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Junior Honors Chemistry class creates bottle rockets

Junior Honors Chemistry class creates bottle rockets

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

March 11, 2016


Filed under Feature, Top Stories, Video

The junior Honors Chemistry class experimented by making bottle rockets with baking soda and vinegar. Student teacher Mr. Purdue said he wanted the class to have a positive experience before leaving for Spring Break. The class assignment was to build the best bottle rocket. Whichever rocket reached...

Featured pets of the month- Puppy edition

Featured pets of the month- Puppy edition

Kara Brooks, Media Editor

March 10, 2016


Filed under News, Video

Junior Kara Brooks went to the Humane Society and talked to director Betty Hansen about puppies, and other adoptable animals that could be a great addition to anyone's family.

Junior Chemistry class performs chemical reaction experiments

Junior Chemistry class performs chemical reaction experiments

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Feature, Top Stories, Video

M3 Honors Chemistry I class participated in experiments to go along with learning new information from chapter 8. Student teacher for Chemistry instructor Jessica Butte, Nathan Purdue, showed the class five different experiments. While not all experiments were successful, the students that were asked about ...

Spring play preview

Spring play preview

Kara Brooks, Media Editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under News, Video

The spring play this year is 'You Can't Take It With You'. Students have been working hard preparing for this play. Tickets for the play are being sold in the office, the play will take place March 10-12.

Indian Call candidate video

Indian Call candidate video

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

February 18, 2016


Filed under Top Stories, Video

Art students paint outside during nice weather

Art students paint outside during nice weather

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

February 17, 2016


Filed under Top Stories, Video

Featured pet of the month- cat editition

Featured pet of the month- cat editition

Kara Brooks, Media Editor

February 12, 2016


Filed under News, Video

Junior Cassandra Quinby went to the High Plains Humane Society and talked to director Betty Hansen about adoptable pets.

Featured pet of the month – Gunther

Featured pet of the month – Gunther

Kara Brooks, Media Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under News, Video

Every month USD 489 News does a Featured Pet of the month for the Humane Society. The videos are made to spotlight a pet and help get it adopted. The featured pet for January was a dog named Gunther.

Students raise awareness on mental illness

Students raise awareness on mental illness

Kara Brooks, Media Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under News, Video

Juniors Caitlyn Scheck and Courtney Molleker are raising awareness about depression and anxiety for their DECA project this year, through their week campaign, Find the Light.

Six return with awards from the Tournament of Champions

Six return with awards from the Tournament of Champions

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories, Video

The Tournament of Champions (TOC) is a large tournament that not only includes basketball games and cheer shows, but also community service activities, a dance on one of the nights and a breakfast with the speaker from TOC. TOC was held on Jan. 21 through 23 in Dodge City. Senior Alassa Barber partici...

Spring Play rehearsals progress

Spring Play rehearsals progress

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

January 25, 2016


Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories, Video

The 2016 Spring Play is “You Can’t Take It With You” by Moss Hart and George Kaufman. For a list of the full cast, click here. Rehearsals for Spring Play have been ongoing since the second week back from Holiday break. Memorization and blocking the scenes are key points to the current re...

Selected students attended a relationship conference

Selected students attended a relationship conference

Kara Brooks, Media Editor

January 12, 2016


Filed under News, Video

Junior Jackie Guzman was one of the few students selected to attend a relationship conference with staff members last semester. Guzman learned about healthy relationships and gender based violence prevention.

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