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Relics from a Boot-Scraping Past

Relics from a Boot-Scraping Past

Sierra Isaacson, Reporter

February 1, 2017


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, 2016


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Spartan Grad Bringing Growing Global Sport to Bixby

Logan York, Reporter

December 20, 2016


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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, 2016


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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, 2016


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, 2016


Filed under Features, Student Life

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Mewithoutyou: A first experience

Mewithoutyou: A first experience

Mackenzie McCollum, Reporter

November 7, 2016


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, 2016


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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.

Fall Fun

Fall Fun

Rosalie Boyd, Reporter

October 13, 2016


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SPN writer Rosalie Boyd has compiled a list of 50 fun fall activities.

Marmite: The Bitter Story

Marmite: The Bitter Story

Ralph Bernhardt, Executive producer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Marmite is a breakfast spread made from yeast extract in the United Kingdom. It was invented in the late 1800s by German scientist Justus Von Liebig, and was a near-instant success. It is usually spread very thinly (though we took it in large portions) and is as common as breakfast cereal in some parts...

Lip Sync Battle!

Lip Sync Battle!

Caitlynn Brown

February 18, 2016


Filed under A&E, Features, Student Life, Top Stories

Tonight at Bixby High Schools auditorium a lip sync battle will go on, with or without you. The last battle will feature Mr. Byrd and Coach Nichol as they battle it out to see who is the better song impersonator, they're both teachers at Bixby High School.  Sponsored by FCA they will donate all of the...

Crazy Cat Person?

Crazy Cat Person?

Miki Riley, Photo Editor

February 3, 2016


Filed under Features, Reviews, Student Life, Top Stories

If you enjoy cats and like collecting them, the phone app, Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector, is the one for you. Neko Atsume is a single-player app that was made by Hit-Point in October of 2014 but has just recently become widely popular. In Neko Atsume, there are currently 49 Cats in the game, 17 of whic...

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