Choir Department Hosts Concert to Benefit Rare Breed

Choir Department Hosts Concert to Benefit Rare Breed

Brooke Effland, News Editor
February 8, 2016
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The choir department hosted its fifth annual Acafest, an acapella, concert on Saturday to benefit Rare Breed Youth Services. Various acapella groups from around the area came together to sing. The groups included the Show-me Statesmen, Jazz, Central High School's BellaTones and Kickapoo's DoReMigas...

Kickapoo’s Bel Canto Invited to Perform

Skylr Houzenga
February 7, 2016
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Last June, Kickapoo's Bel Canto sent in recordings of their performances. Kickapoo’s was selected into the top 10 out of 172 entries to perform on January 29 in Osage Beach, Missouri at the 78th annual Missouri Music Educators Workshop. These entries included high schools, universities, and el...

The Iowa Caucuses

Laura van Haaren
February 5, 2016
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On tuesday February first the Iowa caucuses were held. The Iowa caucuses are a major electoral event of the nominating process for the president of the United States of America. The Iowa Caucuses are organizational gatherings of neighbors. It’s run by the Iowa Democratic Party (IDP). Iowans get t...

Graphic Design Creates a Coloring Book

Graphic Design Creates a Coloring Book

Riley McCullough
February 5, 2016
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After a dry and long winter break the students of Kickapoo High School returned for second semester. The students of Mr. Declue’s Graphic Design II class didn’t know that in the next week they would have an offer to create a coloring book for Kolr 10. “The offer came about because Mrs. Ogden...

Chic Fila Hosts Annual South Side Showdown

Heather West, Feature Editor
February 5, 2016
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Starting this week, Kickapoo is participating in the annual Chic Fila competition with Glendale. To contribute, simply put your receipt in the Kickapoo box after ordering. You can also participate through the drive-thru by telling them to stick your receipt in the box for you. This competition always...

A Brand New KHS

Skylr Houzenga and Maddy Guccione
December 17, 2015
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With all the new changes happening around campus this year, surely you have heard about the new auditorium being built.    This construction is nothing new; in 2008-09 the beginning of the KHS construction started. In 2013, there was a bond passed with H-VAC system that included new air condition...

Golden Girls take on Local Christmas Parade

Golden Girls take on Local Christmas Parade

Heather West, Feature Editor
December 12, 2015
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On Saturday December 12, The Golden Girls participated in the Springfield Christmas Parade in downtown Springfield. The mile and a half parade route takes about an hour and a half to walk and is full of crowd favorites like Olaf and Santa Claus. Freshman Jordan Crain performed in the parade for the...

Making Snowflakes

Making Snowflakes

Bobby Ince, Sports Editor
December 11, 2015
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Snow is something typically associated with this time of year, and you can easily make a snowflake yourself. All you need to do it get a piece of paper, fold it twice, cut on the fold, and boom you have made your snowflake.

Talented Musicians Make All-State

Talented Musicians Make All-State

Cole Austin and Brooke Effland
December 11, 2015
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Kickapoo High School is known for their excellence in academic and athletics, but that's not all the chiefs can do. Recently the Chiefs have been excelling in orchestra, band and choir. Over the past month, students involved in band, orchestra and choir have auditioned to be apart of an elite group...

Powderpuff Football tournament

Powderpuff Football tournament

Riley McCullough
October 26, 2015
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Thursday October 22 Kickapoo held their first ever Powderpuff Football tournament. The tournament was ran by Student council and helped benefit the Ozarks Food Harvest. Admission to the game was two non-perishable food items. We raised over 600 dollars and filled the back of a Chevy Tahoe with cans....

Speech and Debate Off to a Great Start

Phoebe Egessah, Reporter
October 23, 2015
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We all have moments to celebrate good work, and for the Speech and Debate team, they are surely not any different. While hosting their own tournament almost 2 weeks ago put them behind in competing by a week, it was all worth it as the Novice took 1st place overall and Varsity took 4th place overall 30 scho...

Donate Your Cans

Skylr Houzenga
October 23, 2015
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Steinhouse, Wilbur, Mrs. Peterson, and Coffey, these teachers are at risk of being duct taped to a wall. To vote on what teacher will be the lucky winner, students must donate cans of food. There are four giant cardboard boxes outside the cafeteria that have each of the four teachers names’ o...

Powder Puff Tournament

Madeline Guccione, Reporter
October 16, 2015
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Kickapoo High School is hosting its first annual Powder Puff tournament on Thursday, October 22 at 6:30 PM at the Kickapoo football field. This tournament will create traditions and make memories, but most importantly help benefit Kickapoo’s canned food drive. All of the canned food items collected...

The ‘Poo Kicks The Flu

Skylr Houzenga
October 9, 2015
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Flu shots have been a hot topic over the last couple of years. Kickapoo provided flu shots for students on Thursday, October 8. This year, 230 students received the flu vaccine. Out of these 230 vaccines, 200 were given through the nasal vaccine. If there is not a preference on how the vaccine is...

Sunflowers Bring Crowds to the Ozarks

Sunflowers Bring Crowds to the Ozarks

Brooke Effland and Heather West, Section Editors
October 9, 2015
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All across the Ozarks, people have been venturing out to Willard to see the massive sunflower field being grown by a local family. There are 42 acres of beautiful sunflowers just off of US160. The Crighton family planted the flower in place of soy beans in July according to KY3. The family plans...

Getting Ready For Another Season

Getting Ready For Another Season

Phoebe Egessah, Reporter
October 5, 2015
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As a new school year arises, so do new beginnings in clubs and sports. But for the Speech and Debate team, they are definitely no exception. For as long as the class has existed, every October, the debaters of Kickapoo Speech & Debate are the first school to host the first tournament in th...

GSA Carnival

Skylr Houzenga
October 5, 2015
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As Kickapoo’s Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) Club takes off this year, they have big plans for spreading their message school-wide by hosting a carnival. Kickapoo’s GSA participated in a meet and greet on October 1st at the National Avenue Christian Church. This event’s purpose was so that other...

Band Wins Big

Band Wins Big

Riley McCullough
October 1, 2015
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Last Saturday the Golden Arrow Marching Band competed at the Ozark Marching Invitational. They took first place in finals with this year’s show, “Not So Sweet Dreams.” They took home three class 4-A Awards including: Music, General Effect, and first place. In the finals they were given four...

Have You Gotten Ahold of the Cold

Have You Gotten Ahold of the Cold

Jeremiah Wolf, Opinion Editor
August 21, 2015
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For those of you who do not know,  new ACU's (Air Conditioning Units) were installed in our school over the summer. Teachers are supposed to have control over the temperature in their own rooms with their own thermostats. Student opinion ranged from "IT"S FREEZING" to "HUH?" and some could not tell...

Yearbooks for Sale

Meredith Murphree, Reporter
August 21, 2015
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The final day to buy the 2015-16 Kickapoo Legend Yearbook will be March 1. Books are $44 and can be purchased online at jostensyearbook.com or in person at one of the yearbook paydays. The next payday will be at Open House on September 3. Seniors should turn their headshots in to room 201 for the...

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