Hot and Cold: Winter Break Trips

Hot and Cold: Winter Break Trips

Heather West, Reporter

January 9, 2015


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From Toronto, Canada to Durant, Mississippi, students traveled far and wide over the past Winter Break. Junior Jean Collantes flew to Canada while sophomore Haley Glenn drove to Mississippi. Even though they were miles apart, both girls were on the same adventure. Collantes visited Canada for only...

Resolutions for the New Year

Resolutions for the New Year

Sam Adams

January 9, 2015


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"Eat healthier and exercise more," -Freshman Melah Nelson "Do better in school, get all A's," -Junior Matthew Kotulski "Sleep more," -Senior Ashton Keeley "Read more," -Junior Allie Adams "I want to be a better educator," -Choir teacher Nathan Cornelius "To not procrastinate on my school...

Christmas Lights: Jackson House

Christmas Lights: Jackson House

Sam Adams, Staffer

December 14, 2014


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  "I enjoy putting these lights up and designing something that looks nice and makes my kids happy," Trent Jackson said. ...

Cribs: Gingerbread Edition

Cribs:  Gingerbread Edition

Alex Lofaro, News Editor

December 11, 2014


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Kickapoo Boy’s Basketball Preview

Kickapoo Boy’s Basketball Preview

Cole Brents, Reporter

October 30, 2014


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As our fall sports come to end, Kickapoo begins to prepare for our run at dominating the winter sports. Leading the charge is Boy’s Basketball. Coming off a district championship loss last year and a solid record of 23-7, Kickapoo has high expectations for the upcoming season. Returning seven seniors,...

FBLA Fall Carnival

FBLA Fall Carnival

Mary-Grace Eldridge, Editor-In-Chief

October 30, 2014


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The annual FBLA Fall Carnival was this past Saturday, Oct. 25, profiting the Ozark Food Harvest, which aids to more than 200 hunger-relief organizations. Run by FBLA students and FBLA sponsor Mr. Coffee, the carnival is free to all families, but everyone is encouraged to bring cans of food in support...

Halloween Feature: Mike Penland

Halloween Feature: Mike Penland

Alex Clemens-Pray, Journalist

October 28, 2014


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Halloween is one of the few holidays that enable people to go all out with decorations and Mike Penland is one of those people, he has been decorating his lawn for Halloween for eight years now and always welcomes the “droves” of trick-or-treaters. “My birthday is in October so the holiday has...

A House with a Bloody View

A House with a Bloody View

Maddie Polonus, Reporter

October 24, 2014


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Around Halloween it is popular to see horror movies that include settings like cemeteries and abandoned houses.  "If someone did stay in an abandoned house, some weird stuff would happen.  Especially if people died in or around the house, like I think if someone died outside, weird stuff would happen...

Halloween House Feature: Austin House

Halloween House Feature: Austin House

Riley Herron, Reporter

October 24, 2014


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"We decorate every year for Halloween and Christmas for our two boys. They really enjoy all of the attention we get," said Shaun Austin.

Halloween House Feature: Northcutt House

Halloween House Feature: Northcutt House

Bobby Ince, Sports Special Projects Editor

October 24, 2014


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"It's a festive holiday to celebrate and it's fun for the kids," said home owner Sean Northcutt.

Halloween House Feature: Gary Amstutz

Halloween House Feature: Gary Amstutz

Cole Brents, Reporter

October 24, 2014


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"I just do it for the kids.  My grandkids love it.  With the radio synchronized to it, we always get a good turn out every year.  It's just fun," Owner Gary Amstutz said.

Trunk or Treat Preview

Trunk or Treat Preview

Sam Adams

October 24, 2014


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Student Counsel and Cabinet will be having a Trunk or Treat at Kickapoo on Saturday October 25 from 6pm-8:30pm during the fall carnival. Anyone is welcome to come out and participate. Cabinet and Student Counsel will be providing the candy for the trunk or treaters....

Halloween House Feature: Larry Starns

Halloween House Feature:  Larry Starns

Alex Lofaro, News Editor

October 23, 2014


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"I do this to scare the kids.  Once you get started, you get a kind of junkie attitude with it.  You just want to keep getting more and more," owner Larry Starns said.

Cheer Clinic

Cheer Clinic

Sam Adams

September 29, 2014


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On Saturday September 20, the Kickapoo cheerleaders invited girls from grades pre-k through fifth grade to KHS to participate in a cheer clinic. The clinic was from 2pm-5pm, with a parent preview at 4:30. 72 little girls were present at the cheer clinic. Each Kickapoo cheerleader ...

Solving the Case: Personality Profile

Solving the Case: Personality Profile

Julianna Parrish, reporter

September 29, 2014


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After years of picturing her future as a veterinarian, senior Olivia Benson found her calling: a homicide detective. She became interested in the profession during her sophomore year. Her father is a lawyer, so she is familiar with law enforcement. Benson describes a homicide detective as being a...

Library Hosts a TFIOS Week

Library Hosts a TFIOS Week

Maddie Polonus, Reporter

September 26, 2014


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This week the library has brought the popular Gateway nominee, The Fault In Our Stars, to life by having students get involved in fun activities after school. On Monday, students participated in a trivia game that featured 20 questions about the book.   The winners, which included Lauren Stockam ...

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