Finally, Christmas is here! Or is it? Payton Wurtz gets to the bottom of the official start of the season.
Last week, students, community members, several district teachers and one school board member joined reporter Patrick Richardson from the online publication the Sentinel for a roundtable discussion about USD 329’s academic successes.
Three students founded a new student club, “Rooted in Christ,” with hopes that girls at Wabaunsee High School, who want to grow in their relationship with God, will join in trying to make the school a more positive place.
As we prepare to graduate and enter the real world, the seniors of the Charger staff have been reflecting on our time in high school and all the wisdom we’ve gathered over the last four years.
Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. day, which is great because we didn’t have school, but it’s also great because we got to commemorate a great man. Wabaunsee, like most schools in the area, observes the holiday, and several teachers include King’s works in their curriculum, but general knowledge of King’s legacy is still often insufficient.
A.J. Grutsch, Eli McDaniel, Jacob Daley and Justin Carlson debate the most important philosophical questions of our age.
What should the next pep club theme be for the next home game? In honor of Halloween, what is the most scared you’ve ever been? The government class is currently proposing bills. What is one thing you think should change at WHS?
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.
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.
Books are categorized as classics on the basis that no matter when you read it, the book will always be relevant.
Some of the most commonly known classics are “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Of Mice and Men,” mainly because they are both taught in high school English classes. Though most classics are widely known, people still tend to be hesitant to read them. Some classics can be very beneficial to read though —that’s what makes them classics. They have stood the test of time and continue to do so.