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120 Words: Mumford and Sons

120 Words: Mumford and Sons

Kayla Norton, Reporter, Music Beat

December 4, 2012

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

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

2012 Scholarship Recipients

April 30, 2012

On April 17, 2012 BHS and the Bixby Educational Endowment Fund (BEEF) gave 32 of our students a total of $71,500 towards collage! The recipients are: John Vol and Joe S. Peerson Memorial Scholarship, $20,000--Makenzie Thornton Outstanding spartan Scholarship $8,000--Kandace Hudson Doris and Fred Hale Mem...

Wildfire Whitetails

Wildfire Whitetails

Schyler West, Reporter

April 17, 2012

It is a known fact that deer are graceful, wild, and shy creatures rarely ever seen unless someone is camouflaged and holding a gun. Not on the Bunch Farm. Senior Ashlee Bunch and her family don’t have a normal standard for pets: Ashlee’s family raise deer.Wildfire Whitetails, the name of the Bunc...

BHS cracks down on dress code

BHS cracks down on dress code

Diego Galaviz, Reporter

April 8, 2012

On Wednesday, April 4th, Bixby High School cracked down on students violating the school dress code. A line was started in the west hall that was full of students in violation. There are many different opinions about this call of action. Assistant Principal Kate Creekmore stated, “It’s just gotten...

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