Graduation Need-to-Knows

Graduation Need-to-Knows

Kara Speights, Reporter
May 1, 2014
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   After four long years, seniors are seeing a light at the end of the tunnel for their high school careers. Although it is an exciting time for most, there is still a lot for students to do.    Counselor Rachel Hillmer advises students to stay focused and continue to do their best during the l...

Students Show Their School Pride Through Spirit Days

Mary-Grace Eldridge, Feature Editor
April 25, 2014
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   There are numerous ways to show your school spirit, but the easiest and most popular is through spirit days. The week before prom is the perfect time for a spirit week. As seniors get ready to graduate, it's their last opportunity to show their school pride. This week the spirit days were: Mult...

How to be prepared for your important dates

Zachary Meredith, Reporter
April 24, 2014
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Seniors and underclassmen have more then one thing to be worried about when they hear that an important date is coming up, thankfully we at KHQToday.com are here to tell you ahead of time so you are prepared for what’s coming up. Seniors have a lot of important dates coming up and should be careful...

Need Help in Receiving Financial Aid for College?

Need Help in Receiving Financial Aid for College?

Hope Burnette, Reporter
April 24, 2014
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The cost of attending college in the United States is steadily increasing, and the use of financial help (provided by the government or private benefactors) is becoming ever more prevalent. To some, applying for financial aid is easy; to others, it might be the same as trying to navigate in a pitch-black...

Top Five to-dos for Prom

Top Five to-dos for Prom

Shelby Owens, Reporter
April 24, 2014
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  Prom is the most exciting day of the year for a majority of the students at Kickapoo; here are a few suggestions so that your prom can be flawless.   Senior Tra Willoughby: 1-Nails 2-Hair 3-Transportation 4-Matching in some way 5-Pictures   Seniors Brando...

Connor’s Cooking Corner: Farmer’s Market Bruschetta

Connor’s Cooking Corner: Farmer’s Market Bruschetta

Connor Mitchell, Journalist
April 24, 2014
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Bruschetta is a dish served on many occasions before or during meals, but can be easily prepared and presented as a meal all on it’s own. This week I am preparing a different take on the traditional Italian-made diced tomato and basil bruschetta, and bringing it to the heartland with my personal...

Original Ideas to Earn Money in the Summer

Original Ideas to Earn Money in the Summer

Kara Speights, Reporter
April 22, 2014
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   With seven more hours being added to a high schooler’s free time in the summer, there are numerous creative ways to earn money.    Aside from the typical summer job, students are finding various opportunities, such as babysitting siblings or neighbors.    “Babysitting is a convenient job in ...

Innovating Technology in 2014

Innovating Technology in 2014

Casey Patrick, Reporter
April 18, 2014
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   With every year, more and more technology is invented or innovated, and 2014 is no different.  In the year 2014 there are plans for new phones, technologies, and even software that you are able to control with your mind.    The first new technology of 2014 that was innovated is the Panono panor...

What U Can Do to Prepare for College: Taking Advantage of Kickapoo University

Kara Speights, Reporter
March 26, 2014
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With over 460 participants, the college-preparatory program, Kickapoo U, is growing and developing. After applying for the program in eighth grade, students can take classes and graduate with over 120 hours of college credit. Business teacher Lynn Coffey, co-sponsor of the program, said that it benefits students by making them think and explore their future careers, ...

Trade Schools Specializing Education

Trade Schools Specializing Education

Alex Clemens-pray, Journalist
March 26, 2014
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Many colleges specialize in certain areas, but some specialize in areas almost no one would think to go to college for The Hamburger University in Oak Brook, Illinois is McDonalds worldwide management center. 5,000 students are enrolled and 19 full time professors teach the students not only about...

School Declassified: A Survival Guide to Graduation

School Declassified: A Survival Guide to Graduation

Julianna Parrish, reporter
March 26, 2014
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For many students, high school has been the best time of their lives. Keeping up with the latest drama, spending time with a significant other, and partying can take up the majority of a student’s life. But what time is left for schoolwork and studying? Not a lot. The purpose of high school is...

Technology Student Association Building its Way into Robotics

Technology Student Association Building its Way into Robotics

Mary-Grace Eldridge, Feature Editor
March 26, 2014
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   Every year, the student body witnesses a robot try to sink a basketball in a hoop at the Pride of The Tribe assembly, but no one investigates further into who makes these robots and how they do it.    The Technology Student Association is a club here and are the people responsible for making these robo...

NHS Strives to Better Community

NHS Strives to Better Community

Julianna Parrish, Reporter
February 28, 2014
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What used to be the all too familiar norm of watching students show up for the first meeting then never be seen again is now nearly nonexistent in the National Honor Society (NHS). NHS members have been especially participatory this year, involving themselves in various community services. Juniors...

Learning the FACS of FCCLA

Kara Speights, Reporter
February 28, 2014
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Spending hours creating a useful product out of milk cartons, handing out polls and putting a twenty minute presentation together is what draws the attention of seniors Kayley Meyer and Olivia Brinkman. They do this all for FCCLA competitions. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)...

Kickapoo Dominates at FBLA and DECA Competitions

Kickapoo Dominates at FBLA and DECA Competitions

Mary-Grace Eldridge, Feature Editor
February 28, 2014
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   On February 17 and 18, numerous students were out of school for competitions, and few came back empty handed.    DECA’s competition was held February 17, and 19 students came back to school with either first, second, third, or forth place trophies in their events. One of those students is s...

What’s in the Oven? Three Tasty Recipes

What’s in the Oven? Three Tasty Recipes

Jessica Fisk, Reporter
January 29, 2014
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Sugar Cookies Ingredients: ¾ cup butter, softened 1 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 ½ teaspoons lemon extract 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup confectioners’ sugar  1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt ...

Student Spotlight: Nayeem The Dream

Student Spotlight: Nayeem The Dream

Mary-Grace Eldridge, Feature Editor
January 24, 2014
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   Junior Nayeem Choudhury is involved in the typical teenage boy activities such as going to the gym and hanging out with friends, but he has a unique hobby that few know about: rapping.    Known as “Nayeem The Dream”, Choudhury began his rapping in the summer of 2012 and says it hasn’t gotten...

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