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The Informal Review of Shades of Brown

The Informal Review of Shades of Brown

Caitlynn Brown, SPN reporter

September 28, 2015


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

          Shades of Brown is a coffee house located in Brookside in Tulsa. I’ve been there multiple times this summer getting the same thing over and over again just because it’s so tasty. So, for my very first time there, I went with a group of seniors fro...

Ultimate Driving Machine

Ultimate Driving Machine

Cassidy Reed, SPN Junior Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

You’re flying down a freeway with the windows down, music blaring, and your tires hugging the pavement; there’s a smile on your face that you can’t wipe off. You’re in a BMW, and you now know there’s a reason they call it the Ultimate Driving Machine. “I believe they’re becoming more popular...

GeoGuessr: An Educational Game That’s Fun To Play

GeoGuessr: An Educational Game That’s Fun To Play

Ralph Bernhardt, Writer

September 18, 2015


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

GeoGuessr is an educational game based on Google Maps and Google Streetview. You are placed in a random place across the globe, whether it is a crowded street in Hong Kong or a desolate road in South Africa. You have to explore the environment and look for clues to discover where you are. The la...

Black Gold lobbies and Wild West gangs

Black Gold lobbies and Wild West gangs

Emily Thornton, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2015


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Tours of Tulsa had me feeling like I went back in time, tracing the footsteps of the people who made our town possible. After going on the Underground Tulsa Tour, one of several Tours of Tulsa options, I can no longer view our city the same again, and have realized how under-appreciated it is....

Rogers to dance on Rogers State Hillcat inaugural spirit squad

Rogers to dance on Rogers State Hillcat inaugural spirit squad

May 1, 2015


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

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


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

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


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

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


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

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


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

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


Filed under A&E, Student Life, Top Stories

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...

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