Circle Vision

Towanda gym ready to transform bodies

Natasha Shoemaker, 21st Century Journalism class

December 6, 2015


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The Transformation Fitness gym on main street in Towanda is giving residents more opportunities to get fit. Transformation Fitness is mainly focussing on crossfit like workouts. There is no equipment used, just the body is needed for the workouts. The owner of workout facility stated what the gym wo...

Choir to sing in winter concert December 14

Sarah Guthrie, 21st Century Journalism class

December 6, 2015


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  The winter concert, directed by LeAnn McKee, includes six choirs singing a variety of classical Christmas songs in the auditorium on December 14 from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. The choirs practice the songs they’re going to sing every day. Freshman have choir every B day to help prepare them for...

Art students make do in temporary classroom

Anna Strecker, 21st Century Journalism Class

December 6, 2015


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Students and teachers in the art program are anticipating a larger classroom in the permanent room they will use next fall. Due to the construction taking place, the art room had to be moved to a temporary location. The make-shift classroom is much smaller than the space they have had in the past, bu...

Budget sheds light on legislative flaws: Block-Grant Bill hides improper funding

Jonam Gibbs, News Editor

November 6, 2015


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The 2015-2016 school budget shows an $896,545 difference between the total budget expenditures and the total revenue. That means the school district is going to spend more money than it is going to bring in. The Kansas Legislative Committee on Assessment and Taxation drafted a bill that alters the...

Teacher overloads: Result of Kansas education crisis

Teacher overloads: Result of Kansas education crisis

Jonam Gibbs, News Editor

October 8, 2015


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The Kansas State legislature decided to cut funding for public schools and higher education by a combined 44.5 million according to an article in the Huffington Post on February 11, titled “Education is newest target of Kansas budget cuts.” The repercussions of the budget cuts can be seen in our...

Construction ahead of schedule despite students opinions

Jonam Gibbs, News Editor

October 8, 2015


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Q: How has the progress of the construction met, or failed to meet your expectations? A: Mykala Fillmore, 12: “I thought the cafeteria was going to be done by now. I thought they would be more ahead than where they are now.” Q: What do you think of the construction to this point? A: Dan...

FCA club members meet for fellowship before school

Claudia Chapparo, 21st Century Journalism

November 25, 2014


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Fellowship of Christian Athletes hold a meeting every Thursday at 7:30 am in room M3 and its open for all students not just Christians. It might be early, but some students say it’s worth it. FCA gives donuts in the morning to attract students. During their morning meeting they sing and use the time t...

FCCLA underake fundraising, volunteering events

Halie Pearce, 21st Century Journalism

November 25, 2014


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Family, Consumer, and Career Leaders of America is an all year club. A chance for students to learn leadership skills and to help out the community by volunteering. There is some opportunity to compete in events such as the Star Event and the sponsoring of some school events. Sponsor DaLinda ...

Young Life takes on Circle

Dylan Meier, 21st Century Journalism

November 25, 2014


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Young Life is an organization that targets high school students, leaders build relationships with kids and teach them about Jesus, and it meets once a week at the high school. Young Life wants everybody to have the opportunity to meet Jesus Christ and follow him.  Its mission is to pray for young...

Construction ahead of schedule

Construction ahead of schedule

Colten Penner, 21st Century Journalism

November 25, 2014


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The community is getting a new high school because the current building is old; construction is planned to end in August. The new technology will be the latest gadgets, and the classrooms will be spacious and modern. Basketball fans will get to see a central score board hanging from the ceiling. The...

Dates, dresses, and dancing

Dates, dresses, and dancing

Saige Jeffries, 21st Century Journalism

November 25, 2014


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The community is getting a new high school because the current building is old; construction is planned to end in August. The new technology will be the latest gadgets, and the classrooms will be spacious and modern. Basketball fans will get to see a central score board hanging from the ceiling. The...

Outgoing athlete remembered by many

Malora Lake, Editor

September 30, 2014


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Junior Dominic “Dom” Stolfi (June 18, 1998-July 13, 2014) died as a result of a car accident. Many saw him as crazy and outgoing, but many also saw him as passionate and sensitive, especially when playing on the ball diamond and wrestling mat. According to Lily Stolfi, Dominic’s sister, he was enc...

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