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Later School Start Times Prove Beneficial

Maria Carrasco, Managing Print Editor

November 15, 2014

It’s midnight and I’m writing a Common App essay, reading Hamlet, taking AP Government notes and studying for an AP Statistics test while brewing another cup of coffee. Because school starts at 8:05 a.m. and outside obligations...

The Struggle of Stress

Libby Stanford, Reporter

October 13, 2014

Entering my junior year, adults and other high school students told me that this one is the hardest. They describe a year overflowing with mounds of homework, full of stressful exams and looming with the question of college. Every...

Red in a Sea of Blue

Maria Carrasco, Print Managing Editor

October 13, 2014

From serving as an intern for the State Capitol under Kansas Representative Connie O’brien, to being an assistant for Milton Wolf, the runner-up of the 2014 United States Senate primary, freshman Colton Unden has devoted his...

Redistribution of Kansas school funding

hala hamid, reporter

April 17, 2014

Uneven funding of school districts in Kansas has prompted the Kansas Supreme Court to order lawmakers to ensure even funding, because the current situation violated the state constitution. After a former precedent-setting ca...

One-Sided Pride

Maria Carrasco, Copy Editor

March 12, 2014

Imagine being told to “put your weave back on” in front of the entire school just because that is a stereotype for your race. Imagine being told you don't belong in the United States because you weren't born there. Imagine bein...

Do Teachers use Technology?

Evan Frook, Reporter

February 17, 2014

Later this semester, teachers will receive some type of mobile device, be it laptop, tablet, or otherwise. Given that some teachers still struggle with using their SMART Boards, there’s some concern surrounding teachers’ abili...

Happy helper

Happy helper

December 13, 2013

Behind the Meals

Behind the Meals

November 11, 2013

Bird’s Word: Students return to school

ryan liston, co-online editor in chief

August 16, 2013


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