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Waukee Wrestling Team Takes the Silver

Waukee Wrestling Team Takes the Silver

Damion Wallace, Reporter

December 16, 2016


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Click here for a Highlight video of the Waukee Wrestling team in Parkhill! On Saturday, December 3rd, The Waukee Wrestling team went to an out of state tournament in Kansas City at Park Hill High school. They dualed Liberty North, Park Hill, Kearney, and Smithville, who all reside in Missouri. Waukee ...

The Struggles of ELP in Waukee

The Struggles of ELP in Waukee

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

December 15, 2016


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Three secondary Extended Learning Program (ELP) teachers were cut from ELP this year. Between all 6-9th graders in the Waukee School District, there are now only two ELP teachers who travel between four schools. Each teacher instructs at least 130 students. According to the National Association f...

Atlanta Season One Review

Atlanta Season One Review

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

December 15, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

There is no greater enigma in entertainment today than Donald Glover. His television show Atlanta, which he wrote and now stars in, cements this status. His varied credentials include a stint as a writer on 30 Rock, a cast member of the cult favorite TV show Community, and a recording career as rapp...

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Ethan Adato, Reporter

December 15, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The world’s richest man is Bill Gates. Gates co-founded Microsoft in 1975 and has found incredible success. Now, he is a billionaire and a philanthropist. Gates along with three other Silicon Valley executives have launched a $170,000,000,000 fund called Breakthrough Energy Coalition. Acc...

MUSIC WITH DEEZAM

MUSIC WITH DEEZAM

Damion Wallace, Reporter

December 14, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

Childish Gambino’s single Me and your Mama Childish Gambino, a.k.a Danny Glover’s, new single Me and Your Mama is a lot different than his prior radio hits. He is taking an entirely new direction with his music. When his latest album Kauai came out, it was clear Childish Gambino was pushing away from hi...

Averi Baudler Talks with Sheldon Fox

Averi Baudler Talks with Sheldon Fox

Averi Baudler, Reporter

December 12, 2016


Filed under BLOG, Showcase, VIDEO

Oil Isn’t For Drinking

Oil Isn’t For Drinking

Ethan Adato, Reporter

December 9, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Oil companies have been putting down pipelines for decades. Oftentimes, they’ve had to fight local residents in order to go through with their construction, but they’ve almost always managed to go through with their projects. The Dakota Access Pipeline, so far, has been a different story. Worldw...

Carlie Littlefield Scores 1,000 Points

Carlie Littlefield Scores 1,000 Points

Averi Baudler, Reporter

December 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Uncategorized

On Tuesday night, during the girls basketball game against the East Scarlets, senior Carlie Littlefield dribbled down the floor on a fast break and easily swished a pull-up jumper, securing her 13th and 14th points of the game. To many in the crowd, this shot was nothing out of the ordinary. Littlefield,...

Words From the Wise

Words From the Wise

Olivia Gagnon, Reporter

December 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Saralee Sloven “Aim high, because when I was in high school, there weren’t very many professions open to women. You could be a teacher, you could be a nurse, or you could be a stenographer. The sciences weren’t geared for women. There was no incentive to excel [...] to be a lawyer, to be an...

Balancing Life

Balancing Life

Emma Kern, Reporter

December 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Forcing themselves out from beneath warm duvets, high school students follow a trend of rising before the sun does and only returning home after the sun disappears. Many students across the nation have their days crammed with sports, school, work, friends, church, ACT prep, and so much more. Balanci...

Dec. 7th – A Day That Will Live In Infamy

Dec. 7th – A Day That Will Live In Infamy

Ethan Adato, Reporter

December 7, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

December 7th, 1941. It is a warm Sunday morning. American sailors are mostly lying around in a drunken sleep after a Saturday night of shore leave and partying. Around 8 am, some American sailors are awoken out of their warm slumber by the sound of plane engines. The serene Hawaiian morning is shredded by...

$443,000 Won in Scholarships at Thespian Festival

$443,000 Won in Scholarships at Thespian Festival

Ana Hernandez, Reporter

December 1, 2016


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Waukee theatre students spend hours perusing the embodiment of a character, organizing schedules, or perfecting the smallest details of a show. Many of them pour their hearts into each job or role, each person working as a building block towards creating something to be proud of. This pays off during ...

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