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Kylee Nowling

Kylee Nowling, Editor

Hi, I am Kylee! I am a senior, and this is my third year on The Owl. I am really excited to lead the staff as the editor this year! I look forward to writing many articles and exploring new topics! :)

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Important Dates for Seniors

Important Dates for Seniors

May 7, 2021

Seniors, it is very important to be checking your emails, the daily announcements, and the senior Google Classroom page. Many important messages are being delivered about senior activities. Below are some...

Spanish Classes Make Cascarones

Spanish Classes Make Cascarones

April 8, 2021

This past week, the Seymour High School Spanish classes created some EGGcellent projects. Students made cascarones to learn more about the culture of Spanish speaking communities. Cascarones are colored...

March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020

March 12, 2021

The day that changed everything was Friday, March 13, 2020. Almost a year has passed since we got the news that we would not be returning to school for two weeks. No one would have thought that we would...

2020, The Year for Growth

2020, The Year for Growth

December 22, 2020

I find it ironic that as the ball dropped signifying the start of 2020, everyone cheerfully celebrated what was supposed to be the best year yet. I find this ironic because no one knew all the chaos in...

Healing After a Breakup

Healing After a Breakup

December 3, 2020

Throughout high school many students experience their first love, but just as many experience their first breakup. Breakups can be hard, no matter how many times you have gone through them. Breakups are...

E-Learning and Fall Break

E-Learning and Fall Break

October 9, 2020

On October 12th and 13th Seymour Community Schools will have E-Learning days. During these days, students are expected to log on to Google Classroom and complete their assignments. Although, you will not...

Hiking Havasu: Arriving in Arizona

Hiking Havasu: Arriving in Arizona

October 6, 2020

Experienced hikers are known for their very lengthy bucket lists of hikes that they would like to take. One hike that seems to be the dream for all hikers is Havasu Falls. How could you say no to five...

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

August 13, 2020

Although this school year has brought masks, strange smelling traffic cones, and many uncertainties, The Owl is still business as usual. We are excited to have 14 members on our staff this year! We plan...

Dear SHS...

Dear SHS…

May 11, 2020

Dear SHS, Choosing to move schools was one of the hardest decisions I have ever made, if not the hardest. When I first moved, the only reason I had was to play soccer. The only people I really knew...

High School Athletes are Being Excluded From Indiana’s Reopening

May 7, 2020

Right now Indiana is undergoing a five-step plan in order to ease restrictions and reopen places. It is very controversial on whether we are going too fast or if these are the right steps to take. No matter...

Prom?

May 7, 2020

*DISCLAIMER* This is not a school sponsored event. As many of you know, Seymour High School had to cancel prom this year. This upset a lot of students, so parents and the community have decided to host...

How to Get a Celebrity to Come to Your House...

How to Get a Celebrity to Come to Your House…

March 27, 2020

During this quarantine lockdown that we are all experiencing, many are feeling disconnected and fearful. There are many ways to keep yourself entertained, but one way I have been keeping myself entertained...

BLOCKED

BLOCKED

March 11, 2020

Recently, The Owl newspaper experienced technological problems when the site was blocked for a short period of time. Seymour Community School Corporation provides over 5,700 Chromebooks, but also controls...

The New Series Everyone is Talking About

The New Series Everyone is Talking About

January 30, 2020

America has fallen in love with a small rural community and their college’s cheer team. On January 8, the six-episode docuseries Cheer premiered on Netflix. Since its release, the internet has been flooded...

Seymour Pins Columbus North in Dual Meet

Seymour Pins Columbus North in Dual Meet

January 14, 2020

On Tuesday, January 7,  the Owls loaded the bus to battle in a dual meet at Columbus North High School. After a rocky start, the Owls were able to steadily increase their team score. The Owls only lost...

You Are What You Love

“You Are What You Love”

August 29, 2019

Nearly two years after releasing her last album, Taylor Swift released Lover early Friday morning. Lover is very contrasting to her last album, Reputation, but has a similar sound as some of her earlier...

