

Emily Grossnicklaus, reporter December 20, 2016

I was never a fan of high school. Since day one of freshman year, I never felt like I fit in. I felt I was stuck in the confines of EHS. I had few true friends, and I was not very involved. I never...

Matthew Coffey, goalkeeper, stops a goal against the Francis Howell North Knights during the district game, Nov. 5. The wildcats lost 2-1.


Emily Grossnicklaus, reporter December 1, 2016

Local Know: Foundry STL has joined forces with an investor group SC STL and has made plans to invest $80 million to help build the proposed MLS Soccer stadium at the Union Station. Inform: SC STL has...

Playing for the police

Eureka softball held a kickball tournament for students and staff to raise money for first responders.
Emily Grossnicklaus, reporter November 15, 2016

One hundred seventeen. That is the number of police office deaths in 2016. Fifty-four of those were gun-related. That statistic hit close to home when a South County teen shot St. Louis County Police...

Fall athletes signed to different sports teams throughout the United States, Nov. 7.

Fall sports signings

Fall athletes signed to play sports during college, Nov. 7.
Emily Grossnicklaus, reporter November 14, 2016

Daily dose of patriotism

Daily dose of patriotism

State amendment requires schools to give students the chance to recite the pledge each day.
Emily Grossnicklaus, reporter October 20, 2016

During the 2014-2015 school year, 886,423 students attended publicly funded schools in Missouri. Within Amendment 638, the Missouri House of Representatives passed House Bill 1750, Aug. 29. House Bill...

Sarah Hardin (12) and Madison Wesley (12) sing the national anthem during the varsity football game against Fort Zumwalt West, Aug. 19. Thanks to the Missouri legislature, student have the opportunity to participate in the the patriotic act of the Pledge of Allegiance every day at school.


Emily Grossnicklaus, reporter September 15, 2016

Local Know: The age to purchase tobacco and vaping products will be increasing from 18 years old to 21 years old in St. Louis County, Dec. 1. Inform: “Tobacco 21” is the law that will enact the...

Ms. Melissa Menchella, physical education teacher, sitting at her desk before school, 8/19.

Last ten: Ms. Melissa Menchella

New Staff: Ms. Melissa Menchella, physical education
Emily Grossnicklaus, reporter September 8, 2016

Previously a student at EHS, Ms. Melissa Menchella is back in the halls teaching health and personal fitness and wellness as well as coaching the girls JV field hockey and JV lacrosse teams. Here is...

Structure magnified in a photo, Lucas Langevin (11) takes a look at Azurite, a mineral, for his project in Ms. Julie Varriano's 7th hour Geo-Science class, Aug. 26. “It’s very interesting to see all the different types of minerals and all the different structures and things they have in common and different,” Langevin said. “It’s cool to see all the colors.”

Photos of the week: Aug. 29-Sept. 2

Haden Moore, reporter September 6, 2016

Mrs. Renee Seppa, science teacher, writing lesson plans on the whiteboard.

Last ten: Mrs. Renee Seppa

New Staff: Mrs. Renee Seppa, Science
Emily Grossnicklaus, reporter August 25, 2016

Mrs. Renee Seppa has switched roles. This is her first year as a full-time teacher of Chemistry and Biochemistry in Rockwood. Students may have met her last year in her role as substitute teacher. Here...

Christella Payne (9), Lauren Rocca (12) and Marin Rust (9) are looking at possible uniforms for the Sparkle squad.

A sparkling future

A dance team that gives all students a chance to dance.
Emily Grossnicklaus, reporter May 9, 2016

There is nothing the feel of a team win, knowing that something was accomplished together by a group of people that couldn’t possibly be done by one person. A team of nine soccer players working together...

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