News and Publications of Notre Dame de Sion

Sion Student Media

News and Publications of Notre Dame de Sion

Sion Student Media

News and Publications of Notre Dame de Sion

Sion Student Media

Catherine Crayon

Catherine Crayon, News Editor

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Web Editor-in-Chief Maggie McKinney and Social Media Coordinator embrace during College Decision Day on May. 6.

Power To The Students: The College Episode

Maggie McKinney and Grace Hills May 10, 2021

Web Editor-in-Chief Maggie McKinney and Social Media Coordinator embrace during College Decision Day on May. 6.

The Ukulele Club performs Someone You Loved by Lewis Capaldi at the Tri-M recital on April 7.

The Show Must Go On

Catherine Crayon, Video Content Editor Apr 8, 2021

As the temperature dropped and the gym filled with parents, friends, and fellow students, 16 girls prepared to perform in the Tri-M recital on April 7. Club leaders choose a nonprofit to support every...

Handcrafted juice from Ruby Jeans Juicery on Troost Avenue

Best Businesses To Support For Black History Month

Catherine Crayon, Video Content Editor Feb 22, 2021

Black History Month was first proposed by black educators and the Black United Students at Kent State University in 1969 and was first celebrated from Jan. 2 to Feb. 28. With the celebration continuing...

Senior Kate Vankeirsbilck competes in a race during the swim and dive meet against St. Teresas Academy at the Red Bridge YMCA on Jan. 26.

Swim and Dive Beats St. Teresa’s

Catherine Crayon, Video Content Editor Jan 28, 2021

The Red Bridge YMCA was filled to its limited capacity to allow for social distancing yet the cheering from the aquatic center could fool anyone that it was packed to the brim during the swim and dive...

The University of Missouri holds the title of the first journalism school in America.

Why I Chose State School Over Private School

Catherine Crayon, Video Content Editor Jan 11, 2021

Choosing a path to follow is something every senior in high school has to endure. We have to essentially plan out the rest of our lives within the period of eight months. Although I grew up having big...

Students from St. Mary's College, including Allison Yancone, left, offered a counter-message to the signs displayed by members of the Westboro Baptist Church group outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, October 6, 2010. Supreme Court justices pondered the vexing question of whether the father of a dead Marine from Westminster, Maryland, should win his lawsuit against the fundamentalist church group that picketed his son's funeral. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Religion Shouldn’t Excuse Bigotry

Catherine Crayon, Video Content Editor Nov 7, 2020

In the Bible, Matthew 7:12 states, “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.” This passage is also called the “Golden Rule”...

Senior Lindsey Dougherty waits in anticipation to receive a serve from Lexi Gunn during a tennis match against Blue Valley high school on Sept. 22

Rallying Together

Catherine Crayon, Video Content Editor Sep 23, 2020

Despite losing against Lexi Gunn and Maia Bajich from Blue Valley High School, seniors Audrey O’Brien and Lindsey Dougherty remained positive as the sun beamed down on the Minor Park Tennis Courts Tuesday...

Senior Brynna Dow listens to Mrs. Shawn Watts explain the lesson plan during a Storytelling Through Writing and Film class on Sept. 4.

Going Beyond the Traditional English Class

Catherine Crayon, Video Content Editor Sep 4, 2020

Three new branches of English IV have been added to the list of available course options for seniors this year: Revolutionary Voices in Nonfiction, Storytelling Through Writing and Film and Women in Leadership. “We...

Junior Sharon Kramschuster performed via Zoom at this years Fine Arts Day April 29. Due to COVID-19, the event switched to a virtual format, emceed by visual and performing arts teacher Maggie Killian.

Virtual Fine Arts Day

Catherine Crayon, Reporter Apr 30, 2020

Students, faculty and staff joined the first virtual Fine Arts Day through Zoom Wednesday, April 29.  From performances by Grande Choeur and Tri-M to slideshows from Photography class and DIVA, 125...

Gov. Mike Parson, center, Missouri health director Randall Williams, left, and Mayor Brian Treece talk to the media during a press conference at City Hall in early March on the states strategy for the coronavirus.

Missouri Residents Ordered to Stay Home Amid COVID-19

Catherine Crayon, Reporter Apr 6, 2020

In an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Missouri governor Mike Parson imposed a statewide stay-at-home order from April 6 to April 24. The first case of coronavirus, also dubbed COVID-19,...

The League of Women Voters registered students to vote Feb. 24 in the Grande Salle. This year marks the hundredth anniversary for womens suffrage with the ratification of the 19th amendment.

The Fight for the Right

Catherine Crayon, Reporter Mar 12, 2020

It has been one hundred years since the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote, was ratified Aug. 18, 1920. General key women who shifted the game were Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B....

Kansas City Chiefs mascot KC Wolf greets fans from the back of a pickup truck at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl LIV victory parade Feb. 5. The Kansas City Chiefs won 31-20 against the San Francisco 49ers.

The Kingdom Reigns

Catherine Crayon, Reporter Feb 7, 2020

With the weather at a crisp 27 degrees, an estimated 1 million Kansas City Chiefs fans crowded the downtown area Feb. 5 for a parade in celebration of winning Super Bowl LIV 31-20 against the San Francisco...

Junior Lia Concannon joined with junior Katherine Lillis at the buffet for fruit at the Spanish club breakfast Jan. 22.

Breakfast for a Cause

Catherine Crayon, Reporter Jan 23, 2020

With the scent of cinnamon rolls and coffee invading the cafeteria, Spanish club members raised $315 for an Ecuadorian girl, according to Spanish Club sponsor Alicia Gomez. “There’s a lot of people...

Sophomore Veda Renzulli performs The Magic of Winter at Her Majestys Theatre Nov. 19.

Magic & Mayhem: Her Majesty’s Theatre

Catherine Crayon, News Editor Nov 21, 2019

Adopting their Magic and Mayhem theme, Petit and Grande Choeur performed at the annual Her Majesty’s Theatre Tuesday, Nov. 19. Divided into three parts with two intermissions, students performed an...

Tyreek Hill celebrates his third quarter touchdown against the Houston Texans Oct. 13. Kansas City Chiefs lost 31-24 at Sundays game. The Chiefs are set to play  the Denver Broncos Thursday, Oct. 17 at 7:20 p.m.

An Update on the Kingdom

Catherine Crayon, News Editor Oct 15, 2019

With only two losses in the last six games, the Kansas City Chiefs have attracted fans back into the stadium. The upset against the Houston Texans on Sunday, Oct. 13 may have been disappointing with a...

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Juniors Hannah McGraw and Emma Grojean go head to head for possession of the ball.

The First Swing of the Season

Catherine Crayon, News Editor Aug 29, 2019

Running towards the freshman goalie Annie Stevens, junior forward Lia Concannon swiftly flicks the ball into the goal to start off the annual Purple and White field hockey scrimmage. The Purple and...

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