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Quiz Bowl team offers place for education and trivia

Quiz Bowl team offers place for education and trivia

Grazi Vezza and Adi Saligrama

February 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

The WHS Quiz Bowl team is back with renewed energy after a drop in participation in past years as a wave of new students are drawn to trivia. The team consists of over a dozen students, many of which compete in four-person teams against other schools in competitions. Math teacher Alison Langsdorf,...

Wachs expresses himself through makeup and social media

Wachs expresses himself through makeup and social media

Sarah Augustine, Photo Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Many students at WHS have Instagram accounts, one of them being sophomore Henry Wachs who runs a makeup account in his free time. For Wachs, this account offers him a place to show detailed tutorials of new looks, descriptions of the newest makeup products, and extend his passion and creativity to h...

Indoor track coach John Monz reflects on career

Indoor track coach John Monz reflects on career

Sanghoo Lee, Staff Writer

January 2, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

It’s been nearly 21 years since math teacher and assistant winter track coach John Monz first stepped foot into WHS, but his routine has remained as busy as ever. After a day of teaching rigorous classes such as Honors Precalculus and AP Statistics, he spends at least two hours running the cross cou...

Students experience new reality with Intel

Students experience new reality with Intel

Emilia Tutun and Julia Lawlor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Imagine students doing chemistry without a lab, being in outer space without a rocket, or seeing Jurassic creatures in the modern day. This abstract concept is being captured today by virtual reality products made by companies such as Intel, which shared its new virtual and augmented reality technolog...

Rotary Interact shares service with homeless shelter

Michael Curley, Staff writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Every year in celebration of Thanksgiving, the WHS Rotary Interact club serves a homemade dinner to the homeless at Bristol Lodge. This year, nine students went to go and feed the residents a Thanksgiving dinner on a chilly Thursday afternoon on November 15. This isn’t the first year that the Rotary ...

Revived dance team brings confidence and culture to WHS

Revived dance team brings confidence and culture to WHS

November 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

While walking down the hallway past the black box after a long school day, most students would not expect to hear the booming sounds of hip-hop music, the thuds of dancing feet and the shouts and laughter of teenage girls. However, this fall the black box theater has become home to the revival of the WHS ...

Students engage in charity work during season of giving

Students engage in charity work during season of giving

Heather Lee, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

For many, Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate family and friends, meet with distant relatives, and eat too much turkey for dinner. But for some students, it is also a time for giving to those in need. From volunteering at a soup kitchen to running in a Turkey Trot, students at WHS are demonstrating the ma...

Debate team outlines goals for school year

Debate team outlines goals for school year

Adi Saligrama and Yara Attar

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Climate change. Health care. Immigration. These are only a few of the world conflicts that the new WHS debate team will delve into during their meetings and competitions this year. The debate team’s goal is to open up a new community for people who are interested in expanding their knowledge on a variety...

Back to school crossword answer key

November 5, 2018


Filed under Features

Down New Start Time 3. College Process 5. Dark of the Moon  6. Dr. Ribisi  8. Geometry   Across 2. Golf Team  4. Football   7. Attendance Office  9. Pumpkin Fest  10. Ms. Slotnick  11. Biology

Start of school brings diverse new teachers to WHS

Start of school brings diverse new teachers to WHS

Sarah Augustine and Casey Friedman, Editors

October 4, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Since the start of the 2018-2019 school year, a large number of new faces have joined our faculty at WHS. This change is due to the retirement of many long term faculty members last spring. The diverse new group of teachers ranges from a new science department head, new language teachers, and even a ...

Brazilian exchange student experiences life at WHS

Brazilian exchange student experiences life at WHS

Heather Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

The start of a school year brings new changes for teachers and students alike: new faces, new names, and new classes. Senior Bruna da Silva is learning everything anew this year, from a different school to a completely unfamiliar culture as she experiences a semester in WHS as an exchange student from...

Seniors’ College and Post-Graduate Plans

Seniors’ College and Post-Graduate Plans

June 4, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Stephen Alphas -- Hobart and William Smith Colleges Elias Anton -- University of Miami Ian Armstrong -- Northwestern University Maxwell Arnold -- Northeastern University Kamar Atkins -- Bunker Hill Community College Ayeh Attar -- Brandeis University Kathryn Augustine -- Northwestern Un...

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