• Haley Thogmartin will sign her National Letter of Intent during homeroom on Wednesday, Nov. 19

There’s No Cube Like Rubik’s

There’s No Cube Like Rubik’s

Olivia Rekittke, features writer
November 21, 2014 • 27 views
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To David Shengelia, Disney World meant the beginning of a newfound hobby. Shengelia, sophomore, bought his first Rubik’s Cube at a store in Disney... Read more »

The girls under the hijabs: Salma Ali

The girls under the hijabs: Salma Ali

Cece Hensley, features writer
October 31, 2014 • 108 views
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On her first day of sixth grade, Salma Ali sat in a wooden desk 8,488 miles away from her parents at a school in Kenya where everyone around her spoke what sounded like gibberish. This gibberish translated to Swahili, a language that Ali had no idea how to speak. She could not understand any of the students... Read more »

Coming home to public school

Coming home to public school

Annie Murphy, features writer
October 31, 2014 • 162 views
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While most students in grade school were dragging themselves out of bed in the morning and heading slowly off to school, Regina Doty was getting right to work. Being one of the few students at KHS who was homeschooled, Doty, junior, made the switch to public school sophomore year. Rachel Cosic, guidance... Read more »

GSA presentation to the staff

GSA presentation to the staff

Olivia Rekittke, features writer
October 29, 2014 • 115 views
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GSA presentation preview GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) is about to make KHS history. GSA will give a presentation to the KHS staff Nov. 3 in regards to teacher awareness of gay shaming in classrooms. The goal for the presentation is not only to educate teachers about these occurrences,... Read more »

Choir’s fall choral

Choir’s fall choral

Emma McNail, features writer
October 27, 2014 • 111 views
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KHS's Chamber and A Cappella choirs held their first concert of the year, their fall choral, on Oct. 14. The concert was led by David Cannon, choral director, and a total of 66 students performed. The show was accompanied by Lori Wehrman on piano and Gregory Booth, the sound and lighting technical... Read more »

Band’s weird traditions

Band’s weird traditions

Emma McNail, features writer
October 17, 2014 • 140 views
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The mellophone players set their instruments down in a circle, cluster around them in a football huddle with section leaders Ross Rubright and Alyssa Pope, seniors, in the center back-to-back. Rubright and Pope cheer at their section, giving them a pep talk before the performance. The rest of the section... Read more »

Still the same Kate

Still the same Kate

Emma McNail, features writer
October 17, 2014 • 460 views
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Kate Kemper, junior, is an honors student, balancing two engineering courses and three advanced classes. Her hobbies include drawing as well as cooking. She has friends that have been with her since kindergarten. She also had a brain tumor removed last year. Kemper found out she had a brain tumor... Read more »

Pioneer Pete: unmasked

Pioneer Pete: unmasked

Anna Mullendore, features writer
October 9, 2014 • 196 views
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Inside the hot and bulky suit contains the face of the Pioneer mascot. He runs, he jumps, he cheers. Kory Petter is Pioneer Pete. Besides cheering and being present at every game, Petter’s responsibilities go far beyond getting the crowd excited. According to Lauren Green, Spanish teacher and Pep... Read more »

Who is Chen Laoshi?

Who is Chen Laoshi?

Bradley Fargo, entertainment editor
October 8, 2014 • 224 views
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Observe a huddled graduate student, fresh off the plane— exhausted and ravenous. She speaks fluent Taiwanese and is equipped with a voice and personality that captivated the rush hour traffic of the ... Read more »

Walking the line

Walking the line

Erin Kelly, features writer
October 8, 2014 • 116 views
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Nerves before a performance are felt by every player of the 250 member Pioneer Pride Marching Band. It is noticeable in the little details of the band room’s pregame... Read more »