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  • November 16Bring in cans for food drive! Deadline is Nov. 20th!

  • November 14Auditions for Beauty and the Beast! 3:30 - 5:30pm in room 128! Nov. 16th and 17th

  • October 20 Jacket Madness! 6pm WCHS GYM Nov. 17th!

  • Dia de los Muertos

    Dia de los Muertos

    MaQuoia Bernabe, Staff Reporter

    November 2, 2017

    On The Day of the Dead, November 1st, I had the opportunity to join the Day of the Dead Festival in Lexington, Kentucky at the Living Arts & Science Center. The festival went from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m-- ending with a beautiful candlelit parade. It was a great experience that combined rich visual...

    Painting By: Agustin Zarate Lexington, Ky $325 Photo By: MaQuoia Bernabe

  • Halloween Costume Contest Winners

    Halloween Costume Contest Winners

    Jordan Murphy, Staff Reporter

    November 1, 2017

     

  • Innocent Crime

    Innocent Crime

    Rachel O'Rear, Staff Reporter

    November 1, 2017

    “And sometimes, on nights like these, you can still hear the ripper. Waiting to find his next victim and… Tear Them Apart!!” Luke lurched forward, hooking his arms around one of the shaking freshman. He made a hacking motion with his arm, mimicking the horror story of The Woodland Ripper he had...

    Image Source: coolofthewild.com

  • Food Drive in the Season of Giving

    Food Drive in the Season of Giving

    Catie Heerman, Staff Reporter

    November 1, 2017

    As October comes to an end and Thanksgiving quickly approaches, November and the season of giving begins; and this year, we as a school want to do more. On October 30th, the 2017 WCHS Food Drive starts, and gives you the perfect opportunity to help people in your community. The food drive runs through Novem...

  • Volunteer at Mentors and Meals Today!

    Volunteer at Mentors and Meals Today!

    Anna Craig, Staff Reporter

    November 1, 2017

        Mentors and Meals founder and executive director Lisa Johnson is known as Mrs. J. The assistant directors of the program are Brittany Carbajal and Mckenna Barto and are known as Miss Brittany and Miss McKenna. Mentors and Meals (M&Ms) is a program that helps Woodford County...

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  • Arts Meets Activism

    Arts Meets Activism

    Emily Brookfield, Staff Reporter and Editor

    November 1, 2017

    "I think Laramie Project does a good job of bringing people together in a community to fight for rights for every minority. GSA and the Fairness Coalition are coming together to help, and I just find that so heart warming and supportive." READ MORE »»

    “The Laramie Project.” RAGE, www.ragemonthly.com/2014/03/21/msf-responds-to-the-laramie-project-cancellation-at-troy-high-school/.

  • Love, Lucy

    Love, Lucy

    Lucy Childers, Staff Reporter

    October 31, 2017

    Everyone needs a friend. Everyone deserves to be heard. Everyone matters. Everyone is important. Everyone needs some love. Love, Lucy is a brand new advice column brought to you monthly by Lucy Childers, a WCHS Junior. Each month, the Journalism class sends out a survey asking the student body ...

  • Get a Taste of “Minnesota Nice”

    Get a Taste of “Minnesota Nice”

    Kennedy Johnson, Staff Reporter

    October 30, 2017

    Minnesota is the home of: The Mall of America, the Walker Art Center, 10,000 lakes, and the residents of the state are known for their characteristic "Minnesota Nice". READ MORE »»

    View of downtown Minneapolis from the rooftop of the Walker Art Center (Picture by Kennedy Johnson)

  • Promoting Positivity with Beauty

    Promoting Positivity with Beauty

    Macy Upthegrove and Jasmine Collins

    October 30, 2017

    Girls United has been working really to make this school come together in a beautiful way. The group leader is Ms. Gibson who holds meetings in her room every Tuesday. Girls United is a club for both boys and girls, and their mission is to bring everyone together and promote unity throughout the...

  • The Dead Returning – Different Celebrations for the Dead

    The Dead Returning – Different Celebrations for the Dead

    Anemone Rishel, Staff Reporter

    October 30, 2017

    Many, if not all cultures have a way to remember and celebrate the dead; and while many in America celebrate Halloween many people don't know about the rest of the world and the rituals they created to celebrate and honor the dead. READ MORE »»

    Photo By: Anonymous. Photo from Pinterest

Classic Christmas Movies and Traditions

Classic Christmas Movies and Traditions

Breanna Willis, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017No Comments

Though it may be November and we still have Thanksgiving to get through, some of us are ready for Christmas! While some elements of Christmas may be too early to enjoy, there is one aspect that it is ...

Retro Fright Night 2.0

Retro Fright Night 2.0

Lucianna Miele, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2017No Comments

The Pumpkin is the Spice of Life

The Pumpkin is the Spice of Life

Brooke Jones, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2017No Comments

"Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale," said Lauren DeStefano. I agree with her! ...

Innocent Crime

Innocent Crime

November 1, 2017

Arts Meets Activism

Arts Meets Activism

November 1, 2017

Why You Should Join the Woodford County Library Young Adult Book Club!

Why You Should Join the Woodford County Library Young Adult Book Club!

October 31, 2017

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The World at Arms

The World at Arms

Noah Johnson, Editor

November 16, 2017No Comments

A Trip to the 90th Convention

A Trip to the 90th Convention

Ashley Morrison, Associated Press

November 14, 2017No Comments

Have you ever wanted to go to a different place and have a great time while most of your friends are at school? Well the FFA National Convention is the perfect trip to take! The FFA National Convention took place from ...

We Can Survive

We Can Survive

Sophia McKee, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2017No Comments

"When I found out I had breast cancer, I felt like it was the end of the world. At least my world."

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Love, Lucy

Love, Lucy

Lucy Childers, Staff Reporter
October 31, 2017

Cruise Reviews

Reagan Cole, Staff Reporter
October 30, 2017

New Athletic Directors Spring Into Action

New Athletic Directors Spring Into Action

Brook Jankowski, Staff Reporter
October 26, 2017

We have a new Athletic Director and Co-Athletic Director this year. Coach Jay Lucas retired from teaching and his position as Athletic Director. Taking his place this year are Coach Johnson and Ms. Hicks as Athletic Director and Co-Athletic Director.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

MaQuoia Bernabe, Brooke Jones, and Tanyea Ramirez
October 10, 2017

With summer coming to an end and fall slowly creeping in, the girls and boys soccer seasons have rolled in.  Having a slow start to this season has taught the girls to come together as one. Sophomore Mackenzie Tucker is feeling really optimistic about this season so far. Tucker said, ¨We had a slow start but now we have figured it out and we´re going to be a really strong team.¨ Not only ...

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