Kickapoo High Quarterly


Kickapoo High Quarterly


Kickapoo High Quarterly


Kessa Adee, Reporter

All content by Kessa Adee
Our city, Springfield, has a lot of hidden gems that you should go out and try this summer.

Summer Yum!

To satisfy hunger cravings this summer, check out some of my favorite local businesses.
Kessa Adee, Reporter May 14, 2024

Pineapple Whip Starting off with a classic, Pineapple Whip has always been a fan favorite, and for good reason. This fruity soft-serve dole whip is delicious and refreshing. It’s the perfect way to...

Students at the TSA state competition in Warrensburg, Missouri.

TSA National Bound

Our TSA club advanced to the 2024 State Championship earlier this month. Many students came back victorious, and are now preparing for nationals.
Kessa Adee, Reporter April 29, 2024

Mary Cannella leads a brilliant group of students called The Technology Student Association Club (TSA). It is a club for those with an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). TSA...

This drawing of Amanda from the Saw franchise was drawn by artist Ellie Lunnen.

Behind the Sketches

Learn about the hidden artistic talents within our school.
Kessa Adee, Reporter February 29, 2024

The halls of our school are full of students with different interests and talents. The artists of our school are often overlooked. One talented artist currently selling her work for commissions is sophomore...

Kaitlyn Finley (right), a member of the girls wrestling team, showing off her techniques she brought to districts.

Team of Sisters

The girls' wrestling team competed in districts earlier this month. Their bond has since strengthened and showed off the companionship of sports, rather than the victory aspect.
Kessa Adee, Reporter February 29, 2024

Girls’ wrestling, a rising sport, is one of the fastest-growing sports according to the National Wrestling Coaches Association. On February 9 through 10, the girls' wrestling team competed at the Class...

The early bird gets the worm! Most athletes must wake up early in order to ensure a productive day.

Rise and Grind

Have you ever wondered how this school's athletes are always on top of their game? It all starts at the crack of dawn for most.
Kessa Adee, Reporter December 15, 2023

   Some of the school’s leading athletes are able to succeed by starting their day off right. Here's a look at the morning routines of different athletes.     Waking up bright and early is...

Students from around the world come to public schools in the United States every year.

Exchange With The Exchanges

An outside perspective of American public schools provided by our latest foreign exchange students.
Kessa Adee, Reporter October 18, 2023

Til Schumacher (Germany), Junior Q: Why did you decide to join the foreign exchange student program? “I like to visit other countries and get to know their cultures and meet new friends.”  Q:...