BY PAOLA AMARO & AARON RENSHAW Last week, Truman High School students were visited by Broadway star, Mamie Parris. She has participated in many plays, giving life to amazing characters, such as Grizabella on “Cats”, Elphaba on “Wicked”, and Judy on “9 to 5″. Not every young aspiring actor or […]
BY CRAIG STEWART Truman junior Jennifer Sailor managed to succeed against all the odds. She had no coach and just started diving last year. Now, she’s qualified for state. This is an amazing accomplishment, considering last year was her first ever diving season. The team has managed to dive […]
BY CRAIG STEWART The Truman girls’ varsity basketball team is playing a pretty good so far this season with a record of 10-4, blowing by teams with ease. They beat teams like Winnetonka (95-15) and De Soto (75-51) by wide margins. They really haven’t had much competition playing against […]
BY WALTER CANADY III One of the most exciting parts of high school experience is Senior Prom. It’s one of the moments you want to make the best, regardless of what the costs may be. Much of the senior class was very shocked when they learned the requirements […]
This week’s Patriot Vision discusses the winter sports slate to this point and shows a great learning opportunity for our theater students delivered by Mamie Parris.
BY HUNTER DONELSON The Patriots’ girls basketball team was on a roll at the end of last season, and the offseason didn’t stop them from improving. After a 7-point loss to North Kansas City to start the year, the Patriots bounced back with an 80-point victory over Central and […]
This week’s Patriot Vision takes a look at a new reading initiative and focuses on a couple recent school events. Our sports department also catches up with the girls basketball and wrestling teams to see how they’re getting along early in the season.
BY CAROLYN BLAND Truman High School held their annual Market Day on Thurs., Nov. 30. For those of you who are unaware, Market Day is the one day a year that the students may bring in food that they will then sell to other students in attempt to make […]
BY CRAIG STEWART The Kansas City Chiefs have went from being the top team in the NFL with a record of 5-0 to a mediocre 6-5. The Chiefs lost five out of their last six games in the past weeks losing to teams they were favored to beat like […]
BY WALTER CANADY III This past week the story of a woman named Cyntoia Brown went viral across social media. Brown, a 16-year-old girl forced into a life of prostitution, was sentenced to life in prison by the state of Tenn. in 2004 after killing a 43-year old child […]