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Homecoming Expectations v. Reality

Homecoming Expectations v. Reality

Stephanie Diaz, Reporter

October 1, 2018

     Homecoming week has just come to an end in Waukee. Waukee had many festivities for homecoming week including; enjoyable dress up days, homecoming pep rallies, the parade, coronation, a football game, and a dance. Many students showed off their school spirit and pride by participating in Spiri...

Protect Yourself: Opinions by Katie Ogden

Protect Yourself: Opinions by Katie Ogden

Katie Ogden, Reporter

September 27, 2018

     Molly Tibbetts and Celia Barquin Arozamena: their names are on the news and in our heads, but who are they, and what can we learn from their stories?      Molly Tibbetts was a 20-year-old psychology major at Iowa University. On July 18th, she Snapchatted her boyfriend before going on a jog-- th...

1 in 2100: Bhavana Sirimalle

1  in 2100: Bhavana Sirimalle

Rashed Alsharqi, Reporter

September 26, 2018

     While some students spent their summers ridding themselves of the stress and responsibility of school, senior Bhavana Sirimalle began working on her fundraiser. After starting a GoFundMe earlier that year, Sirimalle tarted spreading the word through social media. By the middle of July, she was ...

Falling Flat

Falling Flat

Angela Trinh, Reporter

September 25, 2018

     The Waukee Warrior Regiment recently kicked off their second competition to Omaha on Saturday, September 22, finishing off with third place. Unexpectedly, the trip began with a rocky start when two instruments, a trombone and clarinet flew out from one of the bus compartments during the ride to...

Homecoming Do’s and Dont’s

Homecoming Do’s and Dont’s

September 23, 2018

     Fall brings out a lot of people’s favorite things. The changing of leaves, cool weather, football season and inevitably homecoming. Festivities for homecoming kick-off on the 24th of this month with spirit week, leading up to the game Friday against East. The dance on the 29th should prove ...

Addiction in Waukee

Addiction in Waukee

Katie Ogden, Reporter

September 21, 2018

     A number of Waukee High School students abuse drugs during school hours. Whether they are in the bathrooms or the classrooms, some are addicted to the point where they cannot stay sober during the school day. From marijuana to Xanax to cocaine, the problem is growing-- and it will continue t...

In a Snap

In a Snap

Audra Wilkinson, Reporter

September 19, 2018

     In September of 2011 the app Snapchat was released to the public. It quickly caught attention and continued growing into the renowned platform it is today. The popular app attracts 173 million users daily. It allows people to send pictures, texts and videos to others, erasing the messages mo...

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