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Chunking Pumpkins, Physics Style

Chunking Pumpkins, Physics Style

Allie Wallis, Reporter

December 12, 2013

Having a class near the engineering room (W-28) can be interesting. When robots are chugging down the hall during class can be seen as the perfect distraction from a lecture that has gone too long or an impossible test. However, the engineering room can also be loud, especially when the class resembles...

Snow Days 3/7

Snow Days 3/7

Lindsey Hamilton, Reporter

December 11, 2013

The snow day- more like “ice day” for those in Oklahoma- but whatever you call it, it's warmly welcomed by all students. Bixby Public School's built-in snow days increased to seven days (after the Snowpocolypse of ’11) in order to prevent having to tack on additional school days in May. Since...

Creative Hall Passes

Creative Hall Passes

Rachel Brooks, Reporter

December 3, 2013

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

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

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

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...

We fight because she fights

We fight because she fights

Allie Wallis, Reporter

September 12, 2013

We fight because she fights. Freshman cheerleader Maddi Simmons was recently diagnosed with bone cancer, which is an abnormal growth of cells within the bone. Treatment for this cancer requires chemotherapy and sometimes surgery. In order to help Simmon's family pay for these treatments, both the dance ...

Slimy filthy fun

Slimy filthy fun

Rachel Brooks, Reporter

September 5, 2013

Before last Friday, August 30, the only thing wallowing in the mud at Bixby High School were the pigs at the Agriculture Building. Last year, rain spoiled some of the fun as the weather turned cold for MudFest. But this year, the weather was perfect. Water flowed into the ditches located at the field,...

The Last Full Week

The Last Full Week

Lindsey Hamilton, Senior Editor-In-Chief

May 15, 2013

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

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

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

        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...

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