Kickapoo High Quarterly


Kickapoo High Quarterly


Kickapoo High Quarterly


Evelyn Nelson, Reporter

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Summer is a great time to explore your interests in healthcare by participating in camps, volunteering, and shadowing healthcare professionals. It also strengthens your college application by showing your passion for medicine.


Missouri AHEC Science and Health (MASH) camp recruiter, Heather Booth, shares information on how students can explore healthcare this summer.
Evelyn Nelson, Reporter May 14, 2024

   Choosing to enter the medical field can be a hard choice for some high school students. Luckily, there are many opportunities for students to develop their interests in medicine, health, and science...

Our school encourages students to plan their schedule starting freshman year to make sure that they ‘Arrive at 25’.

Why Arrive at 25

Graduation is around the corner, and seniors should have completed all the credits they need for graduation, but how does this prepare them for their future?
Evelyn Nelson, Reporter April 29, 2024

   'Arrive at 25’ is the phrase coined by Springfield Public Schools in order to encourage students to get the 25 credits they need to graduate high school.     These credits are earned by taking...

Vera Rubin working with a spectrograph, this work will discover groundbreaking information about dark matter

Behind Closed Doors

Seven women in history that we should know about in honor of Women’s History Month.
Evelyn Nelson, Reporter March 4, 2024

March is Women's History Month, and in honor of that we should remember and learn about women in history and the present that discovered, innovated, and made change. 1. Sophie Treadwell  1885...

Alder performing and demonstrating her skill virtually for regional judging. In the state competition she will be doing this in person.

Pathway Towards Medicine

A look at a student's work in the medical field for a HOSA competition. Including learning a skill that most people learn during medical school.
Evelyn Nelson, Reporter March 4, 2024

    This year, 38 members of our school’s HOSA (Health Occupation Students of American) chapter have qualified for state. Junior Morgan Alder is one of these people.     “The HOSA...

This simmer pot consists of blood oranges, fresh pine, cinnamon sticks, and a variety of spices that fill the room with a spicy and citrusy aroma. Like this simmer pot, they can be made with many ingredients you already have in your home.

Simmering Winter Trend

A simmer pot is a traditional and natural way to make your home smell nice. This is a great thing to try out while hosting or when spending time indoors as the winter weather gets colder.
Evelyn Nelson, Reporter December 15, 2023

As the holiday season approaches, we begin to spend more and more time indoors. A majority of people find themselves reaching for comforting scents to fill their home with. Most people opting for the more...

Color Guard showing off their first place trophy after a long day of competition in Ozark, Missouri.

Bringing Home the Gold

Our school's band and color guard team has been working hard and it is paying off.
Evelyn Nelson, Reporter October 18, 2023

Band and color guard have been practicing hard for competitions and performances during school events.     There are 159 students that are members of the Golden Arrow Marching Band and 29 students...