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FAFSA helps students

Hannah Holliday, Feature Editor

November 7, 2018

Every college-bound senior is highly encouraged to submit a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The deadline for applying for FAFSA at most schools is April 1, but it is imperative to check the individual due dates...

Free ACT deadline approaches

Hannah Holliday, Feature Editor

November 7, 2018

The Kansas government will pay for all juniors and seniors who have not taken the ACT before to take it for free during the school day on Feb. 20, 2019. The deadline to sign up is Nov. 16. Signups are available in the counselin...

Business academy prepares students

Emily Gray, Reporter

November 7, 2018

Selena Umana and Jackson Lindamood, sophomores, joined the Business & Finance academy with jobs in the business field in mind. “I like how I’m making new friends that will be with me throughout high school,” Umana s...

Scholarship Box

Tristan Allen, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Scholarship: Mometrix Deadline: May 18 Amount: $1,000 Criteria: Students will write a 2,000 character essay on what works for them and why and submit it to Mometrix, a test-preparation service. The best essays will be sel...

Scholarship Box

Jeremy Kaoga, Reporter

April 16, 2018

Scholarship: Syed Farrukh Shabbir, M.D. Memorial Scholarship Deadline: April 30, 2018 Amount: $500 & $250 Criteria: The scholarship is awarded to college bound seniors who write a compelling essay about the import...

Seniors lend advice to Junior Class

Willow Vaughn, Reporter

April 16, 2018

A lot of seniors don’t know what to expect going into senior year, and afterwards many seniors recount what they would have liked to have known going into their final year. Some of the current seniors have been willing to answer...

Jorgensen tries internship

Madison Bonner, Reporter

March 21, 2018

How many people have asked you if you know what you want to do after school? Maybe a handful or maybe you’re the person that gets asked by what seems the whole adult population. High school is where students learn not only...

Some jobs limited due to age restrictions

Abbey Roschak, Reporter

January 19, 2018

Many students in high school want to make money but don’t know how to begin, or find a job. Some work places don’t start hiring until a person reaches the age of 18. Although those are the jobs that most teens want,...

Student starts T-shirt company

Hanna Alemu, Reporter

January 19, 2018

Many people have dreamed of opening their own business and becoming a boss and hopefully making good money. Two students, starting at the beginning of February, are doing just that. Dylan Hood, junior, with the assistance of...

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