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OktoberFest 2017

OktoberFest 2017

Lydia Shelton and Zoe Lenart

October 12, 2017


Filed under BLOG, Classes, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

People laughing, a circle of dancing, and eating on decorated tables. All of these things would be found Thursday night in the Waukee High School commons. OktoberFest celebrates German culture with active games and activities. In the cafeteria on Thursday October 5th there was german cakes, bratwursts...

Hair-Dye Dos and Don’ts

Hair-Dye Dos and Don’ts

Alena Gamble, Journalist

October 10, 2017


Filed under OPINION, STUDENT LIFE

Hair dye trends are all the rage nowadays, but that perfect head of fire-red or royal purple hair is not achieved as easily as one might think. It takes careful planning in order to successfully dye never before bleached hair. Step 1: Picking the Color When picking a new color, always, always, always take your skin...

Be a Buddy

Be a Buddy

Haven Lackey

October 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

Everyone knows that sad feeling they get deep down when they have been canceled on at the last minute. Some might have even gotten dressed up already, or had been looking forward to doing something exciting and out of the ordinary. Then, boom—plans are off. Now they do not know what to do with the...

Should You Be Taking Children’s Literature?

Should You Be Taking Children’s Literature?

Felicia Williams, Administrator

October 10, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, BLOG, Classes, NEWS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Taking the Children’s Literature course, offered only to seniors in the third term, could save you more than a thousand dollars. The course is worth three college credits, which are transferable anywhere, and is a $900 UNI course. However, you don’t have to pay a dime if you take it through Waukee H...

Homecoming Parade 2017 Photos and Video

Homecoming Parade 2017 Photos and Video

Aliya Warth and Lauren Chambers

October 7, 2017


Filed under PHOTOS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, VIDEO

https://youtu.be/aSiaWnYajtM  ...

Teenagers in the Work Field

Teenagers in the Work Field

Lydia Shelton, Author

October 5, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Many of Waukee’s students work long hours after the school day ends. Among the fast food and retail jobs, many high school students are making profit off the hobbies they are passionate for. Whether the subject is education, photography, knitting, or cooking, there is a variety of opportunities. ...

Fall Time Activities 2017

Fall Time Activities 2017

Claire Petersen and Abby Benson

October 4, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Color changing leaves, soft sweaters, and hot drinks are certainly some of the best parts of fall, however the truly best aspect of this season is the memories you create with all the people around you. This is a favorite season for many because of all the fun and festive activities you can partici...

Waukee Bonuses

Waukee Bonuses

Bowen Siberz, Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Waukee offers countless things for students to do with their free time, but how to spend is up to an individual. Today, I've narrowed down my top five favorite extracurriculars at Waukee.  Weightlifting Every day starting at six in the morning, Waukee offers a strength program to help any individua...

Waukee High School Family Tree

Waukee High School Family Tree

Kaitlyn Harris, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

For most kids at Waukee, the typical morning includes rushing around with hardly time to even say goodbye to their family. But what about the families who are lucky enough to see each other everyday while at work or school? At Waukee, this category has an abundance of families who fall under it. From parent...

1 in 1900: Judy Siria

1 in 1900: Judy Siria

Dana Aguilar, Stephen Holko, Claire Petersen, and Felicia Williams

October 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Pencil and paper. The power of those two things can hold is quite remarkable, and junior Judy Siria uses the two to create something new. Previously, Siria was not too fond of English, but now she enjoys her time writing. A couple of years ago, she became interested in writing poetry about racism in...

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