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Experiences, Interests Guide Research Topic Choices

Experiences, Interests Guide Research Topic Choices

Elyse Bredfeldt, Editor-In-Chief, Copy Editor November 12, 2022

Rylee Proudfit, 12 Topic: How does Alice in Tim Burton’s “Alice In Wonderland” (2010) challenge the traditional gender roles perpetrated by mass media?       When senior Rylee Proudfit...

Scarers Share Experiences Working At Haunt

Scarers Share Experiences Working At Haunt

Students Work In Haunted Houses
Fallyn Kowalski, Editor-In-Chief, Writer November 4, 2022

     While teenagers often see their part-time jobs as mundane or boring, some students get to spook and scare people at their job. Every fall season, Worlds of Fun hosts a well-known event called...

Pumpkin Inflatable: Caroline Ray, 12

Falcons Dress For Halloween

Students, Staff Wear Costumes To School
Elyse Bredfeldt and Fallyn Kowalski October 31, 2022

Students and staff wore their Halloween costumes to school today. Check them out.  

Students Flock to BeReal

Students Flock to BeReal

Find Out What It Is And How It Got So Popular
Lily Carmichael, Writer, Photographer October 3, 2022

     A new social media trend, BeReal has gained popularity quickly.      The app started with 921,000 users but has expanded in two years to 21.6 million, according to...

 “For The Love of Kansas City,” created by artist Mollie Hanselman, was inspired by the Kansas City skyline. Her design used simple primary colors and shapes. “I hope that because of how simple the shapes are and elementary the color scheme is that they become in tune with their inner child and are able to see the world through them,” Hanselman said.

Hearts Around KC

Artists Create Hearts Displayed In Metro Area
Fallyn Kowalski, Reporter, Columnist May 20, 2022

   In a city-wide art display, 154 five-foot hearts were placed all around the Kansas City metro for the Parade of Hearts, featuring local artists.       Artists were given creative freedom...

Hand-Me-Down Advice

Hand-Me-Down Advice

Seniors Write Letters To Their Freshman Siblings
May 20, 2022

Dear Faith,       After six years we’re finally in the same school again! Even if I don’t always tell you, I enjoy seeing you during the day, talking with you, and yes, driving you to school...

Top Photographer: Portrait Edition

Top Photographer: Portrait Edition

Intro-Level Journalism Students Compete For Title
May 1, 2022

Journalism 1 classes finished up their portrait photography unit, and they were challenged to get the best fashion or sports portrait. Here's what they came up with. You can find the photographer's...

Nikki Johnson, 12

Internship Cements Student’s Law Enforcement Aspirations

Senior Intern Works With Sheriff's Department
Elyse Bredfeldt, Copy Editor, Reporter April 29, 2022

While there are many true crime enthusiasts, only a small percentage have first-hand experience with the investigative process. Senior Nikki Johnson started an internship with the Clay County Sheriff's...

Teachers Share Top 5 Favorite Movies

Teachers Share Top 5 Favorite Movies

Alexandra Mackey and Jacey McGraw March 3, 2022

ELA teacher Reilly Maloney-Hilgenbrinck “A League of Their Own”: This is my comfort movie. It was a family favorite, and I can quote every line. “The Greatest Showman”: This is my favorite because...

Camera Roll Exposure: What’s Your Last Photo? (Part 3)

Camera Roll Exposure: What’s Your Last Photo? (Part 3)

Students Share Last Photo On Camera Roll
Maggie Gum, Reporter February 26, 2022

                  Ana Williamson, 10 Why did you take this photo? “Because my cat was laying in a really cute position.” What stood out...

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