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Heroes of the hurricanes

Heroes of the hurricanes

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under News-Features

On an average day, nurse Mark Cerroni sees about 40 patients filter through Florida’s Sarasota Memorial Hospital. After Hurricane Irma ravaged his state, that number shot up to 50 per day, and his normally half-full hospital met its capacity with 600 people crowded inside the medical center. Irma, a...

Halloween jokes

Halloween jokes

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under News-Features, Video

Kirkwood senior earns Eagle Scout ranking

Kirkwood senior earns Eagle Scout ranking

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under News-Features, Top News

Harrison Krause, senior, earned the rank of Eagle Scout on October 25, 2017. A member of Boy Scout Troop 360 from Glendale, Missouri, Krause has earned 21 merit badges, served as patrol leader and become a member of the Order of the Arrow throughout his time as a scout. Before becoming an Eagle Scout,...

Laptop-notch?

Laptop-notch?

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under News-Features

Your teacher tells the class to take out their iPads and you hear grumbling around the room. While technology generally has some kinks to be worked out, students have to spend time trying to figure out their iPads in class or trudging down to the tech desk in the library. School Wi-Fi can be questionable...

Smooth sailing with smoothie selling

Smooth sailing with smoothie selling

Megan Cleveland, features writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under News-Features

For the past seven years the pioneer school of business and Smoothie King have collaborated to promote the Smoothie King brand to the student body and let students experience the process of real-world business. During both lunches, the advanced marketing students hosted booths for students to win free...

9/11 Reflections

9/11 Reflections

Jonathan Munroe, news-features writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under News-Features

If you asked anyone who remembers when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the north tower, they would tell you how that moment has impacted their life. ...

Amending attendance

Quentin Stepp, copy editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under News-Features

Last year, had a student missed school for a few days or even a few weeks due to illness, some out of town sports tournament or just about any other excused reason, there might not have been any consequences. Work could be made up, content could be re-taught and tests could be retaken. Well, that’...

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