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Homecoming: Is it Rigged?

Homecoming: Is it Rigged?

November 8, 2019

Homecoming week is one that almost every student at Woodford County High School looks forward too. It is a fun-filled week that allows students to dress in crazy outfits and dance in the halls. This week is also a time that each grade level gets to unite to create their float for the WCHS Homecoming P...

How to Write the Perfect College Essay

How to Write the Perfect College Essay

Ashlyn Martin, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

For most students, college applications can be the most daunting part of senior year. After all, so much rides on them.  Not only this, but it is also your only chance to show college admissions who you are. It can be difficult not to cave into the pressure and stress they bring along. There are many t...

Parading Through Time

Parading Through Time

Luna Wu and Jeri Ireland

October 24, 2019

Each year in the fall, students in each grade are assigned a certain theme to design their floats. This year's theme is together through time with Freshmen as the 50s, Sophomores as the 60s, Juniors as the 70s, and Seniors as the 80s. Alongside the floats were the homecoming candidates, marching b...

WCHS Volleyball Team Volleys for a Cure

WCHS Volleyball Team Volleys for a Cure

October 22, 2019

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 the Woodford County High School Volleyball Team hosted Lexington Catholic for their annual Dig Pink game, an event organized by the Side-Out Foundation which works with the community to spread breast cancer awareness. ...

2019 Football Season: Back in Action!

September 26, 2019

As we all know, Woodford County has never failed to be full of spirit and hope for any team or club, no matter the success created within them. We have always held onto our hope for the boys of fall, but this year our football team is sitting on 3-2 record after a few seasons of little to no wins so...

Tonks Takes on The “A” Team

Tonks Takes on The “A” Team

September 26, 2019

Last year our school's academic team lost more than just a large group of seniors, it also lost two amazing coaches. Ms. York and Ms. Martinez did not return to be coaches this year as Ms. York moved to work in her home town, and Ms. Martinez had to make time for her baby. However, the academic te...

The Fresh Freshmen Class Officers

The Fresh Freshmen Class Officers

September 20, 2019

At the beginning of September, all students in the Freshmen class were open to run for positions in the office. Students voted on a half sheet of paper during advisory. After the voting, Sophie Lester, Luc Vandenbroek, and Nathan Osborn became the presidents of the Freshmen class, as there was a three-way...

WCHS Orchestra Concert 2019 Highlights!

May 19, 2019

WCHS' spring orchestra concert took more of a Pop-inspired turn this year! Performed at the Woodford County Middle School on Thursday, May 16th, both the Chamber and Concert groups played multiple songs (Concert played three, Chamber played three, then one final one all together). In the end, the concert...

Bye Bye, Dr. Bell

Bye Bye, Dr. Bell

Riley Gardner, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2019

As the 2018-2019 school year wraps up, so does one other thing...our time with Dr. Bell. I decided to go and talk with Dr. Bell and ask him about his thoughts on Woodford County, what he plans on doing after retirement, and wish him a fond farewell. Dr. Bell had nothing but high praise of Woodfor...

Cook Around the World with the Woodford Women

Cook Around the World with the Woodford Women

May 7, 2019

On April 26, ten Culinary II students from Woodford County High School hopped on a flight to Walt Disney World for their Annual 'Cook Around the World' cooking competition. Kennedy Kruse (11), Addie Thomas (11), Abbie Hudson (11), Riley Jerdon (12), Kelsey Coleman (11), Anna Haury (11), Kayla McIntyr...

Woodford Leadership of Tomorrow Takes On the Life Adventure Center

Woodford Leadership of Tomorrow Takes On the Life Adventure Center

May 7, 2019

With the school year almost being over, the Woodford Leadership of Tomorrow group went on their last adventure on Monday, April, 29th.  The group went to the local Life Adventure Center in Versailles, where their leadership skills were immediately put to the test. The Life Adventure Center inst...

Planting, Growing, and Selling: A Community’s Hidden Gem

Planting, Growing, and Selling: A Community’s Hidden Gem

May 7, 2019

A greenhouse is a structure that is usually transparent and typically hold plants that need to be grown in a controlled climate. Greenhouses can come in many shapes, colors, and sizes. On Saturday, April 27th, the greenhouse at WCHS opened and its products became available to students and the commu...

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