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Pep Rallies for the Arts

Pep Rallies for the Arts

November 17, 2017


Filed under 21st Century Journalism, Online Carousel, Opinions

Pep rallies are meant to inspire enthusiasm. But sports are not the only groups that deserve pep rallies. An all arts pep rally would be an exciting and fun new thing to try here at South. Before and after school you could find all of the arts working tirelessly on their music. Theatre, orchestra, ...

Students preparing for college throughout high school

Students preparing for college throughout high school

By Olivia Riley, 21st Century Journalism

November 16, 2017


Filed under 21st Century Journalism, News, Online Carousel

Freshman year and senior year may seem far away from each other, but it is never too early to start preparing for college. There is always something students can do to help themselves prepare for that big step in their life. Taking important classes early can benefit students in the long run. If students sp...

What you can do to help pay for college

What you can do to help pay for college

Juliana Martin, 21st Century Journalist

November 16, 2017


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College adviser Jasmine Morgan’s job is to help seniors figure out the next step or secondary plans in their lives.. Morgan expands their options. She also gives out resources to scholarships and grants, helping people to pay for college. Even for Morgan, paying for college was a challenge. ...

First Generation College Students vs. Second Generation College Students

First Generation College Students vs. Second Generation College Students

Hayden Zeller

November 16, 2017


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Which one is more beneficial, being a first generation college student or being a second generation college student, both of these can have their benefits, both of these can have their disadvantages, so let's find out which one is better. So, what is it like being a second generation student in the eye...

English Teacher Caroline Ewing Chaos

Jenica Kolbeck, 21st Century Journalism

November 14, 2017


Filed under Gallery, Online Carousel

Computers a Distraction?

Computers a Distraction?

Daniella Campos, Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Online Carousel, Opinions

Computers are definitely a huge help when it comes to school work. During the day, I use my computer in almost every single class. If I don’t have my computer, I definitely miss out on schoolwork and I’m at a huge disadvantage. Most written work is done on our computers instead of by hand, which is al...

Review: Arcade Fire Lights Up Independence

Review: Arcade Fire Lights Up Independence

Sophia Belshe, Editor-in-Chief, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under A & E, Online Carousel, Reviews, Uncategorized

The Silverstein Eye Center Arena, usually home to the Missouri Mavericks hockey team, took new form Oct. 27 to welcome alternative band Arcade Fire for a uniquely stunning show. Opening act Bomba Estéreo gave an electric performance that was fun and full of energy, even if their style is not mainstream...

Advice for students going into college

Advice for students going into college

Katie Hiebl, 21st century Journalism

November 12, 2017


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Many teens come to high school not knowing much about college, here are some tips from counselors and a student about going into college. “Take the ACT, and apply to as many colleges as you can. You should talk to older students and friends. This to see what you need to do to be prepared,” counse...

15 Question With Jacob Lopez

15 Question With Jacob Lopez

Hayden Zeller

November 12, 2017


Filed under 21st Century Journalism, Features, Online Carousel, Q&A

Lomachenko, Doris Harold Otis Loped Jr., and "La La Land", all in the words of Jacob Lopez.   What have your older siblings taught you about what high school? My brother has been through high school and he said to enjoy it. That's the biggest thing I’ve been taught by him is to have ...

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