17 Small Things for the Class of 2017

Magdelaine Mueller, Reporter
May 3, 2017
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$10 to $40 dollar concerts are the best concerts.   Coming home late at night to the comfort of your own bed is the greatest feeling.   Genuinely complimenting a stranger makes them and you feel good.   Decisions made on a whim can turn out to be some of the best decisions. ...

Cars of the Quarter: Issue Four

Cars of the Quarter: Issue Four

Kelli Volonte, Reporter
April 25, 2017
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Lilli Flanigan Make, Model, year 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Nickname “The Green Machine” Where did you get it?  “It was a hand-me-down from my grandpa. He bought a new truck and said he would pay for my gas if I drove the van.” Favorite thing about car? “It actually g...

10 Years From Now

Skylr Houzenga
March 9, 2017
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How to Survive Finals

Tyra Bradshaw, Reporter
March 9, 2017
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At some point in every student’s life they will be given an unwanted final.   The class is almost over but the biggest grade is still yet to come. There are many ways to prepare for finals so that your last grade in the class is a good one. Here are 5 tips to prepare for finals: Do not wai...

Inside The Mind of a Gearhead

Inside The Mind of a Gearhead

Evan Ellis, Sports Co-Editor
March 9, 2017
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According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a gearhead is a person who pursues mechanical or technological interests. Cars are the primary source of transportation in the world today. For some people it is just a tool to get from point A to point B, but for others it’s being free and having a pass...

Miles From home

Mario Hackney, Reporter
March 7, 2017
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A handful of foreign exchange students come to Kickapoo every year. Students learn about their culture and hear about their life stories. However, these students have paid to come here and have worked hard to get here.    Some of these students have put an extra year of high school on their careers j...

Teachers are Humans

March 7, 2017
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A. Mrs. Bright-Kaufman I was in a band in the 80s. I was arrested for marching in Washington D.C. I danced on stage with Madonna. B. Mr. Garrison I vacation in Florida almost every summer. During my freshman year of college, I was planning on becoming a band teacher. I have three tattoos. ...

How to be Healthy on the Go

Tyra Bradshaw, Reporter
March 7, 2017
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Mason Jar Salad  (Add ingredients in reverse order, starting with dressing) Protein It is best to add this the day of. (Chicken, cheese, nuts, etc) Greens This creates a moisture barrier that keeps ingredients from getting soggy. (Lettuce, spinach, arugula, etc) Soft veggies and grains ...

Ethiopia to America: Junior Shares Her Adoption Journey

Ethiopia to America: Junior Shares Her Adoption Journey

Tony Madden, Reporter
March 7, 2017
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On February 4, 2008, Menkem Eyob’s life changed for the better. The day that she thought would never arrive came; she was adopted from her crowded orphanage in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and was on her way to a new life in America. Menkem, now known as junior Jameson Ellerbee, often gratefully looks...

Sutton’s Room Gets a Makeover

Sutton’s Room Gets a Makeover

Isabel Halweg, Reporter
February 23, 2017
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 Communication Arts teacher Danielle Sutton  applied for a grant from the state board of education to redecorate her room with comfy furniture and other décor. At first she was not selected to receive the grant, but the English department gave her 500 dollars to go through with her room renovation. T...

The Most Useful Unused Words

The Most Useful Unused Words

Isabel Halweg, reporter
February 23, 2017
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Jouska (jow-ska) noun. A hypothetical conversation that you compulsively play out in your head. Gobemouche (gob-e-mush) noun. A gulible person; someone who believes everything they hear. Futz (fa-uts) verb. To waste time, to avoid doing something else. Blatherskite (ba-thur-skite) adjective. ...

Student Preparing for President’s Day

Student Preparing for President’s Day

Magdelaine Mueller, Reporter
February 17, 2017
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After an eventful month with Donald J. Trump becoming president, students are preparing for their day off of school in honor of President’s Day. Several students, although they are excited for the day off, are unaware of the origin of President’s Day. “Isn’t it like, George Washington and...

Holiday Photo

Madeline Guccione, Feature Editor
December 19, 2016
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How to Stay Entertained During the Snowpocalypse

How to Stay Entertained During the Snowpocalypse

Evan Ellis, Sports Editor
December 16, 2016
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   It’s below freezing outside. There is no power and ice covers the ground and power lines. What is there to do? Stay inside bored and wait to die of starvation? Heck no! Here are ways you can stay entertained through the blizzard months. 1. Read a book. Some people love reading and some people would ...

The Leaning Christmas Tree

Rebecca Danley, Reporter
December 16, 2016
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Unique Date Ideas

Unique Date Ideas

Mickayla Reasoner, Business Manager
December 16, 2016
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Journalism Room Gets Ready for the Holidays

Brooke Effland, Editor in Chief
December 16, 2016
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