A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Surviving Toxic Relationships

March 31, 2017 6:29pm | Natalia Navaroli

At first glance her life seems perfect. After having a boyfriend for two and a half years, he’s always at her side. They meet up and walk together every passing period in school, are always seen together around town, and always at each others side. […]

Q & A with Prom King Candidates

March 30, 2017 7:41pm | Brooklyn Airrington

Connor Adams, James Chiles, Dalton Hayden, Keller Hayes, Ellis Liles, and Shelby Wiseman are this year’s prom king candidates.   Q1: Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Connor Adams:”Living that welding dream.” James Chiles: “Hopefully I’ll have a family of my own.” Dalton […]

Fun Things To Do Over Spring Break!!

March 22, 2017 7:15pm | Brook Airrington

Are you looking to do free things in the Kansas City Metro area over spring break? Here’s a list of fun activities you can do over spring break for free! Ride the KC Streetcar Visit the City Market Walk around Crown Center Visit the fountains […]

Harrisonville Bright Futures Earns Award

March 22, 2017 1:16am | Jonathan Buerge

The Harrisonville Bright Futures organization received the Affiliate of the Year Award for 2017 on March 2. This is only its fifth year in existence; the program began in Harrisonville in early 2012. They were recognized for meeting students’ needs and making a difference in […]

Suicide Prevention: What to do if your friend self harms

March 20, 2017 7:10pm | Maranda Thomas

What do you do if your friend tells you they are hurting themselves? Would you be shocked and angry, or caring and sympathetic? Would you blame yourself, or try to pin it on others? Would you try to understand, or wonder why a person would […]

Build A Baby

March 15, 2017 7:41pm | Tabitha Davis

In today’s society, it is a very real possibility that scientists could interfere with an embryo and change its heritable traits. An example of this would be looking at your family tree and trying to decipher whether or not you have a heritable disease trait […]

Root Beer Trials

March 14, 2017 7:22pm | Jonathan Buerge

Ask most people about their favorite brand of soda, and they have a ready answer – and rarely is their favorite the cheapo brand. Most people prefer a brand-name soft drink. However, in a blind taste test, can they really tell the difference between various […]

Different Ways to Stream Music

March 14, 2017 12:34am | Eleanor Dick

Listening to music is a very common activity at Harrisonville High School among the majority of students. With the internet providing unlimited options for listening to music, how are you supposed to know which provider to choose? From an anonymous Twitter pole with the limited […]

Dating in High School

March 13, 2017 7:40pm | Brook Airrington

Dating in high school can be very confusing from time to time. It’s hard trying to sort out your love life while balancing your school work and your social life. For many teenagers in 2017, the idea of dating involves searching for a partner over […]

Put Your Phone Down!

March 7, 2017 1:44am | Brook Airrington

Technology has definitely improved over the past decade. However, it has also shed some negative consequences as well. There is nothing wrong about using your smartphones, but there is a right and wrong time to use them. “The average person spends four years looking down […]