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The Influence of The Present

Brynn Jackson, Writer/Photographer January 23, 2024

What makes up somebody’s personality is the characteristics that they have. Senior Megan Loeffelholz tried to be a better person so she could have a positive impact on those who surrounded her. “It’s...

Its late at night and everyone in the house is sleeping. The light above the mantel is shining down on the stockings and glowing on the Christmas tree.

Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Teens

Konor Norman, Writer/ Photographer December 18, 2023

Christmas is dashing around the corner and people are rushing to buy Christmas gifts for their friends and family. However many parents aren't sure what to get for their kids. In the spirit of making this...

Organizing the items for the sale, Hannah Thompson and Rylee Hannah wait for students to purchase items from the bake sale. The bake sale was open during first through third hour, Nov. 13 through Nov. 17.

Ban the R-Word: Improving Inclusivity

Carmen Osio Rodriguez, Copy Editor November 27, 2023

Formerly known as a medical term, the “R-word” had become a derogatory term. To bring inclusivity and awareness to the gravity of this term, Partners Club held a bake sale. Senior Rylee Hannah explained...

Is it too early for holiday music?

Jack Dever, Writer/Photographer November 17, 2023

There was a debate, often sparked in late October through early November, about when the right time to start listening to Christmas music is. Some argued that the day after Halloween is the time to start...

Getting into costumes for Halloween can be fun and exciting, however, Its important to prioritize safety precautions while participating in trick-or-treating. Its all about staying safe while still being able to enjoy the time.

Staying Safe During Halloween

Le Naing, Writer/Photographer October 31, 2023

Halloween was around the corner and was popularly celebrated by dressing up and trick-or-treating. Understanding the safety rules when going out to trick or treat was always important. To balance safety...

While educators are concerned about student use of AI, its also being used the other way around. In a study by Intelligent.com of 399 educational institutions, 82% plan to use AI by next year to determine whether or not to accept a student. 56% of the institutions surveyed said they are already using AI in admissions.

AI in College Admission

Jack Dever, Writer/Photographer October 31, 2023

Schools worried about AI being used for assignment help, but surveys found that educational institutions such as colleges have used AI for their respective admission processes. Professor Diane Gayeski...

Learning about shapes and angles is not always easy. Geometry teacher Shelby Tyler assists her students with their worksheets by demonstrating and making sure they understand the assignment.

Humans of Yukon: Shelby Tyler

Le Naing, Writer/Photographer October 12, 2023

Math teacher’s goal is not only to teach math but also to provide the necessary skills that are needed for students after graduating high school. By focusing on students’ growth and development, they...

Assistant Baseball Coaches Jason Furlong, Jared Lowmiller, and Head Baseball Coach Ryan Phillips are discussing the upcoming baseball season set to begin in March 2024. The three coaches, along with Assistant Baseball Coach Dale Pearson make up the varsity coaching staff.

Humans of Yukon: Coach Phillips

Jack Dever, Writer/Photographer October 10, 2023

Middle school and high school coaches often balanced more than one job between coaching and teaching. This couldn’t be more true for Head Baseball Coach Ryan Phillips, who not only coached baseball but...

Unleashing the power of teamwork and unity in the world of eSports 
eSports is so important because its how we show our skills kinda like how football players have football games. They display their skills and in eSports participating in tournaments is how we display ours Sophomore David Green said. Treyton Elliott, Clayton Monks, David Green, Kage Tudor, Luke Blystone, Danielle Stewart.

Unleashing the Power of Unity in eSports

Madyson O'Neale, Copy Editor October 5, 2023

When it comes to eSports, teamwork is highly valued. The members work together towards their goal, whether they win or lose. STEM teacher and eSports coach Danielle Stewart explained what her goals in...

Smiling and lecturing, Spanish 2 teacher Vianca Ramos helps her students during a listening activity where students matched actions to the subjects performing the actions. A teacher plants the seeds of knowledge, sprinkles them with love, and patiently nurtures their growth to produce tomorrows dreams, Ramos said.

Vianca Ramos: Building Relationships with Students

Carmen Osio Rodriguez, Copy Editor September 28, 2023

As the school year began, Spanish 2 teacher Vianca Ramos believed building relationships and connections with students during the first few weeks of school was crucial for a better class experience and...

At Yukon High school days seem long but the memories last a long time.

Tips For Incoming Freshman

Sonia Nava-Aguilera, Writer May 15, 2023

Starting High School can be an overwhelming feeling and time, wanting to fit in with new people and creating opportunities to learn, grow and to create lasting memories with new people. Freshmen might...

Taylor Swift, using the true nature of a performer, put on a show for the hit song  You belong with me at the Eras Tour.

The Eras Tour: Breaking Records

Madyson O'Neale, Writer May 11, 2023

Taylor Swift, a well-known american singer/songwriter. She announced that she was going on tour on November 1, 2022, which she named “The Eras Tour.” Swift combined all 10 of her albums starting the...

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