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Waukee High School 2020-2021 Year in a Wrap

Waukee High School 2020-2021 Year in a Wrap

Ritika Shroff, Reporter May 17, 2021

This year has been different than any other year before. With deadly pandemics sweeping the world. For the first time in Waukee High School history, a full-time online school was offered. Then a district-wide...

Retiring Waukee Teachers

Retiring Waukee Teachers

Lucas Rockhold, Reporter May 6, 2021

As the school year comes to a close, Waukee High School prepares to say goodbye, and not just to the senior class, but also to four teachers that have seen the district grow and change over the course...

How to Buy a Car as a Teenager

How to Buy a Car as a Teenager

Hunter Spooner, Reporter March 22, 2021

Congratulations! You’ve just gotten your drivers license and now you want to make one of the biggest purchases in your life; your own car. Whether you are 16, or 45, buying a car can be a daunting task....

Rating All of my Party Tricks

Rating All of my Party Tricks

Reagan Nicholl, Reporter March 5, 2021

Party tricks: Things I get to brag about because I can do them while most people can not. Is it valuable to my life? No. But can I use it to show off a little bit? Yes. Let’s begin with the first...

Perfect ACT Scores

Perfect ACT Scores

Payton Strobel, Reporter January 6, 2021

The ACT is an entrance exam used by most colleges when deciding which students to admit. The difficulty of the test depends on many factors differing from student to student. It depends on the strengths...

Travel & COVID

Travel & COVID

Riley Taylor November 30, 2020

Many travel plans have been postponed and cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I personally had a trip planned with my family, going to various countries in Europe. When the number of COVID cases started...

Major Stressing: Why Your Major Does Not Always Matter

Major Stressing: Why Your Major Does Not Always Matter

Serenity Lo, Yearbook Editor October 13, 2020

Most of us are looking forward to the day we move out of our parents house and into our college dormitories or apartments. Most of us are looking forward to filling out the college applications and the...

Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide Prevention Month

Mia Zdionica, Reporter October 5, 2020

Every year, September is the month where allies, survivors, and mental health organizations promote Suicide Prevention throughout the world. National Suicide Prevention Week was Sunday, September 6th...

Volunteer Season

Volunteer Season

Gracie Kayko, Print Editor September 24, 2020

It’s the start of a new season, with temperatures dropping, leaf colors changing and above all, COVID-19 still existing. Pumpkin spice lattes have come out, the latest fall fashion trends have started...

Ranking Recess

Ranking Recess

Payton Strobel, Reporter September 16, 2020

       From Hide and Seek to Heads Up Seven Up, our childhood recess games gave us a healthy sense of teamwork, competition and anxiety. Though all these games remind us of the nostalgic times of elementary...

Self-love and Perspective

Self-love and Perspective

Serenity Lo, Reporter May 20, 2020

A lot of people talk about love and they talk about relationships. When they talk about love and relationships, they are usually talking about love and relationships with other people. Significant others,...

I Escaped Social Media, and So Can You

I Escaped Social Media, and So Can You

Katie Ogden, Web Editor May 18, 2020

That Tuesday morning, I felt a deep rage burn inside me over  the countless hours I had spent on doing— what, exactly? I watched the little app icons shake for a few seconds before tapping them away...

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