Throughout an individual’s life there are many lasts. As a senior this year I have had my fair share of final moments and still have several to go. I have had my last note day in AP Chemistry, I will soon be in my final debate round, and now I am writing my final article for the school ne…
The Glass Castle is a memoir written by Jeannette Walls. The book recounts Jeannette’s life and the struggles her and her family endured. The Walls family lived an unconventional life full of poverty, neglect, and the struggle to love extremely dysfunctional parents.
Oracular Spectacular is the second studio album by psychedelic band MGMT. The album dropped in 2007 and it contained three of their defining hits. The album is psychedelic rock and has an original feel.
Yankton’s tracks season is in full swing. Coming off their last competition at Howard Wood the Bucks and Gazelles like where their season is headed.
The season started out rough says Coach Sime “The beginning of the season was kind of tough we were missing one of our top golfers, Becky Frick.” But this helped the team as a whole, Coach Sime continued to say that the injury helped some of the other girls step up to the tee and better t…
The Age of Adaline is a romantic drama that stars Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, and Harrison Ford.
Yankton’s 2015 Graduates Have Far-Reaching Plans For After Graduation That Will Take Them All Over The Map
NOTE: The following piece features a sampling of seniors who are branching out after graduation; it is by no means exhaustive.
The Bucks baseball teams are just finishing up a strong 2015 season. They have regions, which they have to win, before they go to the state tournament. Teams in the Buck’s region include: Sioux Falls Roosevelt, Sioux Falls O’Gorman, and Mitchell. Senior Adam Walter says, “We have a good c…
There are a few things you don’t bring up if you don’t wish to start an argument, and likely the most volatile of these issues is politics. Everyone has a point of view, and almost everyone thinks that they’re absolutely correct on the matter; if that’s the case, then who is truly right?
Yankton Bucks tennis looks to finish the season strong. They have beat every team in ESD except for Aberdeen Central and Mitchell.
For many, the SAT, or Standardized Achievement Test, brings to mind obscure vocabulary and complex math problems.
National History Day is a nonprofit educational organization developed to encourage kids to become more involved and inspired by history.
If you were to ask any of my friends what some of my favorite things are, they would be sure to tell you I love history, British culture, and Rebel Wilson. Needless to say, all of these interests combined into one movie are sure to win my heart. But even if you don’t have interests simil…
As prom season is quickly approaching, excited juniors and seniors of Yankton High School rush to boutiques in search of the perfect dress.
Melophobia is the third studio album by Cage the Elephant, an American Alternative Rock band. The main trend of the album lyrically is that it follows the lead singer’s past loves and his feelings about them. This trend starts with the album’s first track, “Spiderhead”.
The United Nations is vital to keeping peace in the world. However, recent conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo leaves question as to whether or not it is a good thing for United Nations peacekeepers to have the ability to carry out offensive operations. There are several benefits …
The New York Times bestselling author, John Green, wrote Paper Towns, a teen angst mystery.
“Twenty Percent Time” is a concept of which many have not previously heard . This approach allows kids to spend each Friday (twenty percent of the school week) researching a topic of their choice. Studies have shown that if teachers allow students one a day a week to research matter of t…
When many people think of our public library, the first thing that comes to mind is books, magazines and even DVDs available for borrowing. With the changing times and increasing technology, libraries are adapting accordingly.
From recreation and research to military surveillance and airstrikes, the term “drone” is used to describe a large group of unmanned vehicles varying widely in construct and purpose. The idea of having these machines overhead at any moment scares many and excites some. Those who are scare…
The Yankton Gazelles Basketball team has had bit of a rough start to their season, going one and three at home, and two and six overall.
Spencer Huber, a junior at Yankton High School, reached his 100th career victory this past December at the Sioux Falls Lincoln Quad.
By the time you’re reading this, the 2015 Super Bowl teams will be set, and we’ll all know if I made the right predictions!
“Coming off of four quick games, I feel like as a team we learned a lot about the areas we need to improve as well as what our strong suits are,” says senior guard Austin Johnson.
As always, a large crowd of students, community members and relatives of performers turned out to enjoy YHS Idol on Mon., Jan. 12.