Stories of courage and controversy: A sampling from the St. Louis area's high school journalists

Three months into the school year, high school publications staffs are now in full-swing, ramping up the activity across their online websites and newspapers.

In October, St. Louis high schools gave their readers stories on many different topics that possess excellent style in their writing.

The following are some of the top stories from the month of October that were published by these schools.

Dominic Hoscher interned at the Post-Dispatch this summer and is a student journalist at Lindenwood University. Have a student journalism project you would like to share? Contact Dominic at <a href="http://nie.post-dispatch.com/%3Ca%20href%3D"mailto:dghoscher@gmail.com"">mailto:dghoscher@gmail.com" target="_blank">dghoscher@gmail.com</a>