Kickapoo High Quarterly


Kickapoo High Quarterly


Kickapoo High Quarterly


Nadia Warren, Editor-In-Chief

All content by Nadia Warren
By taking the time to read with them, parents can play a role in building their childs literacy skills. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

A Rise in Illiteracy

It’s been joked on social media that Generation Alpha is illiterate, but the truth to it is more complex than one might think.
Nadia Warren, Editor-In-Chief February 29, 2024

   It has been rumored across the internet that Generation Alpha (born 2010-2024) cannot read, sparking real concern amidst the many jokes. Research by the U.S. National Center for Education Statistics...

Every bracelet purchased is a worthwhile contribution, with all the money sent back to its creator.

The Pulsera Project

Through selling Central American-made bracelets at lunch, our Spanish IV classes raised over $1,000.
Nadia Warren, Editor-In-Chief February 28, 2024

   From February 5 to February 19, the Spanish IV classes at our school sold over 200 bracelets in support of Nicaraguan and Guatemalan artists.     This two-week event is called the Pulsera...

In the Winter months where the sun shines less and less and youre confined within the walls of your home, finding motivation can be a challenge.

Beating the Winter Blues

When all the leaves have fallen and the temperatures drop further and further, it's common for moods to go down with it. Here are some ways to keep your mental health afloat this Winter season.
Nadia Warren, Editor-In-Chief December 15, 2023

   During the cold, drawn-out months of Winter, it's essential to keep your mental health in line as Seasonal Affective Disorder, often referred to as the "Winter Blues," is much more common than one...

The Catrinas brought onto stage mid show, livening up the audience.

Tunes From Tlaquepaque

Immersing their audiences into Latin American culture through song, Grupo Musical Canela is more than thrilled to be performing here in Springfield.
Nadia Warren, Editor-In-Chief October 18, 2023

   On October 10, Grupo Musical Canela flew out all the way from our sister city in Tlaquepaque, Mexico, to share and celebrate their culture through a packed and passionate performance.     The...

As seniors take their leave into adulthood, a gap year is something to contemplate. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia.

Should You Take a Gap Year?

Gap years have spiked in popularity since the pandemic, so let's break down the pros and cons of taking one.
Nadia Warren, Editor-In-Chief May 15, 2023

   With the 2022-2023 school year coming to a close, many students are pondering about what’s to come after graduation. Gap years have become increasingly more popular in recent years and this is...

When properly done, seeing your favorite childhood film remade is always a nostalgic experience. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Old Movies vs. Their Remakes

Nadia Warren, Editor-In-Chief April 28, 2023

   Remakes of old films are constantly being produced because they allow the audience to travel back in time through nostalgia and pass on treasured tales to a younger generation, but can a remake truly...

National Honor Choir members Madison Phillips, Olivia Morris, Sloan Roberts, and Jordan Boehme at the 2023 National Conference.

A Choral Conference

Nadia Warren, Editor-In-Chief March 6, 2023

   On Friday, February 24th, Madison Phillips, Olivia Morris, Sloan Roberts, and Jordan Boehme represented our school in the National Honor Choir.     The four singers attended the 2023 National...

Silver Dollar Speculations

Silver Dollar Speculations

Nadia Warren, Editor-In-Chief December 15, 2022

   Missouri’s theme park, Silver Dollar City, is undergoing several bizarre changes this year.     Rumors have flown around about Fire in the Hole retiring and this is a disappointment to fans...

These are some designs of the pulsera bracelets.


These are some designs of the pulsera bracelets.