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Thanksgiving Fashion Photo Essay

Skylar Helm, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

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Video Games and Their Positive Effects

Jason Jones, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

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Video games have positive effects they can potentially increase children's learning, health and social skills according to American Psychological Association. Video games also provide a wide variety of emotional, cognitive...

Positivity of Music

Jasmin Saxton, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

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Music comes in many genres. Everyone may not enjoy each genre but everyone has their own likes and dislikes. What one may see as negative another may see as  positive. Music has a big impact on people because it helps express...

The Negative Impact of Video Games

Chance Prosser, Wed Editor

November 7, 2017

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Ranging from game consoles to phone apps, video games are a form of entertainment teenagers may use. Yet, similar to a drug addiction, a gaming addiction is negative for a student’s mental health. Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, writer...

Negative Impact of Music

Brionna Robinson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

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Music is influential in so many ways that people do not even think about how it affects us half the time. Yes, it may seem like certain people can relate to every word, but is every word positive? Kelly Chavez states, “It...

Raytown Recycling

Lillith Vieux, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

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Raytown High School’s National Honor Society gives a further look into the recycling process here at school. National Honor Society, also known as NHS, provides cardboard boxes for students to put in paper which is then pi...

Blind Dates, Pasta and Family

Lillith Vieux, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

Filed under Features, Opinion

From September 14-16, at 7pm Raytown High School’s Theatre Department put on the hilarious and quite saddening performance “Over the River and Through the Woods”, written by Joe DiPietro. The play was beautifully presen...

Albums of the Summer

Rae DeBoe and Skylar Helm

October 9, 2017

Filed under Features, Opinion

Summer is a time for wild nights and loud music. Therefore, it only makes sense for the summertime to be filled with great albums that shape our year. Staff member Skylar Helm curated the following list of best summer albums,...

Pre Prom Prep

Karissa Crockett, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017

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One of the highlights to the end of a school year happens to be prom for many students here at Raytown High. “R-Town Never Sleeps” is a New York themed dance and was hosted at the Town Pavilion from 8 pm to 11 pm on May 6. Ho...

Evolving Easter

Alexandra Mederos, Managing Editor

April 25, 2017

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Easter is now celebrated in different ways and for different reasons than in the past. The Christian holiday began in the mid-second century and was originally meant to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. Over time traditions...

Choir Pictures

Choir Pictures

April 3, 2017

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