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Finding two sides of a story in Debate

Finding two sides of a story in Debate

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor

February 25, 2015

In Debate class, Mali Seigel researches in the library with her team in order to revise their cases on drone strikes. “I took this class because I wanted to learn how to write a case. It’s helped me out in English,” Seigel said. “In Debate, you learn to always see both sides of the story before...

Math molding the next generation

Math molding the next generation

Bronte Segura, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

In Patrick Mooney’s sixth hour Precalculus class, junior Zoe Goff and sophomore Mikayla Balduff listen and take notes, as Mooney describes the eccentricities of conics and circles. While Precalculus is a senior class, Balduff was able to be apart of the class due to her participation in Mosaics Academy,...

Beating everyone in the business

Beating everyone in the business

Debra Klevens, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

Participating in the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competition on Feb. 6, seniors Amos Chen, Zohair Siddiqui and Aron Tesfai review what they researched before they present. The group was given a case situation and had to discuss it in front of judges; they won first place by presenting on...

Hitting back

Hitting back

Kyla Hatton, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

Preparing for a match on Jan. 26, junior Tabatha Saake practices skills on the court. Her first year on the team, Saake played Nerinx Hall, beating her opponent. “I decided to join racquetball this year because I wanted to play a winter sport and this seemed like the most exciting one. We don’t really...

A strong foundation for engineering

A strong foundation for engineering

Hannah Hoffmann, News Editor

February 24, 2015

Freshman Jack Burraston works on a lathe to thin and break an aluminum rod for a project in Cliff Amen's Principles of Engineering class. "We are studying the strength of materials and how size and structure affect that strength," Amen said.  

Learning from losses

Learning from losses

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer

February 14, 2015

Junior forward Nick Lathrop spots up for a jump shot on Camo Night against Maple-Wood High School. “We held up a good fight but at the end of the day, we could not quite pull through. These hard fought defeats will only help prepare us for the playoffs,”  Lathrop said.  

Irish Dancing

Irish Dancing

Vaishal Shah, Staff Writer

February 12, 2015

Irish dancing since the age of seven, freshmen Ellie Joyce participates in several contests including the Irish Dancing Nationals Competition and is training for the World Competition, in April. Preparing a minimum of 18 hours a week for the World Competition, Joyce said she is driven by her desire to...

Defending while airborne

Defending while airborne

Kathryn Harter, Multimedia Editor

February 9, 2015

Senior Hayden Vance and Principal Jeremy Mitchell struggle to protect the basket from English teacher Casey Holland during the Senior vs. Faculty basketball game. The game was held Feb. 7 in the main gym. "I played basketball in high school and although my skill set has deteriorated, I enjoyed running up and dow...

Collecting for a Cause

Collecting for a Cause

Betsy Wait, Staff Writer

February 9, 2015

On Saturday Feb. 7, juniors Shannon Anderson, Katie Hornsby, Mary Galkowski, Vericia Pearson and Grace Miller collect tickets at the entrance to the Seniors vs. Faculty basketball game. Half of the proceeds collected will be used to continue training room maintenance while the other half will be donated...

Taking a stand in government

Taking a stand in government

Bronte Segura, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Lobbying at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, junior AJ McNamee, Isabel Steinmetz, Grey Ferber and Lauren Arthur, the representative for District 18 Clay County and North Kansas City, work with a group called Teen Advocacy for Sexual Health, TASH. Their goal was to get House Bill 670 passed, which...

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