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States Shouldn’t Determine Civil Rights

States Shouldn't Determine Civil Rights

Jessica Jordan

March 11, 2017

Since Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States, he and his supporters have taken strong stances on many social issues. Alongside his views on abortion, women and women’s rights, he has now taken a public stance on the bathrooms that transgender students should be allowed...

How to Walk in the Hallway

Staff

March 11, 2017

The typical student’s day begins by walking in to the student entrance. Getting through the doors by the time the rooster crows is a struggle. Everyone’s rushing to get in the same door at the same time when there are plenty of other doors that can be used. But students love to use the automatic,...

Student Attendance Policies

Student Attendance Policies

Talon Staff

February 15, 2017

      In the North Kansas City School District, if a student’s attendance level falls below 90 percent in a class, a grade reduction will occur. The more school the student misses, the greater the grade reduction. This is unfair to students who miss a lot of school but still manage to...

Cons of a Later Start

Cons of a Later Start

Christopher Spry

February 11, 2017

High-school students often complain about how early school starts and why elementary and junior-high students get to go to school later, but school start times should remain the same because changing it would cause more conflict in our lives rather than better them. Most high-school students have...

Dump Trump or Hill No?

Dump Trump or Hill No?

Christopher Spry, Reporter

February 7, 2017

     The presidential election has caused tremendous tension between republicans and democrats, and many Americans are unhappy with the options they have for candidates. Republican candidate Donald Trump is running against Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Both of the candidates are...

Why Did I March?

Why Did I March?

Tracey Wasinger, Special Education Teacher

February 4, 2017

To the student body, Why Did I March? On Saturday, Jan. 21, people from around the world came together to remind us of our duty to humanity. Our duty to pass on a better world to our children. It wasn’t about just one person, though there were those in attendance who may have felt that way. For...

If I Could Sum Up the March

Ramsey Haley, Student

February 4, 2017

Our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country. About 10,000 people showed up for the Women’s March on Washington in Kansas City to send a strong but peaceful message to the president that women’s rights are human rights. The love that was swarming around us all was so welcoming...

Mental Health Acceptance

Staff

February 4, 2017

In 2016, 49 percent of teens were diagnosed with a mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Mental illnesses are defined as disorders that affect someone’s mood, thinking and behavior, such as depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder, among others. Although...

Does Class Size Really Matter?

Does Class Size Really Matter?

Mason Hanson, Reporter

January 4, 2017

Does class size matter? That’s a common question that teachers, parents, and students ask, many of whom agree that having too many students in class affects the outcome of students learning and that classes with fewer students have higher test scores. Missouri’s state legislators, along with 39...

The Future Of Transportation

The Future Of Transportation

January 1, 2017

Picture the commute of the future: You live in San Francisco, Calif, but work 383 miles away in Los Angeles. After your morning latte, you click on a smartphone app to summon your digital chauffeur. An autonomous car shows up at your front door two minutes later to drive you to a Hyperloop station in...

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