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Making it official

Making it official

Story by Heather Mowdy, Print Editor December 14, 2023

Photo provided by Maddy Robison

Back to her roots

Story by Chloe Nickelson, Website Editor and Writer December 11, 2023

Former Pittsburg High School student Madisyn Robison is the new public information officer and social media manager for the USD 250 school district. “I had my first experience with social media management...

I will hopefully be an artist,” Rowe said. “A freelance artist would be nice, but if that doesn’t work out then I will probably be an art teacher.” 

Big Opportunity

Story by Heather Mowdy, Print Editor February 10, 2023

Senior McKenzie Rowe has recently received a merit scholarship of $76,000 to The Art Institute of Chicago.  “It definitely [means a lot]. I wasn’t going to get to go because the tuition was so...

Physical training to physical science

Story by Heather Mowdy and Kayleigh Keller January 5, 2023

Last year, Head Football Coach Tom Nickelson retired from coaching, but chose to stay at Pittsburg High School as a science teacher.      “[Science] is what I went to college for,” Nickelson...

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...

Choir director Susan Laushman conducts students in Encore while preparing contest submissions.

Laushman receives Outstanding Music Educator award

Story by Ian Sullivan, Reporter January 28, 2021

On Jan. 20, PHS choir director Susan Laushman was given the honor of the National Federation of State High School Association’s (NFHS) Outstanding Music Educator award.  According to the official...

When anxiety attacks: how students cope

Story by Braden Benson February 4, 2020

According to nurse practitioner Amber Hunziker, the most common mental health concern in Pittsburg High school is anxiety. “I would say depression is high, anxiety is way worse,” Hunziker said....

Freshman JJ White and junior Matt Cicero pose for a photo

Students create new club for fishing

Story by Ashlan Brooks, Print Co-Editor, Online Co-Editor September 30, 2019

A new club may be printed in student’s activity handbook next year, as junior Matt Cicero pushes to officialize the fishing club. The process started when Cicero built a petition signed by over twelve...

Illustration by: Lane Phifer and Jorge Leyva

Fostering a life

Story by Nicole Konopelko, Managing Editor April 29, 2019

For 28 days, senior Dacota Storm Price’s home was the small visitors room of a KVC Kansas foster care office in Pittsburg. Price’s time in the office would follow the same routine. During the day,...

Sophomore Raign Estes exhibits her self imposed tattoos. She gave herself her first tattoo the summer before sophomore year at age 15 in her own home. I love [my tattoos], but every time I tattoo myself, I kind of get in front of the mirror and check it out and say I need more, Estes said. I learned to appreciate that those tattoos are more than just an image and theyre an experience for me. Ill always remember the feeling of tattooing them on myself, the process of tattooing them and the time that I did it. I could probably look at each of these tattoos and go back to a day that I did them.

Creating irreversible masterpieces

Story by Nicole Konopelko, Managing Editor February 26, 2019

I wanna stay in love with my sorrow, oh, but, God I wanna let it go. For some people, these words are nothing more than Evanescence song lyrics. But for sophomore Temper Raign Jetamio Estes — who...

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