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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 to wield any weapon and wear any armor the come across, off to the abilities this class gets a...

New Deans On the Scene

October 8, 2019

By Roan Schnetzer / Reporter, Diego Branda / Reporter, Nico Lugo / Reporter If you were a student here at Hickman last year or in years past you may have gotten sent to your assistant principal’s office for referrals- good or bad. Besides dealing with disciplinary issues, assistant principals w...

ESports Revolution

ESports Revolution

October 8, 2019

An inside look on the fastest growing sport in the school. Diego Branda | Reporter   Carter Gourley | Reporter   There’s a huge crowd roaring in front of you. You’re trembling with fear and excitement, trying to maintain your composure. There’s 60 seconds left on the clock, you can...

Outside Our Bubble

October 8, 2019

MO Vape Death   Missouri issued a warning about a severe lung condition, related to e-cigarettes. Since the “first vaping related death” happened, the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services issued a statement saying,“Patients presented with cough, shortness of breath, chest pa...

Teachers Skill Corner

Teachers Skill Corner

October 8, 2019

Teachers of Hickman illustrating their unique talents that will make your life easier. This issue, Mrs. Barnhouse and her excellent time management.  Abby Gordon | Reporter   You fall onto your unmade, warm bed well after midnight, the greatest feeling of comfort and relief after a long day. As your...

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 and uploading content onto these networks. People who make online content are often called “conte...

Carter’s Nerd-Culture Close-Up

Carter’s Nerd-Culture Close-Up

October 8, 2019

By Carter Gourley | Reporter Hello, students of Hickman and whoever reads this is Carter Gourley, the over-nerd that is most likely found chilling in the corner with his friends talking about various other nerd related subjects which I will hopefully be able cover someday in a major issue of the Nerd Ins...

Flashletics

Flashletics

October 8, 2019

Dear Hickman,   Hi Kewpies! This is Marissa Kraus, your P&G sports editor.  As you've probably noticed, this issue is very different from any in the past. With this change, my hope is that the sports section is much more identifiable and organized so that more students can engage with ...

Slacktivism Activism

Slacktivism Activism

October 8, 2019

The hashtag #prayforamazonia amassed 265.6k posts on Instagram in three weeks, not to mention the related Instagram stories many people, including Hickman students, shared. Even President Donald Trump weighed in on the issue online, tweeting: “Just spoke with President @JairBolsonaro of Brazil... I t...

Not Just A Jock

Not Just A Jock

October 4, 2019

There are hundreds of athletes here at Hickman and, at face value, it's easy to see them as just an athlete, or only associate them with their sport. However, beneath the helmet, swim cap, or jersey, there's more to their story. One of these athletes is Hickman senior and swimmer Ethan Doll. A quiet...

Put Me In Coach- Football

Put Me In Coach- Football

October 4, 2019

Two inactive students take Hickman football by storm. Celena Schmolzi / Reporter At Hickman, football often goes unappreciated. It’s easy to look at a team’s record and surmise that they don’t work hard or aren’t good. As someone who doesn’t play a sport, I often played into this assump...

School Hardening

School Hardening

October 4, 2019

You stand on the steps of the North Entrance, waiting to be buzzed in. You hear the door click and pull it open, making sure not to let anyone in behind you. You walk through North Office and into the hall, making your way up the stairs into your first class. The music plays and the bell rings. Your ...

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