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Journey to Simmons

Journey to Simmons

November 1, 2017

Elementary school is a time that I think most of us remember very fondly. The recess, the new experiences, its really just a way for kids to prepare themselves for schooling down the road. When I was offered the chance to get to attend Simmons every other day to help the children there, I jumped on it....

Food Drive in the Season of Giving

Food Drive in the Season of Giving

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...

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.

Pals with Paws: The Woodford Humane Society

Pals with Paws: The Woodford Humane Society

Claire Pinkston, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2017

Cats and dogs are generally seen as opposites, but here, they have one thing in common: they want a home.

New Athletic Directors Spring Into Action

New Athletic Directors Spring Into Action

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.

WCHS Spirit Week Hype

WCHS Spirit Week Hype

September 29, 2017

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South Asian Flooding Puts 1.8 Million Children Out of School

September 29, 2017

August 29, 2017 Heavy rain from a monsoon has caused the finical capital of India, Mumbai, to come to a halt. More than 1,200 deaths have been reported as a result of the flooding. The devastation has destroyed more than 18,000 schools. This is leaving 1.8 million children out of school. A charity, ...

Over 100 Dead and Millions Without Power

Over 100 Dead and Millions Without Power

September 29, 2017

For many, the only things that people have is their loved ones, and the clothes on their backs.

You Have Just Crossed Over Into…The Twilight Festival

You Have Just Crossed Over Into…The Twilight Festival

September 27, 2017

Not a car could be found traveling down Main Street on August 26th; instead, the streets were filled with the people of Versailles celebrating the 17th annual Twilight Festival.

Catalonia Referendum Shrouded in Controversy

Catalonia Referendum Shrouded in Controversy

September 22, 2017

The Spanish Government is stuck in a predicament. Catalonia, the richest Spanish region, is seeking to hold a referendum on October 1 on whether or not to declare independence. If the majority say "yes," Catalan officials are planning to declare independence within a 2 day period (Reuters, 2017). But...

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