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Recent racist events turn the scope on Blue Springs

Staff Editorial

May 22, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Showcase, The Jag

Recent events here in Blue Springs have made our stomachs turn. One took place right here in our very own school. A sophomore girl was recently singled out when she found one of her papers with the word “nigger” drawn out...

Mahlyk’s Mind

Mahlyk Davis, Former Sports Editor

May 12, 2017

Filed under Editorials

High school: it’s the best of times; it’s the worst of times. We are pushed through a treacherous system in which we are brainwashed to believe the notion that numbers such as grades, standardized test scores and attendance...

Donald’s Dialogue

Donald Kelly, Former Entertainment Editor

May 12, 2017

Filed under Editorials

It has been an up and down rollercoaster with the people here at South,  but with all things in consideration I am going to miss this place. Blue Springs South is where I set my foundation of who I am and who I will become....

Charly’s Commentary

Charly Buchanan, Former News Editor

May 12, 2017

Filed under Editorials

At the end of my sophomore year, like every other student, I filled out an enrollment form for the next year, deciding it was really far time for me to take Newspaper. I subsequently found out that Newspaper was only being offered...

Noah’s Narrative

Noah Robinson, Former Assistant Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2017

Filed under Editorials

  I have to be honest, I didn’t think the day would come when I would be kicked out of the newspaper staff and be forced to train my replacement. Thanks, Obama. Now, to be fair, I’m fairly confident that the newspaper...

Olivia’s Outlook

Olivia Decker, Former Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2017

Filed under Editorials

As my time in high school is coming to an end, it seems as though everybody around me is expressing their never-ending sadness about leaving high school and moving on to the next chapter in their lives. As for me, there are...

Being nice should be an expectation

Colton Robertson, Co-Entertainment Editor

March 10, 2017

Filed under Editorials

Each and every day I do my best to be the nicest person I can be, and you should too. When I was approached to write this story, I was initially excited, but soon after was consumed by something of a disappointment. I should n...

In state vs. out of state prices are terrible

Jacob Dec, Assistant Sports Editor

March 10, 2017

Filed under Editorials

Picking what college you’re going to and whether you want to stay in Missouri or go to a different school out of Missouri can be a tough question that high school seniors have to ask themselves. Deciding if you want to spend...

Climate Change is a real threat

Noah Robinson, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017

Filed under Editorials

I probably shouldn’t even be writing this because the debate should be long gone at this point. Nevertheless, the discussion of whether climate change is a real thing and whether human activity contributes to it continues to ...

Emmett Till case has resurfaced

Donald Kelly, Co-Entertainment Editor

February 17, 2017

Filed under Editorials

In 2007, Carolyn Bryant, who accused Emmett Till of verbally and physically harassing her in Mississippi in 1955, admitted that she lied. Bryant was working on August 20, 1955, when she accused him of verbally and physically ...

New education secretary Betsy Devos is bad

Olivia Decker, Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2017

Filed under Editorials

Over the past few weeks the internet has been flooded with news about Trump’s administration and Executive Orders, and while all of the things being discussed are extremely important, something that affects high school studen...

Progressivism is increasing in the world

Noah Robinson, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2017

Filed under Editorials

The idea of progressivism in the United States has been oft-mislabeled as radical and wishful thinking.  While it does promote change in the United States, it is not nearly as radical as it is made out to be. In reality,...

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