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‘Shrek’ Movie Night Promotes Suicide Awareness

‘Shrek’ Movie Night Promotes Suicide Awareness

Avery Woods, Assistant Editor in Chief, Sports Editor

April 23, 2018


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At 7 p.m. on a Wednesday night, students filed into the Learning Commons with their pillows, blankets and tickets in hand, ready for a night of watching "Shrek". The night was sponsored by StuCo and was created to sponsor suicide awareness. The organization that sponsored it is SPEAK UP For Suicide ...

Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize for ‘DAMN’

Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize for ‘DAMN’

Megan Smith, Reporter

April 18, 2018


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Kendrick Lamar, a rapper from Compton, CA, may have lost the Grammy for Album of the Year in January, but April 16, took home an even bigger prize. His album, 'DAMN', won the Pulitzer Prize for music. Since its introduction in 1943, Lamar is not only the first rapper to win the award but also the first...

March For Our Lives

March For Our Lives

Jenica Kolbeck, photographer

April 10, 2018


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On March 24th students lead marches across the country to call for an end to gun violence.  The march is in response to the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on February 14 in Parkland, Florida.  These are a few photos from the march in Kansas City's Theis Park.

Changing the Face of Beauty

Changing the Face of Beauty

Emma Harding, Reporter

March 6, 2018


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CVS will no longer be altering the makeup, size, shape and skin color of their makeup advertisements to change how women and young girls see their beauty products, as well as becoming more of a drug-free place to shop. Helena Foulkes, executive vice president of CVS Health and president of CVS Pharmacy, ...

Amtrak Collision

Amtrak Collision

Brynn Taylor, Reporter

March 2, 2018


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The sound of a train is less than unrecognizable as it approaches the station. Many people find that a train is a way of calming transportation, for all the scenery and the people you may meet. For Amtrak employees, it is no question about how much they may love their job, but things started taking ...

SMSD Board Chooses Next Superintendent

SMSD Board Chooses Next Superintendent

Ali Harrison, Reporter

March 1, 2018


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After Jim Hinson’s resignation as SMSD superintendent was unanimously approved by board members in April, the board began the search for someone to fill his seat, currently taken by Interim Superintendent Kenny Southwick. They received some criteria suggestions from staff, teachers, and parents on...

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....

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