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Off the Shelf

Off the Shelf

Literary censorship is a hot-button topic that has swirled around the American public for decades; This is a debate that appears to only become more heated with time, as novels like The Abso...

WILC Open House

WILC Open House

As guests mingle amongst themselves, captivating conversations drift around the newly furnished rooms of the Waukee Innovation & Learning Center. People seem to fill up ...

Women in Science

Women in Science

For years, a notable gender gap existed in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields. A Yale study published in 2012 showed that about 20% of physics Ph.D’s...

Tusk Tragedy

Tusk Tragedy

The African elephant population has decreased by 30% from 2007 to 2014, according to a survey conducted by The Great Elephant Census. There are less than 350,000 African elephants...

Elizabeth Warren Silenced on the Senate Floor

Elizabeth Warren Silenced on the Senate Floor

Controversy floods newspapers and the World Wide Web, striking what seems to be constant disagreement between groups. Another matter gets added to the list of issues haunting ...

Radiant Elementary

Radiant Elementary

Waukee has seen incredible growth in just the past few years, with 5,180 people in 2000, and 17,705 people in 2015. This brings new houses, businesses, and schools popping...

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Outside the Binary

Outside the Binary

With many organizations and individuals arguing that gender is defined by genitalia, those who do not identify with the gender binary feel out of place and largely unacce...

Kindergarten Counselors

Kindergarten Counselors

Devon “Make a lot of friends and get a pet.”   Morgan- “Get a good job.”   Ava “Help other people if they miss their family while they are a...

1 in 1700: Holden Sinnard

1 in 1700: Holden Sinnard

The smell of saltwater fills the air around Waukee senior Holden Sinnard as he lays on the beach, listening to the crashing of the waves. Sinnard fell in love with the ocean the...

Student Photographers

Student Photographers

 With the pressure of a fabric strap against the neck, a photographer holds the camera up to the eye and searches for the desired photo. The photographer snaps the shutter wi...

Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teachers

  After placing a briefcase beside an unfamiliar desk and writing their name on the whiteboard, substitute teachers repeatedly greet classrooms of new faces. Their job is vita...

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2017 Track Preview

2017 Track Preview

Waukee Athletics have dominated on the track for years, and this 2017 season looks to be making another strong start. Track and Field is a sport which includes athletic c...

Intramurals

Intramurals

Waukee High School has over 2,000 students from 9th through 12th grade all of whom have the opportunity to participate in the sports available at the school. This creates a v...

Girls’ Basketball

Girls’ Basketball

From walking out on the court of a regular season game with a few hundred eyes watching, to the state tournament with thousands of eyes watching each player's every move. The W...

Waukee Cheer: Season in Review

Waukee Cheer: Season in Review

For nine months, 265 days, and countless hours, the Waukee Competitive Cheer Team poured every ounce of dedication and commitment they had into training to be one of the top cheer squads in the nation....

A Farewell and A Hello

A Farewell and A Hello

The Waukee volleyball team has experienced years of success and growth under varsity head coach Steven Baas. During his time at the school he lead the team to many victor...

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North Korea: World Threat or Paper Tiger?

North Korea: World Threat or Paper Tiger?

Ethan Adato, Reporter

In the 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, both the Soviets and the USA pushed to the brink of nucl...

May 11, 2017

Unfilmable: The Forgotten Controversies of Hollywood’s Brightest Stars

Unfilmable: The Forgotten Controversies of Hollywood’s Brightest Stars

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

February 26th, 2017: Hollywood’s most prominent night will air to millions of televisions across Ame...

February 15, 2017

10 Things Turning 10 in 2017

10 Things Turning 10 in 2017

Grace Culbertson, Reporter

The Smartphone was Born   One of the most well-known products of 2007 is undoubtedly the iPhone. While the technology looked nowhere near to how it does...

January 23, 2017

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Cameron Wolff’s Top Ten Movies of 2016

Cameron Wolff’s Top Ten Movies of 2016

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

With the tumultuous events in the United States, from a divisive presidential election to issues of gun violence and discrimination, this year presented a challenge to Americ...

January 8, 2017

Star Wars: Rogue One Movie Review

Star Wars: Rogue One Movie Review

Ethan Adato, Reporter

Rogue One is the newest Star Wars movie to keep the growing legions of Star Wars fans happy. The movie takes place before Episode IV and after Episode III. Although it is not...

December 20, 2016

Manchester by the Sea Review

Manchester by the Sea Review

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

Halfway through Manchester by the Sea, I knew a perfect film unfolded before my eyes. Then, writer-director Kenneth Lonergan unveiled an unexpected revelation to the au...

December 20, 2016

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Damion and Andrew Play with Pets!

Damion and Andrew Play with Pets!

Andrew Tobey and Damion Wallace

December 20, 2016

Averi Baudler Talks with Sheldon Fox

Averi Baudler Talks with Sheldon Fox

December 12, 2016

Thanksgiving Go-To Recipes with Powell Hauber

Thanksgiving Go-To Recipes with Powell Hauber

November 16, 2016

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Averi Baudler Talks with Sheldon Fox

Averi Baudler Talks with Sheldon Fox

December 12, 2016

Thanksgiving Go-To Recipes with Powell Hauber

Thanksgiving Go-To Recipes with Powell Hauber

November 16, 2016

Waukee’s First Assembly of the Year

Waukee’s First Assembly of the Year

September 12, 2016

Holiday Greetings from A Cappella

Holiday Greetings from A Cappella

December 23, 2015

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