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SPN Take Five for May 21, 2018

SPN Take Five for May 21, 2018

Lindsey Fulbright, Editor/Producer

May 21, 2018


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Here is the last Take Five of the school year, including features on acclaimed athletes, Special Olympians and a national recognized drama student.

Tornado Season in Oklahoma

Tornado Season in Oklahoma

Braxton Banks, Reporter

May 2, 2018


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Freshman journalism student Braxton Banks explains why Tornado Alley is hazardous in the spring.

Hazards of a Freshman

Hazards of a Freshman

Aiden Powel, Reporter

May 2, 2018


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Freshman journalism student Aiden Powell provides an entertaining look at the hazards a freshman faces.

Lacrosse Slowly Growing in Popularity

Lacrosse Slowly Growing in Popularity

Rosalia Carrillo, Reporter

April 27, 2018


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Lacrosse is a sport that was not very popular when a small groups of Bixby students began playing. Many of them were told about the sport by freshman Rachel First. First started to get interested in lacrosse after watching her brother play; she has been participating for five years. At the time n...

Bixby High Staffers File for Office

Bixby High Staffers File for Office

Ralph Bernhardt, Reporter

April 24, 2018


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Two Bixby High School employees have announced that they will run for  seats in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Assistant principal Melissa Provenzano, running as a Democrat in District 79, and English teacher Cody Coonce, running as a Republican in District 80, are not the only educators...

Literally Nothing

Literally Nothing

Jake Diagostine, Brittany Marlow and Connor Wright, Reporters

March 28, 2018


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Sophomore Brittany Marlow and freshmen Connor Wright and Jake Diagostine produce their first podcast, with illustrations by Jake.

Spring Fashion

Spring Fashion

Ari Johnson and Emma Warden, Reporters

March 16, 2018


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Freshmen Emma Warden and Ari Johnson produce their first podcast for SPN: spring fashion ... on a budget.

Bixby Students Protest Gun Violence, Low Teacher Pay

Bixby Students Protest Gun Violence, Low Teacher Pay

Ralph Bernhardt, Reporter

March 14, 2018


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About 140 Bixby High School students gathered at the campus clock tower Wednesday in solidarity with victims of school violence and underpaid teachers . Chants of “Change! Change!” and “The will of the people will never be defeated!” periodically echoed throughout the crowd. Students...

On the Parkland Shootings: One Month Later

On the Parkland Shootings: One Month Later

Rebecca Rayon, Reporter

March 14, 2018


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The 18th school shooting of 2018 occurred in Parkland, Florida, exactly a month ago today. A former student using an assault rifle has been charged with the murders of 14 children and three adults. Many articles written about this school shooting haven’t just said, “former student”; they ha...

No Pig in a Poke at Alt Center

No Pig in a Poke at Alt Center

AnnRenee Keller, Reporter

March 14, 2018


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Many may not know that Brassfield Learning Center has a guinea pig named … wait for it … Stewart Jefferson Brassfield. Teachers at Bixby’s alternative center had students suggest names and they voted 3½ years ago when the pet rodent came to be a full-time resident. Stewart Jefferson Brassfie...

SPN Take Five for March 12, 2018

SPN Take Five for March 12, 2018

Ashley Spears, Producer/Editor

March 12, 2018


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Here is this week's announcements show.

Help Needed Before Shootings Occur

Help Needed Before Shootings Occur

Spencer Holmes, Reporter

March 2, 2018


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In the light of the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, many “thoughts and prayers” were sent to the victims and their families. While that’s fine, renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson states, “Evidence collected over many years, obtained from many locations, indicates tha...

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