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Showdown against the Teachers

Art Mason, Photographer March 11, 2024


Students in Leadership put together a board for the upcoming Fresh Perspectives. The board allowed eighth graders to see their options for future classes with Student Council followed by a presentation-like introduction.

Fresh Perspectives: Advisors and students point of view

Nevaeh Kendrick, Writer/Photographer February 28, 2024

With the school year coming to an end, it was time for the upcoming freshman to see their options for extracurricular activities to join at the start of their high school career. On Feb. 29 Fresh perspectives...

ESPN, Fox and TNT to launch sports streaming service

Jack Dever, Writer/Photographer February 28, 2024

The owners of three of the biggest names in sports broadcasting: The Walt Disney Company, 80% owner of ESPN, Fox Corporation, owner of the Fox television network and Warner Bros. Discovery, owner of cable...

Detroit Lions: A story of improvement

Noah Hooper, Writer/Photographer February 13, 2024

All sports at a professional level held their virtues with a high passion. Whether it was basketball’s precision, soccer’s endurance or golf’s focus. Sports required accountability for mistakes made...

Advancements in Artificial Intelligence have Pros and Cons

Jack Dever, Writer/Photographer December 12, 2023

Artificial Intelligence has been a very complex topic in the news throughout the past year and has become confusing for most. The biggest name in AI has been ChatGPT, but Snapchat has made AI reach a broader...

School administrators emailed this flyer to students on Aug. 16. The flyer, sent out the day before school started, outlined the new grading policy. (Photo Provided by Rebecca Reape)

DNS: A truer reflection

Carmen Osio Rodriguez, Copy Editor November 15, 2023

As the school year 2023-2024 started, the grading policy changed. For three consecutive years, the school had a 50-point grade policy, so if a student had a missing assignment or a low grade they couldn’t...

The cover art for this game shows off all the playable characters, which now includes Daisy for the first time. It also displays the theme for the first few levels.

“Super Mario Bros Wonder” is The Wondrous Revamp 2D Mario Desperately Needed

Kage Tudor, Writer November 7, 2023

Mario has finally returned to his most popular outing; 2D platforming. “Super Mario Brothers Wonder” was released on October 20, 2023, and it follows Mario and the gang visiting the Flower Kingdom...

Lynda Landrith, a well-known guest teacher, gave some encouragement for new guest teachers who are interested in substituting. Substituting takes time and energy but if youve got the time to come and serve, do it, you know give it a shot, Landrith said.

Oklahoma Faces Alarming Substitute Teacher Shortage

Ondai Stevenson, Writer/Photographer November 2, 2023

Substitute teachers, or in the Yukon school district guest teachers, are the unsung heroes of the education system, stepping in to fill the gaps when full-time teachers are absent due to illness,...

While educators are concerned about student use of AI, its also being used the other way around. In a study by 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...

At the groundbreaking ceremony Architect Sean Willis, Manhattan Construction Mike Holland, Manhattan Construction Craig Abbot, YHS Principal Melissa Barlow, Yukon City Mayor Shelli Selby,  Board President
Suzanne Cannon, Board Member Cody Sanders, Board Member Leonard Wells 
 and YPS Superintendent Dr. Jason Simeroth break ground with gold-plated shovels.

Yukon Breaks Ground on New Fine Arts Center

Kage Tudor, Writer October 3, 2023

Yukon Public Schools broke ground on the new Instructional and Performing Arts building on Friday, September 1st, 2023, at 6:15 p.m., and held a ceremony to commemorate the new facility “We are thrilled...

Super Mario 64 was Martinets first step into Nintendo voice-acting. This gig led to 27 years of voice-acting for the company.

“Mamma Mia!” Charles Martinet Retires from Voice-Acting Mario

Kage Tudor, Writer September 26, 2023

Charles Martinet has voiced Mario in the “Super Mario” games and its spinoffs for over 27 years. He began voicing Mario when “Super Mario 64” was released on the Nintendo 64 on June 23, 1996. Martinet...

Getting ready for the annual bedlam game, News 9 records the football, pom and cheer teams to gather spirit. As they went around the room videoing our millers; members of the band played the fight song for background music for the channel.

News 9 Visits Yukon before Big Bedlam Showdown

Lucas Punneo, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2023

The Yukon Mustang bedlam was the biggest rivalry in Yukon and at no time was it more heated than when the schools faced head-to-head on the football field. Friday, September 22, Yukon was scheduled to...

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