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Entrepreneurs Among Us

Morgan Wright, Webmaster

February 21, 2014

Entrepreneurs are as American as apple pie. From the beginning of our nation, entrepreneurs have risked much for a shot at success. Keeping with this noble tradition, two Waukee students have taken initiative and started their own businesses   Austin Niel co-founded Vero Athletics which markets school sportswear. I ...

Traffic Around the School

Traffic Around the School

Hannah Stessman, Staff Member

February 20, 2014

The hallways at Waukee have always been crowded. To say that this year though, majorly understates the issue. With the large number of sophomores now attending  the high school, the hallways can be very difficult to get through. When asked when the hardest time to get through the hallways is, Anna...

Selective Enforcement

Carson Colletier, Reporter

February 16, 2014

Staff members at Waukee High School are required to uphold the school policies written in the handbook. However, many students have noticed the selective enforcement of these policies, meaning the teachers and faculty have different points of view as to what rules they should enforce. Students continuously...

Winter Formal, More than Just a Dance.

Andrea Poppinga, Reporter

February 7, 2014

  This year’s winter formal dance came and went very quickly. After talking to many of the students in attendance at the dance, it lived up to the all the hype. The annual winter formal is an exciting dance, in which all students are invited and encouraged to attend. National Honor Society...

The Dreadful. The Infamous. The ACT.

Carson Colletier, Reporter

February 7, 2014

Unfortunately, the time must come where practically all prospective college students have to take the ACT. The ACT is a standardized college admissions test. Colleges use it as a basis for student’s academic accomplishments in high school. Students’ performances on this exam have a huge impact on...

Black Friday Deals

Kayla Lovan, Reporter

February 7, 2014

What does the term “Black Friday” even mean? It is called Black Friday because retailers believe that they will turn profitable on this day or “move into the black”. Retailers want to have their stores in black rather than in red. Running in the red means that they are losing money. They hope...

Advisory is Broken, Let’s Fix it!

Morgan Wright, Web Master

February 6, 2014

Generally speaking, if 9 out of 10 people are against a certain organization, that organization does not last long. Here at Waukee High school, however, the voice of student opinion is lost in comparison to the ridged roar of the administration. This is no more apparent than in the case of Advisor...

The Journey From the Stadium to the High School

The Journey From the Stadium to the High School

Ellie Drees, Reporter

January 24, 2014

At one point or another, we have all had to venture from the stadium to the high school.  The weather ranges from scorching hot, to freezing cold. The farthest point from the school to the parking lot is almost a half mile. It takes close to six minutes to get to the school from that distance walking at a b...

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