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Construction Zone: April

Construction Zone: April

Katelyn Hageman, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2014


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Warm weather is on its way which means the tennis courts will be surfaced soon according to Site Foreman Lucas Lackey. The team has practiced on the courts and will host their first JV meet on April 15 at 3 p.m. “The courts have better colors and the way the fences are set up make it better for...

Circle named national finalist for character award

Katelyn Hageman, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2014


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Circle is the first school in Kansas to be named a finalist for the National Schools of Character Award (NSOC) an organization that began in 1998 to recognize and give feedback to school districts that use character development to positively impact academics, behavior, and school climate. Finalists...

Experience another culture

Katelyn Hageman, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2014


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High school exchange student host families are needed for the 2014-2015 school year. Foreign exchange students arrive in mid-August and stay for one semester or until the end of the school year. The students are in need of caring American families to provide and share this unique experience with t...

Tips from senior class counselor to 2014 grads

Tips from senior class counselor to 2014 grads

Katelyn Hageman, Editor-in-Chief

April 7, 2014


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Fight senioritis. Pass all your classes and enjoy the time you have left. After you are accepted to a college and applied for scholarships, it is not too late to raise your ACT score. Doing so can increase your scholarship amount. The ACT will be given two more times this year on April 12 and Jun...

Expanding English projects

Expanding English projects

Katelyn Hageman, Editor in Chief

February 18, 2014


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Students are required to earn four English credits, but some classroom projects brought a twist to the usual classroom curriculum Freshman English English teacher Linda Pyle created a take home project in which students make Renaissance masks. “It’s like the men in Romeo and Juliet who wear m...

Construction Zone

Katelyn Hageman, Editor in Chief

February 18, 2014


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Construction Zone                 According to site foreman Lucas Lackey, Phase I is complete. Phase II is the collection of bids. Lackey said once they are finalized, construction will begin early February. The goal is to complete the educational wings and competition gym by August 20...

Construction Zone

Construction Zone

Katelyn Hageman, Editor in Chief

January 14, 2014


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Although not much appears with visible construction, the necessary preparation work is happening. All grading and foundation work is complete and workers are relocating sewer lines, pipes, installing fire hydrants, and moving electric servers. Therefore the parking lot situation may become more cramped...

Forensics

Forensics

Katelyn Hageman, Editor in Chief

January 14, 2014


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Do you love acting? Are you scared of public speaking? If you have the desire to improve these skills, forensics coach Amanda Porter has the class for you. Only a few openings are left in the one semester class and anyone can join by visiting the counselors. Students who have completed the class are...

Construction Zone

Construction Zone

Katelyn Hageman, Editor in Cheif

December 5, 2013


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As the storm clouds gathered and the wind whistled, representatives from PKHLS architectural firm, the Board of Education, cheerleaders, and band members gathered on the east side of the school November 11 for the groundbreaking ceremony. Superintendent Jim Johnson began by saying the ceremony was about...

Tuition costs rise at Kansas State University

Clayton Perry, 21st Century Journalism

December 3, 2013


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Kansas State tuition prices are to go up seven percent by June. Students will have to start paying during the fall semester decided on by the Kansas Board of Regions. “That tuition will go up across the state. It will be difficult for families to afford no matter what background,” said Head of...

Student Passes Away In Accident

Student Passes Away In Accident

Katelyn Hageman, Editor in Chief

November 8, 2013


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Junior Hevin Thomas (February 2, 1997- October 8, 2013) died as a result of an ATV accident. Many would characterize her as… shine during performance…friendly, sweet, shy, According to Kim Johnson, Thomas’ mother, she was shy, quiet, and kind-hearted. “She loved to sing and dance. I didn’t...

Construction Zone

Construction Zone

Katelyn Hageman, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2013


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Construction Zone is a monthly column tracking the construction progress of the new high school and athletic facilities. Content concerning site construction is tentative and subject to change as budget and building plans allow. Although drilling grounds to test soil composition has begun to determine th...

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