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Seniors, Staff Resolve Homecoming Shirt Controversy

September 20, 2017

Filed under News, School News

To some, Homecoming has always been one of the most unforgettable experiences from high school. Whether winning royalty or simply being nominated, this day will be cherished in the minds of the candidates throughout their lif...

Becoming a FHSU Tiger

Kelli Morrison, Alyssa Rabe

September 15, 2017

Filed under School News

In 2009 the University of Fort Hays State began offering an opportunity for students seeking to go to college early. The Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science (KAMS), created by the University of Fort Hays State, gives stude...

Hubert Leaves At Semester To Prepare For D1 Football

Brooklyn Armbruster

September 15, 2017

Filed under Feature, School News, Sports

D1 bound defensive end, Wyatt Hubert is a notable individual. At 9 years old he attended his first Kansas State football game. Since then he’s had his eyes on only one college. Hubert has earned quite the reputation for his so...

Band Trip

Bradyn Smith

September 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, School News

   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...

Kailey Ward Award

Sami Thomas

September 15, 2017

Filed under Feature, School News

Junior, Kailey Ward won the 2016 Sunflower State Games Female Athlete for rowing. “[My coaches] didn’t tell me anything. I was pretty excited,”Ward said. Athletes can be nominated by coaches or spectators. She achieved...

Seasonal Workers

Rebeccca Donaldson

September 15, 2017

Filed under Feature, School News

Just like your favorite seasonal drinks, eggnog and pumpkin spice, some job opportunities only come around once a year. For many students at Shawnee Heights, seasonal jobs are a good way to gain experience and cash without bec...

Decline In Girls Sports

Taylor Lincoln

September 15, 2017

Filed under School News, Sports

Forty four years ago Title IX was passed making girls and boys opportunities equal in education and activities. Before Title IX only seven percent of high school athletes were girls, today that number is exponentially bigger ...

Blood Drive

Keenan Taylor

September 15, 2017

Filed under Regional News, School News

Every students who participated in the blood drive, not only gave blood to help save a life, but also had a different story with each donation. Whether someone donated before or not, the first experience with the blood drive can make a...

Black Friday

Sami Thomas

September 15, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, School News

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...

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