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									  Page   8                                                           Tiger Times                                                             January 2011




         Motivational Screaming                                                                                  The World                                                             THe                           Fort Scott High School
   Mark Feagins
                         Tigers
                  DYNAMITE!
                                    are     what?
                                      Tigers are
                                                      Wunderly; and freshmen: Madison Butler,
                                                      Courtney Crain, Payton Coyan, Annyssa
                                                                                                                  of Sports                                                           Tiger Times
     Editor
                  what? DYNAMITE! Tigers              Davenport, Halle Gregory, Hannah Reeves,                                    I like sports and I
                                                                                                            Matt Carrillo
 go tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick,   Minnie Sutton, and Taylor Watkins. Taylor                             don’t care who knows. All                                 January 2011                                                           Volume 98 Issue 4
                                                                                                               Staff
 BOOM, Dynamite! The FSHS cheerlead-                  Grant, junior, says she enjoys cheerleading.                          sports: Football, basketball,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Amber
 ers work hard to enhance the game experi-            “Cheerleading is awesome! I mean, who               baseball, under-water basket weaving. All
                                                                                                                                                                    Definitely Not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bull’s Eye
 ence that fans at Tiger games get, and should        wouldn’t love waking up extra early for 6:15        of them. There is much that has happened
 receive some recognition for their efforts.          AM practices before school!?!” But seriously,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Alert!
                                                                                                          recently in sports all across our great nation.
 Cheer members include seniors: Marliss               she really does enjoy it. Obviously she likes it    College football’s 2010 season has come to                A Fun-Sucker
 Allen, Addi Brown, Brooke Gillen, Jordyn             a little if she would put herself through all of    an end with Auburn defeating Oregon in the
 Gray, Sammi Newton, Madison Shelden, and             those grueling practices! And clearly the prac-     BCS National Championship game on Jan.               Michelle Buntain     Her favorite team is         Leah Casselman         Joshua Michael Buller         Mark Feagins        One kind of amber
 Katelyn Torres; juniors: Kristin Allen, Taylor       tices are paying off. Our Fort Scott girls sure     10th. It was a close game all the way through,            Staff         Duke. She says they’re              Staff         is probably one of the nic-         Editor         is fossilized tree resin.
 Grant, Sami Halsey, Heather Karleskint, and          look super out there doing their thing. If any of   but Auburn won a field goal as time expired,                            the greatest team ever,                           est people you will ever                           Another kind of amber
 Dani Lundberg; sophomores: Kaitlyn Grado,            the girls reading this are thinking of going out    22-19. The NFL’s 2010 campaign is nearing          even with Kyrie Irving injured. She gradu-        meet. You can always spot his bright smile          refers to a yellowish color. However, the
 Devonn Grillot, Tori Herman, Allison Piatt,          for cheer next year, tryouts will be sometime in    its end as well with the playoffs in full-swing.   ated from Pitt State with a bachelor’s degree     and floppy brown hair. The administration           Amber I’m talking about has a capital “A”,
 Hannah Tourtillott, Kristen Wilson, Tanner           March.                                              The Seattle Seahawks won their first playoff       in English. And she loves to chill at her desk    has also taken notice and this is why Josh is the   and she’s really cool! (And also the Senior
                                                                                                          game beating the New Orleans Saints, last          in her Sluggie whilst munching on elephant        senior boy for the month. You may recognize         Girl of the Month.)
                                                                                                          year’s champ. If that wasn’t crazy enough,         shaped animal crackers and sipping a Dr.          Josh’s name from the fall homecoming roy-               Amber Davish is a senior here at FSHS.
                                                                                                          the Seahawks’ record this year was 7-9! They       Pepper. Yes, this means that Ms. Homan is         alty where he was crowned king. Josh loves          She has only lived in Fort Scott since the
                                                                                                          are the only team with a losing record in the      our teacher of the month.                         playing soccer and is currently playing indus-                                        summer
                                                                                                          history of the NFL to make the playoffs. The                                      Ms. Tracy Gail     trial basketball at Buck Run. His sister Rikki                                        before her
                                                                                                          Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers                              Homan grew up in          Buller (10) described him as “a really loving                                         freshman
                                                                                                          will be meeting in Dallas on February 6 for                                little ol’ Uniontown.     guy” and “entertaining.” When asked about                                             year because
                                                                                                          the the Superbowl. The NBA and NCAA                                        She now teaches           a quote that best describes his life he confi-                                        she moved
                                                                                                          Basketball season are almost at the midway                                 English 1, Kansas         dentially replied, “Perseverance, some people                                         here from
                                                                                                          points of their respective years. Blake Griffin                            Reading, Newspaper,       want it to happen...Some people wish it to                                            Ohio. Her
                                                                                                          proved it is not harder to dunk in the NBA                                 and Yearbook. She         happen...Others tear down the walls of resis-                                         father is the
                                                                                                          than in college, it may even be easier. Major                              likes        teaching     tance and make it happen.” – his Wolverine                                            pastor at the
                                                                                                          League Baseball’s offseason is full of action                              because “I’m doing        puzzle. His dedication to tearing down his                                            First Baptist
                                                                                                          as trades and acquisitions are taking place at                             something different       walls of resistance is seen by his excellence       Church, and her mother is a special education


