The Blue Streak

  • November 26Thanksgiving-No School
  • November 23Start Virtual Classes
  • November 17Virtual Scholars Bowl Tournament @ 4pm
  • November 17Site Council Meeting @ 6:30pm
  • November 17Group A StuCo Meeting @ 7:20am at Auditorium

The Hybrid School Model

November 12, 2020

Sometimes the ideas that make the most sense also are the ones with the worst outcome. The hybrid school model is being widely implemented across the United States as a way to get kids in school instead...

Conspiracy Theory: Stonehenge

Conspiracy Theory: Stonehenge
September 18, 2020

Conspiracy theory of the week: Stonehenge to Easter Island, a person? As you know, Stonehenge is most famous for its mysterious origin. It was built by a culture who essentially left no records of...

Stay-at-Home Order Lift

April 27, 2020

Recently, court documents surfaced revealing that Kansas governor, Laura Kelly, will possibly lift the state-wide stay at home order around May 1.  According to WIBW, governor Kelly said that the lifting...

Poem Recommendations: Robert Frost, Edgar Albert Guest, & Maggie Smith

April 20, 2020

“The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost I love this poem and it is quite famous because it has such a wonderful message. The main point is that sometimes taking the road less traveled on is good. Sometimes...

1984 Novel Review

1984 Novel Review
April 14, 2020

Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Novel, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel by English novelist George Orwell. It was published on June 8, 1949 by Secker & Warburg as Orwell's ninth and final book...

Staying Active During Quarantine

Staying Active During Quarantine
April 7, 2020

Last summer, my mom and I would walk around Lake Shawnee every Thursday morning. When we heard that school was moved to online for the rest of the year we realized that we could start this up again. Every...

Frozen 2 Review

April 1, 2020

While everyone is in self-quarantine, we find ourselves having a lot of free time. So, I decided to watch Frozen 2 which blew my expectations out of the water. Not only is it worth the watch if you haven’t...

Analysis of “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas”

Analysis of
March 5, 2020

The short story “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas” was written by Ursula LeGuin in 1973 to show some insight to our capitalistic society. This story portrays a seemingly perfect utopian society with...

Annual WARU Political Debate

Annual WARU Political Debate
February 28, 2020

On Feb. 27, the Young Democrats and Young Republicans had a debate in the auditorium. The topics covered were Presidential War Powers and The Trade War with China. The speakers for the Young Republicans...

Red Robin Review

December 13, 2019

Red Robin is the best place to get a well done burger! Their service is amazing, even if it gets busy all the time. The customer service is always great when I’m there, the workers always ask if everything...

Impossible Whopper Review

December 12, 2019

Being a vegan, especially in a town like Topeka, can be tough. While a few restaurants are beginning to include vegan options, many of these are ludicrously expensive and taste mediocre at best. There...

Child Protection Act Needs to Take Action

December 11, 2019

There are many children in the United States who live in foster care. They suffer silently, having little to no access to their parents and having to battle endless difficulties throughout their lives....

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