Seals of Excellence

Seals of Excellence

Lorna Peck, Photography Editor February 21, 2020

Seals of Excellence are due by the end of the day on Friday, February 21st. Forms for each seal are located in the counseling center. Seals are represented by cords to be worn during the graduation...

Democracy in Action

Democracy in Action

Lorna Peck December 9, 2019

Democracy in Action is looking for new members! The club focuses on political literacy and helping students understand and debate today’s current news. “It felt good to learn more about what's...

GSTA Goes to Jefferson City

GSTA Goes to Jefferson City

Azul Ponce May 7, 2019

   The 2019-2020 legislative session will mark the 21st consecutive year that Missouri legislators were presented with the Missouri Non-Discrimination Act (MONA).   Currently, Missouri’s...

Soccer Field

Soccer Field

Jacob Holman April 29, 2019

The Kickapoo Chiefs and Lady Chiefs have enjoyed success over the recent years, but not on their home field. Jose Florez Field, home of the soccer Chiefs has been completely renovated. With Primrose...

Varsity Track & Field

Varsity Track & Field

Bella Stokes April 29, 2019

The Varsity Track and Field team has attended two major upper-level meets in the month of April. At the Kansas Relays, an invite only meet held at KU, three athletes placed high enough to earn medals. ...

Parking Lot Changes

Parking Lot Changes

McKenzi Salyers April 29, 2019

After years of complaints about the parking lot being a chaotic mess,it will be sealed and striped over the 2019 summer, and for the first time, assigned parking will be implemented. Chief Mentors will...

Living As My Authentic Self

Living As My Authentic Self

Ashlyn Collins April 17, 2019

Fighting a battle with himself and with society, the summer before high school, senior Connor Grimsley changed his life, and the lives of those around him. Around age 14 most teens begin to discover...

Apex Legends (Electronic Arts)

Apex vs Fortnite

Zachary Arnold March 5, 2019

As most already know, Fortnite was easily the most popular game of 2018. Just recently a battle royal game by the name Apex Legends that is also free to download and play became available to the public...

thank u, next

thank u, next

Riley Kirby March 5, 2019

When the weight of the world gets too heavy what do you do? For Ariana Grande, you pick yourself up and run to the studio. To kick off the new year, Grande released her fifth studio album Thank U,...

Entrepreneur of Kickapoo

Entrepreneur of Kickapoo

Mckenzi Salyers February 13, 2019

Kickapoo student learns how to make profit as a young entrepreneur.  Many students desire a way to make quick cash. Senior Andrew Sweet found a way to do just that. Sweet is a self-proclaimed businessman. ...

A beautiful butterfly that is painted on a brick wall in the center of downtown Springfield.

Graffiti of Springfield

Lorna Peck and Victoria Kaufman December 16, 2018

A beautiful butterfly that is painted on a brick wall in the center of downtown Springfield. Sugar skulls that give downtown a taste of a different culture. A bank vault with money hidden inside plastered...

Springfield Food Leader

Victoria Kaufman and Nick Devereaux October 25, 2018

Takeout food is a large part of our everyday lives. Being on the move for most of us means either McDonald’s , Wendy’s, or another large fast food chain. With a simple call ahead most restaurants will...

Q&A With Dr. Powers

Lauren Perriman and Zach Arnold October 4, 2018

What’s the biggest difference between high school and middle school from what you’ve seen? “For me it feels like the pace is a lot faster. I'm learning something new everyday.” Is...

Cry Pretty

Anna Gewin October 2, 2018

Photo Courtesy of Tribune News A country singer, Carrie Underwood, released her sixth studio album, Cry Pretty, on September 14, 2018. The album consist of 13 songs. They...

Photo courtesy of Tribune News

Swimming

Riley Kirby October 2, 2018

In his fifth and final studio album, the late Mac Miller drowns the listener in captivating songs of R&B, soul, jazz rap about heartbreak, self love, and healing. But do not be mistaken, this is not...

Dresses From KARE Team

Lorna Peck and Alex Geeslin October 1, 2018

The food pantry, or Kickapoo Korner market, is overseen by Counselor Mrs.Moran and the KARE Team. For many years the pantry has helped students with personal needs, and offers dress donations...

Sierra Burgess Really Is A Loser

Sierra Burgess Really Is A Loser

Bella Stokes October 1, 2018

The Netflix original movie Sierra Burgess Is a Loser was supposed to be a homage to every self conscious girl who feels like they have no purpose or have no idea who they are. Instead, the movie portrayed...

Kneeling For Nothing

Kneeling For Nothing

Lauren Perriman October 1, 2018

I do not support making Colin Kaepernick the face of the Nike campaign. I personally believe that it is disrespectful and a spit in the face to the men and women that serve and have served our great country...

Student Council

Mike Owsley September 12, 2018

Student Council has just wrapped up work on How Night and are now beginning to prepare for Homecoming. The dance will be held on October 19th after a football game and will be held in the Kickapoo Commons. “It’s...