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On Monday, St. Louis experienced its first total solar eclipse since 1442. The WCA community took some time out of their school day to recognize and observe this special event. Needless to say, it was exciting for both students and faculty who had been waiting in anticipation for this once in a lifetime event. The WCA science teachers even made special T-shirts to commemorate this special moment.

“Words can’t describe it. I feel like if I tried to describe it, it would be a pathetic attempt because you had to be there,” Lexi Berra, senior.

The bright solar corona, sudden darkness, temperature drop, and a distant sunset left the student and faculty bodies in awe. Although it was a hard experience to describe to someone verbally, senior Erin King said it was “life changing,” and senior Anna Johnson simply recounts that it was “amazing.”

The solar eclipse was certainly an experience no one will forget. It was a stunning display of God’s creation and creativity that was up close and personal.

“It’s not just seeing something it’s experiencing it,” Berra.

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