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Black Friday

Sami Thomas

September 15, 2017

The day after Thanksgiving also called Black Friday is a popular time for Americans to go out and bargain shop. Black Friday started in 1932. It is said to be the beginning of Christmas shopping season in the United States. It...

Veterans Day

Keiton Kirkegard

September 15, 2017

Each year, on November 11, we celebrate Veterans Day. A day in which honors all that have served in our armed forces. Veterans day has been celebrated as a national holiday for nearly a century. There are many ways to celebrat...

Shawnee Heights Orchestra Goes to Festival Of Trees

Samantha Thomas

September 15, 2017

The Shawnee Heights Orchestra will be traveling to the Expocentre on Friday, December 2. The orchestra will be performing in the Agriculture hall, at the Festival of Trees. There will be trees and wreaths decorated by designers....

Shirtless Spirit Squad

Shirtless Spirit Squad

September 15, 2017

NFL is Being Fined

Rebecca Donaldson

September 15, 2017

National Football League (NFL)  players are being fined for many different reasons. Some include touchdown dances, players wearing brands that conflict with league partners, and clothing. The NFL has strict bylines to follow. When a...

Hiding behind the screen

Elizabeth Donaldson, Staff member

September 15, 2017

Our generation has been exposed to technology from a very young age. In sixth grade we all lied about our age so we could make Facebook accounts. Owning a cellphone in elementary school was not uncommon. Teenagers have had te...

Tech Teens

Brookyln Armbruster

September 15, 2017

Whether it’s a laptop, self driving car, or just simply your phone, technology is everywhere around us. These things haven’t always been around. In our generation we have the privilege of the Internet right at our fingertip...

Spreading Holiday Cheer

Valerie Golder

September 15, 2017

Every year, Key Club, sponsored by Mr. Kevin Johnston, adopts a family for Christmas. The clubs’ purpose is to provide services to the community to help benefit the lives of others. They typically adopt at least two families, bu...


Elizabeth Hennessey

September 15, 2017

With a twist of events, on November 8, Donald J. Trump was elected as the next president of the United States. Secretary Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by 184,596 votes, but Trump surpassed the needed 270 electoral colleg...

Inauguration Of Donald Trump

Keenan Taylor

September 15, 2017

As President Donald J. Trump took the inaugural oath Friday, January 20. He delivered a speech filled with hopefulness and promises of rebuilding the nation to be stronger and better in the eyes of the world. As Trump finished...

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