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What is Love?

What is Love?

Olivia Gagnon, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Kelton Lynch “Love can be a lot of stuff. [...] It’s from the heart.” Kristina Isaak “Putting someone else before yourself.” Shalini Birari “My family.” Suchaeta Hegde “It’s feeling completely comfortable around someone.” Ben Lang “Love means [...] to get to know a p...

Forever Alone

Forever Alone

Averi Baudler, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Valentine’s Day is universally known as a day for love and over the top romantics. However, for many, Valentine’s Day is just like any other Tuesday. A few Waukee students have some insight as to their views on the day, and some ways to beat the Valentine’s blues. One Waukee Senior, Michael Henter, claims th...

Winter Formal

Winter Formal

Dana Aguilar, Reporter
February 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

 

Waukee Boys Swim Takes Sports Clips

Waukee Boys Swim Takes Sports Clips

Erin Crone, Reporter
February 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

As an annual event, the Waukee Boys Swim Team marched into Sport Clips hair salon ready for a fresh haircut. “Shaving our head was something we did every year for districts. We then decided we care about what we look like, so we now just get our hair cuts together,” shared Gus Muenzenmay. The Wauk...

Jazz Choir

Jazz Choir

Averi Baudler, Reporter
January 31, 2017
Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

The Vocal Music Department at our school is a huge part of what makes Waukee what it is. Waukee has consistently sent around 20 students to be apart of the Iowa All State Choir every year and both show choirs have won multiple grand championships. Because of this, many around the community and the st...

Heart of Art

Heart of Art

Dana Aguilar, Reporter
January 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

“To be an artist is to believe in life,” stated sculpture artist Henry Moore. This has been acknowledged universally throughout history. Frida Kahlo, Vincent Van Gogh and Picasso each changed the course of history, leading to the artists known and loved in today’s day and age.The eight members...

Perfectionism: The Trek Toward the Top

Perfectionism: The Trek Toward the Top

Grace Culbertson, Reporter
January 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

In life, there are mountains. These prominent, colossal peaks are of all different shapes and sizes, and each one is an opportunity. No mountain is of the same height or difficulty, but the climber can choose the hills they conquer, and if one is too tall or the path is too twisted for their liking, t...

A Different Kind of ‘State’ Title

A Different Kind of ‘State’ Title

Averi Baudler, Reporter
January 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

During the first few months of each year, a stroll down the high school choir wing before and after class would be full of singers with nervous expressions on their faces and water bottles and pencils gripped in each hand. These select, stress ridden, extremely hydrated few are the Iowa All State ...

‘Wauk’ the Halls

‘Wauk’ the Halls

Averi Baudler, Reporter
December 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Question: “What is one Holiday tradition that you do with your family or friends?”   Seniors Odessa Neeley “We have a bunch of icicle ornaments that we have to hang on the tree and there’s like one hundred of them.”   Rebecca Corbett “My parents give my b...

Holidays Around the World

Holidays Around the World

Mati Bodwell, Reporter
December 24, 2016
Filed under STUDENT LIFE

With the holidays coming around, there are many traditions when it comes to different countries and religions around the world. Whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or another holiday around this time everyone celebrate differently. In the United States, Christmas is mainly celebrated, because ab...

Hungry for Hurts Donut

Hungry for Hurts Donut

Cameron Wolff, Reporter
December 22, 2016
Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

The sweet aroma of sugary dough being rolled into perfect gourmet donuts is the second thing that greets you upon entering Hurts Donut. The first thing you’ll notice? The shop’s incredible popularity, only a week after the West Glen Town Center location’s grand opening. Lines of customers swirl a...

The Struggles of ELP in Waukee

The Struggles of ELP in Waukee

Cameron Wolff, Reporter
December 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

Three secondary Extended Learning Program (ELP) teachers were cut from ELP this year. Between all 6-9th graders in the Waukee School District, there are now only two ELP teachers who travel between four schools. Each teacher instructs at least 130 students. According to the National Association f...

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