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Dancing through the Eras

Summer Suarez and Lillian Seithel February 1, 2024

The Sensations held their Taylor Swift Eras Tour dance camp for grades kindergarten through eighth grade. Members of the dance team took different age groups and customized the dances to the specific songs...

Injury Timeout

Makenzie Solis and Amelia Raziq February 1, 2024

In this podcast, two highly competitive athletes will talk about the adversity that they have had to face and the struggles that they have come face-to-face with when being injured. They will talk about...

Seeking Guidance

Ava Breuer, Shaun Matz January 5, 2024

The Guidance Department is one of the most important departments in the school, but isn’t necessarily as well known, especially in the eyes of the students. In a broad overview of the department and...

Levi Brimm aims for the 5 spot on the court, aiming to get the kill.

Getting Even

Makenzie Solis, Staff Photographer April 6, 2023

Getting beat by the Fort Zumwalt Jaguars in the Freshman GAC championship was a hard loss for many of the now JV players. Coming into this season, they knew it would a hard match, but they were determined...

Senior Emily Sirtak sells her jewelry to Freshman Addie Law


Isabella Smith and Makenzie Solis March 27, 2023

Epsilon Beta and Environmental club combined to have a Game Night in the learning commons on Wednesday, March 8. They had snacks, bingo, and other games and prizes. It was an exciting event for all that...

Thomas Stulhman gets his hand raised after he wins a hard match.

Adding Paint To The Wall

Makenzie Solis, Staff Photographer February 24, 2023

On Feb. 18th, the boys wrestling team took first place at districts. With the season coming to an end, the boys wanted to end their seasons with “paint on the wall” . With 9 state qualifiers, 5 district...

Junior Hayden DeVilder pins his opponent.

Sweeping The Way To Conference Champs

Amelia Raziq and Makenzie Solis January 31, 2023

The boys and girls wrestling team have been blowing the competition away. On Wed. Jan. 18, both teams became GAC South Conference champions after beating Timberland. The teams have been working hard...

Thomas Stuhlman waits for the right moment to take a shot.

Stampeding The Way for The Win

Makenzie Solis January 6, 2023

  Recently, the wrestling team traveled to Kansas City for the first time to compete in the Kansas City Stampede. This tournament came with new challenges and new competition. Sophomore Kailey...

DECA members stand anxiously waiting for their turn to be called for their interviews.


Makenzie Solis, Staff Photographer December 9, 2022

  DECA recently had a practice competition in the learning commons on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Every year, these practice competitions help prepare club members for the future by putting them in...

Students get settled in while waiting for the HOSA meeting to begin.

STEM After Hours

Makenzie Solis, Staff Reporter November 11, 2022

HOSA; Health Occupations Students of America. A club that started as a requirement, now turned into a place where students can excel and have fun.  Many students join this club because they want to...

Conner Casler preparing to kick the ball.

Being under the Friday Night Lights

Makenzie Solis, Staff Reporter October 21, 2022

Varsity sports have always been a staple in American Culture. Friday night lights. Making it to state. Winning. These people are athletes when they step on the field, what’s it like off?  Being a...

The team hugs before getting ready to play.

Family on the Field

Makenzie Solis, Staff-reporter October 3, 2022

Following exhausting practices in excruciating heat and games in the crisp summer nights, the boys soccer team has had a successful season so far going 7-3.  One of their only losses being to the Spartans...

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