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Hubert Leaves At Semester To Prepare For D1 Football

Brooklyn Armbruster

September 15, 2017

Filed under Feature, School News, Sports Center

D1 bound defensive end, Wyatt Hubert is a notable individual. At 9 years old he attended his first Kansas State football game. Since then he’s had his eyes on only one college. Hubert has earned quite the reputation for his so...

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...

Seasonal Workers

Rebeccca Donaldson

September 15, 2017

Filed under Feature, News, School News

Just like your favorite seasonal drinks, eggnog and pumpkin spice, some job opportunities only come around once a year. For many students at Shawnee Heights, seasonal jobs are a good way to gain experience and cash without bec...

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 ...

Teachers Side Jobs

Valeri Dodds

September 15, 2017

Filed under Feature, News, Staff

Contrary to popular belief, teachers do more than most students would think. Many have other jobs outside of teaching. Being parents, beauty consultants, and even business owners are just a few examples of the many things tha...

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...

Tech Teens

Brookyln Armbruster

September 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Feature, School News

Whether it’s a laptop, self driving car, or just simply your phone, technology is everywhere around us. These things haven’t always been around. In our generation we have the privilege of the Internet right at our fingertip...

Hiding Behind the Screen

Elizabeth Donaldson

September 15, 2017

Filed under Feature

Our generation has been exposed to technology from a very young age. In sixth grade we all lied about our age so we could make Facebook accounts. Owning a cellphone in elementary school was not uncommon. Teenagers have had te...

RIP Vine

Brooklyn Armbruster

September 15, 2017

Filed under Feature, News, School News

Recently, Twitter has announced that they will be shutting down the app Vine. The hilarious app that gave teenagers just six seconds of fame. With all the memories and memes it’s brought to the world, how could Twitter do thi...

Bowling Team of 2016-2017

Bradyn Smith

September 15, 2017

Filed under Feature, School News, Sports Center

To some bowling is just a sport, but to others bowling is much different, it’s one of their favorite things to do. “My favorite thing about bowling is being able to travel all around the country for tournaments, and ge...

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