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Ukraine elects Comedian for President

Ukraine elects Comedian for President

May 15, 2019

The Ukraine public elected Volodymyr Zelensky to be their sixth president April 29. Zelensky, who won in what CNN described as a protest vote, won 30.24 percent of the vote in the first round and 73 percent in the second round, which is about 13,438,410 votes, has no experience being a politician ...

Special education students lack feeling of acceptance

Special education students lack feeling of acceptance

May 13, 2019

Special education students say they have a harder time feeling accepted than other students. Many feel belittled and unintelligent when it comes to their peers; however, it may not be for the reason everyone believes. “I feel like we’re not as smart as everyone else and that other kids see us ...

Elementary schools participate in annual Relay Recess

Elementary schools participate in annual Relay Recess

Paige Harrington, Reporter

April 29, 2019

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Lincoln, Ewalt, Garfield and Robinson students spent the day at Relay Recess to support the American Cancer Association Friday, April 26. Relay Recess is an event that engages students to be active and have a fun field day to raise money for cancer programs and services. “I think it’s great. Th...

School wide scavenger hunt excites participants

School wide scavenger hunt excites participants

Gracie Johnston, Reporter

April 25, 2019

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Kellee Roberts teaches the Oriole Productions class, that has created an interactive social media platform on Twitter. A couple of students – Samantha Dudeck (11), Alison Vance (10) and Jack Mansfield (11) – came up with the project idea and planned how they were going to make their idea come to life...

Save the Internet Act Passes the House

Save the Internet Act Passes the House

Michael Carter, Reporter

April 23, 2019

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The Save the Internet Act bill passed Wednesday, April 10 in the House of Representatives that would revert the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to revoke net neutrality. It was a 232-190 vote after months of debate and committee hearings in the House. This is seen as one of the bigges...

Influenza policy bans infected students from attending school

Influenza policy bans infected students from attending school

April 15, 2019

The USD 402 district posted an updated quarantine policy for students who tested positive for influenza Feb. 12. Influenza (also known as the flu) is a common virus that comes during the springtime; the virus attacks the nose, throat, and lungs. If left untreated, it can lead to death. “[Inf...

JAG-K Tours McConnell

Daniel Doell, Reporter

April 1, 2019

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Members of JAG-K toured McConnell Air Force Base, in Wichita on Wednesday, March 6. The tour was the first of its kind; bringing a large group of students to visit the base. Sergeant Matthew Laxton contacted JAG-K specialist Christy Pray, asking if she would like to bring the group on a tour of the base. The tour aimed to show the students what happens at McConnell and the occupational opportunities they provide. “He wanted us to get an overall sense of what the Air Force does there, primarily the Air Force Guard and the...

Kansas City Royals season starts alongside roster changes

Kansas City Royals season starts alongside roster changes

April 1, 2019

The Kansas City Royals opening day was yesterday at Kauffman Stadium vs. the Chicago White Sox. The Major League Baseball (MLB) season schedule consists of 162 games for each of the 30 teams in the American League (AL) and National League (NL), played over about six months. This totals to 2,430 games, plu...

Parents want more communications from school

Parents want more communications from school

April 1, 2019

In the age of technology and social media where information can be spread to the masses quickly, parents wish they more informed and the school communicated more often with them. Policies on what is communicated to parents are the responsibility of the Board of Education (BOE). According to Superint...

Guest speaker Dombo shares inspirational story

April 1, 2019

Derby resident Julie Dombo was shot during an armed robbery in Derby AT&T store August 2015. Due to blood loss, Dombo became a quadruple amputee. Dombo visited social studies teacher Jeff Regier’s crime and American justice class Feb. 25 and shared her story. “At 9:30 in the morning you think y...

Blessing Boxes aid town

Sydnee Kuhn, Reporter

April 1, 2019

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Blessing Box are wooden boxes found around town that volunteers create and stock items such as toiletries and food. A Blessing Box in Augusta is located on 1409 Ohio St. The article, “A box filled with blessing” from The Butler County Times-Gazette states that real estate agent Heather Holmes has fulfillment when she helps others with supplies and happiness. She and her husband wanted to put a box on a property they own, but they wanted a Wichita boy to help them. “His Facebook page indicated that he had more than...

Junior class organizes prom

Junior class organizes prom

March 28, 2019

The junior class is traditionally responsible for everything prom related. Meetings are held year-round until the dance finally happens. Administrative assistant, Kelly Groom has been in charge of prom for eight to 10 years of the 23 years she has been involved with prom. Groom began her involvem...

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