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Seniors stake a claim in front row

November 13, 2013

Filed under Features, Print Stories, Sports

A group of seniors cheers along the front railing of the student section, following tradition and supporting the varsity football team at Olathe South.  Photo by Elsa Regan By Genevieve Voigt The stands aren’t packed, ...

Students volunteer to change lives

November 13, 2013

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Graphic by Michaela Durner By Peter Romano It’s no secret that not everyone in the world has a safe and secure place to call home. Some walk by a homeless person downtown feeling sorry for them and maybe drop a dollar or tw...

Sophomore learns the art of unicycling

November 13, 2013

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Photo by Ryan Hutchins By Ryan Hutchins For most people, common pastimes include spending time with friends or going to sporting events. Sophomore Morgan Sisson opts to balance precariously on one wheel several feet off the ground....

Students juggle Gala performances

November 13, 2013

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Directing the entire choir department as well as the Chamber Orchestra, choir director Dwayne Dunn conducts the first part of the Gala concert on Nov. 5. Photo by Ryan Hutchins By Courtney Cooper As the lights dimmed and students f...

New advanced courses offered

November 13, 2013

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Graphics by Roscoe Bradt By Roscoe Bradt This year, four new advanced classes have been added to the wide array of courses students have to pick from. Here’s a breakdown of the new courses.   Advanced Geometry Advan...

Program redefines core curriculums

November 13, 2013

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By Zia Kelly This year, Kansas schools began the process of implementing new educational standards for math and reading: Common Core. The Common Core standards have taken the place of the No Child Left Behind program, providing mor...

Letter From The Co-Editors-In-Chief

November 13, 2013

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Dear Readers, As a result of the many articles in this issue concerning the rivalry between Lawrence High and Free State, we decided to discuss some of the events that occurred in the past three weeks. Prior to every footba...

Students gain nursing certification

November 13, 2013

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Helping a woman into her wheelchair, senior Lillie Huckaby works to earn her hours to receive CNA certification. Photo by Courtney Cooper By Brooke Braman When asked what “CNA” means, some students may respond with “cur...

Football team reads to elementary students

October 28, 2013

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Senior Zach Alderman reads a book with a second grader at Broken Arrow Elementary School. Photo by Genevieve Voigt By Genevieve Voigt It’s Friday. Game day. The football players are wearing their jerseys and their ne...

School mascot costume filled

October 28, 2013

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Photo by Ashley Hocking by Ashley Hocking The following is an interview conducted with a staff member who took on the role of Chesty for the Oct. 12 football game. Q: Why did you want to be the mascot? A: “I a...

Making strides against breast cancer

October 28, 2013

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Performing a chant at the Little Lions Clinic, senior pom squad member Ashley Hutton cheers at the annual Pink Out football game on Oct. 11. Proceeds from the Little Lions Clinic are donated toward breast cancer awareness. ...

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