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  • March 3Parent Coffee this Thursday, March 9 (Youth Room)

  • Students explore technical college

    Students explore technical college

    Story and captions by Molly Caro, Photo Editor

    February 25, 2017

    In February, students from Miriam Academy visited Ranken Technical College, where students learn by creating and fixing things. It's still college -- with books, homework and tests -- but it's mostly hands-on training that prepares students for a variety of jobs. Ranken is aggressively trying to ...

    Kendall Chamberlin and Austin Sams pause for a moment during their tour of Ranken Technical College.

  • Backup plan proves successful on Washington, Missouri field trip

    Backup plan proves successful on Washington, Missouri field trip

    Story and captions by Maria Inman, Arts & Entertainment Editor

    February 25, 2017

    On a cold and gloomy Friday morning, Miriam Academy staff, students and parents all gathered at the Kirkwood train station, awaiting a ride to an original pioneer trading post. But all of them were clueless of what unexpected things this trip had in store for them. Everyone boarded the train in a...

    Nick Lewis enjoys the first train ride of his life during the visit to Washington, Missouri.

  • Students to build pinhole cameras to view solar eclipse in August

    Students to build pinhole cameras to view solar eclipse in August

    Story and captions by Jake Wilson, Reporter

    February 25, 2017

    On Monday, August 21, Miriam Academy students will do something that no human being has done in this area since before Columbus sailed to America. With pinhole cameras in hand, students will march up to the big field and watch the biggest event in St. Louis: the great american solar eclipse. “I've...

    Students will make pinhole cameras to view the solar eclipse in August.

  • Robotics to start in March

    Robotics to start in March

    Story and captions by Emma Hente, Managing Editor

    February 25, 2017

    Two dozen students and staff packed inside the Humanities classroom to hear a presentation about the robotics program which will start at Miriam Academy next month. Jeff Pitts, a retired engineer and now one of the leader of the Clavius Project, gave the presentation. The Clavius Project provides...

    In March, students at Miriam Academy will add Robotics to their list of extracurricular activities.

Teens can be victims of cyber attacks

Teens can be victims of cyber attacks

Story and captions by Kendall Chamberlin, Reporter

He was sitting at his computer playing a video game. The last thing on his mind was a cyber attack. All of a sudden he noticed something strange was happening to his comments that were not what he said. That's when Olzhas...

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Bullying remains a serious problem at many high schools

Bullying remains a serious problem at many high schools

Story and captions by Henry Lohmann, Reporter

Victims of bullying aren’t just kids who lack popularity. They can be star athletes, club presidents and even class valedictorians, such as Sarah Lohmann, a senior at Maplewood-Richmond Heights High School. “I was...

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Nearly two dozen attend Open House

Nearly two dozen attend Open House

Story and captions by Staff

Twenty-two families attended the Miriam Academy Open House for prospective students on Sunday, November 13. Students came from both public and private schools; one had even been homeschooled his entire life. A good portion...

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Spring training begins for Miriam Academy

Spring training begins for Miriam Academy

Story and captions by Nick Lewis, Co-Editor in Chief

On the first day of Miriam Academy there were 12 kids with all different disabilities and abilities. Jack had just moved to St. Louis to attend the school, but he barely spoke or smiled. Henry had been home-schooled for the...

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Students plan trivia night fundraiser

Students plan trivia night fundraiser

Story and captions by Jack Hereford, Design Editor

In Marketing club, students brainstorm trivia night ideas, and discuss their categories and how the event should be organized. “It’s neat to be able to display your knowledge in front of other...

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More than 13 hours of video games per week = addiction, researchers say

More than 13 hours of video games per week = addiction, researchers say

February 25

Robots to invade Miriam Academy

Robots to invade Miriam Academy

November 19

Fall Family Tailgate draws dozens

Fall Family Tailgate draws dozens

November 19

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Empowering students to learn & lead
Empowering students to learn & lead