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Teens able to work ‘essential jobs’ during COVID-19 shut down

Working during the COVID-19 Shut Down, Junior Aubri Stewart hands a Panera Bread order to a curb-side customer. Food service companies like Panera were considered essential jobs which allowed teenage employees to still work during the Jackson County Stay at Home Order.

Story by Julia Couch, Reporter

May 22, 2020

Junior Aubri Stewart walks in to Panera Bread and puts on a black mask, gloves,and her green apron. ord...

Perspective of perfect vision for Class of 2020

The high school cafeteria sits idle during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Seniors did not have a chance to have ceremonial

Story by Dana Beattie, Reporter

April 29, 2020

The halls of Fort Osage echo with emptiness. Classroom doors are locked, teachers are gone, and my high ...

Athletes work through reality of no spring sports

Sitting idle, the soccer team will not be making any corner kicks from the playing surface at Fort Osage High school this spring season.

Story by Julia Couch, Reporter

April 21, 2020

Senior Ethan Lopez’s Heart drops as he hears that his senior season has been canceled. Disbelief fi...

What to do when your school closes due to a Pandemic

What to do when your school closes due to a Pandemic

Story by Cassidy Newberry, Reporter

April 8, 2020

The beginning of the 2020 was a normal start for most high school students. They were preparing for spring ...

Students use a variety of devices to access the internet. Comcast internet service extends free or reduced offer to families with students without internet access at home during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Lack of technology can burden students without resources

March 31, 2020

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak has had quite an effect on people of the world. The pandemic has ...

District closed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Dimly lit, Ms. Bridget Eischeid's English classroom sits vacant. The Fort Osage School District has closed all schools through April 24 in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Story by Cali Roberts, Reporter

March 27, 2020

Fort Osage School District cancelled classes through Apr. 24 following Blue Springs,  Independence an...

Freshman Haley Ward stands at the top of the podium with the 130 pound Championship bracket poster in her hands. Ward is the first Individual Girls Wrestling State Champion in FOHS history.

Wrestling: Haley Ward takes first State Title in school history

March 13, 2020

Freshman Haley Ward made Fort Osage High School history on Saturday, Feb. 22. Ward finished her seas...

Cornett builds relationships over senior season

February 21, 2020

Senior Sophia Cornett sits up anxiously on the bench as the opposing team gains control of the ball,...

ELA electives now fulfill ELA graduation requirements

Sophomore Annabelle Whitt-Jacques gets some sustained silent reading done in her ELA 2 class. Students can now take ELA Electives for their required ELA graduation credits.

Story by Lailah Bobo, Reporter

February 20, 2020

In the past, students have been required to take regular standard English Language Arts (ELA) courses for...

The message is not clear: The formalities, informalities of the Courtwarming dance

The message is not clear: The formalities, informalities of the Courtwarming dance

February 7, 2020

Courtwarming is an annual tradition at many high schools, including Fort Osage. Students buy a $7 ticket...

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