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Waukee Snapchat Stories

Waukee Snapchat Stories

Claire Peterson, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE

Waukee Snapchat Stories. You’ve probably seen them while scrolling through your snapchat stories and then do one of four things: leave the group, ignore the story, watch the story, or add to it. However, have you ever wondered what sparked the interest in creating these? To begin, the Snapchat stories...

FFA

Sydney Peterson, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, Clubs, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

A bus full of exhausted agriculture students was on its way home from the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana–or at least they thought they were. With only five members of Waukee’s FFA Chapter attending the convention, they rode on two charter buses with lots of other chapters from aro...

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...

Waukee Homecoming Court 2017

Waukee Homecoming Court 2017

Felicia Williams

September 27, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, PHOTOS, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

Back Row: Joel Hummel, Tyrese Moore, Nathan McDonald, Alexander Zarkowski, Ethan Rose, William Adams Front Row: Paige Oswalt, Miranda Jach, Lauren Wadle, Alayna Verduyn, Elizabeth Pals, Logan Akason

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