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Cindi McDonald Resigns

Cindi McDonald Resigns

Katie Ogden, Reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Friday, January 11, hundreds received an email from Waukee CSD. "It is with mixed emotions I announce my retirement from public education effective at the completion of the 2018-19 school year," wrote Superintendent Cindi McDonald. She went on to thank "outstanding educators in Waukee and across...

12/17 Board Meeting

12/17 Board Meeting

Marissa Garton, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

   “As a mother and a taxpayer, I have 130,244 reasons why I don’t trust you anymore,” Sarah Bowman stated. Bowman, a mother of five, directed this comment to the Waukee District Board. Monday, December 17th, the public raised their voices to speak out about current hot topics, specifically, the e...

Waukee C.O.O. Resigns

Waukee C.O.O. Resigns

Katie Ogden, Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

      Following harsh criticism surrounding his employment at Waukee District Office, Chief Operating Office Eric Rose surrendered to Dallas county authorities and was booked at the Dallas county jail Saturday morning. According to the Des Moines Register, Rose now faces three felony charges for ...

“Questionable Expenses”

“Questionable Expenses”

Erin Hollar, Katie Ogden, Felicia Williams, and Stephen Holko

December 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

“I told him it was potentially illegal activity. I couldn’t look the other direction, and [it was] reiterated it wouldn’t go well for my job.”      That from former HR director Terry Welker who received a settlement of $993,120 after being dismissed due to alleged budget cuts. “I r...

Psychology of Art

Psychology of Art

Katie Ogden, Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Classes, Clubs, PHOTOS, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

From scribbling of crayons in a kindergarten classroom, to quiet focus of painting in the kitchen, or the bubbling joy of building a snowman, one thing is certain. Art is healing.     Creating art serves as a means to vent negative emotions as well as building on positive ones. The therapeuti...

History of Starbucks Holiday Cups

History of Starbucks Holiday Cups

Katie Ogden, Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under BLOG, Showcase, Uncategorized

2015 Starbucks opted for a red ombre cup in lieu of their traditionally Christmas-themed cups, sparking outrage from Christmas lovers across the nation. Starbucks released a statement explaining the plain graphic was meant to “usher in the holidays with a purity of design that welcomes all of our...

Silvercord

Silvercord

Bri Wills, Reporter

November 25, 2018


Filed under Classes, Clubs, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     Silver Cord is a graduation award available to Waukee Community School Distict graduates. It’s given to those who volunteer each year of high school starting in 9th grade. To earn the Silver Cord, students must volunteer; It requires a minimum of one hundred fifty hours at three or more non-profit o...

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Review

Angela Trinh, Reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movie Reviews, Showcase, Uncategorized

      Harry Potter films have a way of entrapping me with visual aspects to the point where I get distracted, making me question what was the plot again? Personally, after watching Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them, I was not expecting much out of the second prequel but despite what critics said, this ...

Girls In Football

Girls In Football

Stephanie Diaz, Reporter

November 15, 2018


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

     Women are now allowed to do many things that back then were prohibited for them to do. For instance, women can now vote, drive, serve on jury, become astronauts, attend an ivy league university, and even serve as permanent members on the military. So playing football seems like a pretty much a give...

Under the Mindset

Under the Mindset

Angela Trinh, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Science, Showcase, Students, Uncategorized

      When it comes to the topic of hypnotism, there are many misconceptions that can come out of it. For example, some believe that during the process a person can be forced to act against their restraint, or confess private information that was not meant to be shared. But perhaps the greatest miscon...

Midterm Madness

Midterm Madness

Ben Jordison, Reporter

November 6, 2018


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

     The leaves have fallen and summer is officially in the rearview. With the changing of seasons brings upon the time of the year where political advertisements inevitably rain down on T.V.’s and newspapers. The Midterm Elections are right around the corner. On November 6th, 2018, Iowans will...

Finishing Football Season

Finishing Football Season

Jacob Goyke, Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

          Every football team in Iowa dreams of playing at the UNI Dome in the postseason. The Warriors got a chance to accomplish this feat last Friday as they traveled to take on the unbeaten Cedar Falls Tigers in the quarterfinals. The game concluded with a Cedar Falls victor...

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