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Valedictorians Share Important Character Traits

Taylor Harper, Reporter

May 10, 2017


Filed under Academics

The four valedictorians of Bixby High School’s 100th graduating class have vastly different interests, but they share two common traits: hard work and determination. Kyler Herron, Samantha Ledesma, Erica Martin and Jessica Shipman will all be speaking at this year’s graduation at 7:30 p.m. Thursday...

How Fashion Can Affect Teens

How Fashion Can Affect Teens

Chloe Kinkaid, Reporter

May 5, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Freshman Chloe Kinkaid, making her first video for journalism class, interviews various students about their fashion choices.

Students Create GSA at Bixby High

Students Create GSA at Bixby High

Vaishvi Diwanji, Reporter

April 25, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

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...

Mom Fashion and its Reemergence

Mom Fashion and its Reemergence

Alex Wiley, Reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

Turtlenecks. Fanny packs. Mom jeans. Birkenstocks. Scrunchies. Butterfly clips. Tapered leg denim. Chunky sweaters. Mom fashion is in. In the midst of retro, grunge and other throwback fashions, the mom trend, recognizably from the 2010s, is of the most popular and comfortable. You don’t have to lis...

The Door To Who Knows Where

The Door To Who Knows Where

Michelle Sandoval, Reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

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...

School Uniforms Aren’t All That Bad

School Uniforms Aren’t All That Bad

Ashlyn Buffington, Reporter

April 5, 2017


Filed under Academics

Twenty-three percent of schools in the state of Oklahoma require students to wear uniforms. Many people question the pros and cons of it. There are several reasons school uniforms are required. One reason is the comparison of income from each child's household. Uniforms create a level playing field for...

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


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

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


Filed under Student Life, Student Profile

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 ...

Bixby Teen Stays Strong Through Challenging Disease

Makayla Andrew, Reporter

March 28, 2017


Filed under Health, Top Stories

Osteogenesis imperfecta is a disease that can cause people to break their bones a lot more easily than others. Sometimes for absolutely no reason at all, Sophia Harrell, a Bixby High School sophomore, struggles with this rare disease. Osteogenesis imperfecta is also known as brittle bone disease an...

Following Your Passions

Following Your Passions

Micah Neasby, Reporter

March 21, 2017


Filed under Student Life

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


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

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...

The Perks of Being a Vegan

The Perks of Being a Vegan

Makayla Andrew, Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under Health, Student Profile

Good nutrition is important if you want to promote your overall health. This why Rosalie Boyd, a 16-year-old sophomore at Bixby High School, became a vegan. In addition to being vegetarian, vegans do not use any animal products. This includes eggs, dairy products, honey, meats, gelatin and creams. ...

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