NBA 2k15 is the newest version of the popular sports game developed by Visual Concepts and published by 2k Sports.
The game has taken off across the country, including here at Skyline. As of February, the game had shipped more than 5.5 million copies. One of those copies was sold to sophomore Andrew Withers who has been playing NBA 2k games for four years.
The second annual Family, Food and Fitness event promoting health in our community was held last Friday in the little gym.
It consisted of a variety of stations that had different health tips and activities. Continue reading
On Wednesday, March 25 a new student walked into Skyline for the first time. Nick Cochran is a junior who moved to Pratt from Cherokee, Okla.
His little sister, Kenzie Cochran, has been attending Skyline since December Continue reading
Easter Break, or Spring Holiday, is Easter Break, or Spring Holiday, is here, and for many students that means a four day weekend, church on Sunday morning and Easter egg hunts. Continue reading
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
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
When senior year comes around there are many important decisions students have to make.
“Students have many options after high school,” guidance counselor Julie Ewing said. “Many will go to a college or technical school, join the military, or go directly into a job.” Continue reading
There are many things that can be done to improve any school, but one easy thing that would help anyone is letting students into school sponsored activities for free. Continue reading
Graduating early is one option students at Skyline have to get an early jump on their college education or career.
Sophomore year, senior Tiffany Timm decided that was the path she wanted to take.
“I wanted to graduate early because I wanted something new and to get a head start on my life,” Timm said. Continue reading
Christmas time is definitely here. Nativity scenes are set up, Lemon Park is lit up with lights, and Christmas music is playing every other song on the radio.
In the craziness of this time of year, we may start to forget what the reason for Christmas really is. More than 70% of Skyline students identify Christmas as a religious holiday, while less than 30% of students think it is more of a cultural holiday. However, even for the nonreligious students, Christmas should mean more than opening presents. Continue reading