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MCJROTC Spotlight

Savana Claxton, Reporter

December 6, 2012


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

Cadet Captain Madeline Davis, a senior, has been in ROTC since day one of freshman year. She has gone above and beyond the call of duty and now serves as Commanding Officer.  She joined the unarmed drill team and participated in all the details and competitions presented to her over the last four year...

College bound athletes contribute to big win over Jenks

College bound athletes contribute to big win over Jenks

Diego Galaviz, Sports Editor

December 5, 2012


Filed under Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

Three Bixby High School  student-athletes have announced their early college choices. Stevi Parker, Allie Alvstad and Christina Devers made a huge impact during the Bixby season opener against Jenks with Christina Devers contributing 32-points, her personal best. Bixby girls, ranked No. 5 beat No....

Guthrie Green Glows

Guthrie Green Glows

Kayla Norton, Reporter, Music Beat

December 5, 2012


Filed under Features, News, Student Life, Top Stories

To kick off the one and only, 'warm' and cold holiday (otherwise known as Christmas) The Guthrie Green lit up their miniature forest with a stunning glow of Christmas lights and decorations, November 25th at 4:00 pm. The lights will be up all season long for all to get a chance to come by and enjoy. The...

120 Words: Mumford and Sons

120 Words: Mumford and Sons

Kayla Norton, Reporter, Music Beat

December 4, 2012


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

The plucking of the banjo is what captures most of those who listen. The sweet placement of every instrument in the symphony of strings captures one's self, leaving nothing but striving curiosity for more. Typically, Mumford and Sons have this effect. They were up in the clouds among the famous in...

Argo; A Movie Within A Movie

Darby Moore, Reporter

December 4, 2012


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

Argo, starring actor and now director Ben Affleck, is a remarkable film based on a riveting true story. Full of nail-biting scenes that will put on the edge of your seat, and hysterical humor that is so far-fetched, if it was not actually based on a true story, it would be hard to believe.A CIA exfi...

Q&A with Colton Dixon

Emily Thornton, Reporter

December 4, 2012


Filed under A&E, Features, News, Student Life, Top Stories

  Colton Dixon, the American Idol Star who made it to the top ten in Season 11, was in Tulsa to meet with KXOJ Radio Program Director, Bob Thornton. Dixon was introducing his new Christian CD to the station, in hope of gaining some airplay.  The casual introductory meeting was held a at Joe...

Summly: more than a sum of its parts

Summly: more than a sum of its parts

November 26, 2012


Filed under Features, News, Student Life, Top Stories

Most seventeen-year-olds spend countless hours on their phones, playing their favorite apps; but few ever take the time to think about application creation. “Who would make an app like this?” Seventeen year old Nick D’Aloisio the exception. He is making headlines with his creation, Summly, an a...

Cadets Buckle Down

Cadets Buckle Down

October 17, 2012


Filed under Student Life

Every year brings new challenges to the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (MCJROTC) Department and the next couple of months are extremely important and challenging to this organization because of their upcoming Annual Inspector General (IG) Inspection. All Cadets has buckled d...

Good, Bad, Muddy

Good, Bad, Muddy

Darby Moore, Reporter

October 2, 2012


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Prom and homecoming are two much anticipated major high school events that involved dressing up; but nothing gets Bixby High School students more excited to come to school than the dirty, grimey, gritty-action filled event. Sept. 13 was greeted by an unseasonable cold breeze that lifted the heat o...

Looking Back

Looking Back

Lindsey Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2012


Filed under Student Life

After graduation,  Bixby seniors were hyped for the beginning of their adult lives -- a life that doesn’t include high school. Infected with Senioritis students anticipate venturing into the ‘real world’. Naturally the end of four long years brings fond memories, there is the urge to redo, o...

The art of body

The art of body

Chelsea Clark, Creative Director

May 8, 2012


Filed under Student Life

Dedication. What does that mean? To 17-year-old Anna Trammell, dedication means following your passion, staying committed, and having patience. For years, Trammell had been looking for the place where she could fit in and do exceptionally well. She felt she never shined anywhere but the weight ro...

Boo Radley brought to trial

Boo Radley brought to trial

Savana Claxton, Reporter

May 5, 2012


Filed under Student Life

While reading To Kill A Mockingbird in Michelle Carter’s sophomore English class, the students began discussing how exciting it would be to act out the trial of Boo Radley’s conviction. Inspired by her students’ enthusiasm, Carter discussed the idea with Assistant Principal Kate Creekmore and was g...

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