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Making Houses Green with Ms. Probst and Class

Making Houses Green with Ms. Probst and Class

May 18, 2018

Every year at WCHS we have a greenhouse class, and near the end of the year they sell the plants that they grew throughout the year. The teacher of greenhouse class, Ms. Probst, said that, "The greenhouse class is always a success and it lets the students get their hands dirty," and that, "consumer demand...

Wofo Takes Europe

Wofo Takes Europe

Emily Brookfield, Editor, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2018

Filed under School, Showcase

Over spring break, 18 students from Woodford County High School took off on a trip to Europe. Accompanied by Mr. Tonks, Mr. Ruff, and Ms. Benton,  the students boarded a plane to London and stayed in the countries of England and France for 10 days, beginning April 1st. Here is some of what they saw: ...

A Goodbye to Joyner

May 18, 2018

In this piece, I wish to say goodbye to a teacher who is treasured in this school--Ms. Joyner. She will be very missed by our teachers and students, and I hope this video serves as a final goodbye to her. We all wish her the best at her new job at the WCMS library! Goodbye, Joyner.

Falling Springs Volleyball Camp

Falling Springs Volleyball Camp

Lauren Newman, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Sports

Falling Springs is known for their great programs for both youth and adults. One of their summer programs is volleyball camp. The camp is open to both boys and girls ages 8 to 12. The deadline to register is June 6. If you or someone you know is interested in doing this, it is $55 to register. This camp...

Got Blood?

Got Blood?

May 10, 2018

The blood drive happens 2-3 times a year in order to give every student the opportunity to save lives--THREE lives to be exact. Giving blood is not only helping out your fellow man but is also one of the best reasons to get out of class. It only takes 45 minutes -1 hour, depending on how it goes. ...

Cupcakes at Kiddie Cook Camp

Cupcakes at Kiddie Cook Camp

Sophia McKee, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018

Filed under School, Student Life

On Saturday, April 21, the Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) club at WCHS took on their second Kiddie Cook Camp of the year. Kiddie Cook Camp allows children grades 1-5 to spend a few hours learning how to read and follow a recipe, which they then get to make and take home to their...

The Korean Conflict in 400 words

The Korean Conflict in 400 words

May 7, 2018

Following the expulsion of Imperial Japanese forces from the Korean Peninsula during WWII, two separate Korean nations formed, with communist guerrillas under the command of Kim Il-Sung settling in the North (Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or DPRK), while democratic South Korea (Republic of Korea, ...

The Race for Representative in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District Begins

The Race for Representative in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District Begins

May 4, 2018

On May 22, the race will officially begin for a spot in the House of Representatives in Congress, as the Democratic primaries whittle their candidates down to one, who will face the Republican incumbent, Andy Barr. The candidates include a Lieutenant Colonel of the Marine Corps, Amy McGrath, Lexington's...

In Memory of Barbara Bush

April 20, 2018

The nation has lost an amazing soul and even though she is gone, her legacy will continue to live on.

*Spooky Music* Finals!

*Spooky Music* Finals!

April 20, 2018

AP Exams and finals as a whole are very stressful for most students. Regardless of the class, the impending emotional weight of a grade that can dictate the final grade of a student is, quite frankly, a big deal. However, finals aren't that scary when you are well prepared. 1. If you have an AP E...

The Need for New Tennis Courts

The Need for New Tennis Courts

March 30, 2018

While the courts have been readily relied on for the past decades, lately they have not come up to par. Woodford County needs new tennis courts, and the money to do so.

America’s Opioid Crisis

America’s Opioid Crisis

March 30, 2018

Opioids are used for pain relief, and they are usually prescribed by a doctor. Yet many people misuse the drug for recreational use.

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