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The crisis of our time is not on your television screens

The crisis of our time is not on your television screens
September 24, 2015

Republican candidate Donald Trump's official statement on climate change is that it simply doesn't exist. He believes it is - at its core - a great hoax composed by China to make sure that America falls...

The price of parking

The ticket is placed between the windshield and windshield wipers to signal the student they received a parking ticket. The fee starts at $10 then progresses up to $30.
September 23, 2015

Last year approximately 800 parking tickets were written, a majority of these because of students did not have their parking tags showing or did not have a parking tag at all. On average, 40 to 60 tickets...

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.
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...

TLC program shifts around teachers in effort to build leadership

P.E. teacher Deb Nicholson talks to a small group of teachers about how they can better students' education as part of the TLC program. The meeting took place in Government teacher Tom Griffin's room Sept. 16.
September 21, 2015

A few high school teachers have been pulled from teaching in the classroom in order to be part of the state-wide Teacher Leadership and Compensation program, also known as the TLC program. The program...

Religious persecution is not a government mandate

Religious persecution is not a government mandate
September 21, 2015

Kim Davis, a Kentucky clerk, has been getting a lot of media attention lately. More than that, she has incited strong opinions on both sides. Those who know about the case are either elated that someone...

Varsity Boys’ and Girls’ place at Heartland classic

The varsity runners get pumped minutes before they start their race. Sept. 19 the boys' varsity runners placed sixth overall, and JV ninth out of 26 teams from the heartland area.
September 21, 2015

The boys' and girls' cross country teams ran the Heartland Classic Sept. 19 at 10:30 a.m. The classic was hosted by Des Moines Roosevelt High School on the Iowa State Bill Bergen course. The varsity boys'...

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