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$443,000 Won in Scholarships at Thespian Festival

$443,000 Won in Scholarships at Thespian Festival

Ana Hernandez, Reporter

Waukee theatre students spend hours perusing the embodiment of a character, organizing schedules, or perfecting the smallest details of a show. Many of them pour their hearts ...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

Castro: Revolutionary or Dictator?

Castro: Revolutionary or Dictator?

Ethan Adato, Reporter

Some see him as a brutal dictator, others see him as a heroic revolutionary. No matter how you view him, it’s an undeniable fact that Fidel Castro played a massive role in...  Read More »

Nov 28 • No Comments

2016 Election

2016 Election

Olivia Gagnon, Reporter

  The 2016 election has been arguably one of the most tense, entertaining, and pertinent decisions in recent American history. As polls closed late Tuesday evening, Re...  Read More »

Nov 10 • 1 Comment

Two Officers Shot: Urbandale PD and Des Moines PD

Two Officers Shot: Urbandale PD and Des Moines PD

Kaitlyn Redman, Editor-in-Chief [Web]

At 1:00 AM, November 2nd 2016 two police officers were ambushed and killed. The first incident occurred on 70th and Aurora: right outside of Urbandale High School. ...  Read More »

Nov 2 • No Comments

Crisis Averted on Kaylin

Crisis Averted on Kaylin

Andi Munford, Reporter

Less than two miles from Waukee High School, firetrucks and police cars raced to a house fire on Kaylin Drive. The street crowded with the emergency vehicles and concerne...  Read More »

Oct 4 • No Comments

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Inside the Mind of Laura VanWaardhuizen

Inside the Mind of Laura VanWaardhuizen

Ana Hernandez, Reporter

“It’s really dark. I guess if anything, no windows, no doors,” Laura VanWaardhuizen illustrated, pausing to recall the description of a place she avoids visiting. ...  Read More »

Nov 10

A Quick Q&A With Stacy Tharp

A Quick Q&A With Stacy Tharp

Olivia Gagnon, Reporter

Walking through the school lunch line, students browse a myriad of fruits, veggies, and entrees. To pay for their meals, students walk through the lunch clerk lines, and many...  Read More »

Nov 8

Waukee Fall Traditions

Waukee Fall Traditions

Miranda Boyle and Megan Groathouse

Waukee Athletics excels continually over the years and succeeds consistently, and this 2016 fall sports season proves to be no different. Waukee athletes put in hours of hard...  Read More »

Nov 1

Teachable Moments: Teens and the Consequences of Cyberbullying

Teachable Moments: Teens and the Consequences of Cyberbullying

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

  It is a common sight in Waukee High School: students walking through the halls, ignorant of the other students rushing to their next classes. Their eyes are lowered...  Read More »

Oct 18

‘Wauk’ The Halls

‘Wauk’ The Halls

Averi Baudler, Reporter

Question: “What is one piece of advice that you have for sophomores as they start their first year in the high school?” Seniors: ^^^ Lauren Nelson “Stay on the right side...  Read More »

Oct 11

‘Wauking’ With Honors

‘Wauking’ With Honors

Olivia Gagnon, Reporter

The Waukee Community School District is not immune to awards of any kind, and the talent and skill honed daily is evident through games, performances, and showcases. ...  Read More »

Oct 11

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For the Win

For the Win

Rashed Al Sharqi, Reporter

Huddled in a group, hands shaking, whispers all around them, The Waukee Competitive Cheer Team holds their breaths awaiting the results. Tensions rise as every team waits for a ...  Read More »

Nov 11

Waukee Fall Traditions

Waukee Fall Traditions

Miranda Boyle and Megan Groathouse

Waukee Athletics excels continually over the years and succeeds consistently, and this 2016 fall sports season proves to be no different. Waukee athletes put in hours of hard...  Read More »

Nov 1

Powderpuff Girls

Powderpuff Girls

Lily Campbell and Gaby Shepard

Girls on the field warm up for the big game. Bright, hot lights shine down, creating beads of sweat on the players’ necks. Huddling together, they fire up for the big game. ...  Read More »

Sep 26

Waukee Beats Ankeny Centennial

Waukee Beats Ankeny Centennial

Guest, Reporter

  Final score: Waukee 34, Ankeny 31   Video by Sydney Peterson: https://youtu.be/XJF5H0HNPhw  ...  Read More »

Sep 12

Varsity Fall Sports Schedule

Varsity Fall Sports Schedule

Kaitlyn Redman, Editor-in-Chief [Web]

Football:  8/26/16 Opponent: Urbandale High School @ Urbandale High School  7:00 Pm 9/2/16  Opponent: Valley High School @ Waukee High School 7:30 Pm 9/9/16 ...  Read More »

Aug 29

Burnt Out

Burnt Out

Cole Wilson, Reporter

The pitcher stands on the  mound. He stares down to the home plate, while the catcher gives a signal, preparing for the pitch to come. He winds up, preparing to send the...  Read More »

Apr 20

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Friday, November 4

    Varsity Football

    Waukee 14 - Dowling 36

  • Friday, October 28

    Varsity Football

    Waukee 52 - Southeast Polk 21

  • Friday, October 21

    Varsity Football

    Waukee 56 - Sioux City North 14

  • Friday, October 7

    Varsity Football

    Waukee 22 - DSM East 20

  • Friday, September 30

    Football

    Waukee 73 - Sioux City East 28

Moonlight

Moonlight

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

 There is a moment in Barry Jenkins’ masterful film Moonlight that exudes such pure emotion that it is almost unbearable to watch. After awkward exchanges and passin...  Read More »

Nov 21 • 1 Comment

  • Certain Women November 17, 2016
  • Gotham, Season One in Review November 16, 2016
  • Thanksgiving Go-To Recipes with Powell Hauber November 16, 2016
  • Marvel’s “Strange” New Movie November 8, 2016
  • Crime of the Century October 31, 2016
  • The Birth of a Nation: Opinions by Cameron Wolff October 14, 2016

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Doom, Gloom, and Climate Change

Doom, Gloom, and Climate Change

Ethan Adato, Reporter

Floods, hurricanes, drought: These disasters and more occur at an alarmingly increasing rate. Heat waves last about three times the long term average since 2011, droughts co...  Read More »

Nov 28 • No Comments

  • Christmas Season: The Sooner the Merrier? November 10, 2016
  • Anime: Why it Deserves a Second Look November 7, 2016
  • Five Ways to Fall for Fall October 14, 2016
  • Good Bye, Seniors May 19, 2016
  • PDA; How Much Is Too Much? May 5, 2016
  • Ted Cruz is the Zodiac Killer April 13, 2016

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Thanksgiving Go-To Recipes with Powell Hauber

Thanksgiving Go-To Recipes with Powell Hauber

Powell Hauber, Reporter

Part 1: Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cl3pV90jtfc

Nov 16

Senior Class Photo

Senior Class Photo

September 23, 2016

Senior Photo Requirements

Senior Photo Requirements

August 29, 2016

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Thanksgiving Go-To Recipes with Powell Hauber

Part 1: Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cl3pV90jtfc

Waukee’s First Assembly of the Year

Holiday Greetings from A Cappella

PROM 2k15

How Well Do You Know UR Bae?

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Waukee High School ● Online Newspaper
Waukee High School ● Online Newspaper