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DECA members travel to Wichita for work day

DECA members travel to Wichita for work day

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

January 17, 2018


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The Ronald McDonald Houses in Wichita provide housing for families with children in the hospital. They do this by asking for a nightly donation of $15, but if the families cannot pay, they may stay at no cost. DECA works with this organization to help families, and on Jan. 29, they will be travelin...

DECA Miracle Minute succeeds in collection

DECA Miracle Minute succeeds in collection

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2018


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Between the first and second quarters at the basketball games on Jan. 9, DECA hosted a Miracle Minute to raise money for the Ronald McDonald houses. DECA students Isabelle Braun, Kallie Leiker and Brianna Forinash have been working with instructor Shaina Prough and McDonald’s owner, Gail Kuehl. The...

Science Olympiad to compete at Goodland

Science Olympiad to compete at Goodland

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

January 11, 2018


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The Science Olympiad team will compete in a meet before regionals for the first time in the history of the group. The meet will take place Jan. 15 at Goodland. Senior member Ashton Balthazor believes the meet will be good for the team to practice. “I think this meet will really show the team...

Pep band students contribute to home basketball games

Pep band students contribute to home basketball games

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

January 11, 2018


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At every home varsity basketball game, high school band can be heard playing the Fight Song along with many other songs. Pep band is made up of students in the Spring Semester M1 band class, who spend their class periods rehearsing for concerts, and basketball games, and are directed by Matthew Rome. “E...

Wixen Music Publishing sues Spotify for $1.6 Billion

Wixen Music Publishing sues Spotify for $1.6 Billion

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2018


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The music service known as Spotify is being hit with a $1.6 billion lawsuit that affects over 10,000 songs on their platform. The company was sued on Jan. 3, 2018 by Wixen Music Publishing who holds licenses for artists such as Neil Young, Rage Against the Machine and The Doors. “I think Wixen is...

Seniors plan events to educate students on human trafficking

Seniors plan events to educate students on human trafficking

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

January 8, 2018


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Human trafficking awareness week, and seniors Lisa Schoenberger and Kaitlyn Schaben have plans to educate the student body during Jan. 8 to 12. Human trafficking is defined as “the action or practice of illegally transporting people from one country or area to the purposes of forced labor or commercial...

Guest speaker from Nex-Generation Round Up for Youth gives interview advice

Guest speaker from Nex-Generation Round Up for Youth gives interview advice

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2018


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Juniors and seniors were invited to a meeting held by Jacque Beckman from Nex-Generation Round Up for Youth, Inc., in the Lecture hall, on Jan. 4, to share tips and information for scholarship and job interviews. Junior Emily McGuire said that she went to the meeting because she did not have much...

Miracle Minute brings money in for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Miracle Minute brings money in for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

January 4, 2018


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Miracle Minute is a time for students and parents to empty spare change from their pockets and donate it to the Ronald McDonald House Charities. On Jan. 9, the DECA chapter will be collecting during the break between third and fourth quarters of the girl’s game and the first and second quarter of...

Spanish students sing carols around school

Spanish students sing carols around school

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

December 19, 2017


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Spanish classes II, III, and IV traveled around the school on Dec. 18 and 19 singing Christmas carols. The songs consisted of traditional American carols as well as three basic Mexican carols. The songs included “Jingle Bells,” “Silent Night,” “Rudolf,”  “Mi Burrito Sabanero,” “Los...

Director announces Spring Play cast

Director announces Spring Play cast

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

December 19, 2017


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After several days of auditions, director Bill Gasper announced the cast of “The Man Who Came To Dinner” on Dec. 15. Twenty-five students were cast in the production, which will take the stage on March 15-17 at 12th Street Auditorium. The role and student playing it are as follows, in order...

DECA and Chamber Singers raise funds for Ronald McDonald Charity House

DECA and Chamber Singers raise funds for Ronald McDonald Charity House

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2017


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This year, DECA decided to host a charity dinner at the Country Club to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House charities. "They put it together and invited a bunch of donors to raise money," junior Isabelle Braun said. "This is our first year, and we are hosting the dinner because our goal is...

Auditions begin for Spring Play

Auditions begin for Spring Play

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2017


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An informational meeting was held on Nov. 29 in the lecture hall for those interested in this year’s Spring Play, The Man Who Came to Dinner. Students were given a week to turn in their audition forms and another week to prepare. Audition materials were sent out to those who signed up Dec. 6, giving...

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