Friday, December 14, marked one of the most tragic days in America’s history. Gunman Adam Lanza, 20, shot up Sandy Hook elementary school in Newton, Connecticut, using a .223 Caliber rifle, killing 20 children, . . .
KC Chiefs invade the news Dec. 1 when Linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend then himself. Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Belcher reportedly kissed his girlfriend on the forehead after killing . . .
Every year at NHS the students put on a play for the whole town to see. This year the play was Voices From the High School. I asked the students at NHS what they thought of the play. Everyone . . .
Opinion: Imagine this: You're rushing through the halls trying to get to your locker before the bell rings, but there are other students roaming around at their own pace, walking slower than death. One student may . . .
On Friday, December 14, a man injured 22 school children and an elderly woman in central China. Because the event took place around the same time of the tragedy in Connecticut that killed 28, this additional recent tragedy has been . . .
You’re walking and you see a car doesn’t have its blinker on, so you assume it’s okay to cross the street. As you do, next thing you know, that same car, still without a blinker, almost . . .
On December 20, 2012, the Neodesha High School Student Council held its first annual Mr. Bluestreak Pageant. Senior male candidates had the chance to show off different outfits, perform a specific talent, and answer . . .
Around Thanksgiving the high school did a canned food drive for the local food pantry and raised over 1,000 food items for donation. The non-perishable food items that were donated are given to the local food pantry to help families in . . .
Finding the perfect song for any given mood is hard. Finding a song in heavy radio rotation that won't become irritating in the next three months is nearly impossible. However, the latest song by Adele fits the bill. . . .
State tennis was originally scheduled for October 13 & 14, in Hutchinson, but due to inclement weather, the matches were played on the 13, 15 & 16. Jackie, was the only tennis member who qualified for . . .
Every year, the Neodesha High School students put on a play. However, this year’s play is going to be a little different from other plays they’ve put on in the past. This year’s play . . .
Every year in Independence they host Neewollah so that kids can have fun before Halloween. Kids at NHS explained what they are doing this year for Neewollah and who they are going with. Some people . . .
With over 100 million downloads on iTunes, the popular Korean song and dance, “Gangnam Style,” is becoming a sensation across the world. “Gangnam Style” is a song that many people have . . .
A 16-year-old student at Erie High School is accused of bringing brownies with prescription pills to school. Authorities were notified when the student gave another student the brownies at school. Sheriffs . . .
Today, it too often seems as though the proper use of the English language has been abandoned. With examples like ‘text speak’ and shortening words when writing, it’s no wonder that many students . . .
On Friday September 28, the Neodesha High School Student Council had their first monthly “Coke Break.” The FBLA organization assisted the Student Council this month in organizing the break. . . .
The end of the nine weeks is almost here! It’s time to get late work in, ask for extra credit, turning homework in early, and bring tissues for teachers for extra credit. Students around NHS explain . . .
The tennis team is off to a great start for the 2012-2013 season. We have a new coaching staff; Coach Gary Huff moved from JV coach to varsity. New teacher, Paige Blann, came on to help coach the girls tennis team as the JV coach. With the . . .
For many years now, the NHS Select Choir has entertained audiences with the sensational sound they have always produced. Thanks to their amazing director, Mr. Ray Essington, and its dedicated members, the NHS select choir has become a . . .
Homework, sports, games, extra-curricular activities, and for some, jobs. It all seems overwhelming for one person to tackle, but there are ways to cope and organize everything. Many students are involved in one . . .
In 2010, First Lady Michelle Obama launched her Obesity Campaign called “Let’s Move.” Some of the effects of this have impacted the school lunches in here in USD 461. The Let’s Move . . .
“Hey, I just met you/and this is crazy...” This summer had many exciting events, from London hosting the 2012 Olympics to the Mars rover, Curiosity, being launched after eight years . . .
Many NHS students showed their school pride on our traditional snake parade on September 28, 2012. This is the day freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors build floats to . . .
Sergey Vilka interviews head librarian Vicki Paxson about duties. Q: How long have you been working as a librarian? A: “I have been working as a librarian since August 1996.” . . .
Mrs. Boldra’s 8th grade math class geared up last week to celebrate “Pi Day” in honor of the number 3.14, (pi). This day was conveniently placed on 3/14. . . .
On Monday, March 5, the Keith Hersh Banquet was held in the auditorium at NHS. The Keith Hersh Scholars and their families ate in the cafeteria before the awards . . .
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