• Metal forks are replaced by plastic

    Metal forks are replaced by plastic

    Raina Basso, Staff Reporter

    January 27, 2015

    Since returning to school after break, many students have noticed a shortage of metal forks in the lunch room. “There have been a lot more plastic forks,” junior Scott Ring said. Students generally have found that the plastic forks are inferior to the metal ones they have become accustomed to. “They cannot cut as well,” freshman Alex Bogart said. “They’re flimsy and just all around not as convenient as the metal ones. It’s very... READ MORE »»

  • Senior takes recognition for Kansas Next Step’s award

    Senior takes recognition for Kansas Next Step’s award

    Hannah Baxter, Staff Reporter

    January 23, 2015

    This year, senior Kristina Herl was awarded Kansas Next Step’s Goal by Principal Martin Straub. With some hard work and dedication, she was pleased yet surprised. “Next Step’s Goal is to help connect students with their success and recognize they work they do,” Herl said. Winning the award not only gave Herl satisfaction, but some prizes as well. “I was given $100, which I am putting into my projects funds so I can send out more... READ MORE »»

  • FFA chapter travels for Denver Stock Show

    FFA chapter travels for Denver Stock Show

    Madison Crees, Staff Reporter

    January 22, 2015

    This past weekend, junior and senior members of the FFA chapter travelled to Denver for the annual Denver Stock Show. The Denver Stock Show is the National Western Stock Show where animals are led around a show ring while a judge determines which animal is better looking and places them accordingly. “We predominately watched cattle in Denver,” senior Cheyenne Schwab said. “We got to visit the Denver Museum of Natural History, walk around... READ MORE »»

  • Three compete in poetry recitation contest

    Three compete in poetry recitation contest

    Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor

    January 20, 2015

    Three people competed in this year’s Poetry Out Loud competition on Jan. 19 in the lecture hall. Junior Brianna Mathias won the competition and will advance to the district wide tournament at Quinter on Feb. 6. Mathias, sophomore Rachelle Lumpkins and junior Elizabeth Emerson each recited two poems for the competition. English teacher Kathy Wagoner was in charge of the competition. The two judges were Dr. Lexey Bartlett, an English Professor... READ MORE »»

  • Seniors express feelings towards last semester of high school

    Seniors express feelings towards last semester of high school

    Kara Brooks, Staff Reporter

    January 16, 2015

    Growing up, many students have often heard high school is supposed to be the “best time of their lives”. For the 2015 seniors, the best time of their lives is almost over. Senior Kristyn Hodny thinks this semester being her last one of high school is bittersweet. “I’m excited for next year, but want it to be over,” Hodny said. “When it is over, I know I’ll be sad. We have a strong class, and we are a good... READ MORE »»

News

Boys basketball takes second in Orange and Black Classic

Sarah Rooney, Staff Reporter

Last week, the boys basketball team took second in the Orange and Gold Classic tournament in Colby. At its conclusion, the Indians had a 9-3 record on the year. Coming...  Read More »

January 30, 2015 • 0 comments

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Sports

Lady Indians lose to Olathe South

Max Befort, Staff Reporter

The Lady Indians basketball team was destroyed against Olathe South, 76-27 on Jan. 29. The loss to O lathe South makes their record 3-8 in the season. In the first quarter...  Read More »

January 30, 2015 • 0 comments

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Opinion

Things that work in a relationship

Things that work in a relationship

Rachael Arthur, Staff Reporter

Several students have boyfriends or girlfriends, and their motives behind why they do are versatile. Some may date because they’re getting to know someone that’s attractive....  Read More »

January 23, 2015 • 0 comments

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Feature

Metal forks are replaced by plastic

Metal forks are replaced by plastic

Raina Basso, Staff Reporter

Since returning to school after break, many students have noticed a shortage of metal forks in the lunch room. “There have been a lot more plastic forks,” junior Scott...  Read More »

January 27, 2015 • 0 comments

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A&E

Interesting facts

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor

The USDA allows the term "wyngsz" for wing-like chicken products that contain no wing meat. Johnny Cash's "A Boy Named Sue" was written by Shel Silverstein. The Southern...  Read More »

January 9, 2015 • 0 comments

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