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Ten tips for successful studying

Emily Elliott, Editor in chief February 24, 2016

Be organized: Have a plan for your daily schedule including sports, extra curricular activities, clubs you may be involved in, work and other activities that can influence your time to study. Stay...

Scholarship opportunities available by the counselor

Scholarship opportunities available by the counselor
Emily Elliott, Editor in chief February 18, 2016

The counselors have put together a website for students to use as a school resource and a tool for seniors to have quick access to important college necessities such as FASFA, transcript information and...

FASFA night requirements

Emily Elliott, Editor in chief February 11, 2016

Tuesday Feb. 16 and Thursday Feb. 18 from 4pm to 6pm, students will have the opportunity to work with the counselors and college Advisor Casey Gergen to fill out The Free Application for Federal Student...

More than just a number

Juniors Jessica Gebauer (left) and Sally Dishman (right) wearing the shirts they made for #blackoutbullying. The numbers on the back of their shirts represent the percentage of votes they received on the poll poster to Twitter.
Rachel Adamson, Editor in Chief February 4, 2016

"Did you see Twitter?” Junior Sally Dishman received this text on Nov. 4. “I got onto Twitter and I was in shock,” Dishman said. “I was thinking of all the regret. Seeing that [the poll]...

Orchestra inspires community

KMBC Chief Meteorologist, and also Liberty Symphony Orchestra timpanist Brian Busby, narrating the story “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” whilst the orchestra plays corresponding tunes behind him.
Mallery Zion, Editor December 24, 2015

On Saturday December 12, the Liberty Symphony Orchestra had their “Sounds of Christmas” holiday concert, featuring KMBC Chief Meteorologist, Bryan Busby. The Liberty Symphony Orchestra has many...

Winter is officially here

Amber Murray, Co-copy editor December 21, 2015

The first day of winter has arrived. December 22 marks the first full day of winter. The winter solstice was on the night of Dec. 21. The longest night of the year. “The winter solstice is the...

Foreign Exchange follow up

By Caroline Foster, J1 writer December 4, 2015

Going to a new place you are unfamiliar to can be a struggle. Moving to a different state or city for example. The change in scenery can not only be startling, but hard to adjust to. From the people to...

Northland Outdoor Adventures Offers Kayaking

James Palmer, Writer October 29, 2015

Northland Outdoor Adventures is a new and prospering kayak rental business owned by Troy and Angela Prosser. It is located in Smithville, MO. Guiding float trips on the Little Platte River and Smithville...

Art-making day

The 25 students whose art work won an award at Missouri Western State University on Oct. 7.
Rachel Adamson, Editor in Chief October 9, 2015

Out of the 46 students who went to Missouri Western State University On Oct. 7, 2015 the following 25 students won an award. "It's not normal to receive that many awards. But at this particular...

Event brings awareness and unity

Riley Stephenson, Writer October 9, 2015

Olathe, Kansas held the Walk to End Alzheimer's on Oct. 4. Friends and family of many ages, and four legged friends attended the walk. “I have been doing this walk for the eight years now,”...

Remembering 9/11

Kaitlyn Minet, News Editor September 10, 2015

September 11, 2001 is a sensitive  memory for many Americans and some remember the day clearly. The Winnetonka High School staff have different stories of what they were doing, their surroundings and...

Tonka in 650 students

Rachel Adamson, Editor in Chief February 11, 2015

                                               

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