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Students juggling work and school is no easy task

Kaelin Tabor, 11, and James Cash Erikson, 10

August 31, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Many students work as a means to get money during the school year. School is stressful enough just by itself because of homework and stressful classes. Students have homework,tests and other problems to deal with outside of school during the school year and not enough time to do the work. Students c...

Sarahah: Helpful or hurtful?

Sarahah: Helpful or hurtful?

Devin Duncan, 12

August 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

With direct messaging, public postings, talking on the phone and emailing, today’s world is full of instant communication. In 2009, anonymous chatting online became more popular than ever before with a website called Cleverbot. The purpose was for people who were bored to log on and just talk to a bo...

Wild for Art: Lainey Perez

Wild for Art: Lainey Perez

Madison Wooderson and Ernn Gardner

August 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Top Story

Lainey Perez, 12, is one of the more talented artists at Circle today. Perez has been fascinated with art and drawing since third grade. She would use art as a calming mechanism, coping with the things that stress her most. “Just having a pencil in my hand would calm me”, said Perez. When asked w...

Tunes and ‘Tudes: How music affects students emotions

Tunes and ‘Tudes: How music affects students emotions

Abigail DeHaven, 10

August 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Top Story

The human emotions are used every day for simple daily reasons. You have sad, happy, angry, upset, calm, excited, serious, and last but certainly not least, a mixture of all the emotions. Music sometimes provokes this mixture of emotions. There are all kinds of different music to fit different personal...

Circle cleans house at Jester Awards

Elaina Ceccini, 9

May 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase, Student Life, Top Story

The Little Mermaid performed by Circle High School was nominated out of 128 high schools to perform parts of the musical at the Jester Awards. Only 39 high schools were invited, including Circle, performed for the Jester Awards. Circle was nominated for 8 different awards and won four. The awards were B...

Missing Mrs. Porter

Missing Mrs. Porter

Savanah Secrest, Abby DeHaven

May 16, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Our drama teacher of five years is going to come up missing next year. As some of you may know, if you’re in her class that is, Mrs. Porter will be leaving the Circle family staff. It turns out that Porter will be teaching in Topeka next year. Finding out how the staff members feel about Mrs. Porter leaving...

Summer break isn’t just for students

Summer break isn’t just for students

James Cash Erikson, Savanah Hampton

May 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life, Top Story

With only eight days left in the school year, teachers are planning for their summer vacation. We went around and asked some teachers what they plan on doing with their summer vacation.   “I plan on playing with my grandchildren, a lot, and taking them swimming, gardening, traveling, relaxing, paint...

Circle’s spring break adventures

Abi Iseman, 11, and Keirstyn Watkins, 11

April 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Spring break is a taste of summer everyone is dying to have, and most students at Circle High School would agree. Spring break is a much needed break that everyone deserves including the teachers. Many people go on family vacations or enjoy their time off at home. This spring break Claudia Chaparro, 1...

Prom date problems; rumors run rampant on prom date forms

Prom date problems; rumors run rampant on prom date forms

Madison Riter-Bowman, 10, and Nataliah Stochl, 10

April 6, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Over the past few months there has been a lot of controversy surrounding prom dates, specifically whether there is a form designed around bringing someone of the same gender or not.  A lot of students upset when they heard about this supposed “same gender” form, along with a lot of staff were frustr...

ACT tips, tricks, and helpful hints

ACT tips, tricks, and helpful hints

Hayley Koontz, 11

April 6, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life, Top Story

  When some students hear the acronym ACT, their palms start to sweat, their blood pressure rises, and their faces drain of all color. The prospect of sitting in a quiet room for three hours and answering seemingly endless math, science, reading, and English questions can seem daunting. However, str...

Prom-Posals: The proper way to ask you special someone

Prom-Posals: The proper way to ask you special someone

Kara Ragan, 11, and Kaelin Tabor,10

April 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

When Prom rolls around each year, juniors and seniors must ask themselves the question, 'How will I propose to my special someone this year?' Some prom-posals are popular, but cliche. When you prom-pose you need to have some kind of material item whether it is a poster or candy. Social media is a gol...

New Places and New Friends: Naccarato to teach in Africa

Harrison Metzger, 9

March 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Devin Naccarato has lived in countries other than the United States but he has never been to the continent of Africa. All of that is about to change for the foreign language teacher in Towanda, Kansas.   “I’ve lived in other countries before, I was a student in other countries, but I...

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