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15 Questions with Joshua Knowles

15 Questions with Joshua Knowles

Oluwaseun Abitogun, 21st Century Journalism

November 13, 2017


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

South 2010 graduate, Joshua Knowles, is now an associate pastor at City Center Church, and he shared his experiences of high school.     What year did you graduate from South? I graduated from Shawnee Mission South in 2010 Who was your favorite teacher? My favorite teac...

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 ...

16 Questions with Sydney Holzman

16 Questions with Sydney Holzman

Olivia Riley, 21st Century Journalism

November 11, 2017


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

  Instead of running around the track, freshman Sydney Holzman is riding around an arena. She is taking care and riding her horses almost every day of the week.   OR Why did you want to start riding horses? SH I started because it runs in the family, my family has always owned horses. ...

15 Questions with Britney Palacio

15 Questions with Britney Palacio

Katie Hiebl, 21st Century Journalism

October 13, 2017


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KH: What was it like moving here from Michoacan, Mexico? BP: It felt really weird and strange. It was nerve racking moving to a different country and learning a new language. KH: What and who do you miss from Mexico? BP: The fresh air and everything being open. In Mexico nothing was closed, no...

13 Questions with Kaylee Smith

13 Questions with Kaylee Smith

Brynn Taylor, 21st Century Journalism

October 12, 2017


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Sophomore Kaylee Smith has had a heck of a life these past years. She has a disease that could potentially stay with her forever. B What is your disease called? K*It is called Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome.   B How long have you been diagnosed? K*I got diagnosed a year ago....

15 questions with David Vieyra

15 questions with David Vieyra

Kate Riley, 21st Century Journalism

October 9, 2017


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

David Vieyra, a junior men's choir student, has been in an increasingly successful Deathcore band since middle school. Deathcore consists of the genres death metal and metalcore in one sub-genre. Vieyra and his friends spend time after school together rehearsing for concerts all over Kansas City. What ...

13 Questions with Sofia Dadkhah

13 Questions with Sofia Dadkhah

Chloe Beiriger, 21st Century Journalism

October 8, 2017


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Sofia Dadkhah is one of the few students selected to join the Young Playwrights’ Roundtable at the Coterie. Now, recently after having her first meeting, she discusses her experiences from the event.   CB: What are your feelings on being selected to join the Coterie? SD: I was super excited when I go...

15 Questions with Lee Dixon

15 Questions with Lee Dixon

Juliana Martin, 21 Cent Journalism

October 7, 2017


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

Lee Dixon teaches Latin 1 through Latin 4. He has several hobbies and is very involved in the Latin community. His classroom is different than any other. There is stuffed animals, no desks, a big caribou head, and at least for Latin 1, no textbooks. You were in metalworking for several years before teaching...

15 Questions with Hope Nasse

15 Questions with Hope Nasse

McKenna Pickering

October 7, 2017


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

15 Questions with Hope Nasse Struggling with the balance of school, dance and her overall lifestyle, Freshman Hope Nasse is constantly on her toes.   MP-How long have you been dancing? HN- I've been dancing since fifth grade so I guess that's about four years now.   MP-How has d...

16 Questions with Fiona Walther

16 Questions with Fiona Walther

Kelly Johnston

October 5, 2017


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

KJ How did you start horseriding and know that was something you wanted to do? FW My dad rode in Denmark for 16 years and he introduced me to it. So it was kinda like passing on a family tradition, and it made me feel like I was part of a legacy. KJ How long have you been riding? How has your ...

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