HHS will be undergoing several changes in the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. Chris Vitt will be teaching biology, anatomy, and college biology full . . .
Since the start of the spring semester, students may have noticed that a new face has graced west campus. Ellen Blackwell has been serving as a student teacher under Ms. Thompson, learning the ropes of ag ed as . . .
USD-415 teachers Brent and Kim Krauter are in the process of starting a non-profit organization to help families with children who have been diagnosed with the UBA5 gene mutation. Madelyn Krauter, daughter of Brent and Kim, . . .
While many spend their winter break at home or out of town with family, sitting around opening presents, three HHS students - Mary Rosá, Jack Rosá, and Jocelyn Dvorak - traveled to Mexico on a mission trip instead. . . .
Teachers Jenny Dunn and Patty Davis proposed a new finals schedule. The new finals schedule was made to erase all of the extra time wasted throughout the day. Many students are excited for finals, and some a little upset. The new . . .
Many students have just received their first Red Hawk Reward, and while there is a palpable excitement now, will it last? The Red Hawk Rewards system has . . .
Hiawatha High School has a “no cellphones during school hours” policy, but is it fair to the students? Many schools, not only around this area, but around the state and country, allow phones during school . . .
Most students show better performance in school when listening to music, says Independence Magazine. It motivates people to work harder, and stimulates the brain to stay focused. However, . . .
School can be stressful for students everywhere. Students here at Hiawatha High have a total of eight classes, four per day. During the school day they can be piled . . .
Every Thursday Hiawatha High School students participate in SSR, or Sustained Silent Reading, during advisory. Some students really enjoy this time where they can take a break from the homework and stress of school and . . .
Sitting in my darkened room, I blinked my heavy eyes and looked over at my clock: 2:25 a.m. Only one thing was able to erase the tiredness I was feeling - the . . .
Harley Calhoon may seem like the stereotypical cheerleader to some, but to those who take the time to get to know her, she is a quirky, thoughtful, typical teenage . . .
Randee Glander, a senior at Hiawatha High School, certainly hasn’t stayed put in her 18 years of life. From Kansas to Nebraska, she has experienced small schools and large schools. In the end, though, she came back to . . .
Many people are concerned with the future of education in the state of Kansas, as per budgeting issues. So it’s no coincidence that many people also often wonder . . .
Martina Marie Bourland was born in Columbia, Missouri, on May 25, at 11:52 p.m. She finds herself thinking of Justin Bieber when she's alone. Her after highschool dreams are to move back to Columbia and live with a . . .
Seeing Robin Madere leaving the building after school, one might assume with her quiet demeanor and focused attitude that she would be going straight home to finish her homework. But after dropping off her backpack in her car, . . .
There are two sides to Maddy Gruber. The “I'd rather sleep all day, eat all the food in the house and watch Netflix” side and the athletic side that loves to . . .