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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 »

Holidays have strayed from their purpose

Micah Faulds, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The holidays seem to be drifting from their true purpose in our lives. Lately, people seem to be focused on the things surrounding the holidays, rather than the reason we are celebrating them in the first place. The purpose... Read more »

WPA opinions

Reaghan Wharff, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

De Soto High School is holding its annual winter dance, a Silent Cinema themed Women Pay All on Jan. 16 from 8 - 11. Some people view WPA as a fun thing and a good idea. “I feel like it’s an important dance to have because... Read more »

All domestic violence should be a felony

Reaghan Wharff, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Last week, a woman from SAFEHOME came to De Soto High School and talked to my Family Studies class about healthy and unhealthy relationships. SAFEHOME is an organization to provide support for survivors of domestic violence.... Read more »