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An animal, person, or thing adopted by a group as its representative symbol and supposed to bring good luck.

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MEET “THUNDER” The mascot was chosen to be a buffalo because it relates to the Kansas Plains.

The current costume is three years old and cost us about $1200.

Students give their input on if the mascot was changed and turned into a different animal, person or thing TURTLE: “Turtles are cool... They always win the race,” said Nita Saybounkham, soph. TIGER: “They show strength and pride,” said Tyler Koch, jr. CHEETAH: “Because we attack when unexpected,” said Jennifer Rosendo, soph. MEADOWLARK: “Because we can still keep our yellow color and it’s the Kansas bird,” said Kenneth Hahn, soph. JAYHAWK: “Being a Jayhawk would be nice. Southeast Golden Jayhawks sound nice. Jayhawks are dope,” said Tierra Nolan, jr.

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DID YOU KNOW? Our school colors are actually white and yellow! (Not black and yellow)

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BUFFALO: “It makes us seem tough,” said Kelsie Smith, jr. BEAR: “Bears are ferocious and we are ferocious,” said Sky Birdcreek, sr. WOLVES: “Wolves are vicious and we have vicious athletes,” said Gabby Urbina, sr. UNICORN: “They’re pretty. They fly everywhere, like our school. Everyone flies,” said Shannon Lee, jr. YETI: “Nobody’s been a Yeti, it’s unique. We should also be Aries, because we’re fierce and challenging, “ said Brianna Howell, jr. INTERVIEWED BY MELISSA NDETTEMI AND ANGELA VUONG

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The current costume is three years old and cost us about $1200. DID YOU KNOW? Our school colors are actually white and yellow! (Not black an...

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