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Checkmate!

Mieranda Rubey, Reporter

February 17, 2012

Chess club [ches kluhb] noun: A group of highly intellectual and witty Bixby High School students who hold meetings once a week in order to hone their chess-playing abilities. Yes, for those Spartans still unaware, BHS has a chess club. If you are interested in becoming a valuable member to the team...

Spud Week

Spud Week

Schyler West, Marketing

February 15, 2012

Let’s get this out of the way. Yes, the term ‘spud’ can be defined as a potato, a spade-like instrument for cutting the roots of weeds, and/or a chisel-like tool for removing bark, but the Bixby High School version is actually an acronym for Spartans Performing Unselfish Deeds. From Monday February ...

Why doth we readeth Shakespeare?

Why doth we readeth Shakespeare?

Lindsey Hamilton, Reporter

February 3, 2012

Why do we read Shakespeare? This question passes through every student's mind at least once in English class throughout their high school and college experiences. Regardless if we love or hate it, we have all read a famous comedy, tragedy, or history at one time or another. Many students, however, fail...

Coke vs. Pepsi

Coke vs. Pepsi

Diego Galaviz, Reporter

January 25, 2012

“Is Pepsi okay?” Restaurants everywhere are training their cashiers to be programmed to say this. Why is it that they can never have Coke as well? Maybe it’s because it’s so hard to choose between the two. Although Coke has out-sold its counterpart throughout most of the world, Pepsi still ...

2,012 new years

Brandie McAllister, Editor

January 9, 2012

A new year— it’s a chance to start over, the promise of 365 blank days to fill with loved ones and accomplishing the goals that have been left unmarked on that long-forgotten to-do list. Most of the images that come to mind are of the ball drop in New York, exploding fireworks, and the highly-anticipated...

The most wonderful time of the year

Brandie McAllister, Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2011

Silver bells ringing. Red and green lights brightening up the night. Fat men with rosy cheeks dressed in red suits. Little girls and hippopotamuses.It’s that time of year again and as each day creeps closer to Christmas, we may find ourselves wondering why we’re setting up a pine tree in the livi...

Angels never take a holiday

Angels never take a holiday

Brandie McAllister, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2011

Not all Christmas trees are created equal. Some have needles made of pine, others plastic; some are decorated with icicle lights, others with paper angels. The creation of the latter was nothing short of a Christmas miracle. The first Angel Tree was erected in 1972 by a convicted felon named Mary...

Russell at Ron’s

Emily Thornton, J1 Reporter

December 6, 2011

Rushing into Ron’s Hamburgers and Chili to escape the cool air any Friday between 6:00-8:00 p.m.,  a pleasant surprise of smooth singing awaits your arrival. Many people don’t know about Ron’s live music at 131st and Memorial because of Friday night football. Complimenting your burger and frie...

A figment of imagination

A figment of imagination

Diego Galaviz, Reporter

November 15, 2011

Fear, horror, terror, suspense, screams. These are only five of the mixed emotions buzzing in the movie theater while a scary movie plays on the screen. Although most horror films are meant to give you a jolt, some Bixby High School students claim scary movies are actually humorous. Chris Tyndall,...

The Oracle of Bacon

Lindsey Hamilton, Reporter

November 8, 2011

We are all connected. This is a concept fed into our brains as children in simple ways like the central message of unity in The Lion King. A more complex way to think about this connection is called The Six Degrees of Separation. The Six Degrees explains that every person on Earth is connected, some ...

To morph or not to morph

Savana Claxton, Reporter

October 28, 2011

Bixby High School experienced a new kind of school spirit during the week of homecoming when a group of unidentified students used different colored morphsuits -- a stretchy, head-to-toe bodysuit -- to support their class to help win Spirit Week events. The Morph Men’s undying energy and enthusiasm...

Black cats and Stingy Jack: shedding light on Halloween folklore

Brandie McAllister, Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2011

Your bedroom door creaks shut behind you, but when you go to see who’s there, the hall is empty. You hear a scream and whirl around to see who it came from, but nobody else claims to have heard it. You get the feeling that there is someone behind you and the hairs on the back of your neck stand...

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