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Students seek course changes

Nicole Reed, Staff Writer

With the beginning of a new semester comes the beginning of semester schedule changes. On Jan. 4th, the line outside of the counseling office stretches from right outside the doorway to the nurse’s office, before all of...

January 17, 2017No Comments

Explosion North of KCI

McKennah Houlahan, News Editor

On Nov. 29 around 6:30 p.m, the Platte County’s Sheriff's office responded to reports of a large explosion.The reports came from the area of 9600 Mellon’s Bridge Road. When police and multiple fire and EMS agencies arrived ...

December 2, 2016No Comments

Science Olympiad places at Olathe North competition

Emma Hessefort, Website Manager

Science Olympiad competed at Olathe North on Saturday Nov 19 against 25 teams from Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska. They placed 12th overall, but 3rd against teams in their region. Next Tournaments:  January 14 Staley and Ja...

November 22, 2016No Comments

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Sports

Homecoming game impacted by scheduling

Kevin Burns, Sports Editor

After schedule realignment, the football team has arguably the toughest schedule they have had in at least four years, according to senior Cade Goettling. "We all took it kinda more seriously this year because we knew w...

September 16, 2016No Comments

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Feature

The Importance of Being Earnest Review

Nicole Reed, Staff Writer

Knee-slapping and laughter from observers in the auditorium filled the air as senior Connor Mendenhall and junior Colin Kinnick chased one another desperately around the stage in a battle for blueberr...

March 9, 2017No Comments

Students win Scholastic Art & Writing awards

March 3, 2017

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  • The Importance of Being Earnest Review

    Knee-slapping and laughter from observers in the auditorium filled the air as senior Connor Mendenhall and junior Colin Kinnick chased one another des...

  • New Waves: An Album Review

    The fourth studio album “Everything Feels Better Now” by From Indian Lakes was released on October 16th bringing forth a new interpretation of the...

  • Pumpkin Patch Season

    On average Americans spend a total of $6 billion on Halloween every year according to Business Insider. For many families, the fall season is loaded w...

  • Marching to First

    Drumline takes first place, band takes second in competition at Park Hill   The Pride Band competed Saturday, Oct. 8 at Park Hill, in The P...

  • A New Cup of Jo

    Coffee is the burning hot liquid during the school year practically keeps students alive in the early mornings. The nearest place to grab a solid cup ...

  • Captain America: Civil War Review

    “Captain America: Civil War” may be the 13th entry in the Marvel cinematic universe, but it is by far the best on that list. Following the major e...

  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Review

    “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” is a film that has been in the making since the late 1990s and early 2000s. This is a movie DC fans have w...

  • Youtube Red offers special features

    Youtube Red is a new paid service offered by YouTube. It offers a lot of exclusive features not usually available to the site, including videos with n...

  • The Roasterie

    This quaint coffee shop in Brookside is a peaceful place to get a solid cup of joe. Here the coffee tastes real and authentic with various caffeinated...

  • Restaurant Review: The Farmhouse

    I visited Farmhouse, a warm, farm-to-table eatery, placed alongside the Quay,coffee house, and photo worthy buildings in the River Market. It was late...

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