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Creative Hall Passes

Creative Hall Passes

Rachel Brooks, Reporter

December 3, 2013


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Hall passes are written permission or an out-of-the-ordinary object used for students to go somewhere during instruction time. Sometimes teenagers take the long way around, making an adventure out of going to the bathroom, nurse or office. Many teachers at Bixby High School have exchanged the more traditional...

FFA students compete

FFA students compete

Dea Nettles, FFA Instructor

October 17, 2013


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Dea Nettles, Bixby High School FFA instructor, recently accompanied students to the Tulsa State Fair to compete with others from across the state in poultry, dairy heifers, and rabbit. Thor Gunnarsson placed 2nd with both of his poultry exhibits and Reserve Breed champion Bixby's dairy j...

The Spartan Run

The Spartan Run

Allie Wallis, Reporter

October 8, 2013


Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories

On Saturday, October 12, the Bixby High School Dance Team is having a 5K fun run starting from the Charley Young Park, 50 W. Dawes in downtown Bixby . This fun run is a fundraiser to help the dance team raise money to travel and perform at the January 2014 Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. The race...

Seniors say cheese

Seniors say cheese

Abby Roush, Reporter

September 16, 2013


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Picture this, but don't shutter at the thought -- senior pictures will be gone in a flash. Any senior who has yet to get their senior pictures taken and wishes to do so needs make an appointment with Francine's Photography by October 1st. Any photos to go into the yearbook must be taken by Francine...

The Last Full Week

The Last Full Week

Lindsey Hamilton, Senior Editor-In-Chief

May 15, 2013


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

The air conditioner blares on, chilling the room and creating goosebumps on the bare legs and arms in the room. The students turn to their friends to chat about whether or not they have seen "The Great Gatsby" movie or about how they feel about their previous or upcoming AP tests. Around the room various...

Bixby Engineers Go National

Serra Bruce, Reporter

May 13, 2013


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Bixby High School students, Robin Eldridge, Ryan Hamilton, and Brandon Dyson, participated in the Tulsa Tech principles of engineering course where they won first place for their stunning robotics and are now bound for a national competition. The three had to work together to create a robot that could...

Semi-Normal, literary arts journal of BHS

Semi-Normal, literary arts journal of BHS

Emily Thornton, Junior Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2013


Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories

Bixby is over-flowing with creativity, and now there is a way to not only preserve it, but show it off. Betty Fisher and her Creative Writing class have produced a literary arts journal containing poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art. This journal is free and will be available by May 13, come by the Cr...

120 Words: Passion Pit

120 Words: Passion Pit

Kayla Norton, Reporter, Music Beat

April 30, 2013


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        The clash of voices meet in between the mystical hums that sparkle underneath the bass. The music creates an indescribable sensation, a dream while wide awake consisting of every intimate, supernatural being, from fairies to goblins. Passion Pit draws its own dimension...

Double-take Doubles

Diego Galaviz, Sports Editor

April 26, 2013


Filed under Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

Interesting facts tennis: The game of tennis comes from Great Britain. A tennis ball weighs 2 ounces or 56.69 grams. The longest match in professional tennis history was the 2010 Wimbledon first round match-up between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut. The match took 11 hours and 5 minutes and lasted th...

The G.O. Movement- Guerilla Optimism

The G.O. Movement- Guerilla Optimism

Emily Thornton, Junior Editor-In-Chief

April 19, 2013


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

Several students and staff have noticed bright neon slips of paper sprinkled all over Bixby High School's hallways; those who have stopped to pick up and read one receive a positive message signed not quite anonymously but by “Operation GO” or “The G.O. movement”. As it is explained on some of...

Notes from the auditorium

April 1, 2013


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On Saturday, thirteen girls competed in the 34th annual Miss Bixby Scholarship Pageant, presented by the Bixby Optimist Club. Senior Abigail Raiford was crowned Miss Bixby 2013, first runner-up was Mitrah Ghavami, second runner-up was Brittany Box, third runner-up was Kimberly Bullard, and fourth...

106.9 Private Concert

106.9 Private Concert

Kenzie King, Reporters

March 28, 2013


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UPDATE: Bixby has made it into the Top 5! Now it is a texting competition, text BIXBY (in all caps) to 21777. The school with the most texts wins the concert. Keep posted for announcements of the winning school!    Bixby has been nominated by 106.9 KHITS along with 19 other schools to win a...

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