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Impactful Movies of Our Generation

Leah Wilson, Reporter

January 13, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

We are truly a blessed generation. We have grown up with technology and an easy lifestyle. Our generation has been shaped by technology, including music, cell phones, and movies. Ever since we were little, most of us have been exposed to movies in some way or another. Many movies have defined this generation,...

Predicting the Future with Waukee

Leah Wilson, Reporter

January 12, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, STUDENT LIFE

A group of 30 Waukee high school students were asked to complete a survey pertaining to 2015. The questions were: -What song will win song of the year at the Grammy’s? -Who will win this year’s Super Bowl? -What movie will be this year’s biggest blockbuster?

Unbroken

Ellie Drees

January 6, 2015


Filed under Movie Reviews, Uncategorized

Unbroken is the true story of Olympic runner, war hero, and survivor, Louis (Louie) Zamperini. You, as a member of the audience, experience first hand the struggles of his life, from being a reckless Italian immigrant who always gets in trouble, to when he runs in the Olympics. Not to mention the heartbreaking...

Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Adam Hensley and Lauren Vespa

December 16, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

'Tis the season of giving. More importantly, it's the season of receiving. The holidays are upon us once again -- sighs -- and the age old question of what to get your significant other remains prevalent. Some prefer jewelry, expensive clothes, or even the overly-hyped "quality time" together. As one...

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Adam Hensley

December 8, 2014


Filed under Contests, Showcase

Attention Waukee high school students! The publications staff here at WHS created a scavenger hunt open for all grades to participate. How can you partake in this activity? Easy. We took photos of objects around the school - all you have to do is tell is what they are! Some are close-up shots, others...

Student Artwork and Literature

Student Artwork and Literature

November 21, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, PHOTOS

Shannon Deatrick             These finely painted lines of colored pencil are more than what meets the eye; it is the soft innocence of a baby, it is the illuminating love in the smile of a mother.  Senior Shannon Deatrick depicted herself with her mother and their love is evident within th...

Ouija Movie Review

Ouija Movie Review

Makenzie Lisle, Reporter

November 20, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movie Reviews, Uncategorized

Pop outs, haunted houses, and demons sounds like the perfect scary movie to see. The most recent horror film, Ouija, hit theaters October 24th. It made 20 million dollars on the opening weekend. (It's the second best out of horror movies this year with Annabell in the lead.) According to independent.ie...

Funny Halloween Pranks

Leah Doyle, Reporter

October 27, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, VIDEO

Halloween is around the corner, and so are the scares. This is the best time to go and prank some unsuspecting trick-or-treater. Whether its stealing peoples candy, or disguising yourself as a Halloween decoration, the reaction is always hilarious. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK-oQfFToVg Aren't...

“The Skeleton Twins”

“The Skeleton Twins”

Anna Rhodes, Reporter

October 15, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Normally, Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader are a double-over-laughing, laugh-until-I-cry, I-feel-a-six-pack-coming-on kind of duo. Wiig and Hader star in “The Skeleton Twins”, a movie that deals with everything but comedy. Maggie (played by Wiig) and Milo (played by Hader) are twins, and were nicknamed The Gruesome Twosome by thei...

Upcoming Movies

Upcoming Movies

Lauren Biggerstaff, Reporter

October 15, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

  The Best of Me This film is no short of the standards set for an everyday typical, heartwrenching, Nicholas Sparks movie. Protagonists Amanda and Dawson are former high school sweethearts that were unexpectedly reunited together after twenty years apart. Throughout the movie, they overcome obstacles in the way of renewin...

Kanye West Concert Controversy

Kanye West Concert Controversy

Lauren Biggerstaff, Reporter

October 2, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Be careful at a Kanye West concert- - he might stop the entire show if you’re not standing up.

The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner

Leah Doyle, Reporter

October 1, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movie Reviews

Hollywood's next attempt on making a popular YA book into a movie failed once again with James Dashner’s Best-Selling book, The Maze Runner.   Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) wakes up in the dark, enclosed space, also known as ‘the box’. At first he can’t remember anything about his past...

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