The Messenger

The Messenger

Turmoil in the Lunch Room

Turmoil in the Lunch Room

November 15, 2018

Homecoming Showdown

October 23, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

The Iola Mustangs had a highly anticipated match up last Friday for homecoming, facing off with the Burlington Wildcats. The Wildcats had a record of 3-2 before taking on the Mustangs, coming off a 28-0 loss to a divisional foe...

Nike Ad Sparks Debate

September 10, 2018

Filed under News

Nike’s latest posterboy for their “Just Do It” campaign is former NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick was essentially shunned by all the NFL owners and forced to leave the league, after taking a knee during the ...

Senior Privilege

August 30, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

As a new year sets in, there are many noticeable changes throughout the school, mostly centered around the shake up of the IHS staff. One change centered around the students is the new privilege held by all seniors to design a...

American schools risk training a generation of parrots

Dyllan Jones, Editor

May 8, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

What does critical thinking mean to the average American student? If the answer to that question is A, B, C, or D, there may be a problem. What answer did you get on your test? I got “critical thinking is a human abilit...

An open letter to the USD 257 board of education

Allie Utley, Editor

May 8, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

The handbook distributed at the beginning of the school year reads, “All students will be required to take a final exam each semester in each of their classes. However, a student will have the option of being exempt from taking th...