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St. Patrick’s Day Trivia

St. Patrick’s Day Trivia

Rosalie Boyd, Reporter
March 6
Filed under Features, Top Stories

If one wants to be informal, the term is St. Paddy's Day (not Patty's Day) because Paddy is short for Padrig, the actual Irish name of the beloved saint. More than 40 tons of dye is dumped into the water to turn Chicago River green for St. Patrick's Day. Chicago has dyed the Chicago River green on every St. Patrick’s Day since 196...

From Near Death to Clean and Drug-Free

From Near Death to Clean and Drug-Free

Delaney Brewer, Reporter
February 7
Filed under Features

After an unnerving near-death experience that put him into a coma, Tyler Adams, a 26-year-old Bixby resident, is recovering from nine years of addiction. “I started doing drugs my freshman year of high school when I was 15,” he says. “I started out smoking weed, but eventually peer pressure l...

Bixby Spa Goes for the Laid-Back Vibe

Bixby Spa Goes for the Laid-Back Vibe

Hunter Guretzki, Reporter
February 7
Filed under Features, Top Stories

When Amy Platner opened Beautiful Aesthetics spa in December, she wanted to make her business feel different from most because she believes that beauty affects your personality, clothes and mood. Platner wanted her spa to be a calm and relaxing place for all who entered the downtown Bixby location. Th...

An Illness That Takes All

An Illness That Takes All

Micah Neasby, Reporter
February 7
Filed under Features

Nobody likes to watch her friends play on the field while she is stuck on the sidelines because of an illness that she couldn't control. Such is the frustration faced by Brynn Gartner, a 14-year-old freshman at Bixby High School who draws, plays on the volleyball team and hangs out with her friends...

Relics from a Boot-Scraping Past

Relics from a Boot-Scraping Past

Sierra Isaacson, Reporter
February 1
Filed under Features, Top Stories

If you walk around the campus of Bixby High School, you might notice long, corroded, triangular bars that stick out of the concrete outside some of the buildings. Most students now can only guess what these are used for, but people who have watched Bixby grow through the years know about these 2-in...

Highlights of 2016

Highlights of 2016

Grace Kramer and Sydney Smith
December 21
Filed under Features

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Spartan Grad Bringing Growing Global Sport to Bixby

Logan York, Reporter
December 20
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Imagine having to wake up at 6 in the morning in a foreign land to compete in front of thousands of strangers for the first time, with people looking up to you and others doubting you. JonColin Senka has experienced this first hand at the International Scooter Association’s world competition in Barcelona. S...

Bixby Teacher Doesn’t Duck from Her Unusual Collection

Micah Neasby, Reporter
December 20
Filed under Features, Top Stories

For as long as people have had possessions, they have collected objects. They can be coffee mugs or rubber ducks; people can’t stop collecting. Some say they collect because they lost something they loved, or never had anything to love. But not everyone collects because they long for a certain obj...

Bixby Duet undercolor Makes Some Catchy Tunes

Bixby Duet undercolor Makes Some Catchy Tunes

Anna Hermes, Reporter
December 20
Filed under A&E, Features

Finding a passion is difficult for many of us. However, this task was simple for Grace Suntken and Ricky Saucedo. Suntken, a Bixby High School senior, lives and breathes music. She plays guitar, ukulele and piano and has tried the bass guitar and drums as well. With bright blue hair, she is a creativ...

Bixby By The Numbers

Bixby By The Numbers

Ralph Bernhardt, SPN Reporter
November 11
Filed under Features, Student Life

(Click to enlarge.)            Sources: 1. www.nces.ed.gov 2. www.maxpreps.com 3. www.electoral-vote.com  ...

Mewithoutyou: A first experience

Mewithoutyou: A first experience

Mackenzie McCollum, Reporter
November 7
Filed under Features

Mewithoutyou, an independent rock band from Philadelphia, came to the Tulsa Vanguard concert hall last week and I came away amazed ... by the band and the experience. The band comprises vocalist Aaron Weiss, guitarists Michael Weiss and Brandon Beaver, bassist Greg Jehanian and drummer Rickie Mazzotta....

Bixby High School Coat Drive for Homeless Youth

Bixby High School Coat Drive for Homeless Youth

Taylor Robertson, Zoe Gillett, Ashley Spears, Baylee Branham, Lindsey Fulbright, Executive producers
October 27
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Five Bixby High School multimedia students, also members of the school's JOOI (Junior Optimist Octagon International) Club, are on a mission to raise awareness of the large population of homeless young people in Tulsa County. Here's their report on youth homelessness and the JOOI Club's effort to help.

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