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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...

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...

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...

Should You Be Taking Children’s Literature?

Should You Be Taking Children’s Literature?

Felicia Williams, Administrator

October 10, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, BLOG, Classes, NEWS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Taking the Children’s Literature course, offered only to seniors in the third term, could save you more than a thousand dollars. The course is worth three college credits, which are transferable anywhere, and is a $900 UNI course. However, you don’t have to pay a dime if you take it through Waukee H...

Teenagers in the Work Field

Teenagers in the Work Field

Lydia Shelton, Author

October 5, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Many of Waukee’s students work long hours after the school day ends. Among the fast food and retail jobs, many high school students are making profit off the hobbies they are passionate for. Whether the subject is education, photography, knitting, or cooking, there is a variety of opportunities. ...

Hurricane Help

Hurricane Help

C.J. Rogers, Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS, Showcase

Terrifying hurricanes are recklessly destroying cities left and right. The storms are severely damaging homes and victims are left in desperate need for help. Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, with an estimated 30,000 people needing temporary shelter, according to CNN. Then, just 16 days later, over six m...

Waukee Wins the Bank of Iowa Award

Waukee Wins the Bank of Iowa Award

Dawson Wetlaufer

October 3, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, SPORTS

The Bank Iowa Traveling Challenge Cup is a year-long, statewide challenge including all high schools that are membered with Iowa High School Athletic Association, Iowa High School Music Association, Iowa Girls’ High School Athletic Union and the Iowa High School Speech Association. Waukee High Schoo...

Crowding in the ‘Kee

Crowding in the ‘Kee

Marissa Garton, Adison Koester, C.J. Rogers, Lydia Shelton, and Josh Wente

October 1, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Lunch Room Rampage A new school year comes with many new issues. This year at Waukee High School, crowding in the cafeteria caught the attention of students and staff. “Crowding is a problem, but a good problem,” stated principal Cary Justmann. In the first few days of classes, students struggled to find a place to sit at lunch or finding a table accommodat...

Starcatching 101

Starcatching 101

Alena Gamble, Kat Lewallen, Evan Phillips, and Aliya Warth

October 1, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

The Waukee High School fall play takes a different turn from last year’s somber rendition of Dracula. Aiming for a more lighthearted story, this year’s cast is excited for how Peter and the Starcatcher will be perceived.   “It's really fun, it's really imaginative, [and it] is familiar beca...

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