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Senior Sarah Fueker works on her Bachelor Bracket during yearbook. Fueker is a huge fan of the show, and watches it every Monday night with her mom and sister.

The Bachelor brackets

February 17, 2020

Spanish teacher and soccer coach, Juan Agurrie poses in an indoor soccer complex for his club team in the United States. He played indoor professional soccer for the Witchita Wings, in Witchita Kansas. “When I first moved to the United States in 1991 the soccer league was much less developed than it is now,” Aguirre said. “Back then soccer was just starting the develop”

From field to classroom

February 12, 2020

Working on her current project in her current class, sophomore Abby Gilreath is learning to use a variety of materials. Students in the program are encouraged to try art forms that aren’t offered everywhere else. “She is very driven and has a big desire to be successful, she doesn't want to fail, that motivates her to put in the extra work, especially when it comes to art,” art teacher Jennifer Hoss-Miller said.

Guided into new arts

February 12, 2020

Showing off her latest project, Junior Carlie Kottich models a red overall dress she made in a textiles and clothing design class. “I was able to have as many pattern pieces and fabric as I wanted as I made this dress,” Kottich said. “It was a really easy project, I just needed to make it very neat. I ended up getting a good grade.”

Needles and thread

February 7, 2020

Filmmakers and actors are working together to produce a film. Caleb Eschliman,(left)  Haden Batchelder, Sydney Skierka, Michael Frandolig and Stella Ehrhart. They were the actors  Eschliman’s that work with him to create a short film at Nebraska Thespian festival. These students work in Filmworks the whole weekend.

Filmmaker in the making

January 31, 2020

Junior Eric Wu kicks through a board at his latest Tae Kwon Do practice. Board breaking is a common practice in the martial arts, and is used to test students for higher belts. “Tae Kwon Do has a lot to do with technique,” Wu said. “A smart student never stops practicing the basics.”

Just for kicks

January 31, 2020

Holding the result of her hard work, Senior Brianna Nelson showcases her scholarship. Having auditioned a few days prior, the accomplishment was huge in Nelson’s dreams of performing. “The experience of auditioning has taught me that anything and everything is possible if you put your mind to it,” Said Nelson. “Now the experience of the Broadway Intensive? That’s to be determined. But I’m sure it’s going to be everything I’ve ever dreamed of and more.”

Audition of a lifetime

January 24, 2020

The alumni display hangs next to room 203. Social Studies teacher Tim Royers intends to cover the entire wall by the end of the year. “I’ll keep expanding as much as I can,” Royers said. “I figure the more examples the better.”

Wall of fame

December 20, 2019

Pictured above is Gavin Christiansen with his unusual pet which is a chinchilla.

Creepy, cute critters

December 18, 2019

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