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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...

Senioritis

Senioritis

Marissa Garton, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

     After days, weeks, months, and years of project-making and test-taking, sometimes a break is necessary. Many seniors at WHS work diligently so they can one day hear their name called through the grandstand and walk across the stage to receive a diploma. Such hard work is not what one imag...

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 ...

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...

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...

Student Stereotypes

Student Stereotypes

Delaney Deering, Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     There are stereotypes everywhere: in school, an office, and even in movies. The Breakfast Club is a movie about five different students coming together in detention, when having to write a paper, they all start to bond throughout the time they are at the high school. The students realize that stere...

New Year, New Me

New Year, New Me

Stephanie Diaz, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students

    A new year is upon us, and many people see it as a new chance to set goals to improve themselves. This includes breaking bad habits, losing weight, finding a job that makes them happy and much more. Many people in Waukee have set New Year's resolutions for 2019. But according to polling from t...

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...

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