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Officer Murra

Officer Murra

Keegan Pickering, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Students

    Waukee High School is only able to operate every single day because of the educators, administrators, and the countless people that run things behind-the-scenes. One of these behind-the-scenes people is School Resource Officer Brian Murra. Students may not even notice him standing to the side...

The Bachelor Review

The Bachelor Review

Kathryn Shumaker, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

     Every Monday night, millions of people at 7 o’clock tune in to ABC to view one show: The Bachelor. Since its conception in 2002, the show has built a loyal fanbase that is dedicated to watching the decided bachelor each season on his quest for love. The basic premise of the show involves one...

What is meant by Lent?

What is meant by Lent?

Audra Wilkinson, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Students

     From March sixth to April eighteenth, Christians around the world will be denying themselves a temptation. Starting on Ash Wednesday, sacrifices will begin. Whether it is giving up a food or a habit, the church will begin to deny something and reflect for the 40 days leading up to Easter. The ...

50 year Anniversary of Tinker vs Des Moines

50 year Anniversary of Tinker vs Des Moines

Erin Hollar, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS, Showcase

     On February 27, 2019 Mary Beth Tinker and John Tinker made their final official stop on their anniversary tour to celebrate their stand for civil rights. A portion of the visitors were required to stand due to a larger turn-out. During the conference, the key speakers along with the audience p...

Hit or Miss?

Hit or Miss?

Katie Ogden, Reporter

February 27, 2019


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Students

     When it comes to social media platforms, popularity tends to be hit-or-miss. Over the years, poor updates, change of user base, and apps pulled off of app stores have caused a loss of many platforms. The heavy integration of social media into modern life for consumers has lead to a need for ...

Stellar Signs

Stellar Signs

Kathryn Shumaker, Reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Students

     Throughout the year, a cycle occurs of twelve different constellations that enter the sun’s path around the universe. This concept is known as the zodiac and each of those constellations are known as zodiac signs. Each sign represents different personality traits, and those traits are seen in i...

Making Bank in High School

Making Bank in High School

Hailey Oswald, Reporter

February 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

     Teenagers possess plenty of opportunities to enjoy themselves in high school: going to movies with friends, heading to the mall, eating out, and of course the big three dances. The issue with all this fun is that it costs money; lost of money. Despite having a job while going to class everyd...

Teacher Appreciation Assembly Gallery

Teacher Appreciation Assembly Gallery

Katie Ogden, Reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under PHOTOS, Showcase

Climate Change and the Polar Vortex

Climate Change and the Polar Vortex

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Science, Showcase

     Below freezing temperatures have always been something the Midwest has had to deal with. The bite of the wind on our skin eventually becomes a familiar feeling. But when the polar vortex hit, if someone was outside for under 24 hours, they would die. Temperatures in the Midwest got lower than t...

Alita Battle Angel Review

Alita Battle Angel Review

Keegan Pickering, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movie Reviews, OPINION, Showcase

WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD!      Before I begin, I would like to note that this movie was based off of an anime that I had not heard of prior to watching it. For this reason, I am going to be looking at this whole movie from the perspective of being a movie. I do tear into the story, but I’d...

Talking vs Typing

Talking vs Typing

Aubrey Mahoney, Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     In this day in age, human interaction is harder to come by because of the opportunities technology provides us. This dates back as early as 1973, where the first mobile phone call was made from a man in Manhattan to a company in New Jersey (Seward). Since then, phone calls became more and mor...

Netflix Special “Relatable” Review

Netflix Special “Relatable” Review

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movie Reviews, OPINION, Showcase

     Starting down a career path full of twists and turns, Ellen DeGeneres has done just about everything to get to where she is now. From a tiny apartment to a grand stage, she’s seen just about everything and met just about everyone in the world of entertainment. One thing that has always kept ...

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