Some seniors have started showing signs of a very common disease.
Showing up sometime senior year, especially after Christmas, and worsening after spring break, senioritis is a very real problem. Urban Dictionary says that the symptoms include not doing homework, not studying, missing school and laziness. Usually parents, teachers and classmates notice the problems first. Continue reading
The Pep Club committee voted and selected the Winter Homecoming theme “T-Birds of Yesteryear.” Each class chose a separate theme for their floats that had been used by previous students. The freshmen chose “Danger Zone,” sophomores chose “Livin’ on a Prayer,” juniors chose “Paradise City” and seniors chose “Thunderstruck.” Continue reading
Education funding has been a hot topic of discussion at schools across the state, as well as in Topeka.
On Feb. 5, Governor Sam Brownback announced a General State Aid reduction of 1.5 percent. That cut is going to save the state $28 million. Like all other schools, Skyline’s budget isn’t going to be as big as was expected at the beginning of the year. Continue reading
Public Display of Affection is spreading throughout the school. Yes, we get that some students really like each other, but that doesn’t mean they should hang all over each other and annoy everyone. Continue reading
A big part of high school is gaining more responsibility along with more freedom. Many students express that new found freedom and responsibility by getting a job. Many teenagers in Kansas work on farms during the summer.
Some Skyline students found a way to get a head start on their college education while still in high school.
Students have found different ways of doing this. They can take online classes here at the school, go to PCC’s campus and take classes, or take dual credit classes. Continue reading
The cheer squad held its annual cheer clinic fundraiser for grade school children.
The boys’ basketball team has traditions that extend off the court as well as on the court, the most common one being using players’ nicknames. Continue reading
Sophomore Drew Thornburg looks for a teammate to pass the ball to against Attica. The girls lost 50-26.
With the end of the regular season winding down, both basketball teams are preparing for Sub-State.
This year Sub-State will be hosted by the T-Birds. The four other teams in it will be, Otis-Bison, LaCrosse, Macksville and Fairfield. Continue reading