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Two seniors adventure into the outdoors

Two seniors adventure into the outdoors

Isabelle Braun, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2016


Filed under Feature, Technology

Four years ago senior Jacob Alexander went on his first adventure with the Kansas Herpetological Society. Since then he’s been hooked and has recruited more people to join him. One of those people is senior Aidan Lawson. “At the start I was only doing it just because I kind of needed something...

Earthquakes? Students discuss never feeling the quakes rattling parts of Kansas

Earthquakes? Students discuss never feeling the quakes rattling parts of Kansas

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2016


Filed under Feature, News, Technology, Top Stories

Social media blows up almost each and every day with news of yet another earthquake shaking areas of Kansas. In the past month alone, there have been 11 earthquakes with at least a magnitude of 2. Create bar charts While the graphic above only shows earthquakes with a 2 magnitude, there have been 189 total eart...

Senior spends free time coding

Senior spends free time coding

Raina Basso, Editor

September 16, 2016


Filed under Feature, Technology, Top Stories

While most people merely use computers for internet browsing, others enjoy delving deeper into the creation and production of web pages and games. Senior Aidan Lawson spends his time coding and has become well-versed in it. “Essentially, I write code and modify games, whether it be through the programming,...

Junior spends two hours daily playing Pokémon Go

Junior spends two hours daily playing Pokémon Go

Kara Brooks, Editor

August 29, 2016


Filed under Feature, Technology

Pokémon Go became a popular game over the summer. One student in particular that highly enjoys the game is junior Ashton Balthazor. Balthazor has been a fan of Pokémon even before the game Pokémon Go came out. Balthazor enjoys the fact that the game forces him to go outside. “Now when I go...

Wagoner classes test Yondr pouches for cellphones

Wagoner classes test Yondr pouches for cellphones

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 22, 2016


Filed under Feature, News, Technology, Top Stories

Students who are enrolled in a class with English instructor Kathy Wagoner have been greeted this year with her new classroom cellphone policy. At the beginning of the hour, students must place their cellphones into their assigned pouch. These pouches, called "Yondr", cannot be opened unless a special m...

Science Spot: Team color found to impact performance

Science Spot: Team color found to impact performance

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 30, 2016


Filed under A&E, Technology

There is an inherent unbalance when it comes to team color and competing. Whether it be in video games or sports, the color of a team can impact the chance for that team to win. So, what color should you pick next time you participate in a team competition? Red. When playing a team video game, there are ty...

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