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Kauffman Stadium Celebrates Christmas

By Rhayla Huff   Kansas City will host a musical Christmas night to celebrate the holidays. The Canadian Brass Symphony will be performing December 1 downtown at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts. It starts at 8pm and the tickets start at $35. Guest conductor, Douglas Droste will perform with trumpets, trombones, french horns, and tubas Read More

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Thor: Ragnarok A Superhero Comedy

By Rhayla Huff   From a hardcore Marvel Fanatic, “Thor: Ragnarok” was an absolutely hilarious, action-packed movie that renewed the sense of childish adventure that has been missing from the previous movies.   Thor spent the movie with an aura of confidence that was dearly missed in “Thor: The Dark World.” Hemsworth delivers this character with ease, Read More

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Princess Bride Movie Night

By Rhayla Huff   This Thursday in Downtown Lee’s Summit, Downtown Movie Nights is hosting a movie on Main Street. Sponsored by Douglas Tire and Auto, “The Princess Bride” will be presented. It will be shown at City Hall Plaza. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, and picnic foods to enjoy at the movie. It Read More

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It: Remastered

By Rhayla Huff  As someone absolutely terrified of clowns, IT was quite a traumatizing experience. Bill Skarsgård succeeded in portraying Pennywise, giving him an eery resemblance to Heath Ledger’s Joker. When Skarsgård wasn’t onscreen, the child actors gave the movie an almost coming-of-age feel.   Richie (Finn Wolfhard) swore in practically every sentence and carried the Read More

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IB Testing Week Stresses Students

By Rhayla Huff   Finals week is considered one of the hardest weeks in a student’s year. In high school, there is only one thing worse: IB testing. IB testing is used in 743 high schools around the US, and Lee’s Summit North is one of them.   IB testing is a part of the college prep Read More

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End of Course Exams Raise Issues

By Rhayla Huff   The EOC, or the End of Course exam, is an assessment used in the US to help determine the student’s overall knowledge throughout the year. The test compiles for 20% of a student’s grade from ninth grade through eleventh and is important for educational purposes.   This year, some students were even unable Read More

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Boys Track

By Rhayla Huff   Boys Varsity Track consists of sprints, running relays, pole vault, distance running, throws, jumps and hurdles. Sprints and relays involve freestyle running and time sprinting. Pole vault consists of contestants jumping over a high pole using a flexible pole, and distance are running an 800 which is two laps around the track, Read More

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Hacked McDonald’s Twitter Account Attacks Trump

By Rhayla Huff   This morning on Twitter, McDonald’s tweeted Donald Trump and the White House, insulting him. “You are actually a disgusting excuse of a President and we would love to have Obama back, also you have tiny hands,” (courtesy of twitter.com).   Directly after this tweet, people began to notice and took screenshots, wondering why Read More

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Boys Basketball Team Strikes Again

By Rhayla Huff   The Boys Varsity Basketball Team played Tuesday Night in a home game at Lee’s Summit North. Not only was it the last game, but it was Senior Night, and the five seniors were under heavy pressure. They went against Blue Springs South and came out the winners, 83-69.   For some of the Read More

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Super Bowl LI Set to Take Place this Sunday

By Rhayla Huff    Super Bowl Sunday is back and ready to take over the nation.    For six weeks, the Falcons have been destroying the competition, scoring at least 33 points in each of their last six games, including regular and post-season.     Having lost to the Broncos in Super Bowl XXXIII back Read More

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