             Dancing Queens
                                                                                                          a rapid pace. And, the NHL’s Winter Classic                                every day.”               in soccer (All SEK) and his “always do your         teacher at Eugene Ware. Amber has two half
                                                                                                          occurred quite recently as the Washington                                         Of      course,    best” attitude.                                     brothers who live in Ohio.
                                                                                                          Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins at          everyone knows that she loves the newspa-              On a more                                          Among the students highly involved in
                                                                                                          Heinz Field, 3-1. Lastly, the USA isn’t really     per kids more than yearbook, but I thought I      personal level                                      the school, Amber is a member of Key Club,
                                                                                                          known for soccer. So, there isn’t major,           should ask her just to have it on record. Her     Josh      enjoys                                    Principal’s Leadership Team, National Honors
                                                                                                          groundbreaking soccer news….But, Lionel            reply? “I’m not answering that. No com-           watching Ben                                        Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
                   All we do is dance, dance,         or in their shower singing “What’s My Name”
   Matt Carrillo                                                                                          Messi won FIFA soccer player of the year!!!        ment.” See? It’s obvious.                         10 in his spare                                     and the FCA leadership team, Youth Court,
      Staff        dance – NO MATTER WHAT.            By Rihanna ft. Drake. So, for these wonderful
                                                                                                          YES!!!                                                  Ms. Homan is a big fan of Harry Potter,      time and finds                                      Select Ensemble, and her church praise team.
                   Yeah, that’s right. Our FSHS       girls to put together routines to do at halftime
                                                                                                                                                             Twilight, The Hunger Games, and just read-        great joy in                                        What is she planning to do after high school?
Dance Team dances hard. They ain’t trippin,           of our sporting events or assemblies is great
                                                                                                                                                             ing in general. She has some sweet movie          watching his                                        Amber is considering sign language inter-
unless of course trippin’ is part of the choreog-     and not something many people can do. Four-
                                                                                                                                                             posters in her room, as well as several           favorite movie,                                     preting as a career, but she’s not exactly sure
raphy, then yeah, they trip. They trip hard and       year dance teamer and senior captain, Jordan
                                                                                                                                                             Shakespeare and Edgar Allan Poe plush toys.       Dumb         and                                    where she wants to attend after high school.
with rhythm, which I wish I had. That is just one     Sather, says her favorite part of being on dance
                                                                                                                                                             She also loves Glee and Dancing with the          Dumber.       He                                        I asked Amber what she would consider
of the reasons why I envy these girls, because        team is “performing.” And, I am sure every-
                                                                                                                                                             Stars. And she makes THE BEST COOKIES             watches these                                       her favorite…
everyone knows my lifelong dream of dancing           body can agree with her on that, as everyone
                                                                                                                                                             EVER.                                             shows with his family at dinner on the couch.           -Fast food restaurant: Taco Bell!!!!
to Hip-Hop songs in front of a large crowd….          seems to love the entertainment the girls pro-
                                                                                                                                                                  Ms. Homan would like us to make sure         He dreams of living in Ireland and is the               -Book: The Hunger Games series.
and smiling the whole time through the perfor-        vide. But, it isn’t all that easy. The dance team
                                                                                                                                                             it’s clear that the newspaper kids did not        proud owner of two cats and a dog.                      -TV show: The Mentalist.
mance. That’s what’s up. Now, Matt Carrillo is        wakes up very early for many practices and
                                                                                                                                                             influence the voting process for teacher of the        When asked about being senior boy of               -Movie: When Harry Met Sally.
a very avid dancer and loves to D-Town Boogy,         works diligently. They work their tails off (or
                                                                                                                                                             month. (as if we’d vote for her… ha)              the month Josh said the honor made him feel
but not many people enjoy dancing in front of         tailfeathers off) to always put on a good show.                                                                                                                                                                            Continued DAVISH on page 3...
                                                                                                                                                             In conclusion, Ms. Homan is a nice lady, and      “splendid!” As it should.
people. Most reserve their dancing time in front      And, for that, we thank you FSHS dance team-
                                                                                                                                                             definitely NOT a fun-sucker.
of their mirror in their room with the door closed    ers.

								
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