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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...

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. ...

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