I Survived the Band Plague of 2012

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Lauren Darter, Editor-in-Chief
March 27, 2012

As a senior, I was so excited to go on the 2012 band trip to New York City over spring break. After over 24 hours on a bus, we finally arrived in Times Square where we had dinner and walked around. The rest of the week all went according to plan. We toured Radio City Music Hall, the 9/11 Memorial, Rockefeller... Read more »

Last year for DHS track captain

Robby Satterwhite, Opinion Editor
March 27, 2012

De Soto High School senior Philip Kaul is widely known for his academic accomplishments, which include a 36 on the ACT, National Merit Scholar Finalist and leading the DHS Scholars Bowl team to a State championship. He is also an athlete and his leading the DHS distance team this track season “[Running]... Read more »

Bowling wrap up

Kelsey Henry, staff reporter
March 23, 2012

Meredith Boydston and Jake Lorenzo, the coaches of the bowling team, both agreed that it was a successful season for the bowling team. “I definitely think we had a great kick-off season. While it doesn’t necessarily show in our win-loss record, our bowlers did a fantastic job. Not only did they... Read more »

Video conferencing opens up world to students

Kelsey Henry, Staff Reporter
March 23, 2012

In Chris McAfee’s Pre-AP World Geography class, students are learning in a new way. They’re video conferencing with people from around the world to learn more about the different cultures. The video conferencing takes place in McAfee’s room at De Soto High School. According to McAfee, the students... Read more »

A New Place to Call Home

Emily Gold, Staff Reporter
March 23, 2012

           Moving can be rough, learning to adjust to something new or different from what one is used to can take its toll. Whether a person has moved to a new house, a new state or a new country, change is change and for some it’s hard to accept. People move for all kinds of reasons... Read more »

Boys’ hoops is successful once again

March 23, 2012

This season, the De Soto High School boys’ basketball team went 17-5 overall and finished the Frontier League in second place with a 10-2 mark. Although they fell in the Sub-State semifinals, the Wildcats showed great potential in their abilities and beat some tough competitors. “Definitely the... Read more »

Girls’ basketball exceeds predictions

Makena Jarboe, staff reporter
March 23, 2012

fter being picked last in the league at the start of the season, the girls’ basketball team shocked the league by tying for second with Spring Hill in the Frontier League and ending with a 14-7 record. “Last year we were 11-10. I thought that was successful also, but this year, I think the girls... Read more »

Mild winter weather is cause for excitement and concern

Makena Jarboe, staff reporter
March 23, 2012

This winter we have experienced temperatures that are usually common in March or April. Trying to ignore the unusual mild weather is nearly impossible. In November, the high temperature was a surprising 54oF in December, the high decreased to a pleasant 41oF. During the month of January, the high decreased... Read more »

Spring sports begin preparation for upcoming season: Softball

Laura Meyers, Arts Editor
March 23, 2012

On Feb. 27, the De Soto High School softball team started off the season with the first day of tryouts. Junior Allie Flinn describes the first day of tryouts as “tough, but everyone pushed through, and there is a lot of people coming out to play softball.” The outlook for this season is bright.... Read more »

Spring sports begin preparation for upcoming season: Track

Katie Simpson, staff reporter
March 23, 2012

Just as winter sports are wrapping up, spring sports are starting. Track and field practices started Feb. 27 and are everyday after school until around five. With the plethora of new members on the team, in addition to the veterans the coachs are hopeful for a successful season. “We have a few... Read more »

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