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  • October 9Seniors Scott Ladish and Elle Blake crowned homecoming king and queen

  • September 26The homecoming dance will be held 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 7

  • September 26The homecoming game will take place Oct. 6 against Bishop Ward

  • September 18The PSAT will be held Wednesday, Oct. 11 from P1 to P2.

Behind the scenes on send day

https://youtu.be/53oN9ygx7w0

Hannah Haworth, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


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Before each issue of the newspaper is distributed in a neat pile to W3 classes, weeks of work goes in to making sure everything is completed. This video shows the work that went on behind the scenes to put together issue 6 of this year's newspaper.

Students start band for creative outlet

Students start band for creative outlet

Lauren Textor, Copy Editor

May 9, 2017


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At times it may seem as if the music industry is dominated by the same sounds and artists. However, thanks to advancing technology, sites such as SoundCloud and the lessened importance of being signed to record labels, it is easier than ever to break through into producing music. Sophomores Jamie Fog...

Beashore recognized by Dude Be Nice

Beashore recognized by Dude Be Nice

Bel Wilcoxen, Photo Editor

April 24, 2017


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The student body voted for a teacher in the building to be recognized for showing extraordinary acts of kindness, and gifted adviser Teri Beashore was selected. Students in the video were asked to say something about Beashore without saying her name. At the assembly the video was shown as a surprise...

Students surprise teacher with send-off

Students surprise teacher with send-off

Bel Wilcoxen, Photo Editor

April 20, 2017


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Students lined the halls to wish science teacher Eric Mabie well and thank him for his service as he prepares for a year-long deployment to Kuwait. The Dude Be Nice committee coordinated the surprise, which included a hallway parade and a visit from Mabie's wife, Jennifer. https://youtu.be/ePVeL19in2E

Introducing the Prom candidates

Introducing the Prom candidates

Bailey Spencer, Photographer

April 18, 2017


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Candidates for Prom King and Queen were announced April 18. The candidates were chosen by members of the senior class, and the winners will be announced at the dance April 22. Upperclassmen should watch their school emails for the form to vote for King and Queen. https://youtu.be/6CrhCJotfX4 To watch on a school device, log in...

Tri-M students make concert etiquette video to entertain, educate

Tri-M students make concert etiquette video to entertain, educate

Isaia Wilcoxen, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


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In order to celebrate Music Appreciation Month, this March students got creative to extend their appreciation of music to others. Members of the Tri-M Music Honor Society created a video about concert etiquette that was shown to the elementary students to encourage courtesy during musical perfor...

Forensics team hosts tournament

Forensics team hosts tournament

Raven Fletcher, Business Manager

March 16, 2017


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For most school activities, the Kansas High School Athletic Association sponsors games or meets, provides referees and determines location. However, forensics events are put on by the squads and involve political strategy, as well as fundraising. This year, the forensics squad held its annual tourna...

Girls’ and boys’ basketball teams advance to state

Girls’ and boys’ basketball teams advance to state

Bel Wilcoxen, Photo Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Video, Winter Sports

https://youtu.be/ONKxnqEdliU

Vegans bring about change by not eating animal products

Vegans bring about change by not eating animal products

Isaia Wilcoxen, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


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People spark change through rioting, running marathons and even striking, but one method of creating change that sometimes goes unseen is through eating – or, to be more accurate, not eating. Junior Dalia Mejia became vegan to recognize the dangers of eating animal produce. “I chose to be v...

Courtwarming Pep Assembly: Spirit

Courtwarming Pep Assembly: Spirit

Bel Wilcoxen, Photo Editor

February 15, 2017


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To get into the spirit of the Courtwarming game and dance, students participated in a pep assembly Feb. 3. Each class decorated its section of the gym with its class color, with the senior class winning the decoration competition with a "Blue-au" theme. The candidates for Courtwarming king and queen...

Student body spreads kindness through Dude Be Nice

Student body spreads kindness through Dude Be Nice

Bel Wilcoxen, Photo Editor

November 17, 2016


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  Dude Be Nice started as a senior project last year. This year, senior Payton Nigh has taken over. Nigh and the Dude Be Nice committee planned events to help spread kindness throughout the community. https://youtu.be/9JPeWwPXucU

School holds building-wide mannequin challenge

School holds building-wide mannequin challenge

Bel Wilcoxen, Photo Editor

November 16, 2016


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Students stopped on their way to seminar Nov. 16, frozen in an all-school mannequin challenge. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QZRXuaU8W8    

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