O Christmas Tree: A West Family Tradition

O Christmas Tree: A West Family Tradition

Heather West, News Editor
December 16, 2016
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Putting up our Christmas tree is something we always do together. My dad will get the tubs with all of our decorations upstairs and we all, collectively, put up all of our decorations. The Christmas tree takes a while to put together but it is so fun because it's a family experience. We have a fiberoptic...

Silver Dollar City: An Old Time Christmas

Silver Dollar City: An Old Time Christmas

Mickayla Reasoner, Business Manager
December 16, 2016
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Under the Christmas Tree

Under the Christmas Tree

Kelli Volonte, Reporter
December 14, 2016
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Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

Tyra Bradshaw, Reporter
December 14, 2016
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Ice and snow on the road can create frightening and hazardous driving conditions. Add that to a roadways and parking lots full of newly licensed drivers and chaos is sure to happen. This is what happened last year when ice and snow covered the roads near Kickapoo. “The roads were super icy. The...

Important Yearbook Dates

Madeline Guccione, Feature Editor
December 12, 2016
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Senior ads deadlines is on Wednesday December 21. More information can be found in room 201 or main office. Your last chance to preorder a 2016-17 yearbook will be in early March. Yearbook purchases made before February 28th are $50. Purchases made by March 1st or later are $55.

Poetry Out Loud

Madeline Guccione, Feature Editor
December 8, 2016
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Kickapoo’s very own poetry out loud competition was held on Monday, December 5 at 7pm in the Student Center. The winners of the Kickapoo competition will receive prizes and advance to the state competition in March held in Jefferson City. The winner of the state competition will receive a 1000.00-dollar...

The Restaurant Gems Hidden in Springfield

The Restaurant Gems Hidden in Springfield

December 6, 2016
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Springfield is like an onion. While it has many layers and may not be the prettiest on the outside, it holds an abundance of flavors in many different ways. London Calling Pasty Company After going to see the new Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie, cravings for British food might occur....

Senior Year Expectations VS. Reality

Senior Year Expectations VS. Reality

Tyra Bradshaw, Reporter
December 5, 2016
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For many students going into senior year expectations are high. There is this idea that senior year will be easy, laid back, and nothing but fun. Expectations verses reality can be very different though. Even though senior year might be fun at times, it can also have its stressful moments when preparing...

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines

Skylr Houzenga
December 5, 2016
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Seniors have important dates coming up. It can be difficult to keep up with scholarship deadlines, so here is a list of scholarships and their upcoming deadlines: Abbot and Fenner Scholarship Program. Criteria: Submit an essay that describes your educational career and life goals. Explain your pla...

Mural Motivates Travel in Room 211

Mural Motivates Travel in Room 211

Isabel Halweg, reporter
October 27, 2016
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There are so many beautiful people   and places to see and so little time to do so,” Spanish teacher Jessica Stennet said.      Señora Stennet wanted something in her room that would inspire her students to travel and explore new places.     Junior  Hanah Carr has been working since the ...

Stephen Cooper: Making the School a Better Place

Stephen Cooper: Making the School a Better Place

Tyra Bradshaw, Reporter
October 27, 2016
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As students scatter to fill their lunch trays and sit down to eat, custodian Stephen Cooper is just starting his day.   He begins at eleven a.m. when first lunch begins and leaves at 7:30 p.m. Cooper has worked at Kickapoo since 2005. “I clean up after the kids. Most [students] don’t make messes...

How to Play Sports Fall Style

Kelli Volonte, Reporter
October 14, 2016
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Fall into Fall Fashion

Fall into Fall Fashion

Tyra Bradshaw, Reporter
October 10, 2016
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It is the time of year when tank tops and shorts are put in the back of the closet, and soft sweaters, flannels, and scarves are moved to the front. A cool breeze blows and the trees start to show off their bright colors. Fall is finally back! This fall stay warm with a maroon jacket or cardigan....

Drama Prepares for Upcoming Play

Drama Prepares for Upcoming Play

Isabel Halweg, Reporter
October 7, 2016
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Lots of hard work and effort is going into the new production of Tarzan. Students and teachers have been staying after school for 15 to 20 hours every week. “Being in this show is like having a part-time job. They have to practice dances, memorize songs, and lines on their own and also keep up on...

What Does The Poo Fear The Most?

Andie Smith, Reporter
October 7, 2016
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      "Clowns." -Alexander Dickey, Freshman             "Drowning, oh my god."-Sydney Williams, Senior                   "Jesus Christ." -Colin C...

Ally Week at KHS

Madeline Guccione, Feature Editor
October 7, 2016
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This past week it was Ally Week at Kickapoo, hosted by Gay Straight Transgender Alliance Club. "An ally is anyone who supports the LGBTQ community and thinks that their lifestyle is not wrong or horrible," President of GSTA Katelyn Ford said. Members of GSTA handed out pieces of multicolore...

The Traveling ‘Poo

Skylr Houzenga
September 2, 2016
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How Night; a Photo Gallery

How Night; a Photo Gallery

Heather West, News editor
August 30, 2016
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