DHS getting ready for Super Bowl XLVI


Katie Simpson, Staff Reporter
January 27, 2012

Get ready for Super Bowl XLVI. It’s a case of dèjà vu for football fans as the New York Giants are set to face off against the New England Patriots yet again. On Jan. 22 the Giants beat the San Fransisco 49ers 20-17 earning them a spot in the Super Bowl, while the New England Patriots beat the Baltimore... Read more »

Bowling team starts season strong

Kaylee Asher, sports editor
January 26, 2012

On Jan. 19, the De Soto High School bowling team went to Royal Crest Lanes in Lawrence for a tournament. At this meet, they went head to head with Lawrence Free-State, Gardner- Edgerton and Lansing. The boys placed third and the girls placed third as well. “The competition is really stiff. There’s... Read more »

2012 Academy Award nominees

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Makena Jarboe, staff reporter
January 26, 2012

On Jan. 24, the nominees for the Academy Awards were announced. Theses nominees will compete for the famous Oscar statues in the 84th Academy Awards show that will be held in Los Angeles on Feb. 26. Some of the main categories are; Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role, Actress in a Leading Role and... Read more »

Cross enjoys team aspect of new bowling squad

Kelsey Henry, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2012

Mykaela Cross is a junior on the varsity bowling team. She enjoys bowling and thinks that it’s a fun way to pass time. She likes being on the bowling team because she likes being part of a fun group. Cross joined the bowling team because she knew that the team needed more people to actually become... Read more »

Queen of Winter Sports Candidates 2012

January 26, 2012

The winners were announced during halftime of the boys basketball game on Feb. 10. The 2012 King and Queen were presented by last year’s royalty couple, Donny Parr and Ashley Gorman. Madison Wolfe was crowned Queen and T.J. Crow is King.

Where has the compassion gone?

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Skylar Pryor, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2012

There are many controversial things that are currently going on. But something that has always been up for debate is homosexuals and their rights in our country. Whether it includes their rights to marry, to adopt children, be foster parents and even get a job. Although I firmly believe that sexual orientation... Read more »

Meet senior Dakota Slitor!

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Tim Mayfield, Ads Manager
January 25, 2012

Wildcat of the Week Jan. 30- Feb. 3 Wildcat of the Week will be chosen every week by the De Soto High School Green Pride staff. Q: Batman or Spiderman? D: Spiderman. Q: Walnuts or peanuts? D: Walnuts. Q: Favorite color? D: Blue/purple. Q: T-Rex or Pterodactyl? D: T-Rex. Q: Call of Duty or Battlefield... Read more »

District makes changes for 2012-13 calendar

January 23, 2012

Students may be in for a surprise next year when they get a look the school year schedule for 2012-13. Most notably is that first off, school will start a week later than normal, and secondly, winter break will be three and a half days shorter. The changes also eliminate the two half days and save the... Read more »

Tech Talk with Tyler – The iPad 3?

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Tyler Bell, Photography Editor
January 23, 2012

Apple’s iPad 3 is to be revealed soon, but there is a lot of hype and excitement over the new iPad because it is lighter and rumored to be around the same price of the Kindle Fire. In iOS 5 Apple introduced wireless syncing with iTunes and an over the air (OTA) updating system that was used with the... Read more »

Boys’ basketball wins Tonganoxie tournament, girls take fifth

Lauren Darter, Editor-in-Chief
January 23, 2012

On Jan. 16-21, the varsity basketball teams at De Soto High School participated in the 59th annual Tonganoxie Invitational at Tonganoxie High School.  The girls lost to Blue Valley Southwest in the first round, but beat Atchison and Chanute ending the tournament with a fifth place finish.  The boys... Read more »

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