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Five teachers at Pittsburg High School get their photo taken as they share their stories about the 2020-21 school year.

A classroom perspective a year after a pandemic

Story by Francisco Castaneda and Nolan Turnbull May 4, 2022

Last year, we saw a historic year happen, teachers balancing in-person and remote learning.  From online learning, Zooming classes, battling distractions, and encouraging students, teachers adjusted...

A student in class is playing Clash Royale rather than paying attention to the class lecture.

Distracted Learning

Story by Francisco Castaneda, Yearbook EIC May 3, 2022

    As English teacher Abbey Cummings presents with the lights off as students take notes, at the side of her eye, she notices a flash coming from a student's phone when they receive a notification....

Seniors Jacob Mathew, Joy Lee, Katie Rodriguez and Owen Miller pose with their champion plaque.

Debate State Champions

Story by Sarah Alcantar March 25, 2022

Seniors Owen Miller, Katie Rodriguez, Joy Lee and Jacob Mathew became the first ever Pittsburg High School debaters to win the 5A State Debate Championship at the 5A 2-Speaker State Debate Tournament.  “We...

Signing off

Signing off

Story by Hannah Gray, Print Co-Editor, Online Co-Editor January 18, 2022

On Jan. 5, Seniors Caiden Barber and Rob Hollis committed to play football at Coffeyville Community College. While both players are leaving Pittsburg together, they expressed their own reasons for pursuing...

USD250 cancels school Thursday and Friday

USD250 cancels school Thursday and Friday

Story by Ashlan Brooks, Print Co-Editor, Online Co-Editor January 12, 2022

The USD250 district Superintendent, Richard Proffitt, sent an email to all faculty and staff today, Jan. 12,  cancelling school from Thursday, Jan. 13 to Friday, Jan. 14 due to Covid concerns. No school...

Freshman Carsen Nickelson throws the ball to his teammate. On September 14, the Pittsburg Dragons played against the Frontenac Raiders. The dragons succeed to defeat the Raiders 22 to 14.

Like father, like son

Story by Ian Sullivan November 15, 2021

For the first time in his 21 year coaching career head football coach Tom Nickelson has had to coach his own son in high school athletics. Freshman Carsen Nickelson plays quarterback and defensive back...

Hard work passes bills

Hard work passes bills

Story by Braden Benson and Jerrick Meadows November 15, 2021

Seniors in Brian Latham’s American Government class wrote bills to simulate the legislative process. Students’ bills addressed education, social issues, national security and defense. The students...

Blackhawk Helicopter getting ready to take off to bring Pittsburg High School staff for a ride around Pittsburg.

Rising above textbooks

Story by Hannah Gray, Print Co-Editor, Online Co-Editor November 15, 2021

On Tuesday, Nov. 9, teachers could be found flying above the city of Pittsburg on a Blackhawk helicopter. Blackhawks from Forbes Field in Topeka made their way to Pittsburg to give civilians a trip on...

Spanish teacher Angela Pallarés works with health teacher Jose Speer to improve his Spanish writing.

Learning on the job

Story by Francisco Castaneda and Nolan Turnbull November 15, 2021

After the bell rings to signal the end of study hall, health teacher Jose Speer walks down to room 220 where Spanish teacher Angela Pallarés teaches AP Spanish. He walks in, takes his seat, and prepares...

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