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Students share experience volunteering

Aubrey Birk, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017

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Holding hands, coloring pictures and keeping up with the excited chatter of a room full of 4 year olds, this is what childcare at Grace Church consists of. While some students view summer as a break from the busyness of school, seni...

Students cross finish lines to support charity

Arielle Singer and Lauren Urschel

August 29, 2017

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Running events have become a common way for organizations to raise money and awareness for various causes. With organizations hosting events across the nation, students have been able to make an impact and participate in charity...

Staff and students share immigration experiences and perspectives

Arielle Singer, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017

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Immigration: the action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country. The decision to leave one country occurs due to a variety of factors. Whether an immigrant is pushed away from the negative aspects of their native co...

Q & A with Mr. Putnam

Elianna Oliver, Staff Writer

February 19, 2017

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Q: How long have you taught at Southwest? A: Since it opened, so seven years. Q: Have you always been an art teacher? A: As long as I’ve been teaching I’ve been an art teacher, but I didn’t start teaching u...

Debate team describes work put in for a successful season

Jenna Hope, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

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Walking to the fixed forum after school ends, senior advanced debater Dean Ziegelman opens up his laptop to begin practicing for his debate. After compiling hours of resources and facts to support his argument, he strives to mak...

Students share their perspectives on hunting

Arielle Singer, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

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Filled with anticipation, sophomore Trent Price circles the room, ensuring he hasn’t forgotten any necessary equipment. He gathers his final materials and pulls on his boots. Swinging his bag over his shoulder, he walks out the ...

Military families share challenges of service

Megan Flood, Staff writer

February 3, 2017

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Sitting amid piles of boxes, current sophomore Kyle Crader unpacks in another unfamiliar house after moving back to Kansas in May 2014. He has had to leave everything he knows behind, including friends and school, due to his father...

Students share their experiences transferring from private to public school

Summer Lyon and Rand Alazzeh

February 3, 2017

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The first day of freshman year. Hundreds of bustling students hurried past sophomore Sally Rose as she looks down at her jeans. She feels abnormal, since it was only months before that she looked down at a plaid skirt. Coming...

Students share their secrets to a successful vegan lifestyle

Elianna Oliver, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

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No butter. No cream. No eggs. No cheese or milk from cows or goats. No meat, poultry, lamb or beef. No fish, shellfish, shrimp or lobster. No gelatin and no honey. This entails the diet of a vegan. According to Harvard Universit...

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