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Die Lit Album Review

Die Lit Album Review

Ben Jordison

May 21, 2018


Filed under BLOG, ENTERTAINMENT, OPINION, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     Since his spring 2017 debut album, Playboi Carti has been off the grid in terms of releasing new music. However, last week the drought ended for hip hop fans as Carti delivered his latest project, ‘Die Lit.’ Featuring nineteen tracks with guest appearances from artists, Travis Scott, Lil...

Girl Up hosts Self Defense Class

Girl Up hosts Self Defense Class

Keegan Pickering, Author

May 9, 2018


Filed under BLOG, Clubs, NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

           Officers Brandon Pettit and Mackenzie Sposeto helped educate a group of Waukee students on how to defend themselves this week on Tuesday night. The event, organized by the Girl Up club at Waukee High School, consisted of an hour long session where volunteers from the Waukee P...

Beerbongs and Bentleys Review

Beerbongs and Bentleys Review

Ben Jordison, Author

May 4, 2018


Filed under BLOG, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students

     Following his debut album, ‘Stoney,’ Post Malone is back with his sophomore project, ‘Beerbongs and Bentleys.’ The album features 18 tracks, and according to the Apple music description, embodies the lifestyle of living in the high-life. Post Malone exploded in late 2015 with his hit singl...

Walkout or Callout: Opinion by Josh Wente

Walkout or Callout: Opinion by Josh Wente

Josh Wente, Author

May 4, 2018


Filed under BLOG, OPINION, PHOTOS, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students

     It wasn’t long ago that students walked out of their second block classes in protest of gun violence. The April 20th walkouts attracted a large following of students nationwide in response to the tragic Parkland shooting earlier this year. Hundreds appeared at Waukee’s demonstration to par...

A Debate Reloaded

A Debate Reloaded

Felicia Williams, Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     Nobody expects danger to strike their school, but in the wake of tragedy, students nationwide are making themselves heard as they begin the fight for their lives.      Parkland, Florida is a wealthy enclave abutting other flourishing cities, such as Palm Beach, Coral Springs, and Boca ...

Waukee High School Walks Out Against Gun Violence

Waukee High School Walks Out Against Gun Violence

Ben Jordison, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Opinions were scattered across the football field on Friday April 20th at Waukee Stadium. At ten a.m. students made the decision whether to stay in class or walkout in an effort to protest a change for gun laws and safety within our schools. Senior Claire Brown was quick to voice her opinion on the wal...

A Race to First: Zachary Bogaczyk’s Win

A Race to First: Zachary Bogaczyk’s Win

April 20, 2018


Filed under BLOG, Contests, ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE

An Unexpected Journey...A Race to First Junior student Zachary Bogaczyk had a sweet taste of victory on April 10th at the Regional Special Olympic Games.  He swam back-to-back races and placed first in the 50-yard freestyle and backstroke events.  However, getting to this place has been a journey ...

Focus on Adderall

Focus on Adderall

Ben Jordinson and Josh Wente

April 15, 2018


Filed under BLOG, NEWS, Science, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     “They bought it from somebody else and then sold it to me. It’d be like four or five a pop, not bad,” stated Taylor Taylorson*. Adderall is a stimulant prescribed for treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It is intended to help users stay focused and ignore distractions...

The Scenes of Notre Dame

The Scenes of Notre Dame

Rashed Alsharqi, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under BLOG, Clubs, NEWS, PHOTOS, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     Every spring, student actors and crew put in hours and hours of practice and planning, vigorously running through each scene until every line is embedded into their subconscious. The musical, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, is anticipated by the students and staff of Waukee High School. Many see...

One in Six

One in Six

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

April 8, 2018


Filed under BLOG, NEWS, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     College signals a time of new beginnings. New responsibilities, new friends, new classes, and maybe even a new state. It is a time to start fresh and take that next step into becoming an adult. Many students are excited about entering college because of its aura of freedom that surrounds it. H...

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