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What is Love?

What is Love?

Olivia Gagnon, Reporter

February 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Kelton Lynch “Love can be a lot of stuff. [...] It’s from the heart.” Kristina Isaak “Putting someone else before yourself.” Shalini Birari “My family.” Suchaeta Hegde “It’s feeling completely comfortable around someone.” Ben Lang “Love means [...] to get to know a p...

Girls’ Basketball

Girls’ Basketball

Miranda Boyle, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

From walking out on the court of a regular season game with a few hundred eyes watching, to the state tournament with thousands of eyes watching each player's every move. The Waukee girls basketball team carry unparalleled success throughout the years, and this year is looking to be no different. Fro...

Forever Alone

Forever Alone

Averi Baudler, Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Valentine’s Day is universally known as a day for love and over the top romantics. However, for many, Valentine’s Day is just like any other Tuesday. A few Waukee students have some insight as to their views on the day, and some ways to beat the Valentine’s blues. One Waukee Senior, Michael Henter, claims th...

Winter Formal

Winter Formal

Dana Aguilar, Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

 

Waukee Boys Swim Takes Sports Clips

Waukee Boys Swim Takes Sports Clips

Erin Crone, Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

As an annual event, the Waukee Boys Swim Team marched into Sport Clips hair salon ready for a fresh haircut. “Shaving our head was something we did every year for districts. We then decided we care about what we look like, so we now just get our hair cuts together,” shared Gus Muenzenmay. The Wauk...

Waukee Cheer: Season in Review

Waukee Cheer: Season in Review

Rashed Alsharqi, Reporter

February 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

For nine months, 265 days, and countless hours, the Waukee Competitive Cheer Team poured every ounce of dedication and commitment they had into training to be one of the top cheer squads in the nation. WHS Cheer team consists of 28 members who have vigorously trained four times a week on tumbling and stunt...

Jazz Choir

Jazz Choir

Averi Baudler, Reporter

January 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

The Vocal Music Department at our school is a huge part of what makes Waukee what it is. Waukee has consistently sent around 20 students to be apart of the Iowa All State Choir every year and both show choirs have won multiple grand championships. Because of this, many around the community and the st...

The United States Pipeline Controversy

The United States Pipeline Controversy

Ethan Adato, Reporter

January 30, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

On January 25th, 2017 136,600 gallons of oil leak out of a pipeline and pool onto an Iowa field near a creek. According to the Des Moines Register, Although there was no water contamination, soil was contaminated. The oil company who owns the pipeline, Magellan, has not offered any estimates as to how...

APEX WILC Building

APEX WILC Building

Ana Hernandez, Reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

Waukee High School students are thoroughly familiar with the feeling of reading a whiteboard while leaning against a blue, metal chair. As they grow older, students begin to feel restless in their chair, and a sense of either fear or curiosity surrounds their future as the graduation date grows close...

10 Things Turning 10 in 2017

10 Things Turning 10 in 2017

Grace Culbertson, Reporter

January 23, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

The Smartphone was Born   One of the most well-known products of 2007 is undoubtedly the iPhone. While the technology looked nowhere near to how it does currently, at the time, in a generation of big, chunky flip-phones, this technology paved the way for the following decade. The iPhon...

Inauguration Day

Inauguration Day

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

January 20, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS, Showcase

November 8th, 2016: America’s eyes are glued to household television sets, shifting through rapidly updating smartphones, and scanning Internet news sites. States change color, shifting from a profusion of blue into an explosion of red. Voting tallies proceed at an incomprehensible speed; the numbers quickly appr...

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