The Green Pride

Black Friday blowout

Black Friday blowout

November 29, 2011

College credit in a high school setting

Caitlin Walker, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2011

 Musical week has just passed for a number of students and as winter sports begin, students are beginning to worry about their homework load. This isn’t new. Advanced Placement classes, on average, assign an hour or more of...

Vasquez takes home State title

Laura Meyers, Arts Editor

November 20, 2011

 This year, the De Soto High School cross country team continued its strong showing at the State meet. A large contributing factor of the team’s success was DHS runner Angel Vasquez, who made history by winning the school’s...

Ground broken for Phase 2 expansion project

Lauren Darter, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2011

This fall, ground on the west side of De Soto High School was broken, beginning Phase 2 of a three-phase expansion of DHS. The 45,000-square foot project includes a new gym that can seat over 2,000, a new athletic area entrance with...

Bio-tech class growing algae for alternative fuel

Francais Healy, News Editor

November 17, 2011

 A new experiment is taking place in Bio-Technical Engineering, and it’s not just something high school students are working on. They’re making bio-tech reactors for an alternative fuel source. "The whole premise is that teachers...

Key tips in managing high school stress

Philip Kaul, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2011

  As students progress further into the first semester, there is one word that is on every high schooler’s mind: stress. Meeting deadlines and balancing busy schedules can sometimes be almost impossible, and the work seems...

Veterans Day across the district

Sophia Templin, Associate Editor

November 17, 2011

 On Nov. 11 of 1918, World War I was ended with the signing of the Armistice. Since then, Armistice Day or Remembrance Day has been celebrated nationally and gained the name of Veterans Day in the United States.  Patriotism...

Hoops, wrestling kick off winter sports

November 17, 2011

Boys’ Basketball - By Philip Kaul, staff reporter   This year’s boy’s basketball team will be very different from last year. The Wildcats only return three of their top seven players from last season, and they return...

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