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Power Outages in North Carolina Cause Concern

Power Outages in North Carolina Cause Concern

Ethan Hunting, Copy Editor December 8, 2022

     A crisis is brewing over on the East Coast, as many North Carolina residents have lost power after a string of attacks on power substations. The attacks appear to be targeted, as another attack...

Comeback Season

Comeback Season

Madeline Clark, Editor-in-Chief December 8, 2022

Riley Trowbridge, the Strength and Conditioning coach, is bringing back powerlifting after six years. Powerlifting is a competitive type of weightlifting that consists of three different lifts. Athletes...

The Failures of Sex Abstinence-Only Teaching

The Failures of Sex Abstinence-Only Teaching

Lillian Campbell, Ads editer November 30, 2022

Abstinence-only teaching is when youth are just told to not have sex until marriage and are not educated on the matter. Sex abstinence-only teaching is like telling students that just not having sex is...

Students in Mr. Petersons honors algebra 2 class take a test before Thanksgiving break

Finals Return After 3 years

Caroline Clarke, Reporter November 30, 2022

StuAfter 3 years, finals have returned for the 2022-2023 school year.   “I think they are important for a couple of reasons,” Michael Simpson, assistant principal said. “They allow us to wrap...

Students Give Back To Community By Helping With Blood Drive

Students Give Back To Community By Helping With Blood Drive

Paige Schesser, Reporter November 14, 2022

On Wednesday, November 10, the school held a blood drive for students to volunteer. Donating blood is maybe the easiest way a student can save up to 3 lives in just an hour. One out of every three people...

Guideline to Policy

Guideline to Policy

Madeline Clark, Editor-in-chief November 11, 2022

A new transgender policy was voted on and approved at the Monday, November 7 board meeting. The meeting opened with D.C Hiegert, the LGBTQ plus legal with the ACLU of Kansas who expressed concerns about...

Varsity Cheer team competes at UCA Regional Competition

Varsity Cheer team competes at UCA Regional Competition

November 11, 2022

On Saturday, November 5,  the varsity cheer team attended the UCA Regional Competition. This competition holds opportunities for teams to earn bids for the 2023 UCA High School Nationals in Orlando, FL....

Blazer Marching Band after Neewollah performance

Marching Band Travels to Neewollah

Caroline Clarke, Reporter November 3, 2022

For the last 100 years, Independence Kansas has held the Neewollah festival. There are games, rides, activities, hay rides and more. The Blazer marching band traveled to compete in the competition and...

Elnaz Rekabi Competes Without Hijab, The Iranian People’s Fight For Freedom

Elnaz Rekabi Competes Without Hijab, The Iranian People’s Fight For Freedom

Rey Renick, Reporter October 28, 2022

On Sunday, October 16, Iranian Athlete Elnaz Rekabi competed in the Asian Climbing Championships in Seoul, South Korea while not wearing a hijab. According to multiple sources, after the competition she...

The Blazer Stop serving coffee

The Blazer Stop Returns with their New and Popular Coffee

Jarrett Reiter , Reporter October 21, 2022

The Blazer Stop returned on October 4, near the main gym, with their new product coffee including frappuccinos. The Blazer Stop will be opened during lunch hours and smoothies and coffee will be available...

Kelli Baker and Choir says Bye, Bye, Bye to Head Janitor Joe Cibulski on his Last Day

Kelli Baker and Choir says Bye, Bye, Bye to Head Janitor Joe Cibulski on his Last Day

Bailey Toburen, Staff Member October 5, 2022

Friday, September 9 was lead custodian Josef Cibulski’s last day at GEHS. Many recall him as a kind individual who made everyone feel welcome, which prompted affiliates Robin Schrack, Kelli Baker, and...

Overcrowding In Weightlifting Classes

Overcrowding In Weightlifting Classes

Angela Ocanas and Jarrett Reiter October 4, 2022

With the increase of students this year, the weights classes are overcrowded, leading to less productivity among the students. “80 students is what I originally wanted to be in Strength and Conditioning...

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