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Not all deserve pinching

March 20, 2019

Those who do not celebrate St. Patrick’s Day should not get pinched for not wearing green. Participants of the holiday, but do not wear green, most certainly should get pinched. The holiday involves wearing green, attending parades, or attending feasts. Although the holiday is mostly celebrate...

Student-led conferences hosted by CAPPS

Michaela Lord, Reporter

February 6, 2019

Student-led conferences are pointless, and will have a poor attendance number. They are led by the students instead of the teacher. For the conference, a guide paper is provided to help the students know what to address during the conference. During these conferences, students may talk about their grades, strengths and weaknesses in the classroom and many more broad topics. The majority of parents do not come to parent-teacher conferences, so the outcome could be the same for the student-led conferences. Pare...

Lewellen, Williams earn scholarships

Michaela Lord, Reporter

February 6, 2019

Lindsey Lewellen (12) and Presley Williams (12) have received full-ride academic scholarships to the college of their choice starting in the fall. “I am going to Newman University, and the scholarship is a full-ride tuition. I am starting in the fall,” Williams said. On the other hand, Lindsey received a full-ride scholarship to Oklahoma State University (OSU) in Stillwater. She plans on using the scholarship to achieve a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. Then she plans to achieve a master’s in business ...

Tarryn Morton (10) was chosen as The Spotlight student for the week of Jan. 8.

Tarryn Morton (10)

January 8, 2019

  Favorite Color: Red Favorite Food: Alfredo Favorite Class: Art Least Favorite Class: Science Favorite Quote: "Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost." - Gerard Abrams Tarryn Morton (10) plans on attending Kansas State University after high school. "I want...

Ally Davis (11) paints Alexis Wilson's (11) nails. Davis volunteered to help with Operation Cinderella, which started with hair and makeup at 9 a.m. Saturday Dec. 15.

Junior hosts Operation Cinderella

December 20, 2018

Operation Cinderella was an opportunity to assist those who want help getting ready for Jingle Bell Ball (JBB). It helped those who can not afford to purchase a dress, shoes, jewelry and helping with hair and makeup for the dance. “I decided to put on Operation Cinderella because, at summer cam...

Michael Otipoby (10)

Michael Otipoby (10)

December 4, 2018

"War Thunder is better," Michael Otipoby (10) Favorite Color: Red Favorite Food: Sushi Favorite Class: World War II Least Favorite Class: English

Social studies teacher Jeff Regier stand on the official's stand making calls during the state volleyball championship.

Regier officiates for 40 years

November 28, 2018

Calling traveling, fouls, double dribbles, net violation and side outs have been a constant part of Social Studies teacher Jeff Regier's life. Regier began refereeing (KSHAA) volleyball and basketball games 40 years ago. He chose to start reffing because he really liked sports, and felt it was...

Chadd Brown (9)

Chadd Brown (9)

October 9, 2018

"Do you stop playing the game because you get old, or do you get old because you stop playing the game?" - Chadd Brown Favorite Color: Green Favorite Food: Steak Favorite Class: Debate Least Favorite Class: Algebra I

Seniors beat underclassmen during Powderpuff game

Seniors beat underclassmen during Powderpuff game

October 3, 2018

The Powderpuff game resulted in a score of 28-26 with the seniors taking the win. Fifty-three seniors, and 60 underclassmen signed up to play. “We are just out there to have fun,” Kenzie Childers (11) said. Allie Timberlake (9) played as a corner with shirt number 6. “I played during ...

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