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All-State Speech 2018

All-State Speech 2018

Josh Wente, Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Clubs, NEWS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

All-State Speech Festival is the pinnacle of the speech season. Hosted at Iowa State University, the festival ranks the “most outstanding” performances of IHSSA (Iowa High School Speech Association)from all across the state. Groups at State contest, previously held at Waukee this year, must be...

Communication Across the Nation

Communication Across the Nation

Dana Aguilar, Reporter

February 16, 2018


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

The only reason anyone would be able to read the words that have been typed is through a language shared between the author and the reader. If anyone were to read this, they would more likely than not, speak English and have the ability to read English. Language is essential to the human race, and the way ...

A Look into the Chinese New Year

A Look into the Chinese New Year

Rashed Alsharqi, Reporter

February 16, 2018


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

The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is a lunar calendar based event dating back at least four thousand years. Each year the holiday begins on the first full moon between January 21st  and February 20th and lasts for 15 days. This year’s Chinese New Year lands on February ...

Student Day at The Capitol

Student Day at The Capitol

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

“The political climate right now is not very friendly to the LGBTQ+ community,” announces Nate Monson, the executive director of Iowa Safe Schools. A silence cascades over the crowd with the mention of politics. However, right now, they are not interested in the political climate in the White House. The...

Students Signing Letters of Intent | 2018

Students Signing Letters of Intent | 2018

Felicia Williams, Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE, Students

Below is a list of Waukee High School students who are signing letters of intent at the Signing Day ceremony on February 9th, 2018, as well as the school that the student will be signing for.   Kyle Biscoglia                       Wrestling                        ...

Predictions in Fashion: 2018

Predictions in Fashion: 2018

Claire Petersen and Macy Kennedy

February 7, 2018


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

Your style is a huge part of you. It’s human nature to base a person off of their fashion sense. It tells people who you are and how you live. As the year comes to a close, take a look back on the clothing trends. The year contained many trends inspired by the 90’s. Numerous collaborations were an...

The Affects of Global Warming on Winter

The Affects of Global Warming on Winter

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS, Science, Showcase

As the holidays come to an end, winter still blasts on at full force. Yet, the strength of the season seems to be depleting, doesn’t it? Winds still blow just as strong, but the bite from the cold just isn’t there anymore. Snow still falls, but it doesn’t stay on the ground long enough to cr...

A World Without Technology

A World Without Technology

Haven Lackey, Reporter

January 31, 2018


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

In the world society lives in today, everyone highly depends on all things technology. Almost every individual walks around with mini computers in their pockets called phones. However, phones are almost never used for the main purpose that they were intentionally to have: calling. Instead, the majority ...

10+ Years of GSA, and It’s Still Not A Club

10+ Years of GSA, and It’s Still Not A Club

Zoe Lenart, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, BLOG, Classes, Clubs, ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students

One question has many people stumped around Waukee High School. Why isn’t GSA considered a club? GSA was created over ten years ago and still is not a club. The process to becoming a recognized school club is more simple than you would think. Some signing of paperwork can turn virtually anything relevant into a cl...

Brandon Anderson: Student or Gamer?

Brandon Anderson: Student or Gamer?

Bowen Siberz, Reporter

December 14, 2017


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

On the outside, junior Brandon Anderson may just seem like a normal student. He attends to school every day from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., completes his assignments and hangs out with friends just like every other average teenage. What most people do not realize is that Anderson on September 10th,...

Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

Maddie Huntley, 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...

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