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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...

Silvercord

Silvercord

Bri Wills, Reporter

November 25, 2018


Filed under Classes, Clubs, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     Silver Cord is a graduation award available to Waukee Community School Distict graduates. It’s given to those who volunteer each year of high school starting in 9th grade. To earn the Silver Cord, students must volunteer; It requires a minimum of one hundred fifty hours at three or more non-profit o...

Not all Heroes have Hands

Not all Heroes have Hands

Rashed Alsharqi, Reporter

November 22, 2018


Filed under Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     Hundreds of thousands of people rely on their therapy dogs every day. However, public knowledge of what they truly do and what makes them different from normal pets is limited. With the number of therapy pets estimated to be near half a million in America alone, understanding what they really ...

Religious Classes: Helpful or Harmful?

Religious Classes: Helpful or Harmful?

Aubrey Mahoney, Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Classes, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     In recent years, religion has become a taboo subject of sorts throughout public schools. There may be a quick unit studying religions in a middle school history class, or a debate about it in an English class. Other than that, however, religion is not a heavily discussed topic in Waukee Schoo...

Girls In Football

Girls In Football

Stephanie Diaz, Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     Women are now allowed to do many things that back then were prohibited for them to do. For instance, women can now vote, drive, serve on jury, become astronauts, attend an ivy league university, and even serve as permanent members on the military. So playing football seems like a pretty much a give...

Midterm Madness

Midterm Madness

Ben Jordison, Reporter

November 6, 2018


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

     The leaves have fallen and summer is officially in the rearview. With the changing of seasons brings upon the time of the year where political advertisements inevitably rain down on T.V.’s and newspapers. The Midterm Elections are right around the corner. On November 6th, 2018, Iowans will...

Schedule Scramble

Schedule Scramble

Rashed Alsharqi, Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Classes, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

     Usually every year around spring time Waukee High School begin picking their classes for the upcoming year. For sophomores and junior SPA conferences during these times are when they can look deeper into their plans and analyze the track best suited for the future they see for themselves. Howeve...

Finishing Football Season

Finishing Football Season

Jacob Goyke, Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

          Every football team in Iowa dreams of playing at the UNI Dome in the postseason. The Warriors got a chance to accomplish this feat last Friday as they traveled to take on the unbeaten Cedar Falls Tigers in the quarterfinals. The game concluded with a Cedar Falls victor...

Study Tips for Finals

Study Tips for Finals

Hailey Oswald, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under BLOG, Classes, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

      With term finals approaching, the beginning of long, sleepless nights will also be playing a role in much of the student body. With more than one class to focus on, how are students supposed to study for them all? Senior, Hima Joseph knows how to be successful holding her accountability in h...

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