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Paper Classes

Paper Classes

Bailie Uppena, Reporter
November 24, 2014
Filed under NEWS

It’s no big secret that athletes everywhere tend to receive special treatment. From high school to college, some teachers take it easy on athletes who devote so much time practicing and preparing for their seasons. In today’s world, athletes who want any chance at being successful have to devote...

Do You have Ebola?

Do You have Ebola?

Leah Doyle, Reporter
November 21, 2014
Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS

Ebola. That one word has become more powerful than a missile. Fear has become as widespread as the virus that started in a bat native to West Africa, and is now quickly making its way around the globe. The problem with the virus has been that, to Americans, there is really nothing to fear. Out of...

Hero to Murderer: Oscar Pistorius

Hero to Murderer: Oscar Pistorius

Lauren Biggerstaff, Reporter
November 18, 2014
Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS, OPINION

The story of Paralympic, award-winning athlete Oscar Pistorius is the classic tale of a star’s rise and fall from fame. A year after running and winning a gold medal in the 2012 Olympic Summer Games, Pistorius fatally shot and killed his then girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. According to C NN, ...

Waukee CAPS: The Game Changer

Waukee CAPS: The Game Changer

Vivian Le, Reporter
October 29, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Waukee celebrated the successful launch of the Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) on Tuesday, October 21st. Business professionals and educational leaders noted that the Waukee CAPS program takes the cake for being one of the greatest achievements of the Waukee Community School District. ...

Stress & High School Students

Stress & High School Students

Vivian Le, Reporter
October 2, 2014
Filed under NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

According to surveys conducted by The American Psychological Association, high school students have more stress than the average adult. Several students at Waukee High School have claimed that academic pressure takes a toll on their mental health and other aspects of their lives. Last fall, junior...

Peace One Day

Peace One Day

Bailie Uppena, Reporter
October 2, 2014
Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

Waukee High School walls have been plastered with many different posters. From cheerleaders’ spirit posters to informative signs, the walls are never bare. Recently, “Peace Day” signs were posted, informing students of a holiday that tends to fly under the radar despite the importance it may hold. According...

The Origins of ISIS

The Origins of ISIS

Leah Doyle, Reporter
October 1, 2014
Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS

The world is beginning to turn into a warzone. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS (also known as ISIL), has become a dominant worldwide issue. ISIS has declared itself The Islamic State, not as a terrorist organization, but a political group. Still, the U.S. and other countries are declaring...

iPhone Takeover

iPhone Takeover

Ellie Drees, Reporter
September 25, 2014
Filed under NEWS

As one of the top leaders in technology Apple has been influencing the world since 1976 due to, Steve Jobs and Steve Woziak. Apple has influenced all of Waukee. Residents can barely go ten feet without seeing some kind of Apple device. Students carry around iPhones, iPad, and use mac ...

Help out the McDonald Family

September 23, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Recently, a member of the Waukee family was in a car accident. Natalie McDonald, wife of Marty McDonald, was critically injured in an accident. Many have asked how they can assist the McDonald family. A donation site has been set up with Wells Fargo (in Clive) so that donations can assist the family...

Brandon Ellingson: Incomplete Trip

Analese Hauber
September 2, 2014
Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS

Tragedy struck the family of Brandon Ellingson May 31st when their son drowned in Lake of the Ozarks while in police custody. A successful, talented young man, Brandon Ellingson of Clive, Iowa was a champion athlete in hockey and football. With a large friend group and supporters, he had nothi...

Iowa Legislature Legalizes Medical Marijuana Oil

Iowa Legislature Legalizes Medical Marijuana Oil

Bella von Harz, Reporter
May 1, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Breaking news erupted for Iowans early Thursday morning. The Iowa House finally passed the bill legalizing the use of cannabis around 3:30 am. This new addition to Iowa life may create relief and joy for many families. The bill allows for the use of oil derived from the cannabis plant. This oil...

IT Olympic Victories

IT Olympic Victories

Mariah Prendergast, Reporter
April 29, 2014
Filed under NEWS

When it comes to computer skills and other forms of technological prowess, the members of Hyperstream deserve a lot of credit. From the general meetings in which they experiment with and practice developing their skills to the competition the club looks forward to the entire year, the members of Hyperstream...

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