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Climate Change and the Polar Vortex

Climate Change and the Polar Vortex

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Science, Showcase

     Below freezing temperatures have always been something the Midwest has had to deal with. The bite of the wind on our skin eventually becomes a familiar feeling. But when the polar vortex hit, if someone was outside for under 24 hours, they would die. Temperatures in the Midwest got lower than t...

Food Safety During the Government Shutdown

Food Safety During the Government Shutdown

Rashed Alsharqi, Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS, Uncategorized

As the government shutdown reaches its fifth week, the tension through the United States grow to an all time high. This being the longest shutdown in American history the public may wonder how this will start to affect their everyday lives. Federal workers are not being paid to do their jobs, resultin...

Fridley Palms Theatre Opening

Fridley Palms Theatre Opening

Erin Hollar, Reporter

January 26, 2019


Filed under NEWS

     Many Waukee residents are eager about the opening of the new Palms Theatre & IMAX establishment. The Theatre will include 15 movie screens that house luxury recliners complete with a table as well as a cup holder. The Movie theatre will offer lounged dining, where one can order from their ...

New York Reproductive Health Act

New York Reproductive Health Act

Audra Wilkinson, Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Beyond The Kee, OPINION

     In 1963 over 250,000 citizens crowded in Washington D.C. to hear Martin Luther King Jr. give his famous civil rights speech. 56 years later Americans are still gathering among D.C. fighting for civil rights, this time for the unborn.      Tuesday, January 22, New York signed a new act legalizin...

Cindi McDonald Resigns

Cindi McDonald Resigns

Katie Ogden, Reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Friday, January 11, hundreds received an email from Waukee CSD. "It is with mixed emotions I announce my retirement from public education effective at the completion of the 2018-19 school year," wrote Superintendent Cindi McDonald. She went on to thank "outstanding educators in Waukee and across...

12/17 Board Meeting

12/17 Board Meeting

Marissa Garton, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

   “As a mother and a taxpayer, I have 130,244 reasons why I don’t trust you anymore,” Sarah Bowman stated. Bowman, a mother of five, directed this comment to the Waukee District Board. Monday, December 17th, the public raised their voices to speak out about current hot topics, specifically, the e...

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