AHS newspaper and yearbook set out to improve

Daniel Doell, Reporter

October 1, 2018

Every year, the Kansas Scholastic Press Association (KSPA) holds a fall conference for school newspaper and yearbook students to attend. This fall, students on the Oriole newspaper staff attended the conference at WSU. At the conference, newspaper crews participated in several specialized sessions where they learned how to improve their journalistic abilities. “It [Fall Conference] taught me stuff I did not know about and helped improve the stuff I already did,” Jonathan Doss (10) said. During the introduc...

Oriole spirit soars over cold, rainy day

Oriole spirit soars over cold, rainy day

Lindsay Baugher and Ivory Rightnar

September 28, 2018

It was a chilly afternoon at Augusta’s 150th Homecoming Parade. The citizens gathered on the sides of State Street to watch as the cities school district and other organizations’ floats pasted. Many children stood on the street screaming for candy and waiting for sight of the candidates. The para...

Marshal Potts (12) talks to security guard Nick Harris during lunch in the upper commons.  Harris sees part of his job as not only keeping the students safe but also supporting them.

School safety, security plans change

September 14, 2018

The security of Augusta High School looks differently this year. The school currently has one security guard with a sub because last years School Resource Officer, Danny Strobbe was promoted to sargent. The main security guard Nick Harris, graduated from Friends University. Harris worked as a sec...

KSDE makes ACT free for juniors, some seniors

KSDE makes ACT free for juniors, some seniors

September 14, 2018

During the summer of 2018 the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) decided to make the ACT free to all juniors and any seniors who haven’t taken the ACT already. The ACT is a state test used for college admissions first introduced in Nov. 1959 by the University of Iowa’s professor, Frank...

NHS hosts induction ceremony

New NHS members take stand on the auditorium stage taking the pledge of membership.

Gracie Johnston and Paige Harrington

September 4, 2018

National Honor Society (NHS) held an induction ceremony Aug. 27 to welcome 38 new members to the organization. “NHS is a service organization that does its best to put Augusta High School’s best foot forward and show the community that our students do care and are involved,”  NHS sponsor Jayson Schwinn said.

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