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The Heart run continues their annual tradition of the kid’s dash across the field. Towards the end of the event the kids line up across Werner Park to begin their run across the field. The dash is something that we have always done at our events Burton said. Its a moment celebrated by the kids to show how far they have come through their CHD journey.
For the 1 in 100
Quinn Burton, Staff Reporter • September 27, 2021

On Sunday, Sept. 19 Heart Heroes held their annual fundraiser at Werner Park. Aimed at raising awareness and funds for Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), Heart Heroes has become one of the largest foundations for CHD awareness. It provides...

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The annual winter musical is in high gear. The theater department is excited  do a Disney Production.
A musical unlike any other
Avery Looney, Staff Reporter • September 24, 2021

Drama departments cast and crew are starting to prepare for the winter musical   As this school year progresses, fall activities are in full force. That goes for the Millard West Theater department as it gears up for its annual...

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Conversing with a volunteer during her district-required mock job interview, freshman Evalinn Eisel answers the questions given about the fictional job she applied for. Approaching the interview, Eisel came well prepared with the essentials for each interview: her job application, resume and reference sheet. “Overall I think I did pretty well because I was given good feedback,” Eisel said. “I felt it was pretty easy to answer the questions and follow along.”
Inside mock job interviews
Samantha Vojslavek, Features Editor • September 20, 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 15, Speech and Debate students assembled in the library to complete a graduation requirement that the district assigns each year: mock job interviews. Occurring four times a year, mock job interviews help prepare...

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 New horror movie has a great plotline, and keeps you wanting to watch. This movie came out Sept. 10, 2021. It is also scheduled to stream on HBO Max, one month after release in theaters.
Unknown parasitic twin takes over
Emily Calpin, Staff Reporter • September 27, 2021
Triple Frontier is a heist and action film on Netflix.
It's all about the money
September 23, 2021
Netflix released Shes All That, the remake to 90s movie Hes All That, on August 27th.
No. He’s not all that
September 16, 2021
The Wildcats were able to secure a big win early on in the season. Even though they won, the players and coaches appreciate Kearney and their program. “Our program has a great deal of respect for Kearney, coach Seth White said. “Their teams always have speed and they always play hard.  From a defensive perspective, they do multiple motions and shifts so it requires being prepared for a variety of different things.”
Wildcats prevail against the Bearcats
Garrett Wilcoxen, Staff Reporter • September 23, 2021
Junior Alanna Bankston and sophomore Lauren Jones complete a block in the match against Papillion-La Vista. Jones and Bankston led the team with one block each. “We are always so upbeat when we get ready to play,” Bankston said. “The atmosphere with both of the student sections was fun to play in, and the fans really helped us keep our energy going throughout the match.”
Wildcats swat the Monarchs
September 23, 2021
The Millard West boys varsity team poses for pictures after bringing home first place in the meet. Each runner competed very well and all seven of them finished inside of the top 35. “We were very very happy with the win,” Fey said. “We beat regionally ranked teams that we had no clue about how good they were until the gun went off. We also know that we’re looking good to win the state championship and maybe finish top two team wise at Nike Cross Regionals to be the first Nebraska team to ever make Nike Cross Nationals.”
Success in the Heartland
September 23, 2021
The Varsity Boys Cross Country team prepares for a meet at Walnut Grove. With the extreme heat, the runners focused on their physical preparation so they could perform their best. “Us, as runners, cant control the weather or the conditions we run in, so all we can do is prepare for them,” junior Piercze Marshall said. “The number one most important thing to do the day before and day of the race is to hydrate. By being hydrated, I prevented cramps, being more tired than usual, and heat-exhaustion like we saw happen to other runners.”
A hot start
September 17, 2021
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Hot Mic: Mock NFL Draft
Hot Mic: Mock NFL Draft
Logan Moseley, Staff Reporter • April 14, 2021

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