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Waukee: Then and Now

Waukee: Then and Now

Serenity Lo, Reporter

September 19, 2019

In the city that was once called Shirley, Waukee is now home to over 20,000 people. Behind this growing community is a wonderful history that makes Waukee what it is today. When Waukee was first founded, its name was Shirley. Shirley changed to Waukee after General Reid said that the city should have...

Senior Picnic 2019

Senior Picnic 2019

Katie Ogden, Web Editor

May 16, 2019

Officer Murra

Officer Murra

Keegan Pickering, Reporter

March 12, 2019

    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

     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

     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

     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

     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

     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...

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