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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Anna Vincent

March 10, 2018

Cayla Bortz Have you ever wondered how to commute in a three button suit? This years musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, follows the life of window washer J. Pierrepont Finch, played by sophomore, Bronze Constantino. Th...

A Show Stopper

Rebecca Donaldson

November 15, 2017

Starting Nov. 16, the musical production of ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’ will be performed through Nov.18 at 7 p.m.. The production will have 23 sets and 12 locations. Compared to ‘Shrek’ last year ...


Ethan Armbruster and Isaiah Wilson

October 6, 2017

The average finsta (fake instagram) accounts consist of complaints, rants, and random things about their typical day, but Senior, Lucy Hill, took a little bit of a different approach on her finsta. Hill’s finsta however, takes ...

Mental Health

Logan Bissell

October 3, 2017

When thinking about high school, most adults say it was the best four years of their lives. But when  asking teens or young adults, they will say it was a time of anxiety, stress, and depression.     It is no secret that ...


Katie Moison, Newspaper staff member

September 15, 2017

  How would you feel if I told you that everything you've ever known is a lie? Recently many people are hearing about the "Mandela Effect" and in result people are very confused.   The principal idea is that large gr...

Point Counter Point Homecoming Candidates Should/Should Not Dress Up During Spirit Week

Kortney Michel

September 15, 2017

Point Recent twitter fights broke out over whether or not candidates should dress up for homecoming week. In my opinion, if they are up for homecoming they should participate in the activities such as dressing up. The candidates are...

Band Trip

Bradyn Smith

September 15, 2017

   Marching Thunderbirds received a superior rating for both Capital City and Central States Marching Festivals. Capital City Marching Festival is a marching band competition between six bands at the university of Was...

Wizard Of Oz Anniversary

Kelli Morrison

September 15, 2017

Oztoberfest is held in downtown Wamego, Kansas yearly to start off the month of October like there's no place like home. This year, it was held the weekend of October 1. Oztoberfest had the honor of including special guest Jane...

Senior Adison Stallons Sings at the Classic Bean

Jessica Mowery

September 15, 2017

Alumni Rachel Taylor hosted a music event where Adison Stallons, Natalie Gish, Isabella Freisburg and Rachel herself performed for an audience singing a variety of music as well as original songs. "I've been singing since ...

Super Moon

Bradyn Smith

September 15, 2017

The earth lit up the night before November 14. The moon was going through its phases, and reached its closest distance it had been to the earth in nearly 70 years. During the supermoon, the moon shined 30 percent brighter, and...

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