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Measles outbreak sweeps across the U.S.

May 17, 2019

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By Elijah Wilkinson Copy Editor Across the United States, measles reports have been randomly popping up at an alarming rate with over 764 outbreaks in a total of 22 states in the country. According to an article by The Associ...

Dancer, musician chosen as April students of the month

May 17, 2019

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By Hallie Robinson Features Editor The Blue Springs South April students of the month are junior Abby Doll and senior Michael Baldus. Doll is on the Touch of Silver Dance Team, is in HOSA, and volunteers outside of sc...

It takes two to tango

May 17, 2019

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By Jasmin Jenkins Editor-in-Chief When a man lies in bed with another woman who is not his partner, we automatically turn our heads at the other woman, instead of accusing the man. Men are put on a pedestal and congratulate...

Keep your brain active during summer

May 17, 2019

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By Jasmin Jenkins Editor-In-Chief Once summer rolls around many students don’t normally think about school or gathering some sort of education. Our brains thrive on education. If you educate yourself, you’re basically e...

Rich parents have to follow laws too

May 17, 2019

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By Lynasi Gapelu  Reporter As a struggling child of a single-parent, I am very frustrated with certain privileged members of society as I begin planning for college. Not only do I have to take the ACTs and SATs on my own, pa...

South senate holds blood drive

April 15, 2019

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By Emily Wilson Reporter On April 4, Blue Springs South senate hosted a blood drive through the Community Blood Center. They collected 70 pints of blood and had 30 first time donors. Out of the 88 people who signed ...

Will Sheridan receives scholarship

April 12, 2019

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By Quinton Robertson Photo Editor Senior Will Sheridan received a loan of $20,000 that will be completely forgiven if he came back to teach in the Blue Springs district for at least 4 years. Sheridan is also guaranteed a jo...

Students celebrate Homestuck’s 10th birthday

April 11, 2019

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Arty Mayo Reporter   April 13th marks the 10th anniversary of Homestuck, the world’s longest running webcomic. It is one of the largest written works ever made, being over 800,000 words and 8,000 pages. The teen...

Students qualify for debate nationals and state

April 11, 2019

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Lynasi Gapelu Reporter The national qualifying tournament for debate was a two-day event held in March where about 50 other teams from different schools attended the tournament. The tournament was double elimination meaning...

South honors Jake Clark through baseball game

April 5, 2019

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Chris Langston Sports Editor On Saturday, South baseball will honor Jake Clark, a 2014 South graduate and varsity baseball player through the “Live like Jake” baseball game. Clark was diagnosed with melanoma cance...

12 forensics students qualify for nationals and 5 qualify for state competition

April 5, 2019

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Madi Preuett Reporter This year the forensics team will be heading onto Omaha, Nebraska to compete in nationals on April 11, 2019. There is a total of 12 students who qualified into nationals and 5 of those 12...

Spirit council discusses issues involving students

April 3, 2019

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By Madison Preuett Reporter There has been a growing need identified in schools in recent years for students to get their voices heard. With programs like SOS helping kickstart this movement, administration felt like there...

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