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Homeschooling/Online school: The Process

Homeschooling/Online school: The Process

May 7, 2019

We all talk about wanting to be homeschooled or online schooled but, do we actually know how to? Today I sat down with Avonne Rodriguez, a junior hoping to spend her senior year in an online school, to ask her about her experience. Q: What exactly is the process to be homeschooled?  A: You file a letter of intent and give ...

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...

A Sneak Peak at the Rising Class of 2020

A Sneak Peak at the Rising Class of 2020

Brooke Jones, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2019

Filed under Student Life

  Maquoia Bernabe Maquoia is looking forward to being able to touch the mat this year! She is excited to wrestle at the Girl's State due to missing the first one last year because of shoulder surgery. She is eager about nationals and wrestling alongside my Team Kentucky teammates! Maq...

Our Story: 17 Years of Being Best Friends

May 3, 2019

Chap and I decided for our final Jacket Journal piece we'd create a video all about our friendship! Chap and I have been best friends for 17 years now, and our relationship is very special to both of us. In this video, we sit down together and discuss all the details of our friendship and what being fr...

Stinging Down Standards and Knocking Out Stereotypes

Stinging Down Standards and Knocking Out Stereotypes

MaQuoia Bernabe, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2019

Filed under Student Life

Don't you get tired of people telling you that you can't do certain stuff because you're a boy or a girl? Well, these WCHS scholars are breaking those standards by doing the "impossible". This story features a freshman girl football player, a junior girl wrestler,  and a junior girl boxer.

Exchange Students and Study Abroad Students

Exchange Students and Study Abroad Students

Amaya Patrick and Brook Jankowski

May 3, 2019

Filed under Student Life

Most people have heard the two terms "international student" and "foreign exchange student" but don't know that they are completely different. International students go to university internationally and acquire citizenship while there. Foreign exchange students are high school level students and are m...

Sending Off Our Seniors

Sending Off Our Seniors

May 2, 2019

This time for seniors is extremely busy and stressful because graduation is approaching quickly. However, in order to showcase some seniors before they leave for good, we asked them two simple questions. If you don't know much about the upperclassmen,  read below to find out about their favorite high s...

Consignment Prom Dress Shopping

Consignment Prom Dress Shopping

March 31, 2019

Most girls go prom dress shopping at the mall or expensive stores like Miss Priss or Geno's, but there are other great shops are highly overlooked. Consignment stores usually have a wide selection of slightly used prom dresses, some from popular brands like Sherri Hill and Jovani, at unbelievably low...

Local Senior Anxious About Ending the Tutorial Stage of His Life

Local Senior Anxious About Ending the Tutorial Stage of His Life

March 29, 2019

Local high school senior Simon Smith was reportedly “anxious about ending the tutorial and moving on to the real game,” according to sources as of last Tuesday night. Simon reflected on his save state thus far to interviewers. “In most games, the tutorial just teaches you the controls, basic game knowledge,...

Not Travelling? No Problem. We’ve Got You Covered!

Not Travelling? No Problem. We’ve Got You Covered!

Tyler Case and Casey Humphreys

March 29, 2019

Filed under Student Life, Travel

Are you staying in town this spring break? Found out that you have nothing to do during the whole week off? Well, here's a few options for activities to do that are close by and that are not going to empty your wallet dry. There are many places to go, but there are a few that may interest you and make...

Youth at Broadway Baptist!

Youth at Broadway Baptist!

March 28, 2019

Just a year or two ago, Broadway Baptist Church (2500 Harrodsburg Rd.) got a new pastor to lead the youth attending the church. His name is Zach Bauer, and he has been helping to grow the youth department more and more each month. For this article, I conducted an interview with him on what he has planned...

Searching for the Perfect Prom Dress?

Searching for the Perfect Prom Dress?

Ashlyn Martin, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019

Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Student Life

Prom is just three weeks away, and by now, those who do not have your dress yet are running out of time. However, if this is you, don't worry, Lexington has many great options for dress shopping. I only visited these four stores and was able to find a dress that I loved. Even if you have no clue what y...

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