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District partners with Children’s Mercy to bring social workers into schools

Isha Patel, staff writer

October 31, 2017

Editor’s note: due to the privacy of a student’s frequent visits with the social worker, they will be referred to as Jane Nelson. A conversation between principals, social workers and the student services boar...

President Trump ends to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Lauren Urschel, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

With news that was followed with controversy from every corner of the United States and beyond, president Donald Trump and his administration announced their plan to slowly dismantle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, ...

Tri-M honor society formed

Aubrey Birk, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

Decorated in paintings, drawings and photos, the art hallway sparkles in the light of the sun. Not far from the displays, music can be heard. A soft hum of voices and various instruments drifts from an appendage of the art hallway...

Protests in Charlottesville increase racial and political tensions

Arielle Singer, Editor-in-chief

October 2, 2017

As violence broke out during the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 12, it seemed to many Americans that progress toward a unified nation was stopped in its tracks. However, to many, the incident...

Students and staff explain the difficulties through restricted wifi

Isha Patel, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

Poor cellular connection, restricted wifi and buffering are features of the Social Media block students face at school. Students connecting to the schools wifi encounter restrictions through their access to Social Media accounts...

Community supports counselor after stroke

Megan Flood and Helene Bechtel

August 29, 2017

As the last seconds tick off the clock and the buzzer goes off, the basketball teams exit the court, but the crowd remains seated, waiting patiently for the special event of the night. Wearing T-shirts adorned with hula dancers,...

Students and staff discuss both the CEO-to-median-worker and gender wage gaps

Delaney Oliver, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2017

It is the end of the month, payday, and as four o’clock rolls around, employees from every office begin to file down to the mailboxes to receive their paychecks. One hand reaches for the envelope and fingers begin to tear at...

Students and staff share how Timber Time will be implemented

Donna Armstrong, Online Editor

December 15, 2016

The bell rings, signaling the end of fourth hour. Students file out of the classroom, but instead of heading to their lockers, respective classes, or assigned lunch, they have the next hour to fill with anything from lunch, to...

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