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Math dept. adopts new textbooks

Math dept. adopts new textbooks

Story by: Kali Poenitske, Editor in Chief

November 3, 2017

On Sept. 27, a parent meeting was held to explain the new math delivery system. With only 24 hours notice, over 90 parents and students attended what was supposed to be a 30 mi...

Dreamers on the Field

Dreamers on the Field

Story by: Gina Mathew & Ximena Ibarra

October 11, 2017

At a glimpse, the soccer team at PHS is like any other. The minute the dismissal bell rings, players gather at the soccer field to practice assists, kicks, blocks and headers. But...

Students encouraged to attend tonight’s DACA March & Rally

Story by: Gina Mathew, Editor in Chief

September 8, 2017

A rally will take place tonight at 6 at the Pittsburg Farmers’ Market, where junior Ximena Ibarra will be a featured speaker. Earlier this week, President Donald Trump announced the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the Obama-era program allowing undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to remain in the country. “I’m actua...

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Feature

English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language

Story by: Ximena Ibarra, Reporter

November 14, 2017

From China to Pittsburg Kansas, Lijun Zhu has taught in different parts of the world. Zhu began teaching in the English as a Second Language (ESOL) program for Pittsburg Hi...

Magic behind the curtain

Magic behind the curtain

Story by: Matthew Moore, Reporter

November 9, 2017

With four more theatre productions coming up this year, the tech crew has been working to make things flow behind the scenes. Some students do not realize the actors are ...

Ensemble evolution

Ensemble evolution

Story by: Journey Jaramillo, Managing Editor

November 8, 2017

As approximately 12 percent of the student population gathers in one room, vocal music instructor Susan Laushman reflects on the growth of her program throughout the year...

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Sports

Strong swing

Strong swing

Story by: Maddy Robison, Online Editor

November 7, 2017

On Oct.16, the girls golf team competed 5A at state in Emporia and placed third. “A golf team has not qualified for a state competition since 1974 at Pittsburg High Sch...

Hard Hitting

Hard Hitting

October 13, 2017

Pittsburg High School’s football team has used its early season success to propel itself to a number five ranking in class 5A, according to maxpreps.com. The Dragons...

From first base to first place

From first base to first place

October 12, 2017

Duncan Dominates Denver

Duncan Dominates Denver

June 14, 2017

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A&E

Shadow of War

Shadow of War

Story by: Connor Balthazor, Managing Editor

November 1, 2017

“Middle Earth: Shadow of War” is a sequel, and despite ending the previous game (“Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor”) by defeating the main villain in one of the simp...

Furious 8 Review

Furious 8 Review

Story by: Julie Wilson, Reporter

June 14, 2017

The eighth movie in the Fast & Furious series, “The Fate of the Furious,” predictably amps up the action and the cast because Hollywood law demands that sequels must...

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