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Rogers to dance on Rogers State Hillcat inaugural spirit squad

Rogers to dance on Rogers State Hillcat inaugural spirit squad

May 1, 2015


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CLAREMORE, Okla. - Rogers State University will enhance its spirit program in the fall of 2015 with the addition of a dance team. Senior Bixby High School dancer Hannah Rogers will be part of the new squad. "We are excited to make an addition to the RSU Hillcat Spirit program with a collegiate dance...

Blane Sawyer Chosen for 2015 Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston

Blane Sawyer Chosen for 2015 Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston

April 30, 2015


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BIXBY, OK — Blane Sawyer, a Sophomore at Bixby High School of Bixby has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston, MA on June 28th - June 30th, 2015. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who are passionate about science, ...

Bixby Sophomore’s Art Recognized by Congressional Institute

Bixby Sophomore’s Art Recognized by Congressional Institute

April 30, 2015


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Each spring, the United States Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students ha...

Your stress is preventing your creativity

Your stress is preventing your creativity

Reagan Rinehart, Student Life Editor

April 16, 2015


Filed under Health, Student Life, Top Stories

Stress is a clenched jaw, a wrinkled brow and a throbbing headache. Stress is pressure, hormones and adrenaline. Some say they work better under pressure, are more motivated, and get more done. While a deadline might be met, it actually makes you less creative. According to a study conducted by the Ha...

BHS Students: Where are they now?

BHS Students: Where are they now?

March 22, 2015


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In 2011, Spartan Post News interviewed Corey Kent White, then a 17-year old former Bixby High School student. Four years later and White is competing in NBC's "The Voice." On Tuesday, March 24 at 7:00, fans of White are gathering at the River Spirit Event Center to cheer on White as he represents Okl...

Top 15 Favorite Songs That Are Retired

Top 15 Favorite Songs That Are Retired

Shelby Hendrix, Junior Editor n Chief

March 10, 2015


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When a new song comes out, it is more often than not, over played on the radio. After months of constant hearing and playing, the song is retired and is hardly ever played. Below are the top 15 retired songs of 2015: 1. "Dynamite" by Taio Cruz. This 2010 single was one of the most popular dancing song...

FACS Day at the Capitol

FACS Day at the Capitol

Shelby Hendrix, Junior Editor n Chief

March 10, 2015


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On Thursday, February 26th, FCCLA officers and members made their way to the Oklahoma City State Capitol to gather with other FCCLA members from different schools all over the state of Oklahoma. While in OKC, Bixby FCCLA toured the Capitol and looked at various projects from other schools. They were...

High stakes test, high price advantage

High stakes test, high price advantage

Emily Thornton, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2015


Filed under Academics, Student Life, Top Stories

Tick. Sweaty palms tap pencils, waiting to be handed an answer sheet. Tock. Necks and backs crackle as students shift in their plastic chairs. Tick. A few coughs are unable to be cured by banned water bottles. Tock. Pressure seems to increase the force of gravity in the classroom where students are...

Eating Healthy on a Budget

Eating Healthy on a Budget

February 11, 2015


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Often, the two biggest concerns people have with their diets are cost and calories. People want to know they are eating healthily while still staying below budget. This can be difficult sometimes as most healthy foods, like good meat and fruit, can be expensive. For your information, I have included...

FCCLA Star Events: Regionals Recap

FCCLA Star Events: Regionals Recap

Shelby Hendrix, Junior Editor n Chief

February 9, 2015


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On thursday, January 29th, Brittney Smith, Peri Pope, Brooklyn Keys and myself made our way to Stillwater to compete in the FCCLA Star Event Regional competition. After a long day of wait and anticipation, awards and results were finally presented. Brittney and Peri won 3rd and bronze in their Life...

Grieving Grey’s

Grieving Grey’s

Savannah Vincent, Reporter

February 6, 2015


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 WARNING: This article contains Grey's Anatomy spoilers. I love TV. I can sit in front of the TV for hours as can many other people. To be quite honest, TV is a rather significant part of my life. That sounds a bit pathetic, yes, but let me break it down for you: Binge Watching (n.)- the practice o...

Best of Bixby/Tulsa

Best of Bixby/Tulsa

Shelby Hendrix, Junior Editor n Chief

February 6, 2015


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Recently, The Voice magazine featured a segment of the Best of Tulsa. So we decided to do a rendition of our own. Below are the most voted 'best of's' by fellow Bixby High school  students:   Entertainment                                                                                  ...

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