Kickapoo High Quarterly

KHQ TODAY

Kickapoo High Quarterly

KHQ TODAY

Kickapoo High Quarterly

KHQ TODAY

Meet Coach Platko

Meet Coach Platko

Caylee Howser, Reporter May 19, 2022

By now we have probably all met or at least seen that tall bald guy with the red beard and tattoos.       If you’re like me you probably thought “whose older brother is here and why” and...

Theater Year Recap

Theater Year Recap

Caylee Howser, Reporter May 19, 2022

     The theater department has been incredibly busy this year.       They have successfully put on three shows this year. Director Michael Butcher retired at the end of the 2020-2021 school...

Goodbye Mr. Broaddus

Goodbye Mr. Broaddus

Caylee Howser, Reporter May 19, 2022

Beloved history teacher Mr. Broaddus has announced he is leaving Kickapoo at the end of the 2021-2022 school year.       Broaddus has been teaching at Kickapoo for 18 years, and spent 10 years...

7 Things to Think About Before Your Senior Year

7 Things to Think About Before Your Senior Year

Caylee Howser, Reporter April 29, 2022

Source: https://thescholarshipsystem.com/blog-for-students-families/what-every-student-should-do-before-their-high-school-senior-year/ 1.Start Looking for Scholarships ASAP- Some college deadlines...

Puffs Play Review

Puffs Play Review

Caylee Howser, Reporter April 29, 2022

       I attended the Wednesday April 20th show at 7 o’clock. It starred the first block drama two class.       Overall I would give the show an 8/10. It was a parody of Harry Potter....

Fly Me To The Moon - Courtwarming BTS

Fly Me To The Moon – Courtwarming BTS

Take a peak into the behind the scene setup of this years Courtwarming
Caylee Howser, Reporter March 4, 2022

Student Council and Cabinet have been working very hard to get all of the decorations ready for the upcoming dance. These students have been staying after school painting, crafting, and doing whatever...

5 Shows on NetflixYou Need to Watch Over Spring Break

5 Shows on NetflixYou Need to Watch Over Spring Break

Caylee Howser, Reporter March 4, 2022

We are all ready for Spring Break. After a long day of fun though, I always like to lay in bed and watch Netflix to wind down. If you are the same way, here are 5 binge-worthy shows on Netflix. You-...

Netflix holiday movies

Netflix Original Holiday Movie Awards

Caylee Howser, Reporter December 16, 2021

Cringiest most out of touch original goes to Lovehard starring Nina Dobrev and Jimmy O. Yang (2/10)   Most Cliche- Holidate starring Emma Robberts and Luke Bracey (0/10 just so bad)   Most...

Front of Hillcrest under construction

Home Sweet Hillcrest

After recent remodeling, day in the life as a Hillcrest student looks a little different
Caylee Howser, Reporter November 11, 2021

Hillcrest High School is almost an Urban Legend  at Kickapoo.         A big part of this is due to their recent remodeling and small population size. Which seems foreign to us.     It is the...

Hotel of Terror in Downtown Springfield, MO. (photo courtesy of Foursquare City Life)

Haunted House Review

Caylee Howser, Reporter October 20, 2021

Hotel of Terror 8/10      Upon entrance of the Hotel of Terror, located in downtown Springfield, I promptly signed my life away. They require you to scan your fingerprint as a virtual signature....

Sigma Nu fraternity house

Greek Life

Caylee Howser, Reporter October 18, 2021

There is a paper thin line between lifelong brotherhood and the toxic culture that can be perpetuated in a fraternity. On the Missouri State campus every corner you turn there is a different fraternity...

Golden Girls Win Nationals

Golden Girls Win Nationals

Caylee Howser, Reporter May 14, 2021

Congratulations to our Kickapoo Golden Girls on their placements at virtual nationals this year. They placed 11th in two categories and another dance placed 17th. The girls were so excited and we are incredibly...

End of Year Busy Work

End of Year Busy Work

Caylee Howser, Reporter May 12, 2021

As the year draws closer towards its end many students now face a new problem. Teachers have reached the end of their required curriculum, and now many have decided to give them work with no purpose...

4 Siblings Overnight

Caylee Howser, Reporter March 9, 2021

 Sophomore Vanessa Maturey went from one to five siblings overnight. In 2018 her life changed forever.    Maturey grew up in a picture perfect family. A mother, father, and two kids, her and her...

Golden Girls Tryouts

Information regarding upcoming tryouts and deadlines.
Caylee Howser, Reporter March 5, 2021

Tryouts for Golden Girls are March 27. Pick up an informational/application packet in the front office or from club sponsor, Amy Barron (room 105). Forms are due March 8th to Amy Barron or brought to...

Questionable Quarantine

Caylee Howser, Reporter March 4, 2021

SPS new guidelines shows they do not care about students, staff, or families. We need to return to the quarantine guidelines that were enforced at the beginning of the year in interest of everyone’s...