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All The Ways

All The Ways

Olivia White, Staff Writer

January 15, 2016

A new Brooklyn trio on the rise known as Wet, has lots of people talking. Very little is known about this group of friends, but nonetheless they are a band to be watching. Most of their songs recently released are about breakups, with distinct lyrics and soulful female vocals. Their latest release I...

Lost Weekend

Lost Weekend

Olivia White, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016

Singer/songwriter Pete Yorn is known for his instrumental ability on his records, and his first break through started in 2000. Rolling Stone Magazine named Yorn one of "Ten Artists to Watch in 2001" and gave the album "Life on a Chain" a favorable four-star rating. Yorn's latest release "Lost Weekend",...

Varsity basketball teams face Dowling Maroons

Senior Rachel Hinders dodges a Dowling player during their game before the varsity boys' Dec. 11. The girls' kept up their undefeated streak 6-0, after winning the game 51-42.

Olivia White, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015

Traveling to compete at Dowling Dec. 11, both girls and boys varsity basketball team played against the Maroons. Girls played first, beating #4 Maroons 51-42, and continued their perfect record, now 6-0. Junior Taryn Knuth led with 18 total points scored, followed by junior Elle Brown who had 12 total...

Karl Rasmussen wins Iowa Bankers Association Award

Senior Karl Rasmussen stands towards the sideline while looking out to the crowd. Rasmussen recently was awarded the Iowa Bankers Association student athlete award.

Olivia White, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

Senior Karl Rasmussen recently was awarded the Iowa Bankers Association student athlete award. This award is annually given to one athlete in each division of sports who displays excellence not only on the field, but in the classroom and the community. To be a recipient, each team that makes it...

JHS saves lives

Junior Cassie Corell has her pulse checked before giving blood at the annual blood drive on Nov. 4. Over 100 students participated in annual fall blood drive.

Olivia White, Staff Writer

November 5, 2015

The fall blood drive put on by student council every year occurred Nov. 4. Over 100 students volunteered to donate their time and blood. "I think its important that if I have the opportunity to give blood and save lives, I do so," Junior Claudia Wulf said. "I'm saving lives, and that's pretty cool." When...

Dragons team up with Waukee for a cause

Seniors Sam Linder, Jake Page, and Joe Thatcher cheer while in the senior student section. During the varsity football against Waukee Sept. 18 the student section all wore gold to support.

Olivia White, Staff Writer

September 22, 2015

As the Dragons battled the Waukee Warriors  Sept. 18, off the field the two teamed up to raise awareness for childhood cancer. Both the Dragons and Warriors had a "gold out" in their student sections. The idea for the night came from nurse Deb Janssen, who emailed athletic director Gary Ross. "My...