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Throwing Down the Flag

Throwing Down the Flag

December 16, 2014

Seminar Scuffle

September 24, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Seminar is one of the most important “classes” we have here. It gives students a chance to travel to multiple teachers to make up any missed work during the school day instead of having to come in outside of school hours to...

Lone Survivor. Wow.

Jonathan Wilson

February 10, 2014

Filed under Edited, Editorials

Lone Survivor quenched my thirst for a truly well done film. If you are not familiar with the plot here's a quick summary. The film is based on the true story of a failed Navy SEAL mission, Operation Red Wings. This mission...

Potty Problems

Brock Burnett, Staff Writer

December 17, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The potty. The bathroom. The John. Whatever you call it, everyone knows what it is, and everyone has to use it. At our own houses, we use them however we please, but in public places people are often a bit more wary in their app...

Technology

May 3, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Just when you thought a piece of technology was as advanced as it possibly could be, your wrong and it becomes more advanced. Recently there have been a wide variety of improvements in technology from shoes, to smart phones. Technology...

How to Survive Winter Break

December 14, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Entertainment, News, Opinion

With Finals coming up, it is very easy to only focus on those and completely forget about the end of the semester and winter break. We're here to make sure that this winter break is one to be remember forever. - COMMUNICATION! As cliche as it sounds this i...

Study Tips for Finals

December 10, 2012

Filed under Editorials, News, Opinion

Well everyone, it’s Finals Time. Get ready for the most stressful, sleepless, and tiring week of the first semester. (But somewhat rewarding) Here are some helpful tips to keep you on the right track for acing those pesky exams! 1. Probably...

Last Minute Homecoming Ideas

October 8, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Entertainment, Opinion

Well, Sydney and I had all intentions on writing a quick little blog about sweet ways people got asked to homecoming. The only problem is that once we started asking around we realized that this year, people didn’t really get...

How to Survive The First Football Game

August 30, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The first game of the season is right around the corner! We’re here to give you a few pointers on how to make it through the first varsity game of the year! GET LOUD! Shawnee Mission West is known for an enthusiastic, rambun...

August 24, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Freshman year was a whirlwind of new experiences, people, classes, and activities.  Last year the class of 2015 was finally in the “big” high school and got to do the two things middle schoolers look forward to most: playi...

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