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A Freshman’s Fitness Ordeal

A Freshman’s Fitness Ordeal

Braxton Banks, Rosalia Carrillo and Aiden Powell, Reporters

May 23, 2018


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Aiden Powell, assisted by Rosalia Carrillo and Braxton Banks, attempts to get fit.

Hazards of a Freshman

Hazards of a Freshman

Aiden Powel, Reporter

May 2, 2018


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Freshman journalism student Aiden Powell provides an entertaining look at the hazards a freshman faces.

No Pig in a Poke at Alt Center

No Pig in a Poke at Alt Center

AnnRenee Keller, Reporter

March 14, 2018


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Many may not know that Brassfield Learning Center has a guinea pig named … wait for it … Stewart Jefferson Brassfield. Teachers at Bixby’s alternative center had students suggest names and they voted 3½ years ago when the pet rodent came to be a full-time resident. Stewart Jefferson Brassfie...

Different States, Different Driving Ages

Different States, Different Driving Ages

Aiden Powell, Reporter

November 1, 2017


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If the Bixby Ninth Grade Center were 1,681 football fields east, then all freshmen Spartans could conceivably have hardship driver licenses or learner's permits because Oklahoma's permit age is age 15 ½ while Arkansas’s is 14 years. In Arkansas, you can easily get a learner permit, but most kids ...

Students Create GSA at Bixby High

Students Create GSA at Bixby High

Vaishvi Diwanji, Reporter

April 25, 2017


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A new club about safety, support and education has become official at Bixby High School. Juniors Savannah Price, Anna Johns, Hanna Doudican and Kylie Parker are responsible for creating the Gay Straight Alliance. The students had their first formal meeting Monday. People are sometimes harassed, har...

The Door To Who Knows Where

The Door To Who Knows Where

Michelle Sandoval, Reporter

April 21, 2017


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Doors are structures that allow entrance from one place to another. They can be made of materials ranging from wood to steel, and are often used as metaphors relating to life and its challenges. Every door has a purpose, but some can be found in bizarre places, especially in many buildings at Bixby High...

Looking Fishy: Bixby Offers Numerous Places to Drown a Worm

Looking Fishy: Bixby Offers Numerous Places to Drown a Worm

Jake Wright, Reporter

April 3, 2017


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Outdoor activities are immensely popular in Bixby, especially when it involves fishing. Those early morning casts, midday catches and late-night returns to home satisfy many an angler proud of their catch of the day. With permission from property owners or people in charge of the ponds, many spots in o...

She May Be Small, But She Is Fierce

She May Be Small, But She Is Fierce

Anna Hermes, Reporter

March 31, 2017


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Jade Fernandez is a Bixby High School junior who is 5-foot-2, loves fashion … and has an interest for intense fitness. As a 5-year-old, Fernandez showed interest in motocross. With the help of her father, Fernandez began competing in competitions, and motocross became a big part of her life. “If ...

Following Your Passions

Following Your Passions

Micah Neasby, Reporter

March 21, 2017


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Many kids stereotypically want to become astronauts or police officers. Others try to plan their whole lives out before they even turn 16. These three high schoolers have creative passions that drive each of them to express themselves. Emily Severtsen, a freshman at Bixby High School, wants to becom...

When Lyrical Dance Meets Hip Hop

When Lyrical Dance Meets Hip Hop

Abby Sanford, Reporter

February 17, 2017


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Bixby High School sophomores Ashlyn Heritage and Lauren Luiskutty both juggle social lives, family time and school, while sharing a common interest and desire for a career in dance. While these best friends both dance, they contrast in style. Ashlyn performs lyrical and temporary dance, while Lauren p...

Camp Counselor … Modern Day Superhero

Camp Counselor … Modern Day Superhero

Baylee Whetsel, Reporter

February 7, 2017


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For most of us, taking care of one child for a day is challenging enough. But Krista Eldridge took on the challenge of watching seven to 11 kids, five days a week, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in a job only a modern-day superhero could handle. In 2016, during the summer before her senior year at Bixby High ...

Bixby By The Numbers

Bixby By The Numbers

Ralph Bernhardt, SPN Reporter

November 11, 2016


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