The Booster Redux

Homecoming candidate Taylor Culbertson plans to walk without an escort

Homecoming candidate Taylor Culbertson plans to walk without an escort

Story by Lane Phifer, Multimedia Editor

October 4, 2019

As a way to break the social norm, homecoming candidate senior Taylor Culbertson decided to not have an escort for the football homecoming coronation on Friday, Oct. 4.  “I want to be able to carry myself, to show people that you don’t need people to hold your hand or arm with every accom...

A Behind the Scenes Look into “She Kills Monsters”

Seniors Mona Estes and Kylie Edson stand on stage and prepare to act out their fighting scene.

Story by Lane Phifer, Multimedia Editor

October 2, 2019

  With this year's fall play “She Kills Monsters” underway for production in two weeks, tech and stage crew are ensuring that all props, costumes, along with sets are finalized.  Some of the most important costumes are the dragon heads that the PHS theatre program rented from S...

Looking forward: Jocelyn Bolte focuses on her future

Senior Jocelyn Bolte is preparing to graduate in December. “I plan on going to Labette Community College. I plan to major in either psychology or social work,” Bolte said. “I want to show kids that are or will be in similar situations as me to look forward, not backward  and to look at all of the possible outcomes, along with setting goals for themselves.”

Story by Lane Phifer, Multimedia Editor

September 19, 2019

It’s difficult to go through the everyday challenges that come with high school, but for senior Jocelyn Bolte keeping her grades up and getting to class on time haven’t always been her biggest issues.  Bolte became a foster child nine months ago after her mother moved to Michigan a month prior...

Library’s most-read genre has extensive collection

The library has an extensive manga collection available. The manga books are located in the front section of the library by the south doors.

Story by AJ Ortiz, Reporter

September 16, 2019

The library has a little known collection, and it’s one that many readers find themselves engrossed in. That collection is manga. Manga is similar to comic books in nature and contains a lot of different subgenres as well.  The library has a collection of manga, one that librarian Samantha Warren ...

Q&A with senior debater Scout Perry

Featured above is a photo of four year senior debater, Scout Perry. Photo by Hannah Abarca

Story by McKenna Hodges, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2019

How does it feel to finally be a senior debater?  “Being a senior debater feels kind of unrealistic almost because I feel like I’m still stuck in sophomore or freshman year mentality. I feel like a lot of seniors can relate to that. But with being a senior comes a little bit more pressur...

Behind the books: Sam Warren manages a blueberry farm

Blueberries ripen on a bush in Saginaw, Missouri on the Robertson Family Farm.

Story by Sarah Alcantar

September 1, 2019

What sweet ingredient is often used in these tasty treats: waffles, muffins, smoothies, cobblers and even on top of pancakes? Blueberries! Robertson Family Farm, ran by Samantha Warren and her family, is a blueberry farm that is open in the month of June. Warren and her husband's family bought the...

Novice debaters get a taste for a real debate round

Experienced debater sophomore Rylee Scott works with two novices on their practice debate round.

Story by Joy Lee, Communications manager

August 29, 2019

As experienced debaters prepare to start their season, new novice debaters observe On Friday, Aug, 23, the novice debaters witnessed a mock debate round. According to Freshman Lillie Chatman, it helped the novices understand the order of a debate round.  “I think it was really helpful for...

Junior Dominic Hyatt balances work with school

Featured above is junior Dominic Hyatt. Dominic Hyatt works 50 hours a week at a local restaurant on top of balancing his school work. Starting at age 16, he's worked his way up to a management position.

Story by Hannah Gray, Reporter

May 20, 2019

Junior Dominic Hyatt finds it difficult to balance his job, school life and home life. Dealing with his home life and school work while working up to 50 hours a week fills his schedule. According to Hyatt, after he turned 16, he immediately went out and looked for a job hoping to fill the holes in ...

The places we’ve been

Above are student's contributed photos of the places they've been from around the globe. Some of these students include freshman Raven King, junior Laken Robinson and freshman Seth Gann.

Story by Ashlan Brooks and Sarah Alcantar

May 20, 2019

Below is an interactive representation of places that the Pittsburg High School (PHS) student body and staff have been. Each colored area is a place that someone from PHS has been.  Feel free to click on each marker to learn the stories and memories students and staff have made.  This map may look...

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