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Variety of Cultures, but not Classes

Variety of Cultures, but not Classes

Serenity Lo, Reporter

December 13, 2019

There is more to the world than many students see. Often, we see the world with a closed mind and little tolerance. We do not see how 1.2 billion people, out of the 7.53 billion people on Earth, speak Chinese as their native language. That is almost as many English speakers, which is 1.5 billion. 420 milli...

ThesFest 2019: A Celebration of Theatre

ThesFest 2019: A Celebration of Theatre

Camryn Ward, Reporter

December 12, 2019

Attending conventions and conferences centered around events enjoyed by participants can be extremely rewarding experiences. In theatre, this conference is The Iowa Thespian Festival, a forty-eight-hour-long festival that goes above and beyond the standard conference. Students from all across Iowa can attend various p...

Mrs. Bechtum Wins the Golden Apple Award

Mrs. Bechtum Wins the Golden Apple Award

Chloe Wagner, Reporter

November 15, 2019

     Mrs. Bechtum is a teacher here at Waukee High School, who teaches what most consider some of the hardest classes offered here. She teaches AP Physics and AP Chemistry, but she is not like any other teacher. On November 5th, Mrs. Bechtum won the Golden Apple Award, which is only given ou...

More Than Christmas

More Than Christmas

Keegan Pickering, Reporter

September 24, 2019

Everybody has their family traditions, and it’s easy to get stuck in a mindset of “that’s how everything is supposed to be done”. It can be refreshing for one to take a look at other cultures and traditions, and oftentimes one even learns about their own culture in return. Holidays and festivals ...

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...

2019 Graduation Photo Gallery

Graduate Claire Peterson shows off her diploma.

BriannaKay Wills and Keegan Pickering

May 23, 2019

Senior Picnic 2019

Student council members enjoy lunch with the graduates.

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...

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