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Old Traditions, New Traditions

Old Traditions, New Traditions

February 26, 2019

Woodford County High School hasn't had a talent show in years, but 2019 is the year for a comeback. In previous years, our school has held a talent show every year and the community loved it. Over time, this tradition started to die out. This year, Mrs. Fitz and HOSA got the show back on the road. On...

United Nations: Live from Kentucky

United Nations: Live from Kentucky

February 15, 2019

Ever since my first model UN, I wanted to change the world. I want to pursue the study of other cultures and foreign diplomacy.  As someone who is interested in foreign diplomacy, helping immigrants and refugees have always been important to me. One of my dreams is to organize a student gro...

WCHS Hosts Dance Gold

WCHS Hosts Dance Gold

Ashlyn Martin, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019

Filed under News, School

Last Saturday, Woodford County High School hosted Dance Gold, an event that stems from the University of Kentucky's Dance Blue. Dance Blue is a 24-hour dance marathon in which participants are on their feet for the entirety of the fundraiser. The participants of Dance Blue fundraise money for Dance...

Dancing at Jacket Fest!

Dancing at Jacket Fest!

Kara Summers, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019

Filed under News, School

High School Choirs Shares Holiday Cheer For All To Hear

High School Choirs Shares Holiday Cheer For All To Hear

December 14, 2018

On December 4th, 2018, the Woodford County High School's choirs and acapella groups put on their annual winter concert at First Baptist Church. This was Choir Director Taylor Strickland's first concert at Woodford County, and he definitely wowed the audience with his choice in music and amazing teachin...

Mental Illness: Walk a Mile In Its Shoes

Mental Illness: Walk a Mile In Its Shoes

December 14, 2018

Mental illness and mental health are important issues that need to be recognized, especially here at Woodford Couty High School. An anonymous student said, "The effect that it has on people is life-changing, and even if you don't have a mental illness, you are most likely affected by someone around you...

A Dreary Day for Discovery at Morehead State

A Dreary Day for Discovery at Morehead State

Kennedy Kruse, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

Filed under Community, School, Student Life

Students from Woodford County High School who are enrolled in a dual credit class had the opportunity to visit Morehead State University at the end of November. While there, they toured the campus while learning about the things that Morehead offers. They were able to experience one on one interacti...

135 Cupcakes Later

December 14, 2018

Esperanza Club operates as a diverse group involved in the Woodford County community. The motto that the club goes by is: "We make a community by what we give." The club's theme for December is "Giving Back." The first project that the members decided to do was baking cupcakes for the Woodford Count...

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...

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