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Winter Weather gifts Students with Snow Days

February 14, 2019 8:07pm | Grace Kirkemo

As of February 14, Harrisonville School District has missed eight days of school this school year. According to an email sent by Superintendent Paul Mensching, the last day of school is currently scheduled to be May 30 and will be a half day for students. […]

Stand up to Cancer Fundraiser

February 14, 2019 3:09pm | Jesse Schoonover

Jimmy-v-foundation On Friday, Feb. 8, the  Harrisonville High School student council worked with Lee Cooper from Coffelt Land and Title to co-sponsor a talent show and silent auction at the high school to raise $20,000 for the Jimmy V. Foundation. Tickets prices were $15 a […]

Important Winter Hoco Info

February 12, 2019 8:42pm | Wildcat News Staff

Spirit Days Monday-Under the Big Top-Hat day Tuesday: Like a Circus-Mismatch day Wednesday-Act the Part-Meme day Thursday-The Greatest Showman-Circus character day Friday: The Main Event-Blue and White day Events: Monday 2/11 3pm Pick up shopping carts after school Friday 2/15 8am: Shopping Cart Parade 9am: Pep Rally […]

Lawsuit filed against Harrisonville school district

February 4, 2019 8:29pm | Jesse Schoonover

 An alleged inappropriate relationship between former Harrisonville High School staff member Joe Dahman and an unnamed student has resulted in a lawsuit being filed against the Harrisonville School District.  Fox4kc.com said the incident took place in 2016 and 2017 and included an alleged inappropriate sexual […]

Criminal vs Civil Law

February 4, 2019 3:07pm | Grace Kirkemo

A civil lawsuit was filed on January 9, 2019, against the Harrisonville School District and several district employees,  alleging a personal injury. However, many people may not fully understand the difference between civil and criminal lawsuits. One of the main differences between these two kinds […]

Giving back through music

February 1, 2019 2:59pm | Briana Chiodini

When it comes the serving the community, members of Harrisonville High School’s band program jump at the opportunity.  For years the Jazz Band has performed at various venues including dinner concerts, benefit concerts, auctions, and more. On the evening of Friday, Jan. 18, the band […]

Harrisonville takes care of its own during winter weather

January 18, 2019 3:16pm | Briana Chiodini

On Friday evening, January 11, a growing snow storm struck Kansas City metro-area towns, including Harrisonville.  By Saturday morning, 8-10 of snow covered the ground, and about half of Harrisonville’s citizens had lost their power. Alexis Royal, senior, stated that her family’s power was out […]

Juniors Fears of Becoming Seniors

April 7, 2018 10:38pm | Jessica Toler

As juniors are coming to the end of their 3rd year and getting close to the beginning of their senior and many are fearing senior. Junior Ashley Hetherington said, “I have a fear of everything changing too fast or it all being over too soon.” […]

The Teacher’s Pet

April 5, 2018 3:02pm | Belen Lomeli

Most students have their favorite teachers. Just like most teachers have their favorite students. And what are these students called? Teachers pets. Some teachers may deny the fact that they have a favorite student(s), but almost every student knows the hard, cold truth. Teachers pets […]

How National Walkout Day Played Out Nationally

March 16, 2018 10:25pm | Jessica Shaw

On March 14th, many students from all over the United States were walking out of their classes to protest for stricter gun control. The walkout was also organized for the purpose of remembering the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School from […]