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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...

Walkout or Callout: Opinion by Josh Wente

Walkout or Callout: Opinion by Josh Wente

Josh Wente, Author

May 4, 2018


Filed under BLOG, OPINION, PHOTOS, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students

     It wasn’t long ago that students walked out of their second block classes in protest of gun violence. The April 20th walkouts attracted a large following of students nationwide in response to the tragic Parkland shooting earlier this year. Hundreds appeared at Waukee’s demonstration to par...

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 ...

The Scenes of Notre Dame

The Scenes of Notre Dame

Rashed Alsharqi, Reporter

April 10, 2018


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

     Every spring, student actors and crew put in hours and hours of practice and planning, vigorously running through each scene until every line is embedded into their subconscious. The musical, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, is anticipated by the students and staff of Waukee High School. Many see...

Students Join “March For Our Lives” Movement at Iowa Capitol

Students Join “March For Our Lives” Movement at Iowa Capitol

Dana Aguilar, Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

February 14 celebrates love. Interpretations vary from person to person, but each year Americans find themselves overwhelmed with tacky decorations, pressure to buy the ‘perfect’ gift, or a very lonely night in. Most cannot go a few minutes without seeing advertisements for chocolate, flowers, and dia...

Love to Volunteer Fair 2018

Love to Volunteer Fair 2018

Bowen Siberz, Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under PHOTOS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Each and every year, the Love to Volunteer Fair is held to offer many students the opportunity to learn about possible choices for volunteering. The choices include a wide variety of options, from Meals From The Heartland to Safety City. While these options may help those students who wish to complete t...

Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

Maddie Huntley, Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, BLOG, ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE

📷: 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...

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...

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