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Kirby Hill

Kirby Hill, Staff Writer

I am a sophomore and this is my first year in Newspaper. I joined because I enjoy writing and want to improve my writing skills.

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The Biggest Debate at SHS

The Biggest Debate at SHS

August 13, 2019

The biggest debate at SHS is whether power hour was better than SRT. Pro-SRT: Although the change from PowerHour to SRT wasn’t received well, even by me, I now think the switch was for the best. Power...

Tribune Photo by Jeff Lubker/ Seymour's Peyton Levine hits a shot during a match against Scottsburg on Tuesday.

Lady Owls Tennis

April 11, 2019

The Lady Owls tennis season has just kicked off and right now they have a record of 3-1. To gain insight on the team I had the pleasure of interviewing Jan Fenton who is going into her second year of...

Student Spotlight: Brett Kleber

Student Spotlight: Brett Kleber

April 11, 2019

Brett Kleber is a senior at SHS this year and has participated in cross country, gymnastics, and track for all four years. As well as one year of diving her senior year, making her a 4-sport athlete. And...

New Hope for Cures to HIV and AIDS

New Hope for Cures to HIV and AIDS

March 14, 2019

Before Wednesday, only one man in 2008 was able to completely rid himself of HIV. Now two other men have been announced HIV free. The 'Berlin Patient' was cured of HIV after he received a total stem-cell...

Can You Remain Friends With Your Ex?

Can You Remain Friends With Your Ex?

March 14, 2019

Yes: Remaining friends with an ex can ultimately work. Only if you know the reason you want to be friends still and you do not have intentions of being more than friends. Both of you must be on the...

Charlotte Rust participates in a Seymour FFA parliamentary procedure practice.

FFA: Building Leaders and Giving Back

March 5, 2019

A couple a weeks ago, I noticed FFA members putting on activities during lunch to advertise FFA week.  In order to get a better grasp of FFA and what exactly the club is, I've asked an adviser, Mrs. Eppely,...

How to Prepare for the SAT

How to Prepare for the SAT

February 27, 2019

SHS is offering the SAT on April 23rd which is a Tuesday. The SAT might determine if you get into your dream college or not so needless to say it's a big deal. Some people might say there's not a sure...

Bird Box Review

Bird Box Review

February 25, 2019

Whether you've actually seen the movie, heard about it from a friend, or seen posts of it scrolling through your feed, you've probably heard of Netflix's hit film Bird Box. What you don't know is it is...

Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Problem

Chuck E. Cheese’s Pizza Problem

February 25, 2019

Chuck E. Cheese, the place where "a kid can be a kid," has recently come under fire after Shane Dawson released a conspiracy video on YouTube about the strange uneven slices of pizza the restaurant sells....

Mr. Boggs

Coach Bogg’s Celebrates his 600th Win

January 9, 2019

Coach Dave Boggs has been loyal to the SHS Swimming and Diving team for 35 years and surpassed 600 meet wins at the annual 'S' Invitational meet. Before coming to Seymour, Coach Boggs was a swim coach...

Junior Abby Boyt swims the butterfly in the 200-yard medley relay

Swimming Struggles

December 19, 2018

Swimming is arguably the hardest sport at SHS, but what actually makes it hard you might wonder - isn't swimming supposed to be fun? To that I'd say swimming in a pool during the summer is very different...

PSAT Scores

December 11, 2018

After taking the PSAT in October, scores are finally starting to roll in. Scores for Indiana are expected to come in December 12, but if you can't wait until then you can ask your counselor for your raw...

Dance Marathon 2018

Dance Marathon 2018

December 11, 2018

On Saturday, November 17 SHS students gathered in the gym to raise money for The Riley Children's Hospital. From 5-11 p.m. you could find people playing nine square, gaga ball, twister, and jumping on...

Trick or Treat for Canned Goods

Trick or Treat for Canned Goods

November 16, 2018

While kids roamed neighborhoods on Halloween night searching for candy, groups of kids from SHS went house-to-house looking for canned goods and non-perishable items for the Anchor House. "Trick or Treat...

idk man

November 9, 2018

Last week, I interviewed a 2008 SHS graduate about his experience with drinking, smoking marijuana, and partying during his adolescent years. He held this lifestyle from 2006 to 2012 until he was eventually...

Helping Hand Monkeys

Helping Hand Monkeys

October 25, 2018

You have heard of service dogs, but have you heard of service monkeys? Helping Hands, a nonprofit organization, dedicates their time to train monkeys that assist people with handicapped motor skills. The...

Review of the St. Ambrose Booth

Review of the St. Ambrose Booth

October 9, 2018

St. Ambrose is a small booth located on one of the four corners in the middle of the Oktoberfest. Specialty bread as well as fudge homemade by St. Ambrose parents are sold for super cheap prices and also...

Join Key Club

Join Key Club

September 18, 2018

What is Key Club? Key Club is an international student-led volunteer organization. You will be given volunteer opportunities and your volunteer hours will be tracked for you. Volunteering is rewarded...

Welcoming Glover

Welcoming Glover

September 10, 2018

If you walk past room 206 and hear a voice that might be mistaken for an Australian  accent, you've just heard the voice of Mr.Glover, a new teacher as well as coach at SHS, but if you ask him where he...

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