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English Honors Society gives back

 Sophomore Jessica Lin and her friends attended the EHS' fourth annual book fair. Lin bought ten books./Photo 2: Students browse the books at the EHS Book Fair. There were many different genres of books including fantasy, historical fiction and test-prep books.

By Jeremy Fredricks, Assistant Opinions Editor

January 17, 2020

The tables were lined with books of every color, size and genre. There was another table full of cookies and other festive desserts. It was the English Honors Society’s fourth annual Book Fair, held on Thurs., Dec. 12, 2019. The event was spearheaded by English teacher Mary Dempsey, who runs the EH...

English Honor Society changes for the better

Senior Mary Hinton (left) and Junior Trevor Gardemal (right) join EHS student board member Jonathan Silverman (middle) to discuss Ray Bradbury’s short story “There Will Come Soft Rains” on Nov. 21st. These book club meetings occur around once a month and members can request which books to read and discuss.

By Victoria Park, Opinions Editor

January 5, 2020

Honor societies are vital to high schools for the standard of excellence they bring to various subjects, including math, spanish and art. One of WCHS’ longest existing honor societies is the English Honor Society (EHS), currently run by english teacher Mary Dempsey and senior officers Clare Tobin,...

Honors societies change for the better

Senior Mary Hinton (left) and Junior Trevor Gardemal (right) join EHS student board member Jonathan Silverman (middle) to discuss Ray Bradbury’s short story “There Will Come Soft Rains” on Nov. 21st. These book club meetings occur around once a month and members can request which books to read and discuss.

By Victoria Park, Opinions Editor

December 19, 2019

Honor societies are vital to high schools for the standard of excellence they bring to various subjects, including math, spanish and art. One of WCHS’ longest existing honor societies is the English Honor Society (EHS), currently run by english teacher Mary Dempsey and senior officers Clare Tobin, Ma...

EHS holds book drive, donates to Children’s Inn

EHS holds book drive, donates to Children's Inn

By By Jamie Lescht, Public Relations Manager and Julia Reagan, Staff Writer

December 22, 2011

The English Honor Society raised $570 though pizza sales and dues to purchase and wrap 125 new books for The Children's Inn Foundation, which benefits children with terminal ilnesses. They also held a book drive and collected hundreds of gently used books to be donated to students being tutored at the...

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