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Classes Compete for “Best School Spirit”

November 14, 2019

Students and staff around Shawnee Heights find different ways to encourage a sense of school spirit everyday. When attending games, or even walking through the halls, we look for signs of our school pride. From the T-bird watching...

Where T-Birds Can Find the Best Volunteering Opportunities

Elly Keyes, Staff Memeber

November 14, 2019

As students transition into a new school year, many seniors find themselves scrambling to complete one government class requirement: volunteer hours. Why is this so difficult? Great volunteer opportunities are often buried under layers o...

Who works harder, teachers or students?

Peyton Escalante and Haley Haltam

November 14, 2019

    The anxiety of receiving a test back is normal, but have you ever forgotten you took a test because a teacher takes weeks to grade it? Many students have a job, participate in extracurricular activities, and take multiple c...

Dr. Stessman Update

Olivia Talbert

May 2, 2019

At 10:30 p.m. on April 6, Superintendent Dr. Martin Stessman was taken into the Jefferson County jail under the suspicion of a DUI, after failing a field sobriety test. After two special board meetings, the board of education has deci...

DUI Details

Rebecca Donaldson, Copy Editor

May 2, 2019

Ranking fourth in the nation, Kansas is among the top strictest states regarding DUI laws. The states were ranked on a point system comparing how strict they were on 15 subjects: minimum fine, minimum jail time, ignition interlock m...

Stessmen Update

Oliva Talbert, Copy Editor

May 2, 2019

At 10:30 p.m. on April 6, Superintendent Dr. Martin Stessman was taken into the Jefferson County jail under the suspicion of a DUI, after failing a field sobriety test. After two special board meetings, the board of education has deci...

Spanish Competition

Tia Munoz

May 2, 2019

Students from the Spanish program had the opportunity to attend a Spanish Language Competition at Wichita State University on April 12. Spanish teacher, Senora Marcia Smith, first heard about the competition from a teacher at W...

Photography Contest: Victoria Reynolds

Bryce Cook

May 2, 2019

The Kansas Medical Center hosted a contest for high school photographers in the state of Kansas and four Missouri counties: Jackson, Platte, Cass, and Clay. Junior Victoria Reynolds entered the photography competition “I first hear...

Breaking the Silence

Oliva Talbert

May 2, 2019

Following the arrest of Dr. Martin Stessman, students at the high school have gone into a lull silence regarding the consequences given to our superintendent. This lack of reaction seems to be the result of the nonexistent commu...

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