The Echoes

Student dies after rollover accident

Faith Reisig, News Editor

April 13, 2017

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Robert Kanniard, Junior, died Sunday, April 9, at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora of injuries resulting from a car accident. Two students in the CHOICES program were involved in a vehicle accident on Saturday, April 8 a...

NHS inducts 23

Terry Pitkin, Staff Advisor

April 6, 2017

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National Honor Society inducted 23 new members on March 7.  The inductees incluided: Hannah Anderson, Ashley Bair, Amandeep Chemma, Kyle Conn, Luis Cordova, Jatin Cranmore, Jeremiah Delzer, Blake Greckel, Sadie Hamm, Kyle Henderson...

State journalism qualifiers announced

Terry Pitkin, Staff Advisor

April 6, 2017

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The Nebraska School Activities Association released the names of the state journalism qualifiers on Friday, March 31. Eleven SHS students qualfied for the state competition to be held in Norfolk on Monday, April 24. The group...

Completed building welcomes visitors

Faith Reisig, News Editor

April 4, 2017

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Since the beginning of the semester, Phase 1 of completed construction has housed over 900 students. The building has also hosted a multitude of visitors, starting with community tours in January. A few more notable guests have also ta...

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ rehearsals underway

Faith Reisig, News Editor

March 9, 2017

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Rehearsals are underway for 'Fiddler on the Roof,' this year's musical. Cast have begun to work on music, choreography, and lines.  The show is about a man named Tevye, part of a Jewish community living in Russia during th...

Splash Arena WAVES goodbye

Alonso Lopez, News Writer

March 6, 2017

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This month, many members of the community were shocked to hear that the Splash Arena had only two years left. The final decision was made during a Monday night joint work session between the Splash Foundation and the Scottsblu...

Reader Response

Faith Reisig, News Editor

February 28, 2017

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On January 27, Donald Trump signed an executive order, banning travel from seven countries with a religious majority of Muslims. The order blocked entry for 90 days and would have kept refugees out of America for 120 days. Refugees from Syria were h...

Graduation rate makes dramatic increase

Alfonzo Lopez, News Writer

February 3, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Long known for the success of its sports teams, activities and musical programs, Scottsbluff High added yet another accomplishment to its storied history. Four years ago the school’s graduation rate was one of the lowest numb...

Assessing advanced opportunities

Faith Reisig, News Editor

February 2, 2017

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In 1991, SHS created a course in AP English Literature. Since then, an ever-increasing number of Advanced Placement (AP) classes, honors classes, and dual credit classes have joined the curriculum. Currently there are 4 honors classes, 7 A...

Racial Profiling

Faith Reisig, News Editor

November 18, 2016

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Last summer freshman Jasiya DeOllos was walking home through his Westmoor neighborhood, something he had done hundreds of times before. “I was coming back from the pool with my little brother,” he said. After letting...

Back from the Dead?

Faith Reisig, News Editor

November 18, 2016

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Ten people are currently sentenced to death in Nebraska. They range from John Lotter, insisting he is innocent of triple murder, to Jeffrey Hessler, a Scotts Bluff County resident who was sentenced in 2003 for the rape and murder...

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