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OktoberFest 2017

OktoberFest 2017

Lydia Shelton and Zoe Lenart

October 12, 2017


Filed under BLOG, Classes, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

People laughing, a circle of dancing, and eating on decorated tables. All of these things would be found Thursday night in the Waukee High School commons. OktoberFest celebrates German culture with active games and activities. In the cafeteria on Thursday October 5th there was german cakes, bratwursts...

Be a Buddy

Be a Buddy

Haven Lackey

October 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

Everyone knows that sad feeling they get deep down when they have been canceled on at the last minute. Some might have even gotten dressed up already, or had been looking forward to doing something exciting and out of the ordinary. Then, boom—plans are off. Now they do not know what to do with the...

Should You Be Taking Children’s Literature?

Should You Be Taking Children’s Literature?

Felicia Williams, Administrator

October 10, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, BLOG, Classes, NEWS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

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...

Homecoming Parade 2017 Photos and Video

Homecoming Parade 2017 Photos and Video

Aliya Warth and Lauren Chambers

October 7, 2017


Filed under PHOTOS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, VIDEO

https://youtu.be/aSiaWnYajtM  ...

Teenagers in the Work Field

Teenagers in the Work Field

Lydia Shelton, Author

October 5, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Many of Waukee’s students work long hours after the school day ends. Among the fast food and retail jobs, many high school students are making profit off the hobbies they are passionate for. Whether the subject is education, photography, knitting, or cooking, there is a variety of opportunities. ...

Hurricane Help

Hurricane Help

C.J. Rogers, Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS, Showcase

Terrifying hurricanes are recklessly destroying cities left and right. The storms are severely damaging homes and victims are left in desperate need for help. Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, with an estimated 30,000 people needing temporary shelter, according to CNN. Then, just 16 days later, over six m...

Fall Time Activities 2017

Fall Time Activities 2017

Claire Petersen and Abby Benson

October 4, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Color changing leaves, soft sweaters, and hot drinks are certainly some of the best parts of fall, however the truly best aspect of this season is the memories you create with all the people around you. This is a favorite season for many because of all the fun and festive activities you can partici...

A Day in the Life of Waukee

A Day in the Life of Waukee

Andrew Tobey, Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under BLOG, Showcase, VIDEO

https://youtu.be/a59pqcnYgWA  

Waukee Bonuses

Waukee Bonuses

Bowen Siberz, Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Waukee offers countless things for students to do with their free time, but how to spend is up to an individual. Today, I've narrowed down my top five favorite extracurriculars at Waukee.  Weightlifting Every day starting at six in the morning, Waukee offers a strength program to help any individua...

Waukee Wins the Bank of Iowa Award

Waukee Wins the Bank of Iowa Award

Dawson Wetlaufer

October 3, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, SPORTS

The Bank Iowa Traveling Challenge Cup is a year-long, statewide challenge including all high schools that are membered with Iowa High School Athletic Association, Iowa High School Music Association, Iowa Girls’ High School Athletic Union and the Iowa High School Speech Association. Waukee High Schoo...

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