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The Arrowhead

Kaitlyn Harris, Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, BLOG, ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE

📷: Maddie Huntley Festival of Trees Each year Blank Children’s Hospital puts on a charity event called the Festival of Trees and Lights.  Different organizations make the valiant effort to decorate their tree the best. Trees vary from Disney themes featuring the 2016 hit Moana to your more...

Sports Spotlight: Molly Turk

Sports Spotlight: Molly Turk

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Clubs, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE, Students

Energy radiates through the floors and walls of the gym, inspiring cheers and screams from the spectators. The girls shout and high-five, celebrating yet another score for the team. This is the energy that engulfed a certain 10 year old girl a while ago, and inspired her to play the game: volleyball. ...

I Went Six Days Without Social Media

I Went Six Days Without Social Media

Josh Wente, Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, BLOG, ENTERTAINMENT, OPINION, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

Students mindlessly swipe through their feed during class, at lunch, in the car, and in their bed. Refreshing it every chance they get, in hopes of notifications signaling likes and comments. Although it seems silly, the instant gratification provided by something as simple as, ‘@basicstacy liked your p...

Teacher Spotlight:

Teacher Spotlight:

December 4, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, Classes, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, SPORTS

Even at a young age, P.E. teacher and Missouri-native Kathleen Sender possessed a love for sports, being active, and health. Sender played soccer during her college years, up until she tore her meniscus.   William Jewell College suffered from a loss of one of their center mids for a month. One thin...

Kelsey Plumb: Setting Records

Kelsey Plumb: Setting Records

Claire Petersen, Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under BLOG, Clubs, Contests, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE, Students

October 14th, junior Kelsey Plumb broke the school record for the number of assists in a single volleyball season with almost 1,000 assists recorded. Standing at a height of six foot, the starting varsity setter certainly made a name for herself this season. Breaking such a record is quite an accomplish...

AP Art Students

AP Art Students

Nancy Tran, Reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under BLOG, Classes, Clubs, Contests, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE

 Whether it’s expressing it through a painting, or through photography, art is something that brings out the creativity in every student.  “It expresses us,” exclaimed senior Haylee Kidd. Every morning in room 214, during their AP Art class, students work on pieces they are passionate...

Students and Cheating

Students and Cheating

November 9, 2017


Filed under BLOG, Classes, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Cheating. Most of us know someone who’s done it if we haven’t ourselves. A poll done by ABC news interviewed students ages 12-17, and out of those students one in three admitted to cheating. The question is: why do students cheat? Cheating occurs in our high school, people cheat at Harvard, it see...

The Voice(s) of Des Moines

The Voice(s) of Des Moines

November 8, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase, Uncategorized

Lights. Camera. Action! The stage is set and millions of Americans anticipate the newest recruits of 2017 Emmy-winning singing competition, The Voice. With hundreds auditioning and only a limited amount of spots on each team, the pressure is on to be the best. The hosts, Adam Levine, Miley Cyrus, Jennife...

Halloween 2017

Halloween 2017

Evan Phillips, Reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

All Hallows Eve, better known as Halloween is a time where friends, family, and strangers alike celebrate the dead by dressing up and eating more candy then should be humanly possible.  It gets its roots from a long forgotten Celtic holiday called Samhain.  It is similar to Dia de los Muertos, or the D...

1 in 1900: Cole Van Hauen

1 in 1900: Cole Van Hauen

Dana Aguilar, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

“I get up and get ready, go to school and take class, get really bored! Then after school gets out I go home, I’ll have an hour or two to myself before I have to get ready, and go to dance from 4:30 to 9:00 or 10:00. I go home and do homework, go to bed, and repeat.” This is an average day for seni...

IT (2017) Movie Review

IT (2017) Movie Review

Stephen Holko, Reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movie Reviews, Showcase

  IT (2017) is a near perfect recreation of Stephen King's original story by the same name. To not over elaborate on the many ins and outs of Stephen King's literary universe, IT is about a spider demon clown god, if you have a problem with that, it's an omnipotent being from before the creation ...

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