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The Green Pride

  • Environmental Protection Agency loses funding
  • Preparing for state assessments
  • De Soto student section takes Topeka
  • Wildcat of the week: Mr. Wildcat
  • Environmental Protection Agency loses funding

    Environmental Protection Agency loses funding

    Ellie Fowks, Staff Reporter

    Over the past 50 years, many things have changed with the environment of the Earth, some for the better and others for the worse. With the fear of how our Earth would look in years to come if the amount of pollution people were contributing continued, the Environmental Protection Agency was formed...

    J.D. Irving Smoke Stack

    Tony Webster

  • Preparing for state assessments

    Preparing for state assessments

    Ally Barnhart, Staff Reporter

    With the annual Kansas state assessments coming up, teachers have taken time out of their lesson plans to make sure the students are prepared to succeed on the test. Students approach state testing differently. Some might be worried and stressed while others might be used to taking tests like these. For...

    Kansas state assessments logo

  • De Soto student section takes Topeka

    De Soto student section takes Topeka

    Sam Hubert, Staff Reporter

    School spirit showed itself to be at a maximum on Wednesday March 8 as 130 De Soto High School students and teachers travelled an hour by bus to the Topeka Expocentre to support the girls’ basketball team’s 2017 State Championship hopes. Students were allowed to miss their fourth-hour classes to...

    DHS students sing a rendition of Hey! Baby in support of the Girls' Basketball team at the 2017 5A State Championship.

    Johnny Meehan

  • Wildcat of the week: Mr. Wildcat

    Wildcat of the week: Mr. Wildcat

    Lizzy Arnold, Staff Reporter

    Senior Lucas Johnson won the fourth annual Mr. Wildcat pageant on March 7. This was Johnson’s last year in Mr. Wildcat, and after receiving second runner-up last year, he was incredibly ecstatic he was able to claim the title. “It’s pretty wild,” Johnson said. “It's a really great experie...

    Mr. Wildcat contestants line up after awards on March 7.

Holocaust survivor speaks to freshmen

Holocaust survivor speaks to freshmen

Peyton Hadley, Video Journalist

On March 1 De Soto high school welcomed Sonia Warsawski, a holocaust survivor, to speak about her experience in a concentration camp.

March 14No Comments

DHS boys’ tennis ready for spring season

DHS boys’ tennis ready for spring season

March 10

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Band provides competitive environment

Aneka Zarger, Graphic Designer

Unbeknownst to students not involved in band at De Soto High School, the environment is competitive year round. When not participating in large competitions such as solo and e...

March 8No Comments

DHS honor choir holds auditions for 2017-18 school year

DHS honor choir holds auditions for 2017-18 school year

March 2

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Environmental Protection Agency loses funding

Environmental Protection Agency loses funding

Ellie Fowks, Staff Reporter

Over the past 50 years, many things have changed with the environment of the Earth, some for the better and others for the worse. With the fear of how our Earth would look in...

March 22No Comments

Fatal shooting in Olathe raises questions about hate crimes

March 15

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March Madness, Post-Busted Brackets

March Madness, Post-Busted Brackets

Jack Torline, Staff Reporter

By this point in March Madness, it is safe to say all but a few brackets are busted. On ESPN’s Tournament Challenge, none of the 18.8 million brackets submitted are still p...

March 24No Comments

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De Soto student section takes Topeka

De Soto student section takes Topeka

Sam Hubert, Staff Reporter

School spirit showed itself to be at a maximum on Wednesday March 8 as 130 De Soto High School students and teachers travelled an hour by bus to the Topeka Expocentre to support...

March 18No Comments

DHS boys’ tennis ready for spring season

DHS boys’ tennis ready for spring season

March 10

Basketball teams defeat Baldwin

Basketball teams defeat Baldwin

March 2

Volleyball Team Wins All Academic Award

Volleyball Team Wins All Academic Award

February 28

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Mr. Wildcat 2017

Kira Horn, Video Journalist

De Soto High School held the 4th annual Mr. Wildcat competition. there were 8 contestants, with Lucas Johnson winning.

March 22No Comments

Student athletes vs. AP students

March 20

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The student news site for De Soto High School Journalism.
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