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United By Passion: Meet Nonetheless, the All-Girl Teen Band!

United By Passion: Meet “Nonetheless”, the All-Girl Teen Band!

Kelsy Esmoil, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

Picture this: a group of six talented girls, each with their own unique style and an unwavering passion for music. With guidance from the Quad City Rock Academy, they come together to form "Nonetheless",...

Ink Dreams And Second Year Schemes: Olivia Brislawns Ambitious Path To Becoming A Tattoo Artist!

Ink Dreams And Second Year Schemes: Olivia Brislawn’s Ambitious Path To Becoming A Tattoo Artist!

Kelsy Esmoil, Writer March 28, 2024

Get ready to dive into the world of tattoo artistry, where a sophomore's dreams take shape through ink and creativity! Read on to learn about their journey filled with passion, creativity, and the transformative...

From Pen to Power: Revealing the Importance of Womens literature at MHS

From Pen to Power: Revealing the Importance of Women’s literature at MHS

Kelsy Esmoil and Vanessa Garcia March 20, 2024

With March being Women's History Month,  many people may be surprised to know that Muscatine High School offers a Women and Literature class! In prior years, the class was taught on and off by Mrs. Cantrell....

Mr. Scholze: The Winding Pathway of Careers

Mr. Scholze: The Winding Pathway of Careers

Kelsy Esmoil and Vanessa Garcia March 4, 2024

Psychology is all about understanding the brain and it’s functions. Many of these aspects will often send you down a rabbit hole of questions. Mr. Scholze is MHS’s Psychology teacher. But what if we...

Platonic vs. Romantic Breakups: Which is worse?

Platonic vs. Romantic Breakups: Which is worse?

Kelsy Esmoil, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

Losing a person close to you leaves you feeling numb and heartbroken. However it is important to note that breakups don't always have to be negative, it can be as simple as just drifting apart or growing...

The Reality Of A Teacher: Mr. Stuart

The Reality Of A Teacher: Mr. Stuart

Kelsy Esmoil, Writer January 31, 2024

 Working in a serious workplace at a young age can be stressful, especially working in education. So this brings me to the question, what is the honest reality of being a young teacher in a high school?  Who...

Gypsy Rose: The Medias new Obsession

Gypsy Rose: The Media’s new Obsession

Kelsy Esmoil, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

“Y’all are expecting Gypsy Rose to come out of prison and be an influencer.” Gypsy Rose Blanchard was released from prison On December 28th, 2023. She was originally imprisoned for her involvement...

Ms. Petersen: A Safe Space

Ms. Petersen: A Safe Space

Kelsy Esmoil, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

The first year at a new school can be so scary and confusing for everyone, but having a teacher that you feel comfortable with can make everything less intimidating and more enjoyable. Students at Muscatine...

What is Silver Cord? : MHS

What is Silver Cord? : MHS

Kelsy Esmoil, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

In the daily news for MHS announcements, “silver cord opportunities” is always one of the topics, but many students skip past it because they aren't familiar with it, so what is it and why is it important? Years...

What is Unidos? : MHS

What is Unidos? : MHS

Kelsy Esmoil, Staff Writer October 19, 2023

Unidos is a nonprofit Latinx based organization. This organization started getting involved in The Muscatine School District as of 2015. Jesse Garcia is the current Latinx Outreach Coordinator for Muscatine...

Unidos 09/20/2023

Sleep In Heavenly Peace: Unidos

Kelsy Esmoil, Writer October 4, 2023

Sleep in Heavenly Peace is a nonprofit organization. This resource builds and provides beds for children in need with no cost to the families. This establishment was founded in Twin Falls, Idaho in 2012...

Whats the Connection? : iJAG

What’s the Connection? : iJAG

Kelsy Esmoil and Vanessa Garcia September 22, 2023

This school year, the iJAG program has reinstated the Muskie Locker and it is currently up and running for students to access. Along with this reopening, the Muskie Locker is also offering more essentials...

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