The letter the attorney general sent out was published in early December. Since then, the future of masks has been up in the air.

The War Against Masks

Kylie Burks, Beats Coordinator December 17, 2021

Over the past year, Springfield Public Schools has come under fire multiple times, with the gunman being Attorney General Eric Schmitt. Schmitt is in charge of all legal orders and aspects regarding the...

This year has been full of ups and downs. Take a look at the top headlines of 2021.

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

Kylie Burks, Beats Coordinator December 15, 2021

Unnamed protesters stand outside the Cox hospitals protesting the vaccine mandate for employees.

A Threat Against Freedom

Kylie Burks, Beats Coordinator October 21, 2021

The freedom early Americans fought for in the Revolutionary War is under attack. The Biden Administration is firing upon us; not with physical bullets, but with unconstitutional mandates.  “Biden...

Afghan refugees are safely transported from Kabul to the United States.

Afghanistan Reaches Springfield

Kylie Burks, Beats Coordinator October 21, 2021

Across the sea, a humanitarian crisis rears its ugly head in the middle-eastern country of Afghanistan. The United States has officially pulled its military presence from within the country’s borders....

Shredding the Turf

Kylie Burks, Beats Coordinator May 14, 2021

The Kickapoo girls' varsity team was at it again this past Wednesday, crushing Glendale's team 4-1. This game was extremely important to their season, as it was not only the southside showdown but also...

Image courtesy of MCT Direct.

Why do we Wear Green on Saint Patrick’s Day?

Kylie Burks, Beats Coordinator March 11, 2021

Every March, we celebrate a very green holiday. The holiday is called Saint Patrick’s day, and it originated in Ireland around the ninth and tenth centuries. The holiday marks the death of Ireland’s...

AMC Private Theater Rental – Is it worth it?

Kylie Burks, Beats Coordinator March 5, 2021

COVID-19 has affected many aspects of our lives. Things we took for granted being able to do at the drop of a hat are no longer easily accessible if at all. One of the many victims of the COVID-19 shutdown...

Chief TV Update

Kylie Burks, Beats Coordinator March 5, 2021

Chief TV is a program that grades freshman through senior can become apart of. Chief TV is a classroom-based club that involved filming and editing videos that are displayed in the commons on the TVs on...

Writing Center Update

Kylie Burks, Beats Coordinator March 5, 2021

The writing center is a helpful if obscure tool available to Kickapoo students. The main purpose of the writing center is to give students a chance to have an extra set of eyes read their writing whether...