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Music creativity is not dead

Tavarus Pennington, Editorials Editor

November 20, 2017

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In a time where classical forms of art are underappreciated and under consumed, the monolithic idea of creativity has been sufficed by modern pop culture and the evolution that it has embraced. Every year, somewhere in America, cla...

Adult expectations are too high

Delaney Jackson, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2017

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Teenagers have a lot of stress and pressure put on them from nearly everyone in their lives. All teenagers have pressure on them. The pressure their parents put on them, coaches, bosses, friends, and more. For me, on a typical ...

The true history of Thanksgiving

Tavarus Pennington, Editorials Editor

November 20, 2017

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Every November, countless American families feast over a table of delectable “thanksgiving” foods. This is a tradition meant to signify the peace, common ground, and friendly communion found between the Europeans that migrated...

School dress code; good or bad

Mahquiya Davis, Reporter

September 22, 2017

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Dress code, right? Every place has one. Go to the grocery store. No shoes, no shirt, no service. Your job. Wear the uniform provided to you or suffer the consequences. Society requires you to conform in certain ways. And while we ...

Get into money saving habits now

Destiny Lee, Reporter

September 22, 2017

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In school, students start making their own money, and with that, have the freedom to spend it how they choose. 185 responses were received when a survey on teen money spending was sent out among South students. About 47 perce...

Recent racist events turn the scope on Blue Springs

Staff Editorial

May 22, 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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  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

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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

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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...

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