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Rolling Downtown to Visit the  Rolling Oven

Rolling Downtown to Visit the Rolling Oven

February 13, 2020

Rolling Oven began as a food truck and was a mobile pizza kitchen until it became a restaurant in many locations that serve Neopolitan-style pizza and sandwiches cooked in a traditional Italian wood-fired brick oven. I've been to many pizza restaurants such as Mellow Mushroom, Hometown Pizza, and the...

GSA: Schooling WCHS On Sexuality & Gender

GSA: Schooling WCHS On Sexuality & Gender

February 10, 2020

According to ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union), there are over 4,000 GSA clubs nationwide. “Gay-Straight Alliances, or GSAs, are student-led and student-organized school clubs that aim to create a safe, welcoming, and accepting school environment for all youth, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identi...

Ace the ACT

February 6, 2020

ACT  Prep As we all know, prepping for the ACT can be very stressful. Students can easily get overwhelmed with pressure from teachers and/or other adults in their life to do well on the test. This article was designed by fellow peers who have themselves taken the ACT and want to tell you that it w...

The Most Important Thing that Students and Teachers Want in a New School

The Most Important Thing that Students and Teachers Want in a New School

February 6, 2020

In the Spring of 2018, Woodford County tried to pass a new tax that would help build a new, proposed high school. During that vote, many voters in the county went to the polls and the new tax was knocked down by a narrow margin. Even though this happened, the school board is still moving forward with...

Does Valentine’s Day Have to Only Be About Romance?

Does Valentine’s Day Have to Only Be About Romance?

CJ Jenkins, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

Is it possible to change the nation's perspective of Valentine's Day? On this day, people all around the world will go over and beyond to express their love to their better half, but why only them? We tell so many other people in our lives that we love them every day, so why not also show them that same...

Tips and Tricks On Handling Anxiety: An Interview with Madeline Gregory

February 6, 2020

Anxiety is a problem that every student faces at some point in time--from big exams to their status in student life.  Madeline Gregory (12) is a student at Woodford County High School who struggles with ADHD and severe anxiety.  In the following interview, we cover her experience with anxiety and she...

Habits Die Hard

February 6, 2020

Do you have a bad habit that you want to break? Two WCHS students shared how they broke their bad habits. They gave their advice to those who want to break their bad habits as well.   Do you need some more guidance? Here are some resources to help break your habit: A TedTalk on breaking ba...

How To Take Criticism As An Artist

How To Take Criticism As An Artist

Abby Frakes, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2019

Artists have always had to swallow down the criticism's said about their art. Most of the time critics are honest and bold when critiquing a piece of artwork. However, the internet has led way to artists being able to post their own art and have it be seen and shared by the pubic. Not to mention the inc...

Democratic Candidate Spotlight: Elizabeth Warren

Democratic Candidate Spotlight: Elizabeth Warren

December 17, 2019

There's a lot of confusion among Democrats about whom to support for the Democratic presidential candidacy in the upcoming 2020 election. It is crucial to differentiate these candidates and the policies that they support in order to make an educated decision on the matter. Who is Elizabeth Warren? U.S. Senator ...

Snacks for Insomniacs

Snacks for Insomniacs

December 17, 2019

People enjoy eating sweets during the day. There are many ice cream shops and other cookie shops but I've heard that Insomnia Cookies is pretty far up there. Insomnia Cookies is located at 433 Jersey St, Lexington, Kentucky. I arrived there with my friend Lilly Martindale around 1:00 PM on Saturday afternoon....

How To Get a Job as a Teenager

How To Get a Job as a Teenager

December 17, 2019

Getting your first job is a very big and exciting step to take during your teenage years, but can also be very daunting. This does not always need to be the case! Finding a first job that suits you is not as hard as it seems, just make sure you know what you want and what will work for you. I've brought...

Bullet Journal 101: The Art of Being Organized

Bullet Journal 101: The Art of Being Organized

December 17, 2019

What is Bullet Journaling? Bullet journaling first began as a phenomenon started by thirty-nine-year-old digital designer Ryder Carroll. He first began journaling as a way to cope with his ADHD and he often carried around many of them. After taking courses in web design and working for media companies, ...

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