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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...

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 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...

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...

Storm season is here: The basics and how to stay safe

Jack Dever, Writer/Photographer May 4, 2023

Throughout the United States, a period of time from March through June is when severe thunderstorms and tornadoes occured the most, commonly known as tornado season. Tornadoes occur any time of year but...

Yukon High Schools TSA State competition competitors. Left to right: Ciana Dupreist, Abigaile May, Jay Camp, Teresa Nabors, Irene Perez Urbibe, Breanna Miller, Ethan Achipa

TSA Competes at State

Kage Tudor, Writer May 3, 2023

TSA’s state competition ran from April 19-2. This competition was held at Embassy Suites Conference Center in Norman, OK. TSA stands for technology student association and offers a vast variety of categories...

Yearbook pick-up day is this Thursday. Pick-up times are listed above.

Yearbook pick-up day

Coy Pope, Editor-in-Chief May 1, 2023

Yearbook pick-up day is Thursday, May 4. Pick-up will occur in the second-floor concession stand, across from the main gym. Students are required to have their photo ID to pick up a book, and students...

Tristen Blum, Ronan Feronti and Ethan Achipa received the StellarXplorers Rookie Award for the best performance from a first-year team. Achipa credited the success to multiple factors. Our focus on teamwork and our ability to work individually towards a common goal helped us tremendously when completing tasks effectively and on time.

Calculating for the stars: StellarXplorers wins best first year team in Oklahoma

Coy Pope, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2023

In our future-driven world, the rise of the space industry remained a common theme among technological leaders. With an eye to the sky for the future, young leaders were being called upon to create new...

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