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Tips to help students stay focused for the end of the year

Ally Barnhart, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2017

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

With the end of the school year approaching, students might not put their full focus and effort into the final stretch due to their constantly thinking about summer vacation. This can be a major problem for some. For me, my...

Fatal shooting in Olathe raises questions about hate crimes

Abby Smith, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Hate crimes, defined by Merriam-webster.com as cimes “motivated by hostility to the victim as a member of a group (as one based on color, creed, gender, or sexual orientation),” seem to be on the rise this year.  In only ...

Why Trump’s pick for Education Secretary is a poor choice

Clara Sloan, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Of all of President Donald Trump's cabinet picks, it is perhaps Betsy DeVos - his new education secretary - who has received the most criticism in being approved for the job. On being nominated to the post in November, she was called "a b...

Changes could help Seminar run more effectively

Rylee Wilson, Arts Editor

February 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Seminar is intended to be a time for students to get ahead on homework, get the help they need from teachers and to finish up projects and tests that there wasn’t enough time to finish in class. However, the current restricti...

The Scourge of Fake News

The Scourge of Fake News

February 13, 2017

Kansas Basketball Comes Back to Down Kentucky

Jack Torline, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The University of Kansas men’s basketball team faced off against the freshman-heavy University of Kentucky team at Rupp Arena on Jan. 28 and came out with a massive 79-73 win. Led by senior point guard Frank Mason III’s 21 points on 9 of 18 shooting, KU got a large co...

Shawnee Dispatch update

Reaghan Wharff, Opinion Editior

January 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I wrote an opinion article about how the Shawnee Dispatch does not cover De Soto High School sports last May. The Shawnee Dispatch covered Mill Valley High School, Saint James Academy, Shawnee Mission North High School and...

Tips and tricks on how to combat senioritis

Emma Bascom, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2017

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Senioritis is actually defined by Merriam-Webster dictionary as “an ebbing of motivation and effort by school seniors as evidenced by tardiness, absences, and lower grades.” Every high school student has probably, at some p...

How to survive finals week

How to survive finals week

December 12, 2016

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