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Sweetheart Court Announced

Sweetheart Court Announced

Pablo Jimenez, Reporter

February 15, 2018


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After the girls varsity basketball game Feb 10 the winners of the Sweetheart court were announced. Seniors Nick Wissel and Karoline Shelton were crowned King and Queen. Shelton plays for the girls varsity basketball team and Wissel plays for the boys varsity basketball team. The couple is also dating....

What Are KSMS Tryouts Like?

What Are KSMS Tryouts Like?

Daniella, Reporter

February 13, 2018


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KSMS is a  well known group around school which hosts tryouts for the next school year every fall and spring. This year there were 15 available spots open, which is pretty unusual. A good majority of people tried out during fall tryouts, and I was lucky enough to be one of the four people accepted for...

Sweetheart Candidates

Sweetheart Candidates

Lily Wagner, News Editor

February 7, 2018


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Front row: Madison Holloway, Sophia Belshe, Kylie Hance, Francie Wilson, Bethany Ward, Karoline Shelton, Grace Reiman, Erin Viets, Ellie Vaughn, Abby Tennant. Back row: Bennett Vavak, Patrick Sturm, Kam Ozburn, Joe Early, Nick Wissel, Joe McAtee, Trey Bebee, Adam Zahnd, Mason Zeller. Not pictured: Nick...

Silhouettes Set Off

Silhouettes Set Off

Miah Clark, A&E Editor

February 6, 2018


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The list for the 2018 competitive Silhouette slam poetry team was put up this week. The team includes senior Tara Phillips and junior Miah Clark as captains, as well as sophomore Lily Widener, juniors Avery Woods and Claire Elscott and seniors Josiah Schools, Jenica Kolbeck, Harrison Polen and Claire Nash....

Trump Pushes Unity in First State of the Union Address

Trump Pushes Unity in First State of the Union Address

Sophia Belshe, Editor-in-Chief, Opinion Editor

February 1, 2018


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Last night, Republican President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address last night, focusing on unity and emphasizing successes from his first year as president. “Tonight, I call upon all of us to set aside our differences, to seek out common ground and to summon the unity we need...

Power to the Polls: the 2018 Women’s March on Topeka

Power to the Polls: the 2018 Women’s March on Topeka

Megan Smith, Reporter

January 25, 2018


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With my poster in hand, reading  “All Bodies Are Good Bodies” on one side and “reSISTERS” on the other, I walked up to the steps of the Capitol Building in Topeka, Kansas. I watched the masses of people gathering behind and all around me, and heard the speakers welcome us to the second annual...

Students preparing for college throughout high school

Students preparing for college throughout high school

By Olivia Riley, 21st Century Journalism

November 16, 2017


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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...

Applying to College

Applying to College

Chloe Beiriger, 21st Century Journalism

November 15, 2017


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Students across the world are applying for college. Whether it’s finding the right time to apply, making sure you have all the requirements, getting credits or writing the actual application, all can be struggles during high school. “Do it early. The earlier the better because that's when the s...

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