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Could student IDs equal money saved?

              Every year, shortly after picture day, all HHS students receive a piece of red and blue plastic called a Student ID. Afterward, they can be found as . . .

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At HHS Career Day, students look toward the future

Career day is a time when HMS/HHS students get the opportunity to learn about all the different career options as well as how to begin pursuing them during and after their high school years. Presenters from all over the area flocked to . . .

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HHS d(en)ominates Math Day

    Tuesday, November 14, HHS students Terry Snyder, Kylie Thompson, Lexi Feldkamp, Josie Pierce, Dannell Kopp, Lindsay Hinton, Liam Brook, and Tess Wolney travelled to Washburn University to participate in Math Day. . . .

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Young ball teams lean on leadership of upperclassmen

              Basketball season has begun, and with the beginning of this season comes many questions. A few players from both the girls and boys teams have made . . .

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Vets honored at HHS assembly

    On November 10, students from Hiawatha Middle and High Schools gathered in the gymnasium of the high school to celebrate local veterans. The assembly was sponsored by the Hiawatha FFA chapter. The afternoon . . .

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Red Hawk (P)review: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Is Red Hawk Rewards revamp an improvement upon the old system?

              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 . . .

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Should we have a cell phone policy?

    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 . . .

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Why Google Play should be unblocked

    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, . . .

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How to stay mentally healthy in stressful situations

            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 . . .

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In defense of sustained silent reading

  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 . . .

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Making time for post-secondary planning in school: a proposal

            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 . . .

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Local cheerleader to travel to Florida

            Local high school cheerleader Michelle Russell has been chosen to attend the annual All-American Cheer Team event in Florida this winter. . . .

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Harley Calhoon: not your typical cheerleader

            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 . . .

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HHS senior reflects on her journalism career

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 . . .

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Isabella Eppens: the future of secondary education

            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 . . .

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Martina tina bo beena, banana fanna fo feena, me my mo meena. Martina!

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 . . .

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Robin Madere: the untold story

  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, . . .

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The contradictory Maddy Gruber

            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 . . .

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Who is Alysun Shamburg?

  Who is Alysun Shamburg? Sitting across the table from her, you may assume she is quiet and reserved, but when you get to know her you find that she is actually full of curiosity. Occupying her curiosity are not only . . .

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