Letter to the Editor | Charger should emphasize positives

This is in response to the October 7 editorial “Destructive behavior reflects poorly on entire student body” that was published in the Wabaunsee High School student newspaper, The Charger. To clarify, the opinion article “Destructive behavior reflects poorly on entire student body” contained misleading statements. Rather than focusing on negative events, the positive outcomes from these life lessons are what should be sought after. 

Editorial | Destructive behavior reflects poorly on entire student body

“Devious licks,” the newest TikTok challenge, has students destroying and stealing school property across the country. This challenge has unruly students knocking stalls over, breaking sinks, taking paper towel dispensers off the walls and stealing soap dispensers. Most of the damage has been in bathrooms due to the inability to have any form of security.

Editorial | Gay-Straight Alliance club aims to create accepting environment for all

The addition of a Gay-Straight Alliance Club at WHS is long overdue. At the most recent board meeting, USD 329 approved the founding of a Gay-Straight Alliance club. Officially, the board approved the consent agenda which included the item “Per BOE policy & Federal law grant equal access to a non-school sponsored Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) club.” There was no controversy in the discussion for the establishment of this club, and there really shouldn’t be.

KSHSAA Advisory Team provides input from students

Each year six juniors across the state of Kansas are selected to be a part of the KSHSAA Student Advisory Team. Last year, I was one of the selected students and I currently serve as one of the 2A representatives. As a member of the team, part of my job is to provide input to the KSHSAA Executive Board, Board of Directors and Association staff about issues affecting students. 

Opinion | Concerns about Critical Race Theory unnecessary

Schools are a place where students go to be educated. Kids go to school, they get information crammed into their little heads, they go home and cry. That is the way our forefathers intended it to be. Schools are completely entrusted to mold the minds of our youth, but some people believe the trust is being misplaced.  As of late, concerned citizens across our country have been voicing their concerns regarding the teaching of Critical Race Theory.

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