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A World Without Technology

A World Without Technology

Haven Lackey, Reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Kee, BLOG, ENTERTAINMENT, OPINION, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students

In the world society lives in today, everyone highly depends on all things technology. Almost every individual walks around with mini computers in their pockets called phones. However, phones are almost never used for the main purpose that they were intentionally to have: calling. Instead, the majority ...

The Importance of Self-Care

The Importance of Self-Care

Haven Lackey, Reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Science, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students

With the start of second semester, there comes a lot of stress and pressure. Many run around non stop until the next day, while forgetting to take a minute to breathe. When the body is constantly in overdrive, a lot of stress will come and cause your body to go haywire. Taking at least ten minutes eve...

10+ Years of GSA, and It’s Still Not A Club

10+ Years of GSA, and It’s Still Not A Club

Zoe Lenart, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, BLOG, Classes, Clubs, ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students

One question has many people stumped around Waukee High School. Why isn’t GSA considered a club? GSA was created over ten years ago and still is not a club. The process to becoming a recognized school club is more simple than you would think. Some signing of paperwork can turn virtually anything relevant into a cl...

Brandon Anderson: Student or Gamer?

Brandon Anderson: Student or Gamer?

Bowen Siberz, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, BLOG, Contests, ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

On the outside, junior Brandon Anderson may just seem like a normal student. He attends to school every day from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., completes his assignments and hangs out with friends just like every other average teenage. What most people do not realize is that Anderson on September 10th,...

Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

Maddie Huntley, Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, BLOG, ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE

📷: Maddie Huntley Festival of Trees Each year Blank Children’s Hospital puts on a charity event called the Festival of Trees and Lights.  Different organizations make the valiant effort to decorate their tree the best. Trees vary from Disney themes featuring the 2016 hit Moana to your more...

Sports Spotlight: Molly Turk

Sports Spotlight: Molly Turk

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Clubs, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE, Students

Energy radiates through the floors and walls of the gym, inspiring cheers and screams from the spectators. The girls shout and high-five, celebrating yet another score for the team. This is the energy that engulfed a certain 10 year old girl a while ago, and inspired her to play the game: volleyball. ...

I Went Six Days Without Social Media

I Went Six Days Without Social Media

Josh Wente, Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, BLOG, ENTERTAINMENT, OPINION, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE, Students, Uncategorized

Students mindlessly swipe through their feed during class, at lunch, in the car, and in their bed. Refreshing it every chance they get, in hopes of notifications signaling likes and comments. Although it seems silly, the instant gratification provided by something as simple as, ‘@basicstacy liked your p...

Kelsey Plumb: Setting Records

Kelsey Plumb: Setting Records

Claire Petersen, Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under BLOG, Clubs, Contests, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE, Students

October 14th, junior Kelsey Plumb broke the school record for the number of assists in a single volleyball season with almost 1,000 assists recorded. Standing at a height of six foot, the starting varsity setter certainly made a name for herself this season. Breaking such a record is quite an accomplish...

AP Art Students

AP Art Students

Nancy Tran, Reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under BLOG, Classes, Clubs, Contests, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE

 Whether it’s expressing it through a painting, or through photography, art is something that brings out the creativity in every student.  “It expresses us,” exclaimed senior Haylee Kidd. Every morning in room 214, during their AP Art class, students work on pieces they are passionate...

Waukee Snapchat Stories

Waukee Snapchat Stories

Claire Peterson, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Social, STUDENT LIFE

Waukee Snapchat Stories. You’ve probably seen them while scrolling through your snapchat stories and then do one of four things: leave the group, ignore the story, watch the story, or add to it. However, have you ever wondered what sparked the interest in creating these? To begin, the Snapchat stories...

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