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MANDLEA EFFECT

Katie Moison, Newspaper staff member

September 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

  How would you feel if I told you that everything you've ever known is a lie? Recently many people are hearing about the "Mandela Effect" and in result people are very confused.   The principal idea is that large gr...

Point Counter Point Homecoming Candidates Should/Should Not Dress Up During Spirit Week

Kortney Michel

September 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, News, Opinions

Point Recent twitter fights broke out over whether or not candidates should dress up for homecoming week. In my opinion, if they are up for homecoming they should participate in the activities such as dressing up. The candidates are...

Band Trip

Bradyn Smith

September 15, 2017

Filed under Academics, Entertainment, School News

   Marching Thunderbirds received a superior rating for both Capital City and Central States Marching Festivals. Capital City Marching Festival is a marching band competition between six bands at the university of Was...

Kailey Ward Award

Sami Thomas

September 15, 2017

Filed under Announcements, Entertainment, Feature

Junior, Kailey Ward won the 2016 Sunflower State Games Female Athlete for rowing. “[My coaches] didn’t tell me anything. I was pretty excited,”Ward said. Athletes can be nominated by coaches or spectators. She achieved...

Wizard Of Oz Anniversary

Kelli Morrison

September 15, 2017

Filed under Announcements, Entertainment, News

Oztoberfest is held in downtown Wamego, Kansas yearly to start off the month of October like there's no place like home. This year, it was held the weekend of October 1. Oztoberfest had the honor of including special guest Jane...

Decline In Girls Sports

Taylor Lincoln

September 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Sports Center

Forty four years ago Title IX was passed making girls and boys opportunities equal in education and activities. Before Title IX only seven percent of high school athletes were girls, today that number is exponentially bigger ...

Senior Adison Stallons Sings at the Classic Bean

Jessica Mowery

September 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

Alumni Rachel Taylor hosted a music event where Adison Stallons, Natalie Gish, Isabella Freisburg and Rachel herself performed for an audience singing a variety of music as well as original songs. "I've been singing since ...

Ku Enginering Trip

Kelli Morrison

September 15, 2017

Filed under Academics, Entertainment, Feature

This October, Mrs. Laura Hirsch and Ms. Wendy Elkins took five students to the University of Kansas for a high school engineering design competition. The KU Engineering competition is meant to bring top minded high school students...

Blood Drive

Keenan Taylor

September 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

Every students who participated in the blood drive, not only gave blood to help save a life, but also had a different story with each donation. Whether someone donated before or not, the first experience with the blood drive can make a...

Super Moon

Bradyn Smith

September 15, 2017

Filed under Announcements, Entertainment, News

The earth lit up the night before November 14. The moon was going through its phases, and reached its closest distance it had been to the earth in nearly 70 years. During the supermoon, the moon shined 30 percent brighter, and...

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