Join the Falcon Family Tuesday, Feb. 9 for hoops, giveaways, & fundraising for Cayden Hoth
Senior Beau Baker Scored His 1,000th Point in Epic Basketball Game Friday
Click Here for the entire N2 Sports broadcast from last Friday's epic game against Oak Park. The Falcons won the nightcap coming back from a 17 point deficet to win 60-58. The Lady Falcons won earlier beating Oak Park 51-32. Congratulations to Senior, Beau Baker for scoring his 1,000th point. He is only the second player in Staley history to accomplish this feat. Trevor Lamb reached this milestone last year.
Another Conference Championship...Congratulations Ladies!!!
Staley Girls Swim & Dive Team Conference Champions
The Staley Girls Swim and Dive Team continue to have an outstanding season. They captured the Kansas City Suburban Conference White Division Championship this past Saturday at Henley Aquatic kCenter in Independence, Missouri. Click Here to access the team's website. Click Here for more information from the Missouri State High School Activities Association regarding the upcoming MSHSAA Girls Swimming and Diving Championships February 19 and 20 at St. Peters, Missouri.
Staley ProStart Team one of 2 teams to capture gold Saturday. Outstanding!!!
Staley ProStart Culinary Team Capture Gold Medals
Don't these dishes look mouthwatering? Pictured here are the winning dishes from the Staley ProStart Culinary Team at the Johnson County Community College ProStart Competition this past Saturday.
Congratulations to the following team members and Coach Mrs. Rachel Mitchell. Connor Thomas, Kassie Emme, Karoline Emme, Mila Garza, and Lexi Taylor
Connor, Troy, and Karoline will represent the region at the Missouri FCCLA State Leadership Conference. For more information on ProStart, Click Here.
Staley is one of four KC metro high schools to advance to Westminster College in Fulton.
Staley Science Olympiad Team Qualifies for State Championship
Staley Science Olympiad Team has once again advanced to the Missouri State Science Olympiad Championships. The Kansas City Star covered the Regional Science Olympiad event this past Saturday at Penn Valley Community College. Click Here to read more. Staley will join Pembroke Hill, Plattsburg, and Platte County High Schools at Westminster College in Fulton April 9 for the state championship. Congratulations to the team, Coach Spiegel and Coach Nevels.
Staley DECA Update
Staley DECA Strong Showing at District...7 Qualifying for State
Staley High School sent twenty-three students to the DECA District Competition this past Friday. Currently, seven students have qualified for state. Faculty Advisor, Kelly Rule, is hoping for more. Here are your state qualifiers:
Jaran Brownlee—Business Finance—3rd
Luke Dunn-Business Finance-1st
Joe Eller—Sport and Entertainment Marketing—1st & Business Services Marketing—1st
Bre Kamka, Bennet Holloway, Matt Russell—Innovation Business Plan—1st (100% on presentation and paper)
For all of the Staley DECA students results, Click Here.
State Softball Champions Lady Falcons Invited to Win For KC Annual Luncheon
"It is a great day to be a Staley Falcon."
20 Staley Athletes Sign on National Signing Day
Staley High School's Activities Director, Mark Mundell announced Wednesday that twenty Staley student athletes have accepted scholarships to play in college. "This is the largest signing we have had since we have been open," stated Mundell. Click Here for the National Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony Program. Click Here for the complete coverage of area signings by the Kansas City Star.
Northland School Notes The KC Star
Staley in the News
Click Here for article in the Kansas City Star highlighting computing awards and counselor, Rob Lundien. This article is compiled by Su Bacon, Special to the Star.
Staley Teacher, Lesley Martin Honored
Staley Teacher Named 2016 NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Educator Award
Lesley Martin has been awarded the 2016 NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Educator Award. The Educator Award is conferred upon educators who demonstrate a commitment to encouraging young women’s aspirations in computing. Mrs. Martin will be honored at a recognition on Friday, February 5 at Garmin International. Mrs. Martin has been teaching Computer Science in a high school setting for 14 years in the North Kansas City School District. She is currently teaching at Staley High School. Click Here for more information.
Staley magazine hot off the press.
Click Here for the latest issue of Staley's award winning Talon.
Staley has "winning teachers...teaching winners."
