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Senior Earns Special Seal Of Biliteracy

Senior Earns Special Seal Of Biliteracy

Riley Earns Distinction In French
Brianne Tremper, managing editor May 28, 2022

     In the class of 2022, just one senior will graduate with the Seal of Biliteracy with distinction – senior Rachel Riley. Riley took French classes for four years.      “I...

Warners World: Favorite Albums From High School

Warner’s World: Favorite Albums From High School

Ranking Popular Music Released 2018 - 2022
Charlie Warner, Editor-In-Chief May 20, 2022

As the seniors get ready to graduate, I decided to look back on my favorite albums that came out each year of high school. These were my absolute favorites, which weren't always the most...

One Acts: Its A Full House

One Acts: It’s A Full House

Performances Directed By Students
Cassie Ford April 13, 2022

Five Theater IV students directed individual plays that they chose or wrote themselves, and they cast and directed their entire plays, known as One Acts. Unlike the fall or spring plays, they performed...

Custodians Role Extends Beyond Cleaning

Custodians’ Role Extends Beyond Cleaning

Crew Does Set Up, Tear Down, More
Zayne Reynolds, Reporter March 10, 2022

     School custodians have long been the force behind cleanliness in schools. Performing the hard tasks time and time again, they keep the building ready for students and staff. Despite...

Measuring a part with robotics coach Aaron Dalton, sophomore Luke Freyermuth observes the measurements. Freyermuth said that while creating a robot is a positive experience overall, it does require a time commitment. “It’s rewarding to complete a robot,” Freyermuth said. “It’s also a lot of work. You have to design it, build it, overcome any design challenges you might encounter.”

Millennium Falcons Work To Build Robot

Elyse Bredfeldt, Writer, Copy Editor March 1, 2022

In a HOSA meeting Feb. 22, seniors Kiana Terrell and Kylie Rothberger work on their project.

HOSA Moves On To State

Students Qualify For Missouri State Competition
Fallyn Kowalski, Reporter February 28, 2022

    Nine students are headed to HOSA state competition after completing the State Qualifier Test Feb. 10.        HOSA Future Health Care Professionals...

Top Left: Rachel Riley; Bottom Left: Austin Marrah; Bottom Right: Logan Williams

3 Seniors Named Prestigious Scholarship Finalists

Students Announced As National Merit Scholars
Charlie Warner, Editor-In-Chief February 22, 2022

      In September 2021, seniors Austin Marrah, Rachel Riley and Logan Williams were announced as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists. This month, all three were named...

Hyped TikTok Books: Worth The Read?

Hyped TikTok Books: Worth The Read?

Readers Review Popular Titles
Elyse Bredfeldt, Brianne Tremper, and Fallyn Kowalski February 21, 2022

   'You've Reached Sam'     TikTok has made reading more trendy, but it can be difficult to know which books are worth the time. The hype surrounding a book can raise a reader’s...

Local Cinema Provides Unique Movie Experience

Local Cinema Provides Unique Movie Experience

Screenland Armour Theater Adapts To New Normal
Charlie Warner, Editor In Chief February 21, 2022

     One of the hardest hit industries during the COVID-19 pandemic was the Hollywood film industry and ultimately movie theaters. While most movie theaters remained closed, the Screenland...

Performing with the Emeralds at the Homecoming game against North Kansas City High School Sept. 24, senior Sofia Cascone and junior Isabella Cascone shake their pom-poms. The Cascones have danced as a duo for 15 years, but their time will be coming to a close as Sofia graduates. “I’m going to be really sad,” Isabella said. “It’s something we’ve been able to do together and share a passion together.

Sisters Reflect On Years Competing Together

Dancing Duo Finishing Up Last Year Together
Elyse Bredfeldt, Reporter, Copy Editor February 16, 2022

     While some siblings compete in sports alongside each other, many are not as successful as junior Isabella Cascone and senior Sofia Cascone have been.       Head...

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