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Showing Exceptional Pride For Cultures

Andrea Lopez, Emily Seuell

November 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Feature

Your culture contributes to traditions, religious beliefs and values. Three students show their pride for their heritage by participating in social media movements, activism and more. Emily Lopez, Faith Childs and Jose Robles-So...

Communication Specialist

Rebecca Donaldson

November 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, News, School News

Following the resignation of a central office staff member, Shawnee Heights hired Tiffanie Kinsch as a communication specialist. From the money saved not filling this position, we were able to create this new job. Kinsch will b...

T-Birds Fall In Regional Competition

Alyssa Rabe

November 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, School News, Sports Center

Friday, Oct. 20 the  football team went head to head with the Emporia Spartans to finish off the regular season. Senior Quarterback, Mitchel Lady, started off the game early with a 61 yard touchdown run to take the lead but ended ...

Governor Race

Rebecca Donaldson

November 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, News

Four high school students are running for Governor in the 2018 Kansas Gubernatorial election. The candidates includes Jack Bergeson, 16, and his running mate Alex Cline, 17, both from Wichita for the Democratic party. The Repub...

Supreme Court Funding

Keenan Taylor

November 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, News

The Kansas supreme court has ruled that funding for school districts is again unconstitutional. Legislature will reconvene in January to discuss a plan to meet constitutionality. “We don’t know yet, it will mean increas...

Updates Throughout The District

Rachel Etzel, Isaiah Wilson, Ethan Armbruster

November 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, News, School News

Middle School The green team is a group of 8th grade students who have come together under sponsor Karen Stockwell to learn about composting and the importance of it. Along with this club comes a new courtyard that is Kansas-t...

A Show Stopper

Rebecca Donaldson

November 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Feature, School News

Starting Nov. 16, the musical production of ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’ will be performed through Nov.18 at 7 p.m.. The production will have 23 sets and 12 locations. Compared to ‘Shrek’ last year ...

Foreign Experience

Andrea Lopez, staff

October 6, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

Ever wondered what other parts of the world looked like? Ever wondered about the culture, food, cars, and people? Five young students got the chance to experience all of that when they decided to take a journey halfway across t...

#Finsta

Ethan Armbruster and Isaiah Wilson

October 6, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

The average finsta (fake instagram) accounts consist of complaints, rants, and random things about their typical day, but Senior, Lucy Hill, took a little bit of a different approach on her finsta. Hill’s finsta however, takes ...

Mental Health

Logan Bissell

October 3, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, News, Top Stories

When thinking about high school, most adults say it was the best four years of their lives. But when  asking teens or young adults, they will say it was a time of anxiety, stress, and depression.     It is no secret that ...

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