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Senior Hunter Staley at fall sports media day

Learning To Stand Up

Football Player Changed By Bullying
Jenna Bahm June 10, 2023

After facing bullying most of his middle school years, senior Hunter Staley said he never understood why. Staley said bullying left memories he has not forgotten that truly affected him. “In the seventh...

Around The World

Around The World

Lunch Manager Spends Life Exploring Around The World
Lauren Atkinson June 10, 2023

     Some people spend their entire lives living in the same place and never getting the opportunity to travel and explore the world, however cafeteria manager Lisa Ruedisueli has traveled...

Coach David Fowler works with athletes interested in track and field during a WIN Time meeting Dec. 14.

Growing Up In A Small Town

Teacher Talks About His Roots
Brock Painter June 10, 2023

     Growing up in the small town of Unionville, Missouri, with a population less than the school where he teaches, teacher David Fowler said word spread quickly.      “Being...



Family Bonds Through Extreme Sport
Abigail Ritchie June 10, 2023

School clubs, groups, and activities are all in junior Alana Romey's schedule, but she also skydives – sort of. For about a year now, she's been indoor skydiving at iFLY with her father and younger sister. Romey's...

Alena Nelson

The Athlete Behind The Athletes

Nelson Shares Journey To Becoming Athletic Trainer
Matt Cheney June 10, 2023

     Growing up playing sports, athletic trainer Alena Nelson said she always knew she wanted to be an athletic trainer. She had a passion for sports and was dedicated to helping others...

Jacey McGraw poses at Winter Sports Media Day Nov. 17.

Sink Or Swim

McGraw Strives To Recover from Injury
Emma Brown June 10, 2023

     Being an athlete is common, but not every athlete will face a potentially career-ending injury like sophomore swimmer Jacey McGraw has. She has been battling her injury for two and...

Maer Deng and his family

Full House

Living With 10 In One House Has Ups, Downs
Grace Calcote June 10, 2023

In the average American household, there are 2.6 members living in one home at a time, but for 16-year-old Maer Deng, this is not the case. Maer was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He’s now...

Zach Sarnell runs against Raymore-Peculiar High School Oct. 1.

Pushing Through To The Finish Line

Runner Keeps Going After Rare Medical Diagnosis
Braden Kurbin June 10, 2023

     One in a million. Cyclic Neutropenia is a rare blood disorder occurring in about one of every one million people, and sophomore cross country runner Zach Sarnell was diagnosed...

Opjeet Dhanoa

Developing A Future

Student Shares Dream Of Game Developing
Audrey Spiek June 10, 2023

     In the winter of 2020, junior Opjeet Dhanoa’s dream started. During that time, he stumbled across a YouTuber named Danny.      “The way he presented...

Daniel Skillman

Carrying Out Creativity

Senior Has Lifelong Goal Of Creating Comic Book
Peighton Rector June 10, 2023

      Starting his journey when he was 14, senior Daniel Skillman has an ambition to publish his own comic book. He started this journey when he was 14, now his universe and characters are...

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