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Hickman Remains Virtual… For Now

A Hickman family watches on as the school board discusses if and when CPS classes will resume in-person.
The CPS School Board votes to bring preK-5 back four days a week, but keeps all Middle and High School students in virtual learning for now.
October 12, 2020

While the Hickman Review met via zoom, the orchestra got in tune, and the JV football team faced Raymore-Peculiar on Monday night, a couple dozen of CPS parents, teachers, administrators and members of...

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...

CPS Prime: Door to Door Every 48 or 24

Lisa Chalupney & Mike Hayes prep first thing in the morning for the start of their delivery day.
CPS finds new ways of getting valuable educational materials to students despite distanced learning.
September 30, 2020

As the Coronavirus pandemic runs its course through the world, many businesses, workplaces, and organizations have had to adapt to social distancing, limits on occupancy, and mask-wearing. One of the most...

Friday Night Game Versus Battle Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Friday Night Game Versus Battle Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns
September 17, 2020

The home game scheduled for tomorrow, Friday, September 18th against Battle High School has been canceled due to a positive COVID-19 test and possible exposure in the Battle Football program according...

OK Boomer

OK Boomer
Cultural, economic, and personal experiences continue to shape generational divisions.
January 6, 2020

  An unidentified older man posted a video online to convince his followers that the younger members of society, Gen Z and millennials, all suffer from the classic “Peter Pan syndrome of not...

At Least Six Injured in California School Shooting

At Least Six Injured  in California School Shooting
November 14, 2019

At Least Six Injured  in California School Shooting Bryce Robinson | Lead of Online Media Release    At approximately 8 am the Las Angeles County Sheriff’s Office received a call stating...

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...

QPFest Shows Off Hickman’s Many Diverse Clubs

QPFest Shows Off Hickman's Many Diverse Clubs
September 18, 2019

Despite a postpone, this years QPFest carried on as one of Hickmans biggest traditions. Sophie Teddy | Reporter         QPFest is one of the many highly anticipated school-wide events...

From Day One to DI

From Day One to DI
Senior wrestler from Jeremiah Kent talks about how the sport has impacted his high school years.
January 26, 2018

The rule of 10,000 hours states that for someone to be considered extremely skilled or a complete expert of a skill, they must spend, you guessed it, 10,000 hours working on and practicing that technique. In...

A Bridge to Success

A Bridge to Success
Two seniors share their experiences in hopes of narrowing the academic gap.
January 26, 2018

This past December, seniors Bonnie Lee and Secunda Kariuki both received full-rides to prestigious universities through a program many have never heard of. Questbridge is a national nonprofit program...

Easy Money

Easy Money
Got Juice?
December 19, 2017

If you were at Hickman last year, then “I Got The Juice” is probably a familiar phrase, and Easy Money, the rapper behind the popular song, wasn’t surprised by its success. “I recorded it, and...

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