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In the existing kitchen, FACS teacher Rachel Mitchell works with students in Prostart 1 Oct. 25.

New Kitchen To Advance Culinary Program

Teacher Made Wish List For New Classroom
Lily Carmichael, Reporter January 16, 2022

     Since the school opened, there has been a thriving, award-winning culinary program, allowing students to work in a professional-grade kitchen and prepare to pursue culinary arts as...

Influencers Negatively Influencing Teens Health

Influencers Negatively Influencing Teens’ Health

Kids Compare Selves To Those They Interact With Online
Saylor Statler, Reporter January 16, 2022

     When people are bored they tend to scroll on their phones. Oftentimes, teens idolize influencers  -- wanting to look or act like them. With the increase of teens and children on...

Yearbook editor senior Selena Escutia works on a photo Dec. 8 for the Diversity Week spread in the yearbook.

Go Behind Scenes Of Legacy Staff

Staff Starts Book In Summer, Finishes In May
Ashley Jones, Reporter January 16, 2022

     Legacy yearbook is a student-run publication class led by two student editors: senior Selena Escutia and junior Sophia Miles. The staff starts the book before the school year begins...

Culinary students work Dec. 10.

Culinary Programs Mentor Future Chefs

Skills Range From Home Cooking To Culinary Careers
Brooke Parker, Reporter January 16, 2022

     While culinary careers have long been appealing to students, they may not know about the variety of programs offered to them. From Foods 1 and International Foods to ProStart competition...

Alternative Rock Fan Dives Into Indie

Alternative Rock Fan Dives Into Indie

2021's Top 10 Popular Indie Rock Bands Reviewed
Keeb Castro, Reporter January 13, 2022

Indie rock as a genre has surged in popularity due to the evolution of Indie as a genre giving artists and bands more independence with their work while also becoming mainstream. And it begs the question,...

Advocates Want LGBTQ+ History Taught In Schools

Advocates Want LGBTQ+ History Taught In Schools

District Does Not Have LGBTQ+ Curriculum Planned Soon
Keeb Castro, Reporter January 7, 2022

     Not a lot is commonly known about the history of those in the LGBTQ+ community, and much is left out of today’s curriculum regarding such history in schools. But advocates are working...

During Falcon Time Dec. 8, Student Council has a meeting in the Performing Arts Center.

Behind The Scenes, StuCo Keeps Traditions Alive

StuCo Members Elected; Leadership Students Apply
Claire Frese, Reporter December 31, 2021

         While there are many school traditions students expect to happen, what is often overlooked is who is behind those favorite school traditions keeping them alive....

The cast of Grease the Musical performs Nov. 19 on the set created specifically for the show.

The Show Must Go On, But Not Without Set Designers

Theater Department Set Designs Often Overlooked
Anna Schneider, Reporter December 27, 2021

     The actors on stage are in the spotlight – lines memorized, blocking practiced over and over again, acting on top of an entire world created just for the performance. Flats, doors,...

District Plans Ahead To Keep Up With Population Boom

District Plans Ahead To Keep Up With Population Boom

Nearly 2,000 New Students Enroll Annually
Reagan Schulz, Reporter December 17, 2021

     In the last two school years, the student population in the North Kansas City School District has grown rapidly, and to keep up with that growth, plans and projects are on...

During Falcon Time Dec. 13, business teacher Kelly Rule and senior Andrew Richardson count money.

After Year Off, Flock Shop Open

Shopping Available During Falcon Time
Liesel Royeton, Reporter December 17, 2021

     The Flock Shop is open for business after having to take a year off, which means it is the first chance about half of the student body has had to visit the store.      The...

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