Kickapoo Goes Scary!

Kickapoo Goes Scary!

Madeline Guccione, Reporter

October 30, 2015


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Halloween Special: The Costumes of Kickapoo

Halloween Special: The Costumes of Kickapoo

Paul Rich and Cole Brents

October 30, 2015


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The day before Halloween is always exciting, especially when you have school. In tune with the spirit day, Kickapoo students dressed up in their costumes and came to school to show off their best. Here's a few of the best wandering the halls:

BOO-POPs

BOO-POPs

Riley Herron and Bobby Ince, Sports Reporters

October 30, 2015


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Halloween is a great time to get creative with different arts and crafts. No craft is more enjoyable then one that involves candy. All you need to make these DIY ghosts are lollipops, tissues, tape and marker. To begin, you need to wrap a tissue around a lollipop. After you have the lollipop in the middle...

11 Typical Colleges Everyone Applies To

Phoebe Egessah, Reporter

October 16, 2015


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For seniors this year, as ¼ of the year has flown by, college is just around the corner. As for future plans, college is definitely #1 on the list of plans, so below are the top 11 typical colleges around the Springfield area that most seniors apply at. Missouri State University – Springfield, MO Un...

Advice for Incoming Freshmen

Advice for Incoming Freshmen

Brooke Effland and Skylr Houzenga

August 21, 2015


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Even with the first week of school under our belts, some nerves are still present. The “first-day jitters” are getting to all of us and some may need help overcoming them. Several upperclassmen have given advice to help their peers succeed. Junior Ryleigh Clark suggests getting out of your comfort...

Foreign Exchange Student, Antonio Salazar Talks Soccer

Foreign Exchange Student, Antonio Salazar Talks Soccer

Cole Austin, Beats Coordinator

August 21, 2015


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Madrid, Spain has a population of over three million; Kickapoo has a population less than two thousand. To say the least, foreign exchange student, Antonio Salazar is undergoing great changes. One thing that is staying same for Salazar is his love for soccer, as he is now apart of the soccer team...

Adventuring the French Culture

Phoebe Egessah, Reporter

August 21, 2015


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For high school students we have big plans, especially when it comes to traveling whether it is across the state, across the country or across the world. For Cloe Ellis, 12, visiting France is a once in a lifetime opportunity for many teenagers that may not experience traveling often. Ellis, who...

Freshman’s Older Brother Makes a Surprise Homecoming

Freshman’s Older Brother Makes a Surprise Homecoming

Maddie Polonus, Editor in Chief

August 14, 2015


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During fourth block on the first day of the school year, August 13, freshman Jessica Bryant sat quietly as she listened to her geometry teacher, Mrs. Fink, go over the class syllabus. She had no idea her older brother, Dylan, would be walking through the door moments later. Dylan Bryant is an engineer...

French Program Hosts Foreign Exchange Students

French Program Hosts Foreign Exchange Students

Brooke Effland, Reporter

April 2, 2015


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Students involved in the French program are hosting French foreign exchange students. Sophomore Ashley Goddard is most excited about getting to know Julie, the foreign exchange student that she is hosting. “I am looking forward to going into the classrooms and just meeting you all,” Julie said. The...

Drama Department Goes to Competition

Drama Department Goes to Competition

Jessica Fisk, Feature Editor

April 2, 2015


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The Drama department has been busy. On Monday afternoons drama teacher Michael Butcher has sent students to perform at the Waterford retirement center. “The residents there have really enjoyed having the students come and perform,” Butcher said. In February the Drama department competed in one-act p...

Chamber Choir Travels to Florida

Chamber Choir Travels to Florida

Sam Adams

April 2, 2015


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  Chamber Choir traveled to Orlando, Florida from March 19 to the 24 to perform at the Heritage Festival of Gold. At the festival the choir performed their four-song set a total of three times. “It was a great bonding experience for all of us. Over the trips we all get a lot clo...

Spray-paint Artist Contributes to Mr. KHS Fundraiser

Spray-paint Artist Contributes to Mr. KHS Fundraiser

Maddie Polonus, Reporter

March 2, 2015


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On February 26, Cabinet hosted Mr. KHS and all of the proceeds went towards counselor Amy Moran, who is in need of a heart transplant. For the week leading up to the competition, contestants contributed by carrying a bucket around school to receive donations. One of the three senior contestants, Elijah...

Student Woodworking Feature

Alex Clemens-Pray, Journalist

February 27, 2015


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The History Behind Martin Luther King Day

The History Behind Martin Luther King Day

Heather West, Reporter

January 16, 2015


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“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy,” Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) said. MLK was an African American civil rights activist throughout the 1960s. He delivered several speeches and...

Newly Renovated Commons Area

Mary-Grace Eldridge, Editor-In-Chief

January 9, 2015


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Upcoming Must See Movies of 2015

Upcoming Must See Movies of 2015

Marissa Edwards, Reporter

January 9, 2015


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Cinderella: March 13th Description: A live-action retelling of the classic fairy tale about a servant step-daughter who wins the heart of a prince. In the Heart of the Sea: March 13th Description: Crewmen (Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy) of a 19th-century New England w...

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