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How old is too old to trick-or-treat?

Clara Sloan, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Adolescence is often thought of as a time of putting up with the irresponsible and obnoxious behaviors of youth. With that perspective, it’s easy for adults to shake their heads and assume the tall kids with acne at their door... Read more »

Changing and creating traditions

Aneka Zarger, Graphic Designer

September 26, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It is funny to think that just four short years ago, I was a freshman. Between those years, numerous things have changed since my first day here at De Soto High School. There are the more obvious things, like the new addition t... Read more »

DHS should include more meatless options at lunch

Abby Smith, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion

For students who do not eat meat, whether that be for moral, health or other reasons, eating school lunch is not easy. School lunches are predominantly made up of meat: a roadblock to a happy and healthy meal for these studen... Read more »

Shawnee Walmart shooting raises questions about gun accessibility

Clara Sloan, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

A suspect from Overland Park was arrested and charged on Tuesday, Sept. 13 for attempted first-degree murder in the Sunday attack at a Shawnee Walmart in which two good Samaritans intervened. In broad daylight, two men by the names of ... Read more »

Shawnee Dispatch should cover De Soto High School sports

Reaghan Wharff, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

A few weeks ago, it came to my attention that the Shawnee Dispatch does not cover De Soto High School sports. At first, I figured it was all okay, because DHS is not located in Shawnee, but then I came across an article writte... Read more »

Take a break from technology

Micah Faulds, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I sit down on my bed, open my chemistry textbook, and begin taking notes over the stoichiometry chapter. As soon as my pencil touches the paper, I hear a little buzz, and my phone screen lights up, alerting me that someone li... Read more »

An open letter to the man who almost ended my life

Emma Bascom, Associate Editor

February 29, 2016

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

It was a normal evening. I was headed to rehearsal and decided to go down a narrow, dimly lit road where people hardly drive. It’s the perfect road to sing in the car and be relaxed. Well, it was the perfect road to be re... Read more »

Freshman life

Ellie Fowks, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Being a freshman isn't as hard as people make it seem. At the beginning of this school year, I’d be lying if I said that I wasn't a little nervous to start high school. I was worried that the classes I took might be too hard,... Read more »

Students should be allowed to stay home sick

Rylee Wilson, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Many students at DHS are suffering from headaches, runny noses and sore throats. Students frantically search for the Kleenex box in every classroom and pass around bags of cough drops almost as fast as they can pass around the... Read more »

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