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Predictions in Fashion: 2018

Predictions in Fashion: 2018

Claire Petersen and Macy Kennedy

February 8, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

📷: 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

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

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

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

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

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...

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