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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",...

Inside MHSs Greenhouse: Growing New Leaders

Inside MHS’s Greenhouse: Growing New Leaders

Addie Weggen, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

Now that spring is officially upon us, MHS's Horticulture students are working hard inside the schools greenhouse. MHS offers a dual enrollment class through Muscatine Community College (MCC) called Horticulture....

The Rusch-ing Feeling of Love

The Rusch-ing Feeling of Love

Chevy Palmer and Ninel Verdinez April 3, 2024

A remarkable couple found love in the very place they teach - Muscatine High School. Get ready to hear the incredible story of how their paths crossed, their shared passion for education, and how they...

Micro Trends: the Short Lived Excitement for Social Media Trends

Micro Trends: the Short Lived Excitement for Social Media Trends

Hadley Hines, Staff Writer March 31, 2024

Microtrends are defined as a phenomenon that lasts for a short time, as in weeks or months. These are common amongst younger generations due to the constant desire to experience different styles.  The...

A Hidden Gem: Ms. Kathy

A Hidden Gem: Ms. Kathy

Charley Pierce, Web Designer March 28, 2024

Sometimes having just that one dreadful class that you would rather do anything but go to, can feel like a personal war. But having a teacher you can look forward to seeing, can make the school day a little...

Tails, Scales, and Whiskers: The Adventures of Our Schools Pets!

Tails, Scales, and Whiskers: The Adventures of Our School’s Pet’s!

Kaitlyn Ford, Sports Section Editor March 28, 2024

Muscatine High School has a unique set of pets that roam the halls and swim around… Teachers Lukavsky, Bobay, Yoose, and Schlabowske have pets that they bring to the school every day or multiple times...

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...

Fashion Spotlight- Mrs. Rauenbuehler: English Teacher Essentials

Fashion Spotlight- Mrs. Rauenbuehler: English Teacher Essentials

Stella DeLong, Feature Section Editor March 27, 2024

There is a wide range of styles when it comes to teachers. Most of the time, you can determine what subject they teach just by what they are wearing. You can pick out an English teacher with their oversized...

Cindy Yoose: Transmitting Interesting Stories About Japan

Cindy Yoose: Transmitting Interesting Stories About Japan

Tanhom Phasuk, Guest Writer March 26, 2024

Ms. Yoose is a teacher at MHS. She teaches upper level math and AP physics. She did a homestay study abroad program in Japan for 4 years. And then she went back to work there for 6 years....

Crystal McFate: The Stylist Exuding Passion and Personalization in Muscatine

Crystal McFate: The Stylist Exuding Passion and Personalization in Muscatine

Emma Steele, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

Downtown Muscatine is the home of many bustling small businesses. Whether cozy cafes or quirky boutiques and thrift stores, Muscatine is a vibrant hub of entrepreneurial spirit. Along Second Street, there...

The Great Wall and Beyond: Sienna’s Unforgettable Journey to China

The Great Wall and Beyond: Sienna’s Unforgettable Journey to China

Arabella Fourneau, Staff Writer March 20, 2024

Sienna Stoneking, a Freshman student in her first year of Chinese, is one of the 24 MHS students who went to China about a month ago. Reflecting on the week in China, she had a lot to say and seemed to...

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....

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