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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Review

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Review

Nic Myers, Web Editor

December 6, 2019

Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts (EA) have developed and published a new addition to the Star Wars collection of video games, “Jedi: Fallen Order”. This game is a brand new standalone, single player game that utilizes unique lightsaber combat that is similar to scenes from the Star Wars mo...

Countdown to the holidays calendar

Countdown to the holidays calendar

Kaitlyn Bailey, Editor

December 2, 2019

Once Thanksgiving rolls by, children and adults are ready to celebrate the holidays. The holidays are known for family time, giving, and celebrating the new year, and children across the country are excited for what is to come within the coming weeks. Here is a countdown to the holidays with fun activi...

Disney+ Review

Disney+ Review

Nic Myers, Web Editor

November 27, 2019

Walt Disney Company has finally launched the long awaited streaming service, Disney+. The service comes in at just $6.99 a month and allows users to try the service with a seven day free trial, but a valid debit or credit card is required.  The experience of using Disney+ is very simple. The intuitive in...

Tarzan Musical

Tarzan Musical

Colten Stone, Managing Editor

November 25, 2019

On Nov. 8, the music department presented to a packed crowd their musical, Tarzan, inspired by the Disney movie. Tarzan is a story on how a child is left in an African jungle and is raised by the Mangani great apes, only for him to find out his civilization and for him to reject it and to continue li...

Battle celebrates senior night

Battle celebrates senior night

Kenny Miller, Reporter

November 7, 2019

On Oct. 25 the senior athletes were recognized with their families on the football field. For the last four years seniors have put in blood, sweat and tears for the sports they love. Now as their last games and tournaments wrap up, they are recognized in front of the whole school. For many, senior night...

Walk in other people’s shoes

Walk in other people’s shoes

Rachel Eaton, Reporter

October 28, 2019

People walk in groups around the calm of the park, talking about the ones they lost, the thoughts they had. They walk to stop the feeling of being alone. To prevent suicide. The annual Out of the Darkness Walk, ran by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), was held Oct. 20 at Stephens La...

Marching band plays the big show me

Marching band plays the big show me

Kenny Miller, Reporter

October 28, 2019

The Marching Band made their annual appearance at the Mizzou Marching Band Festival, a yearly event that features schools all around the state and is held at Faurot Field.. This year the marching band ran their show called “Me, Myself and…”. The competition was their third competition of the...

Fall sports review

Fall sports review

Kenny Miller, Reporter

October 28, 2019

November is right around the corner, which means many sports teams are preparing for their last games and postseason competitions. Here is how the fall sports teams are looking as they head into their last few weeks: The football team has one more game left in the season as they take on the Hannibal...

The Great Wall of Honor

The Great Wall of Honor

Connor Parrish, Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

On the first day of school, students walking down the hallway saw a noticeable change in the hallway: the wall of honor that is located right outside the gymnasium. On Oct. 4, a formal presentation was held with Adam Taylor, Dr. Kim Presko, Dr. Peter Stiepleman, and Lisa Bailey all giving speeches to d...

M(ag)nificent day

M(ag)nificent day

Colten Stone, Managing Editor

October 25, 2019

On Oct. 17 students filled the A wing to see and pet animals at this year’s annual Ag Day.  Ag Day is an annual event that happens once a year, where the agricultural classes bring their animals for students to explore different aspects of agriculture. Students can come down during their lunch time...

American Impeachment Explained

American Impeachment Explained

Ava Kitzi, Copy Editor

October 25, 2019

Over the past month, news sites and radio shows have been overwhelmed with the fast-emerging scandal involving President Donald Trump and the country of Ukraine. An anonymous whistleblower complaint has turned into a full-blown impeachment inquiry for Trump. The statement claims that the President coerc...

Jordan Mayes Big Night

Jordan Mayes Big Night

Colten Stone, Managing Editor

October 25, 2019

It was a chilly night with a loud crowd for the homecoming game vs Hickman on Oct.4. The Kewpies scored a touchdown with 33 seconds remaining in the game to make the score 67-37, Spartans up by 30. Just as the crowd was expecting the Spartans to go in victory formation and to let the clock run out, t...

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