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The Blue Streak

  • September 8Football @ Manhattan High School

  • September 5Boys Soccer vs St Thomas Aquinas at 6:15

  • August 21First Solar Eclipse in 38 Years

  • May 12Boys tennis competes at State at Olathe Northwest at 11 a.m.

  • May 12Girls swim competes at League at the KSU Natatorium at 3:30 p.m.

2017-2018 Staff

Emily Pawley

Photographer/Writer

Hi! My name is Emily, I’m a sophomore and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. I enjoy writing things for school and in my free time you can probably find me with my dogs. I have a coonhound, puggle, and yorkie. Riley,...

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Savanna Lessman

Page Design/Photographer

Hi! Im Savanna Lessman and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. I am currently a junior. Once I graduate high school I would like to attend the University of Southern California to get my dual degree in law and socia...

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Mackenly Worley

Photographer

Hi, My name Mackenly Worley I am a senior here at Washburn Rural High School, this is my first year on the newspaper staff. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, traveling and playing with my puppy. Afte...

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Marissa Graves

Page Design

My name is Marissa Graves and this is my first year in the newspaper staff. The extracurricular activity that i’m in is band, I play the flute. Things that I love doing in my free time is babysitting. During the summer I started wor...

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Jordyn Seamans

Page Design/Photographer

This is my first year on the Blue Streak staff. I am a sophomore this year, and I like to take photos. On the newspaper staff I will be a photographer and a page designer. I have lived in Topeka all my life. I have one brother...

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Major Copeland

Page Design/Photographer/Writer

I’m Major Copeland, and  I am a writer on the Newspaper Staff.  I love writing and photography. In my free time, if I’m not writing, I’m taking pictures or watching Netflix. My favorite class is English. I love to rea...

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Alex Woods

Photographer

Hey, my name is Alex Woods, and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. Here at the high school, I’m involved in both Newspaper and Yearbook as a photographer. Outside of school, I play hockey for the Kansas City Jets...

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Bri Wilson

Page Design/Writer

Hey! I’m Bri Wilson and this will be my first year on the newspaper staff. In my free time, I play soccer with my club team. I really love dogs and have a goldendoodle named Morgan. I also have a wonderful rescue cat named Sn...

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Megan Spangler

Writer/Photographer

Hey! I’m Megan Spangler and I’m a sophomore and this is my second semester on the newspaper staff. I love Great Danes and I’m always listening to Khalid. I’m involved in Circle of Friends, Capernaum, Young Life, and I...

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Emily Burris

Online Editor

Hi! I’m Emily Burris and I am a junior at Washburn Rural High School. This is my second semester on the newspaper staff. In my free time, I play softball for the Storm and the high school. I love dogs. I have a chocolate lab na...

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Nadia Jackson

Ads Manager

Hello, my name is Nadia Jackson, and this is my second semester on the newspaper staff. Here at the high school, I’m involved in Student Council and Renaissance. I also participate in basketball and football managing, tech...

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Brittney Wilson

Co-Editor

Hello, my name is Brittney Wilson and this is my second  year on the newspaper staff. I am an avid listener and I love hearing people’s stories. I enjoy writing, reading and joking around with friends. I love mountains, big ...

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Danielle Pancoast

Co-Editor

I’m Danielle. I’m a junior and this is my second year on the newspaper staff. I am involved in Circle of Friends and I do powerlifting and track. I like to go on vacations, watch sports and hang out with friends. My favor...

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