Coach James Wheeler and the Boy's Basketball Team Host Teacher Appreciation Night
National Counselor of the Year Finalist & Staley Counselor, Rob Lundien Honored January 29, 2016
Award-Winning Journalist Leon Harris Introduces Staley Counselor, Rob Lundien at the 2nd Annual 2016 School Counselor of the Year Awards Gala
Click Here to view the introduction of Rob Lundien from the 2016 School Counselor of the Year Awards Gala Host, Leon Harris.
The First Lady Honors the 2016 School Counselors of the Year
As part of her Reach Higher initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the 2nd Annual School Counselors of the Year in the East Room of the White House. January 28, 2016. The First Lady referenced national finalist and Staley Counselor, Rob Lundien, in her remarks. Click Here. To watch the entire White House ceremony, see YouTube below.
"I am excited and humbled to have made it as a finalist, especially with the many outstanding and hardworking counselors in Missouri! I am proud and honored to represent Missouri!", comments Rob Lundien. For more information Click Here.
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Why We Play Sports
Why Do We Play
Click Here to find out more information about the Missouri State High School Activities Association initiative, "Why Do We Play." See a video from MSHSAA Executive Director, Dr. Kerwin Urhahn.
Brit Sparks and Bre Kamaka submitted a Public Service Announcement for this years FBLA competition. It is about the positive effect of sports. Lesley Martin is Business, PLTW and eCampus Instructor for Staley High School. Click on the 30 second YouTube video below.
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1st Semester Honor Rolls Announced
Click Here for first semester honor roll students. Congratulations!
Staley App Team Wins Missouri Verizon App Challenge
Congratulations to Hunter Walters, Connor Davis, Tommy Vo, Aaron Wyland, and Dylan Wisdom for winning the Missouri Verizon App Challenge. Staley has won two of the last three years. You can vote for "fan favorite" by texting teacherassist1 to 22333. Click YouTube below for the team's App Challenge commercial.
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Staley Diamonds had a "gem" of a performance.
Staley Diamonds Take 2nd Place in Mid Continent Color Guard Association Festival
Congratulations to the members of the Winterguard as they shone bright like Diamonds at this past Saturday’s competition. The winter guard placed second in their class and represented Staley in strong fashion. The Diamonds next compete in February at Nixa High School. Click Here for recaps and links to photos from this past Saturday's performance at Park Hill High School. Click Here for the last minute of their 2nd place finish.
Staley Emeralds Place 2nd
Staley Emeralds "Left it on the Floor" Saturday...Outstanding Performance
Click Here to see final results and scores for both team performances and solos/duos. "I could not be more proud of them," comments Head Coach, Victoria Brinkmeyer. Emeralds received the following awards:
2nd in pom
2nd in jazz (dance)
2nd out of all schools at the competition who brought two routines
A Judge's Precision Award
Tony Iiams- 2nd place solo
Mallory Darr- 10th place solo
Brooke and Tony Iiams- 3rd place duo
The team will now prepare for state to be held next month at Kemper Arena.
FAFSA Help...Click on image for larger view.
Mark your calendars for February. 29. Click image below for larger view.
The above depicts the billboard located at 8234 North Oak. Thank You students, staff, and TRY for your help with this worthy project. Students are Katie Cardello, Molly Havens, and Maddie Svobada. Faculty sponsor is Kelly Rule. For more information about the Staley TRY Community, you can go to their Facebook page. Click Here.
Staley honors one of the "originals".
The Vicki Barmann Memorial SOAR Scholarship Announced
Vicki Barmann taught for forty-eight years. Her greatest love and passion was teaching French in North Kansas City Schools. She was an enthusiastic, caring, passionate teacher of thousands of students. She loved developing relationships with students, engaging them in rigorous work, traveling with them in the US and France, and challenging them to do and to be their best. Her dream was to inspire students in ways that would assist them in becoming accomplished in their personal, professional and spiritual lives. The content of her classes was French; the lessons were about life. Her legacy lives on here at Staley High School through the Vicki Barmann Memorial SOAR Scholarship. Click Here for more information.
Administration holds annual New Year class meetings.
Click Here for Senior Class Meeting PowerPoint held January 12, 2016.
