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How Music Affects Different People

How Music Affects Different People

December 18, 2019

Whether they are influenced by their own musical talent or by what they have grown up listening to, everyone has a different taste in music. With that said, what makes good music is simple: WHAT. IT. MEANS. TO. YOU. Many people are looking to make their own forms of music and do not understand that ...

Inauguration 2019: A New Chapter for Kentucky

Inauguration 2019: A New Chapter for Kentucky

December 17, 2019

On December 10th, 2019, hundreds of people from across the state of Kentucky made their way to the Capitol building in Frankfort to celebrate the inauguration of Governor Andy Beshear. On this chilly Tuesday, the Capitol building hosted multiple events for the public to celebrate and enjoy.  The l...

The Gift of Giving

The Gift of Giving

Michaela Agee and Olivia Smith

December 17, 2019

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year according to artist Andy Williams. The season of giving has jingled its way back around once again. Giving to people in need is a way to lift everyone’s spirit, and it’s so easy to do. We (Michaela Agee and Olivia Smith) created a service project to allow...

A Look Into the Turkish Conflict Through the Eyes of a Turkish Citizen

A Look Into the Turkish Conflict Through the Eyes of a Turkish Citizen

December 17, 2019

Aydin and Blake recently got into contact with an individual from Turkey. As we began to talk, he began to talk about the conflicts in Turkey which varied from a mass inflow of Syrian refugees to the political corruption in the two predominant parties. It was grim to read, but soon enough Aydin and Blake...

Relieving the Stress of the Holidays

Relieving the Stress of the Holidays

December 17, 2019

The holiday season tends to be a very stressful time. Parents are busy buying gifts and cooking, traffic is bad and people worry about their travels, kids are worried about what they're going to get and how they're going buy gifts. If you're not careful, the stress of the season will quickly out due...

2nd Annual Woodford Talent Show

2nd Annual Woodford Talent Show

Kayla Hadley, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

Woodford County is holding what used to be the Anual Talent Show. This event will be held on January 17th in the cafeteria and is organized by HOSA (Future Health Professionals) Mrs. Fitzpatrick and I met so that she could give me information about the upcoming talent show. How many years has the...

Engaging with Esperanza

Engaging with Esperanza

December 17, 2019

Children all across the county struggle in school because English is a second language to them. Fortunately, there are programs meant to help these children, like the one here in Woodford: Esperanza. “Esperanza was created for students coming from families where English is not the primary language,...

WCHS Orchestra Winter Concert

December 14, 2019

Colors of Home by Alan Lee Silva The WCHS concert orchestra performed Colors of Home by Alan Lee Silva as their first piece. They also performed this piece at the Thanksgiving Assembly at the High School along with the chamber group. Riu Riu Chiu arranged by David Marlatt The WCHS concert or...

The War on Menstruation

The War on Menstruation

Jeri Ireland, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

  Periods in America Women have about 500 periods throughout their lifetime. The average female starts menstruating around the age of 13 and does not stop until menopause, which occurs around age 51. That is 38 years of having a period every month. Having a period comes with having to pay for ...

Rising Rapper Juice Wrld Passes Away Days After Turing 21

Rising Rapper Juice Wrld Passes Away Days After Turing 21

December 13, 2019

  Jared Higgins to Juice WRLD Jared Anthony Higgins, also known as Juice WRLD, has passed away over the weekend on December 8, 2019. He passed away just six days after he turned 21. Jared was born on December 2, 1998, in Chicago, Illinois. A year later he moved to Homewood, Illinois where h...

Life 360: Innovative or Invasive?

Life 360: Innovative or Invasive?

December 13, 2019

Over the past decade, parents have become more and more obsessed with knowing where their kids are at all times. Thanks to phone tracking apps such as Life360, parents are able to track their children's every move. Teens are beginning to feel as if their privacy is being stripped away now that their...

The History Of, Response To, and Future Handling of Guns in Schools

The History Of, Response To, and Future Handling of Guns in Schools

December 11, 2019

Gun control is a huge deal in America right now. Shootings are happening all the time, and to be honest, it's probably not surprising when seeing a headline that reads "School shooting, 12 dead." We have grown accustomed to the fact that mass shootings are happening all around the United States, espe...

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