Members of the LGBTQ+ community at WHS share their stories

June is pride month in honor of the Stonewall Riots and to promote equal opportunity for members of the LGBTQ+ community. In honor of the month, we interviewed three members of the LGBTQ+ community at WHS to get some insight on their experiences in the community and what pride month means to them.

Drama to perform ‘Crazy’ spring play

The drama class will be presenting its spring play, “Crazytown,” Saturday, May 8, at 2 p.m.  This play is structured as a local news channel in a wacky small town. It’s a lighthearted comedy with four parts. These include an interrogation, a political debate, a sports scene and an infomercial. 

WHS adds new elective to schedule

WHS is expanding opportunities for students to enroll in fine arts classes. Wabaunsee High School has recently added a new guitar class that will be taught by current band and choir teacher Jamie Rogers. 

WHS uses 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to address crumbling building

Student’s at Wabaunsee High School are using the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to cope with the bond failing this past November.  “It would be nice to have an up-to-date school, but this is the best we can get so we’ll take it,” junior Justin Carlson said. “If we saved the money our school has spent to teach Stephen Covey’s book we could probably afford radiators that don’t leak. This is most definitely the better option, though, and will provide us with a solid foundation in becoming “highly effective people.”

Rutledge hired to coach KU football

KU athletic officials announced a “home-run” hire for their football program. Wabaunsee’s head football coach Jess Rutledge will lead the University of Kansas program into the future, the university announced on April 1. 

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