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Another award for Staley Journalism
Staley Legacy Yearbook Earns 1st Class National Ranking
Congratulations to Legacy yearbook staff for earning a First Class national ranking with two marks of distinction in Design and Concept/Essentials on the 2015 “We Are” book. The critique is a written evaluation of work submitted by student publications done by the board of judges for the National Scholastic Press Association. Editor: Rachel McLees, 2015 Graduate
The Road to the MSHSAA Class 4 Softball Championship
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John Baylor Visits Staley February 4, ACT Bootcamps, Prep Courses, John Baylor Prep, & More
Click Here to register for an ACT Mini-Bootcamp or ACT Prep.
Click Here to access the John Baylor website. Click Here for directions on how to access John Baylor ACT Prep. John Baylor will be speaking to all Staley juniors and sophomores on Thursday, February 4 from 9:30-10:30 in the Performing Arts Center. "We are excited to have John come to our school and address our students," comments Clark Mershon, Principal. Click Here to access the NKC Schools ACT Resource Page.
"Use your mind as well as your heart."
The Staley High School Administrative Team
From left to right: Assistant Principal and Activities Director, Mark Mundell; Assistant Principal, Kevin Kooi; Clark Mershon,Principal; Sharon Roberts, Assistant Principal; Dr. Chad Brinton, Assistant Principal
Sports & Activities
For more information on physicals and the activity handbook, Click Here.
Enough is Enough Campaign
Click Here to view a four minute forty second documentary filmed at Staley High School in response to their Enough is Enough Campaign.
UPDATED LIST of STALEY CLUBS & ACTIVITIES - Click here!
Student Support Center News
Visit the Award Winning Student Support Center Website
Mark your calendars for all of this year's College T-Shirt Tuesday. First Tuesday of the month for the remainder of this school year (subject to change in the event of a snow day, spirit week, or other event).
Wear your favorite college t-shirt and get a college themed prize from the counseling department! Stop by the Student Support Center Tuesday and show us your college t-shirt!
About Staley High School...Service, Ownership, Achievement, Respect
Student Services Center (Attendance): (816) 321-5332
Student Services Center Fax: (816) 413-4115
Nurse: (816) 321-5333
Student Support Center (Counseling): (816) 321-5335
Student Support Center Fax: (816) 413-4125
Registrar (Jennifer Long): (816) 321-5570
Administrative Center Office Hours
Monday-Friday 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Staley High School is a community where individual and collective gifts are celebrated to foster personal and academic excellence.
We commit ourselves to create and sustain an inclusive environment of learning that challenges and inspires each of us to SOAR.
Service Ownership Achievement Respect
2015-2016 School Goals
College & Career Readiness
Staley High School... There's an app for that!
Click on the image above to download the Staley High School app today! 1,615 people have now downloaded the app. To view a quick one minute 15 second tutorial on how the app works, Click Here.
Recognition for Staley High School. A Top 2013, 2014, 2015 High School...Click on Images Below for More Information
U.S. News & World Report Announces 2015 Rankings
Staley High School Makes U.S. News Rankings
Staley High School has been ranked as one of the top public high schools in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Staley is the second ranked open-enrollment school in Kansas City, Missouri. How the 2015 rankings were calculated. Click Here for more information.
Falcon Alumni News
Calling All Staley Graduates
The second edition of Falcon Alumni News has hit inboxes. If you aren't signed up for the e-newsletter, be sure to subscribe so you can receive all Staley alumni updates right in your inbox. Fill out the alumni information survey to sign up. Read More
The School Improvement Plan (SIP)is the work of a dedicated group of faculty and staff at Staley High School. The Community Council (Building Leadership Team) leads their departments in this process. This document reflects the daily work of educators as they make strides to improve the quality of teaching and learning at Staley High School.
Extraordinary Educational Experiences at Staley & NKC Schools...Click on Image Below for More Information
Carillon Bells Installed...A Lasting Legacy by the Class of 2014
Thanks to the Class of 2014, Staley High School has a Digital Carillon Bell System. Click Here for more information. Click below to play the digital carillon bell version of the Staley High School Fight Song. Click below to play the digital carillon bell version of the Staley High School Alma Mater. Click below to play the digital carillon bell version of Westminster Chimes.
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