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The Student News Site of Elkhorn High School

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The Student News Site of Elkhorn High School

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 Elkhorn High students are worried about their phones being blocked.

No Service

Kelly Knutson, Social Media Editor May 15, 2024

The policing of phones by Elkhorn Public Schools has been a hot topic recently, especially with news of a new school phone policy coming for the 2024-2025 year. A related question that has long probed...

Taking a year off after high school to travel, work or pursue other interests has become popular, but is it worth it?

To Gap Or Not To Gap, That Is The Question

Noah Shackelford, Reporter May 13, 2024

A gap year is a term that refers to students who take a year, or more off of school after high school, essentially putting off college for later. According to US News And World Report, 40,000 to 60,000...

Freshman Alex Sharko dribbles the ball down the infield. Antlers won against Gross Catholic.

A Fight Till the End

Lauren Vermeeren, Reporter May 13, 2024

Overall the boys varsity soccer team finished the season with a 9-7 record. The boys had a rough season with tough competitors such as Elkhorn North and Bennington,  however the boys also had numerous...

Senior Chase Koepke aims to shoot a target during a recent trap competition.
Photo courtesy of the Elkhorn Trap Team

Trap Time

Addie Hunt, Reporter May 10, 2024

“Pull, Bang, Repeat” Imagine shooting a shotgun and hitting a bullseye as a sport-that is exactly what trap shooting is. Combining students from all Elkhorn schools  to create a trap team has...

A screenshot of the National Weather Service Tornado Emergency alert.

What is a ‘Tornado Emergency’?

Kelly Knutson, Social Media Editor May 1, 2024

The National Weather Service (NWS)  issued a slew of alerts on Friday, April 26th. However, something about these alerts was different than normal. Rather than the usual ‘Tornado Warning’ and ‘Tornado...

Senior Hayden Huard captured this image of the solar eclipse using his phone.

Black Hole Sun

Noah Shackelford, Reporter April 23, 2024

A complete solar eclipse is an experience that is indescribable. At my young age I am lucky enough to say I have seen two complete solar eclipses. The first one was in 2017, and my family went to watch...

The NHS Diaper Drive is a TA contest designed to collect diapers for families in need. Winning TAs win prizes.

Pull Up the Pampers

Becca Leise, Photo Editor April 23, 2024

Diapers are super pricey, and can be a financial burden for some families. The NHS hopes to help ease that burden with a diaper drive designed to collect diapers for needy families who often spend a large...

Its so Preppy in Here!

It’s so Preppy in Here!

Brianna Lee, Reporter April 16, 2024

Recently there has been a massive outbreak of little girls destroying local Sephora stores by having no manners and not taking care of the products.  “I think this topic is controversial but little...

Juniors use different methods of test prep to make sure they are ready to take the ACT.

Prepping for Perfection

Becca Leise, Reporter March 27, 2024

Everyone is told that junior year is the most stressful year of high school, and nobody looks forward to their junior year. This is because this year matters the most with the amount of AP classes that...

Information on the Career Fair happening March 27th at Elkhorn South High School.

Advanced Placement Adulting

Garhett Goldal, Reporter March 27, 2024

Elkhorn Public Schools are hosting a Career Fair that will start at 5pm and go till 8pm. The whole premise of the career fair is to help students explore different areas of jobs to try to find what the...

Minimum wage has been increasing for the past 2 years. It will continue to increase until 2026 reaching $15.

More money more problems

Kaito Hoori, reporter March 1, 2024

For years, the minimum wage in Nebraska was stuck at $9.00. However, according to Nebraska Public Media, in November of 2022, “Nebraska initiated a plan called ‘Initiative 433’ raising the minimum...

Food Fight for Food Drive

February 29, 2024

The annual FBLA/FCCLA food drive was a success, collecting over 900 items.  928 items as a school!   TA Winners: First place OVERALL was Hadleys with 133 cans! (12th grade TA) (Hadley's TA...

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