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...

The Strange World of Dry Needling

The Strange World of Dry Needling

April 11, 2019

Dry needling is a controversial practice used by many physical therapists. A dry needle is one that does not have medication in it. The dry needles are inserted through the skin and into the muscle in...

Fighting For Equality

Fighting For Equality

April 3, 2019

In many activities and places around the world, gender equality is a major problem. The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team is a three-time World cup and four-time Olympic champion. The U.S. Men’s National...

MR. REASONER CAUGHT JUULING

MR. REASONER CAUGHT JUULING

April 1, 2019

BREAKING NEWS On Friday, March 29, Mr. Reasoner was caught by the school's resource officer doing what no one would expect. He was caught ripping phat clouds in the boys' restroom. Mr. Reasoner and other...

Supermercado Y Taquería La Mejor Review

Supermercado Y Taquería La Mejor Review

April 1, 2019

On Wednesday, I had the privilege of visiting Supermercado Y Taquería La Mejor. This is a Mexican restaurant located on Tipton right by the railroad tracks. They have been serving Seymour since 2010....

College Admissions Scandal

College Admissions Scandal

March 15, 2019

One of the biggest college admission scandals emerged Tuesday. Among the people accused are wealthy parents, actresses, coaches, test proctors, and more. They have carried out a nationwide fraud to get...

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...

Lent Google Form

Lent Google Form

March 7, 2019

Lent is an important religious time for many Christians around the world! Lent started on March 6 and will end April 18. The Owl Newspaper has an upcoming article about Lent, and we would love your feedback...

Google Keep

Google Keep

February 12, 2019

A lot of students struggle when it comes to staying organized and keeping track of their assignments. This causes them to get behind in their classes and their grades to fall. Not too long ago I was introduced...

Representing Seymour, Showing Sportsmanship

Representing Seymour, Showing Sportsmanship

January 23, 2019

January 10, the Owls Wrestling team had many accomplishments to be proud of. The seniors were honored, they had a victory over Scottsburg (69-12), and they regained possession of the “Big Shoe.” Even...

Lady Owls Wrestle At State

Lady Owls Wrestle At State

January 15, 2019

On Friday, January 11, the song “We are the Champions” rang through Hamilton Heights High School as close to 60 teams from around Indiana were announced. While all...

I Loved My Year In America

‘I Loved My Year In America’

December 19, 2018

Last year during the 2017-18 school year, Marnouk Van Der Laan was a foreign exchange student. Marnouk is from the Netherlands, but stayed with the Miller family in America from August 6, 2017 till June...

Revision of the Finals Schedule

December 11, 2018

As most of you probably know, the schedule for finals has been changed. Last year, we took finals for four days with two classes a day. Before each class you would have an hour and a half to study and...

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...

Joining SHS Wrestling

Joining SHS Wrestling

December 7, 2018

After jokingly having a conversation with Mr. Wolka about joining the wrestling team, I actually started to consider it. All I currently played was soccer, so my winters were not filled with a sport. I...

MALIBU, CALIFORNIA NOVEMBER 9, 2018-Mayor and firefighter Rick Mullen surveys a house that is on fire in Malibu as the Woolsey Fire comes down the hill Friday. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

California’s Wildfires

November 16, 2018

For the past week and a half, California has been engulfed by the flames of three major wildfires. The Camp Fire, Woolsey Fire, and Hill Fire have burned over 230,000 acres in the north and south areas...

22-Year-Old Unsolved Murder

22-Year-Old Unsolved Murder

October 25, 2018

Waiting in line at the grocery store, you may have seen the face of this six-year-old beauty pageant queen on the cover of magazines. Jonbenet Ramsey was killed in her own home over twenty years ago, and...

Jordan Morey Inspires SHS Newspaper Class

Jordan Morey Inspires SHS Newspaper Class

September 20, 2018

On Wednesday, September 12, Jordan Morey, Sports Editor from The Tribune, paid a visit to the SHS Newspaper Class. He informed the class on what it's like to cover the sports of five high schools and...

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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