Purple and Gold News

Making “Godspell Jr.”

Hickman Theatre presents their first fully-virtual show.
December 18, 2020
It is an invigorating approach to age-old stories of love, friendship, and community told through the lives of Jesus Christ and his followers: with singing and dancing! -Anna Waters (12), Stage Manager

Is Halloween Canceled?

Pumpkins by Philip Stambaugh & Nancy Lewandowski
October 29, 2020

Is Halloween canceled? This has been a question on many people's minds since the beginning of the year. With little kids wanting to dress as their favorite movie star or indulge in the sweet caramel of...

Hickman Marching Band Performance

October 19, 2020

The Hickman Marching Band has met many challenges due to COVID-19. After many hours of hard work and dedication, they were able to put together their 2020 show "The Black Widow". Above is a video of both...

Too Close for Comfort

Shakira Cross speaks out at the 2017 Poetry Slam.
Can trust and safety in the arts be captured through Zoom? A look at the 2020-2021 Hickman Poetry Slam.
October 8, 2020

Hickman students from the current sophomore class and earlier are more than familiar with the halls of the school and its sounds. There’s laughter to be found, not to mention playful bickering and plans...

Hickman Debate Cross Examines the First Presidential Debate

Hickman Debate Cross Examines the First Presidential Debate
The P&G sits down with the Hickman Debate Team and the Executive Director of the National Speech & Debate Association to discusses the first presidential debate of 2020.
October 7, 2020

  On Tuesday September 29, 2020, the first presidential debate of the 2020 election was held in Cleveland Ohio. Presidential debates typically include significant discussions of ideas and previews...

Carter’s Nerd Corner: Digital Tabletop Edition

Alec Hume (12) plays DnD with his party on roll20.net.
How to play DnD in the midst of a pandemic.
October 2, 2020

  Hello everyone who may read this article, anyone who has gotten into the Dungeons and Dragons hobby as of recently either through my other articles or having it recommended to you by someone...

A Tradition Carried On

Cadet Grayson, Cadet Steger, Cadet Grayson  are preparing for the new format of the tradition.
Mizzou ROTC perseveres in the face of COVID-19 to uphold the beloved cannon-fire tradition.
October 1, 2020

Every year, Mizzou fans watch the football games in hopes of seeing Mizzou’s ROTC cadets do their push-ups and shoot off the cannon after every Mizzou touchdown, but this year many were disappointed....

Science of Santa

Science of Santa
January 14, 2020

If you’ve grown up in America, or even just walked around a public place with music in December, you know the classic story of Santa Claus. We all know he comes down the chimney when we’re asleep and...

Are You Smarter Than A…

January 10, 2020

Dungeons and Dragons Class Overview 1: The Fighter

Dungeons and Dragons Class Overview 1: The Fighter
November 11, 2019

    The fighter is the go-to first-time player class, starting with ten health and gaining an average of 6 health per level up decided on a 10 sided dice or a d10. They also get the ability...

Ticktockers of Hickman

Ticktockers of Hickman
October 8, 2019

Halid Ibrahimovic, Abigail Gordon, Jonathon Chatfield Tiktok is one of the most new, viral social media platform to have come out lately so it’s no surprise when people from our own school are using...

Overwatch Club at Hickman

Overwatch Club at Hickman
September 18, 2019

The Media Center’s Gaming Crib is put to good use by Hickman’s e-sports team. Nicolas Araujo | Reporter   Overwatch is a club for aspiring gamers and a good start on e-sports, possibly...

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