Patient or Doctor?

Huntyr Schwegman, Editor-in-Chief
December 16, 2017

Marijuana. Xanax. Alcohol. If you’re a high school student, you probably cannot count on your fingers how many people you know who self-medicate using these substances. There’s a growing self medication problem among high school students across the nation, and Chanute High School students are not... Read more »


Darbee Chard, Reporter
November 27, 2017

Dr. Wayne Hatcher is not exactly new here at Chanute High School. While this may be his first year officially teaching, Dr. Hatcher has worked at Chanute High School prior to this year. His first year, the 2016-2017 school year, he served as the ALC supervisor. Now you can find him in room 205 (Mr. Bruner’s... Read more »

USD 413 to implement ALICE protocol in wake of shootings

Dustin Vargo, Reporter
November 27, 2017

After the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas where over 500 people were injured and over 50 died, USD #413 is now considering switching to a new lockdown protocol. Many think that ALICE, in the event of a school shooting, would protect students and faculty better than previous ideas of hiding. USD 413’s... Read more »

A different type of high school relationship

Rosebelle Toledo, Reporter
November 27, 2017

A smug smile was plastered on his face, eyes trained on his best friend struggling to form coherent sentences. The girl his friend was hopelessly crushing on cut him off rather abruptly, and he saw his friend’s shoulders slumped right after. Turning around, he looked straight towards him, and that... Read more »

The art of teaching

Marissa Burciaga, Reporter
October 6, 2017

With five new additions to the teaching staff at CHS, there’s some ‘Getting to Know You’ questions we asked the newbie teachers. First victim: Charles Bishop. Taking over the Art department from previous teacher of at least 40 years, Rick Bushnell, CHS is happy to introduce Mr. Bishop. Here’s... Read more »

Haunting hobby

Rosebelle Toledo, Reporter
October 5, 2017

“Who’s there?” It’s a thought senior Kacie McMillen often finds herself wondering as she hears a rattling from her bedroom doorknob. Two of her friends follow closely behind as she investigates the noise, flashlights in hand and feelings of exhilaration coursing through their veins. For many... Read more »

Memory lane

Amanda Stalder, Reporter
October 5, 2017

Senior Lane is a tradition among Chanute High School seniors. The afternoon of the painting of the lane in front of the school typically resonates with a cheerful, excited aura. This year, however, a deeper feeling filled the hearts of many while painting their sections of the road. On December 31, 2015... Read more »

Technology issues persist

Cali Hudson, Reporter
October 5, 2017

When USD 413 chose to outsource its technology needs to Kansas City-based company k12itc, the company claimed, “Your district has taken a big leap forward in technology service.” Students, staff, and administrators are still awaiting that leap as a plethora of technology issues have plagued the district... Read more »

Sticking with tradition

Rachel Jackett, Reporter
October 4, 2017

Despite several conversations regarding the possibility of making changes to homecoming this year, the homecoming committee decided to stick to tradition. “No changes will be made this year so we can have more time to plan if we want to change in the future,” Stugo sponsor Karen Graham said. The... Read more »