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A timer's tale: one student's forensics journey

  Forensics     I got on the bus with the forensics team around 11 a.m. on Friday, May 4. We didn’t arrive in Wichita until 2:30 p.m. When we got to Wichita, we checked into the hotel we . . .

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Big Event a big success

  On May 2, many HHS students were not found in the classroom during second and third hour. Instead, some were roaming the halls with clothespins playing elimination while others were playing badminton, basketball, bean bag . . .

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HHS adds four new technology courses in new school year

          Alongside Forensic Science, HHS is adding four new technologies courses for the 2018-2019 school year, all to be instructed by Ryan Thies. . . .

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Red Hawk (P)review: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

HHS sees a special day to commemorate cross country

            On Wednesday, the Hiawatha community joined HHS in the front of the high school for the unveiling of the girls’ cross country state championship sign. The girls . . .

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Hiawatha Senior sings her way to Highland Community College

On, Monday, May 7, HHS senior Josey May signed a letter of intent to sing for Highland Community College. May has been awarded a renewable vocal scholarship that will pay for tuition and books throughout her time at HCC. Following . . .

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Red Hawks welcome new head football coach

    From football coach to boys basketball coach to girls basketball coach to assisting throwers in track, Curtis Myers has done it all. However, a new adventure is starting for Coach Meyers, this time as head coach for . . .

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Red Hawk (P)review: Friday, April 30, 2018

2018 graduation speaker promises to impart Wisdom

              The month of May is upon us, and that means graduation for the class of 2018. This year, Hiawatha High will welcome Red Hawk alum Jake Wisdom to . . .

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HHS students become detectives with new forensic science course

  Hiawatha High School will be adding a number of new courses to the list for the 2018-2019 school year, including Forensic Science. The year-long course will be instructed by high school science teacher Wayne Olson during third . . .

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Student Council will radiate positive energy in the upcoming school year

   Over the years there have been various combinations of StuCo representatives, but there has not been one quite like this. Next year’s executive positions are full of positive, happy-go-lucky students, sure to . . .

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A new Gift for HHS band students

              Not all college students get jobs before they finish school. However, one hopeful college student has claimed a job at Hiawatha High School. Ms. Sara . . .

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HHS students acknowledged for their positive attitude

              Beginning this year, HHS began awarding one male and one female student from each grade “student of the quarter." For the third nine . . .

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HHS students give hope for Christmas in Mexico

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. . . .

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A new beginning to finals

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 . . .

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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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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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