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More than meets the eye: Senior Christian Hogan

Senior Christian Hogan and his brothers dress up for the ‘formal night’ during a cruise to Cozumel. They were going to see the Mayapan ruins. “Formal night is where everyone on the cruise is assigned specific dining rooms,” Hogan said. “You dress up and look all fancy for dinner. The staff do a show too. Overall a fantastic experience.”

October 21, 2020

Baseball, basketball, cooking, computers, YouTube, Photoshop. The one person all of these have in common is senior Christian Hogan. “My biggest goal is to be successful,” Hogan said. “There’s a lot I want to do. I want to do YouTube, work on computers, and I do stuff with Photoshop. I like technology and...

Senior enjoys advanced-technology, based hobbies

After four hours of building time, senior Christian Hogan rebuilt a computer system from a prebuilt one. He was able to increase the processing speed by enhancing the Central Processing Unit (CPU) and Graphic Processing Unit (GPU).

Savannah Athy-Sedbrook, Managing Editor

October 7, 2020

The air is tense as the moment of truth arrives. Finding the correct parts, installing all of the individual pieces, plugging in the multitude of tedious wires has all led up to this moment. The moment the computer turns on and all the work from the last few hours pays off. “I’ve really liked ...

Principal Rick Rivera works at his desk after school. Multiple changes had been introduced during the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

Changes in school create mixed emotions in students

September 25, 2020

“When you’re in leadership, you make decisions based on what is best for people, not so much what is popular,” Principal Rick Rivera said. “I’d rather stand against the grain and make the right decision than make one that people want.” Students have formed opinions on changes Rivera has made since t...

Tuschhoff named National Merit Scholar semifinalist

During the B.E.S.T. Robotics regionals at Wichita State University, senior Forrest Tuschhoff drives the teams robot. The team placed second which allowed them to travel to Denver, Colorado for Nationals.

Savannah Athy-Sedbrook, Managing Editor

September 17, 2020

Pencils scribbled across the paper, annoyed huffs of breath are released, papers flip as the test continues. Those are the noises that filled room 208 during last year’s PSAT test while senior Forrest Tuschhoff sat, not knowing he would end up qualifying as a National Merit semifinalist. “I was feeling pretty confident that I was going to do well, but I wouldn’t have been upset if I ...

Corona Virus Q&A

Corona Virus Q&A

April 14, 2020

Last Game

Savannah Athy-Sedbrook, Managing Editor

April 14, 2020

Social distancing needs to be better practiced

Social distancing needs to be better practiced

April 8, 2020

Students laugh and talk together as they walk into school, groaning about homework and classes, but excited for the day to end and to begin spring break. No one could have guessed that would be the last normal day of the school year.  The pandemic known as COVID-19 took most high school students by...

Sport definition creates debate of colorguard

Sport definition creates debate of colorguard

Savannah Athy-Sedbrook, Managing Editor

April 7, 2020

According to the dictionary, a sport is ‘an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.’ “To me, a sport is an athletic endeavor that is competitive,” head football coach Jason Filbeck said.  Along wi...

Three wrestlers place at state tournament

Savannah Athy-Sedbrook, Managing Editor

March 9, 2020

Cheers and shouts fill the crowded arena of Tony’s pizza event center. The stench of sweat mingles with the smell of mat cleaner. Determination gleams in the eyes of each individual wrestler ready to take their place as a state champ.  Three wrestlers made it to the state championship this season, all of which placed. Junior Andy Lin placed sixth in the 106 weight class, sophomore Garrett Davis placed second in the 145 weight class, and freshman Grady Fox placed third in the 113 weight class. Hours of hard work was...

Lunch lady Tammy Stevens serves students at third lunch on Chicken Patty Wednesday. The majority of students would rather have first or second lunch to any other.

Fourth lunch lacks food

February 13, 2020

Students drift through the hallways toward their third block, noses lifting at the smells wafting from the lunchroom. Their stomachs rumble at the thought of the appetizing food awaiting them.  Except for those who have fourth lunch. They know that the food they receive was cooked before lunch ev...

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