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Spring play auditions around the corner

Laurissa Marcotte, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2012


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Drama students are buzzing and newspaper teacher Bill Gasper is already nailing boards over his windows to hide from angsty teens with a grudge. This can only mean one thing: Spring play auditions are coming up. “This is my second year trying out for the spring play,” sophomore Samantha Rohleder....

Orchestra attends Western Kansas Orchestra Festival

Anna Shippy, Online Editor

November 30, 2011


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18 orchestra students traveled to Hutchinson for the Western Kansas Orchestra Festival on Nov. 18 and 19. The purpose of the festival was for students to be able to have the chance to play with a larger orchestra than normal and work under a different festival conductor. There was 450 students, divided...

Students share Halloween activities

Anna Shippy, Online Editor

November 3, 2011


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Despite Halloween being on a Monday this year, students still managed to celebrate. School was let out early the week before Halloween, and the students had a four-day weekend. Throughout the weekend, there were various events, dances or haunted houses to attend. “I went to the CYO Haunted House...

Talent show ends up a hit

Christina Carreira, Advertising Manager

April 12, 2011


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Sophomore Blake Ruder received first place at the school talent show on April 12 and was awarded a $100 prize. Ruder played guitar and sang “Good Riddance”. Seniors Ben Glassman, Zack Gaughan and Taylor Ermoian performed “All Ye” and received second place; they were awarded $50. Singing...

Romantic comedy took stage last weekend

Romantic comedy took stage last weekend

Lauren Wright, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2011


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Instead of a playing field, these kids work on a stage. They suit up in dresses, fedoras, ties and pumps. Instead of a ball, bat or racket, they all hold playbooks. These are the kids who dedicate their time and energy to the Spring Play. This year the Spring Play was “It Happens Every Summer,”...

Pick up the telephone, it’s Lady Gaga calling

Anna Shippy, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010


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From dressing in outfits made entirely of raw meat to wearing Diet Coke cans in her hair, Lady Gaga definitely makes herself known in the music world. Lady Gaga, whose real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, has been a rising music star since 2008 when her first album, “The Fame,” was...

Marching season has ended, concert season begins

Rachel Moravek, Online Reporter

November 10, 2010


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The school’s band members said goodbye to marching season on Nov. 2 when they had their very first concert practice. With their marching uniforms hung up, they begin to work on a spooky piece entitled “Haunted Carnival” by Bob Price. According to some students, marching season did very well...

Local band releases demo, dreams of making it big

Local band releases demo, dreams of making it big

Lexi Pfannenstiel, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2010


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Taking advantage of any show it can play, this one-year-old pop punk/alternative band has performed over 18 shows hoping to rise to fame. Brown Bag Special is a three-man band consisting of a lead guitarist and backup singer Mason Ruder; lead singer Blake Ruder; and drummer Braden Dreiling. Blake...

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