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School Spending

School Spending

Jenny Bedenbender, Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

     The Waukee Community School District is an ever growing district. With eight elementary schools, two middle schools, two junior high schools, one APEX building, and one high school, Waukee is a fairly large community. To add on to the schools that are already built, there are more under constructi...

Lynch Leads Volleyball Team

Lynch Leads Volleyball Team

Keegan Pickering, Reporter

September 10, 2018


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

     Danielle Lynch may be new to Waukee, but there is nothing new to her when it comes to volleyball. Lynch is the coach of the Girls Volleyball team, and although it is her first year in the district, she has been involved with volleyball her whole life. “After I was done playing, I didn’t ...

Working Students

Working Students

Audra Wilkinson, Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under BLOG, NEWS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

     High School is a balance beam. Students are in a constant battle of trying to balance their responsibilities. For four years students are expected to focus seven hours a day in their classes and complete hours of homework outside of school. Many students also participate in clubs or sports that consume...

Lots and Lots of Lots

Lots and Lots of Lots

Keegan Pickering, Reporter

September 1, 2018


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

     In 2016 alone, the Waukee Community School District reported roughly 1700 students enrolled at Waukee High School. With the city’s population growing every year, more and more students are filling up the hallways. More importantly, they are filling up the parking spots. Just this summer a whole...

Girl Up hosts Self Defense Class

Girl Up hosts Self Defense Class

Keegan Pickering, Author

May 9, 2018


Filed under BLOG, Clubs, NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

           Officers Brandon Pettit and Mackenzie Sposeto helped educate a group of Waukee students on how to defend themselves this week on Tuesday night. The event, organized by the Girl Up club at Waukee High School, consisted of an hour long session where volunteers from the Waukee P...

A Debate Reloaded

A Debate Reloaded

Felicia Williams, Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     Nobody expects danger to strike their school, but in the wake of tragedy, students nationwide are making themselves heard as they begin the fight for their lives.      Parkland, Florida is a wealthy enclave abutting other flourishing cities, such as Palm Beach, Coral Springs, and Boca ...

Waukee High School Walks Out Against Gun Violence

Waukee High School Walks Out Against Gun Violence

Ben Jordison, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Opinions were scattered across the football field on Friday April 20th at Waukee Stadium. At ten a.m. students made the decision whether to stay in class or walkout in an effort to protest a change for gun laws and safety within our schools. Senior Claire Brown was quick to voice her opinion on the wal...

A Race to First: Zachary Bogaczyk’s Win

A Race to First: Zachary Bogaczyk’s Win

April 20, 2018


Filed under BLOG, Contests, ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE

An Unexpected Journey...A Race to First Junior student Zachary Bogaczyk had a sweet taste of victory on April 10th at the Regional Special Olympic Games.  He swam back-to-back races and placed first in the 50-yard freestyle and backstroke events.  However, getting to this place has been a journey ...

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