• DECA to sponsor Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat

    DECA to sponsor Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat

    Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor

    September 18, 2014

    DECA will be holding its annual Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat canned food drive on Oct. 7. Volunteers will be going door to door collecting non-perishable food items from 6-9 p.m. DECA advisor, Shaina Prough said if one does not someone ringing their doorbell or will not be home but wishes to be a part of this, they should leave the cans outside their door. According to Prough, any house that is missed or those living in rural areas may take... READ MORE »»

  • Website encounters new changes

    Website encounters new changes

    Hannah Baxter, Staff Reporter

    September 17, 2014

    In the last few weeks, the website has had a major make over. Thanks to the help of journalism teacher Bill Gasper and senior Conrad Hoffman, the change has been successful. “I am very pleased with the new design,” Gasper said. “Our goal to change the website passed.” The new website is all student performed and produced. “Now the website design is not from another cite,” Gasper said. “It is all unique.” Reconfiguring the... READ MORE »»

  • Students and peer pressure

    Students and peer pressure

    Anniston Weber, Staff Reporter

    September 17, 2014

    Hearing the words ‘peer-pressure’ can bring a lot to some people's minds. Drugs, alcohol and parties are a few of the things a person typically thinks of when hearing that combination of words.  It’s been seen displayed in movies, on T.V. shows, and even in books. Some students even say they’ve even seen it in their own school. “No one’s really tried to get me to do anything yet,” freshman Dylan Schmidtberger said. “I have seen... READ MORE »»

  • Musical cast list posted

    Musical cast list posted

    Madison Crees, Staff Reporter

    September 17, 2014

    After a long week of auditions, the musical cast list for “Joseph” is here. Senior Max Befort is to play the title role of Joseph. The female leads will be played by senior Shelbie Berens, senior Emily McPherson and sophomore Madison Crees. Joseph’s 11 brothers will be played by senior Jacob Balzer (Judah), junior Jared Thom (Issachar and Pharaoh), sophomore Hayden Sillmon (Benjamin), junior Brandon Davidson (Dan and Baker), freshman Dawson... READ MORE »»

  • Students take the Dane Hansen Scholarship Test

    Students take the Dane Hansen Scholarship Test

    Rachael Arthur, Staff Reporter

    September 15, 2014

    As seniors prepare for college, finding money that can go towards college can be a difficult thing. So naturally, scholarships are on everyone’s mind. But there are only a few to go around. On Sept. 11, students took a test to apply to the Dane Hansen scholarship. The scholarships are given out to seniors that are enrolled in Northwest Kansas schools, one of them being the Ellis county district. The scholarship provides between $4,000 and $10,000... READ MORE »»

News

Boys cross country take sixth at Hays Invitational

Boys cross country take sixth at Hays Invitational

Sarah Rooney, Staff Reporter

The boys cross country team finished sixth out of a nine-team field at the Hays Invitational meet on Sept. 18. Individually, Sophomore Zachary Hopp took 12th...  Read More »

September 19, 2014 • 0 comments

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Sports

Boys cross country take sixth at Hays Invitational

Boys cross country take sixth at Hays Invitational

Sarah Rooney, Staff Reporter

The boys cross country team finished sixth out of a nine-team field at the Hays Invitational meet on Sept. 18. Individually, Sophomore Zachary Hopp took 12th...  Read More »

September 19, 2014 • 0 comments

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Opinion

Teaching with humor goes a long way

Jacey Schaffer, Staff Reporter

We all know how hard it is to get through a school day. You might have really hard classes, Musical, a job, and sports. So this could make you...  Read More »

September 17, 2014 • 2 comments

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Feature

Students and peer pressure

Students and peer pressure

Anniston Weber, Staff Reporter

Hearing the words ‘peer-pressure’ can bring a lot to some people's minds. Drugs, alcohol and parties are a few of the things a person typically thinks of when hearing...  Read More »

September 17, 2014 • 0 comments

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A&E

Interesting Facts

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor

Cleopatra had a special lipstick made for her, consisting of crushed ants and deep red carmine beetles. The venom of the king cobra is so deadly that just one gram of it...  Read More »

September 12, 2014 • 0 comments

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