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Bye Bye, Dr. Bell

Bye Bye, Dr. Bell

Riley Gardner, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2019

Filed under School

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...

Congrats to WCHS GSA and GSP Class!

Congrats to WCHS GSA and GSP Class!

Ashlyn Martin, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2019

Filed under News, School

Governor’s School for the Arts is a three-week program that rising Juniors and Seniors in Kentucky can apply for. It is a great opportunity for high schoolers to develop their skills in the art forms they are interested in. Students can apply for Architecture and Design, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Film...

Does This Insta Ring a Bell?

Does This Insta Ring a Bell?

Blake Heller, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2019

Filed under A & E, School, Student Life

Around the beginning of the school year, my friends and I were scrolling through Instagram, as you do, and we stumbled upon an account with no profile picture and the name wasn't even capitalized. It was the very first "Dr. Bell Fanpage" with one image of the legend himself, Dr. Bell, but it was low eff...

We Will Miss You, Mr. Merrill

We Will Miss You, Mr. Merrill

Kayla Hadley and Jamie Hobbs

May 6, 2019

Filed under Community, School

At the end of this year, we will be saying goodbye to a hard-working and loving teacher at WCHS--Mr. Merrill. However, before we say our final goodbyes, we wanted to ask him a few questions about his years as an educator. Where did you attend college? Asbury University. How long have you been teaching? ...

DECA Goes to Disney

DECA Goes to Disney

Katherine Kelly, Staff reporter

May 3, 2019

Filed under School, Travel

On Saturday morning, select Woodford County DECA members headed to the airport. They were headed off to Orlando, where Nationals would be. Over nine countries were there, and with 22,000 competitors, it was going to be a crazy competitive next couple of days. While no one from Woodford managed to plac...

#GenerationLockdown

#GenerationLockdown

May 3, 2019

A scenario that keeps playing over and over again like a scratched up DVD, is going to keep playing until someone puts an end to it. But what if you try to fix it temporarily and it only plays back on occasion? This is the solution that the U.S government and school systems came up with after so many scho...

Glory Days: A New Play

Glory Days: A New Play

May 3, 2019

Glory days is usually a term used to describe the carefree high school days of an adult.  However many don't look back at their high school days that fondly. Glory Days, written by freshman Jasmine Duggins, is about the high school days of Beth and Aaron, two teens who hate their lives because of their...

Meet the New Principal of WCHS!

Meet the New Principal of WCHS!

Kara Summers, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2019

Filed under School, Showcase

Mr. Jason Arnold is a new addition to the commUNITY here at WCHS. Coming to us from One School Global-Chesapeake Campus in Maryland, he's the soon-to-be principal of WCHS. Mr. Arnold has many years of experience in different school systems and working with children. He has been a math teacher, night...

Class of ’19 Takes On the Big Apple

Class of ’19 Takes On the Big Apple

April 23, 2019

On April 9th, Woodford County High School's Class of 2019 embarked on the annual senior trip to New York City. Doubling the number of attendees compared to previous years, the Class of '19 spent three full days in New York, excluding the two days spent going to and from the city. Here are some of the...

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