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Bathrooms for all: equal access for every student
Opinions

Lane Phifer | November 15, 2019

Like many transgender people, determinating which public restroom to use is a battle I face every day. I question my safety and how others will perceive me depending on which restroom I choose, not to…

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A class for every student
Features

McKenna Hodges | November 14, 2019

Before class starts, freshman Logan Johnson and senior Jorden Johnson start off their day by playing football together with a group of friends. Running to both sides of the gym, Logan and Jorden laugh…

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Leap of faith
Features

Hannah Gray | October 11, 2019

Ever since he was young, Jeremy had always been accustomed to having only the bare essentials and fending for himself, until he found Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG).

Due to the sensitivity of…

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Looking forward: Jocelyn Bolte focuses on her future
Features

Lane Phifer | October 10, 2019

It’s difficult to go through the everyday challenges that come with high school, but for senior Jocelyn Bolte keeping her grades up and getting to class on time haven’t always been her biggest issues.

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Clocking in
Features

Hannah Gray | May 30, 2019

It’s a day after school and senior Leyton Marler clocks in at The Mall Deli, grabs his apron and begins preparing his first order. After his shift, he cleans up and heads home, trying to get his homework…

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District hires Heardt as new principal, begins replacement process
News

Nicole Konopelko | March 13, 2019

Starting in July, current assistant principal Kelynn Heardt will take over as the head principal of Pittsburg High School.

The USD 250 Board of Education approved Heardt’s hiring in its regularly…

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Board of Education begins search for new principal, extends timeline
News

Nicole Konopelko | March 8, 2019

The USD 250 school district has kicked off its search for a candidate to replace head principal Phil Bressler, who resigned in early January to seek a superintendent position.

The hiring process will…

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Creating irreversible masterpieces
Features

Nicole Konopelko | March 6, 2019

I wanna stay in love with my sorrow, oh, but, God I wanna let it go.

For some people, these words are nothing more than Evanescence song lyrics. But for sophomore Temper Raign Jetamio Estes — who…

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Surviving the battle
Features

Nicole Konopelko | December 14, 2018

Junior Caden Bressler spends most of his waking hours on the practice field.

Starting his second year after moving from Paola, he’s earned varsity positions on the football, soccer, baseball and…

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