Kings' Courier

Every 15 Minutes

Every 15 Minutes

Katelyn Schreckenghaust, Junior Writer

April 19, 2019


Filed under Features

In America somebody dies every 15 minutes due to distracted driving. On April 15, 2019, a mock car crash took place at Western High School; this mock car crash was a part of the “Every 15 Minutes Program” and was put together to teach an important lesson. This two-day program mainly focuses on high ...

Go to Florida they said… It will be fun they said…

Go to Florida they said… It will be fun they said…

Levi Dyer, Senior Writer

April 19, 2019


Filed under Features

My spring break was awesome. I went to Florida for the first time and experienced a lot of new and fun things. My trip started with the expected extremely long ride. I was sure I would have to take over driving at some point, but for some reason I was never asked to drive. The entire time I could look ou...

The Freeze is Finally Open

The Freeze is Finally Open

Caleb Johnson, Junior Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Courier Top Feature, Features

As April comes along, students and teachers patiently wait for The Freeze to open. The community often gives it a warm welcome: a massive day of sales. Throughout the course of the week, The Freeze will amass many new customers. Each year the owners and staff work on new flavors and combinations to sat...

An Upcoming Teacher: Madeline Winterhalter

An Upcoming Teacher: Madeline Winterhalter

Ashli Key, Senior Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under Courier Top Feature, Features

As a kid, everyone has the dream job that he wants to achieve someday whether that be an astronaut or a chef; however, for some people, they want to have a job with a meaning. I am not saying those jobs do not, but for example a social worker is what I would say is a job with a meaning. It has a purpos...

My Local Hero

My Local Hero

Uriah Riemenschneider, Senior Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Features

Dear Mom, for the past 18 years of my life, you have been my go-to, my rock, the person I could go to for advice. We have of course gone through our rough patches, or highs and lows, but we always seem to find peace with each other. No bump has ever been, or will ever be too big for us to tackle tog...

Having a Sister

Having a Sister

Kelsey Wise, Senior Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Features

Growing up with a sister is a bittersweet experience. Sisters can argue and be so hostile towards each other one minute then another minute one can turn around and say, “Hey, do you want to go get food?” I believe that having a sister is by far the best friendship I have ever had. I have recentl...

Exploring the Virtual Kidnapping Scam

Exploring the Virtual Kidnapping Scam

McKayla Thompson, Junior Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Courier Top Feature, Features

     Lookout, beware, and be alert!  Once again this evil world has a new issue that is upsetting to human race. As if kidnapping wasn’t bad enough, kidnapping is now happening virtually. People are receiving phone calls with someone explaining that one of their family members is being held ca...

St. Patrick’s Day: Exploring History

St. Patrick’s Day: Exploring History

Carl Jay, Junior Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Features

Did you get pinched Sunday? If you did, you probably were not wearing green for Saint Patrick’s Day. Not many people know who St. Patrick actually was and his significance in the reformation of the Irish people. Also, why do we idolise leprechauns, 4 leaf clovers, shamrocks, and everything green in sight? ...

March Concert Preview

March Concert Preview

Katelyn Schreckenghaust, Junior Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Features

On Wednesday, March 13th, the junior high and high school bands will be performing their March concerts. Each band has been practicing every day since the beginning of this semester to prepare for this concert, so a lot of work has been put into this upcoming concert performance. Mr. Hinshaw has been working wi...

Dancing His Way to the Competition

Dancing His Way to the Competition

Lauren Hileman, Junior Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Features

For six periods a day, AP English 11, AP English 12, and Kings’ Courier students waltz into Mr. Engle’s classroom without knowing their teacher knows how to waltz. Mr. Engle has been taking lessons with his wife, Rita, for ten years learning all sorts of dances. From all the stories, his classes wo...

The Refinery adds Fun to Kokomo!

The Refinery adds Fun to Kokomo!

McKayla Thompson, Junior Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Courier Top Feature, Features

“Dancing can enhance your life in multiple ways, through physical activity, mental stimulation, and social interaction.”   Amber Raine Swick, a dance teacher, a wife, and a mom, has started a new journey in her life as she became the new owner of The Refinery in Kokomo that offers a da...

Flying Through my Journey

Flying Through my Journey

McKayla Thompson, Junior Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Courier Top Feature, Features

It’s never just me, and I am never alone. As three people surround me very tightly, I jump into their arms. I have two supporting my feet and one supporting my back. They have a super tight grip on my feet making me feel safe, and my back is supported with both hands. I never have to turn around to ...

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