Santa Clarita Diet: a Chilling Comedy Back from the Dead

Netflix original Santa Clarita Diet is a new take on showing the life of the undead. As in, it shows the life and not just a lot of people killing a lot of zombie-people.   Suburban couple Joel and Sheila Hammond are thrown into a whirlwind dilemma when Sheila one day wakes up dead. Unlike most who wake up dead, Sheila actually wakes up. After discovering her new found disgust…

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Chanute High School Passes Health Code Inspection

After being considered out of compliance on it’s last two inspections, Chanute High School was recently given an in compliance score from the Kansas Department of Agriculture.   The inspection which gave the positive score was conducted on February 8.   The Department of Agriculture did find a couple of issues, one related to an item being improperly dated for use by. The other one had to do with good…

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Culinary Arts Program Considered for Future

Chanute High School may soon be getting a new culinary arts program as a part of their career and technical education classes.   Family and consumer sciences teacher Leah Hoesli is excited about the opportunities a culinary arts program could bring. “I am excited for opportunity to teach students different cooking techniques, and to prepare students for the job market,” Hoesli said. “Individuals that know the proper way to cook…

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City Makes Shift to Lower Speed Limits for Chanute 35 Parkway, other streets

With traffic congestion surrounding the high school at rates higher than ever, speed limits on streets around Chanute High School have undergone revision. The biggest change in speed limits, on Chanute 35 Parkway, going from 40 mph to 35 mph, was approved at the Chanute City Commission Meeting on February 27. The main proponent for the change was concern for the safety of CHS students.   CHS students fell on…

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Students Visit Nursing Home Residents

Family and friends make up a huge part of our life. They’re there for you when you’re happy, sad, or even when you just need someone to talk to.   How would you feel if your friends and family just weren’t there anymore? What if they just stopped showing up? Maybe they were busy or maybe through the years they’ve moved on with their own lives. This problem is happening…

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Spicy Socks

Socks have always been an auxiliary accessory, but in recent years they have slowly, but surely, found their way into the fashion spotlight.   Most people just wear regular ol’ socks. However there are some, such as myself, that like to spend ridiculous amounts of money on pieces of cloth that nearly nobody sees unless you are wearing shorts.   Socks have become another accessory that people like to show…

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That’s “My” Spot

One of the biggest pet peeves of some CHS students is having THEIR parking spot taken. So when someone takes it away, the day just doesn’t seem right. Junior Kobe Chance definitely is one of these CHS students.   “It makes me kind of angry when someone takes my spot, it makes me want to get out of my car and move theirs.”   We polled the CHS student body…

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Race to the Finish Line of Success

“There’s this feeling in your gut, some hate it but racers, man we love it and we get it every time.”   Junior Bryce Weldon has many hobbies, but his favorite by far is racing. Weldon started his racing career on the pavement when he was eight years old. He raced go-karts on tracks in Urbana, Iola, and many other places, but Weldon was ready after six years of go-karting…

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Dangers of a Lit Spring Break

Thinking about traveling over spring break this year? Before you do, know the dangers of traveling over spring break.  According to Robert Glatter’s article, Spring Break’s Greatest Dangers, binge drinking is the most dangerous issue that happens during spring break.     Binge drinking is the consumption of an excessive amount of alcohol in a short period of time. To men, it is defined as consuming five or more drinks…

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Drug and Alcohol Policy Raises Concerns about Fairness

Do Chanute High School’s policies treat all students equally and fairly? That is the question many CHS students are asking as the school’s drug and alcohol policy has become a topic of debate among students.   The current policy states the first time a student is found with drugs or alcohol (on or off school grounds), the student is suspended from all activities, including practices for anything the student may…

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