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“Captain Phillips” hijacks the box office

“Captain Phillips” hijacks the box office

Abby Roush, Reporter

October 22, 2013


Filed under Features, Top Stories

In 2009, a group of Somali pirates captured the container ship Maersk Alabama, and with it, the captain. After the small crew of scallywags had lost control of the ship, they took off in a powered lifeboat, still holding Phillips as a hostage. Anyhow, I'm sure you've heard about this,  it was plastere...

Homecoming 2013

Homecoming 2013

Kenzie King, Reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Features, Top Stories

POW! BAM! BANG! The Spartan League, homecoming's alter ego, will crash into Bixby High School, September 23-27, for a huge celebration of their favorite sport! This is the week we have all been waiting for; but homecoming week is not complete without our infamous dress up days. Here are a few e...

Stop at the Stepping Stone

Stop at the Stepping Stone

Kenzie King and Mallory Breeding

September 17, 2013


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Stepping Stone Cafe, nestled on the corner of North Armstrong and Breckenridge in downtown Bixby, resembles a country-style family diner from days past. It has all of the ingredients -- fresh pies, okra, sweet potato fries, chicken fingers, self seating and family. Conversations float between t...

The Last Full Week

The Last Full Week

Lindsey Hamilton, Senior Editor-In-Chief

May 15, 2013


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

The air conditioner blares on, chilling the room and creating goosebumps on the bare legs and arms in the room. The students turn to their friends to chat about whether or not they have seen "The Great Gatsby" movie or about how they feel about their previous or upcoming AP tests. Around the room various...

The G.O. Movement- Guerilla Optimism

The G.O. Movement- Guerilla Optimism

Emily Thornton, Junior Editor-In-Chief

April 19, 2013


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

Several students and staff have noticed bright neon slips of paper sprinkled all over Bixby High School's hallways; those who have stopped to pick up and read one receive a positive message signed not quite anonymously but by “Operation GO” or “The G.O. movement”. As it is explained on some of...

The Last Twinkie

Serra Bruce, Reporter

December 19, 2012


Filed under A&E, Features, Top Stories

In 1933, James A. Dewar took a look around a pastry factory and noticed how the strawberry shortcake machines sat idle when strawberries were not in season. This, he felt, was a huge waste of machinery, and so he pondered for many months on how to keep them working even when most fruits weren’t being pro...

MCJROTC Spotlight

Savana Claxton, Reporter

December 6, 2012


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

Cadet Captain Madeline Davis, a senior, has been in ROTC since day one of freshman year. She has gone above and beyond the call of duty and now serves as Commanding Officer.  She joined the unarmed drill team and participated in all the details and competitions presented to her over the last four year...

Guthrie Green Glows

Guthrie Green Glows

Kayla Norton, Reporter, Music Beat

December 5, 2012


Filed under Features, News, Student Life, Top Stories

To kick off the one and only, 'warm' and cold holiday (otherwise known as Christmas) The Guthrie Green lit up their miniature forest with a stunning glow of Christmas lights and decorations, November 25th at 4:00 pm. The lights will be up all season long for all to get a chance to come by and enjoy. The...

120 Words: Mumford and Sons

120 Words: Mumford and Sons

Kayla Norton, Reporter, Music Beat

December 4, 2012


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

The plucking of the banjo is what captures most of those who listen. The sweet placement of every instrument in the symphony of strings captures one's self, leaving nothing but striving curiosity for more. Typically, Mumford and Sons have this effect. They were up in the clouds among the famous in...

Argo; A Movie Within A Movie

Darby Moore, Reporter

December 4, 2012


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

Argo, starring actor and now director Ben Affleck, is a remarkable film based on a riveting true story. Full of nail-biting scenes that will put on the edge of your seat, and hysterical humor that is so far-fetched, if it was not actually based on a true story, it would be hard to believe.A CIA exfi...

Q&A with Colton Dixon

Emily Thornton, Reporter

December 4, 2012


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

  Colton Dixon, the American Idol Star who made it to the top ten in Season 11, was in Tulsa to meet with KXOJ Radio Program Director, Bob Thornton. Dixon was introducing his new Christian CD to the station, in hope of gaining some airplay.  The casual introductory meeting was held a at Joe...

Lucid Dreaming: Step by Step

Lucid Dreaming: Step by Step

Kayla Norton, Reporter

November 26, 2012


Filed under Features, Top Stories

What is lucid dreaming? Lucid dreaming is being aware that you are dreaming, which results in being able to control the dream, your actions and your outcome. Below is the guide to achieving a lucid dream. In other words, 'waking up' in your dream. Step 1. Once an hour, every day, for two weeks, re...

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