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Drug Testing Policy

Drug Testing Policy

Jamie Hobbs, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018

Filed under School

As most of the town knows, a new policy has been put in place that requires high school students who drive, compete, or play sports to be eligible for drug testing. If you, as a Woodford County student, participate in any school sports or clubs or drive on campus, you are put in a pool with other student...

Serving Up Smiles

November 2, 2018

A school needs every member to function efficiently; from the principal to the custodians. The Woodford County High School Food Service staff is a very important part of the school. They serve over 1,250 students every single day. These ladies work hard in the morning and after lunch preparing and pr...

Sparking Our Community: Spark Cafe

Sparking Our Community: Spark Cafe

September 26, 2018

Mr. Smith is a Social Studies teacher who teaches a community activism class and puts on Spark every year, which typically is a pop-up event at the local festivals. This year, Mr. Smith and his students want to extend Spark from a one-day event to an everyday cafe. We got to sit down with Mr. Smith an...

New Teacher Features

New Teacher Features

September 17, 2018

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.

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...

*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...

In Memory Of

Brook Jankowski and Anemone Rishel

March 16, 2018

Filed under News, School, Showcase

About 590 students submitted a answer to the survey about who would be walking, but on the date it was thought that upward of 1000 students made there way onto the track. 

We Stand with Parkland

We Stand with Parkland

March 1, 2018

After the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a staff member from Stoneman asked other schools on Facebook to participate in sending letters to her school. The Stoneman teacher stated in the Facebook post that she wanted to give each student a letter of support on their first day back from...

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