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WCHS sophomore Sam Gans and her friends pose for a photo dressed up in their various combinations of neon outfits at the glow dance

GLOW Dance shimmers as a dazzling success

By Lily Chadwick, As. Sports Editor, Photo Manager March 1, 2024

Pounding music. Flashing lights. Neon clothing. The WCHS 2024 Glow Dance was a shining success. The dance is an annual tradition where students dress up in neon skirts, tops, vests, beads or anything that...

The WCHS Athletic Department announced Skellchocks departure in late October and thanked him for all he did to the program.

Boys’ varsity baseball coach retires, leaving lasting legacy

By Lily Chadwick, Assistant Sports Editor January 5, 2024

WCHS Baseball hit a home run when Pat Skellchock was appointed head coach, as he became a key piece of the flourishing program both on and off the field. WCHS and the baseball community will all be greatly...

Five Nights at Freddys was released for streaming on Peacock on October 26, 2023, and was released by Universal Pictures to theatres the following day.

“Five Nights at Freddy’s” adaption is filled with jump scares and pizza shares

By Lily Chadwick, As. Sports Editor, Photo Manager November 27, 2023

Predictable scares, an anticlimactic plot and inadequate acting. Emma Tammi’s, “Five Nights at Freddy's”, released on October 27, is a letdown to viewers, especially those who were highly anticipating...

Many WCHS students start their days by checking their phones, opening social media, and scrolling through to see if they missed anything eventful while they were sleeping.

Teens posting politics on social media should be careful

By Lily Chadwick, As. Sports Editor, Photo Manager November 17, 2023

View, heart, repost. Three seemingly harmless actions that millions of Americans perform daily. With many current events crowding news outlets, from the Israel-Hamas war to the Russia-Ukraine war, students...

The WCHS home football game on September 22nd was complete with an astonishing sunset. Many students in the student section took out their phons to snap a picture of the moment.

Students relocated: WCHS’ new student section

By Lily Chadwick, Assistant Sports Editors October 16, 2023

Spirited fans, players in eye-catching royal blue jerseys and a bustling concession stand. These are a few aspects of WCHS football games that are staying the same this season. However, there is one surprising...

Ella Carnathan, a freshman on the WCHS Girls Varsity Lacrosse team, receives the ball and pivots to carry it up field toward the goal.

The bumpy yet happy road to growth for girls lacrosse

By Lily Chadwick June 8, 2023

Buzzer beater goals in overtime, risky passes and fast breakways. This year has been an eventful roller coaster for the WCHS varsity girls’ lacrosse team. Between getting a brand new coach and losing...

Freshman Cailey Harrington works on an assignment for her English class to make sure she gets it in before the next deadline.

New deadlines are increasing productivity in students

By Lily Chadwick, Staff Writer May 4, 2023

“One week till the end of the quarter!” That line is enough to send many WCHS students into a frenzy. It is easy for assignments to pile up between all seven classes, especially for students who are...

The WCHS Athletics website contains all details needed regarding mulch orders and donations for WCHS’s annual mulch Sale.

Mulch for a purpose: support WCHS athletics by refreshing your lawn

By Lily Chadwick, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

Fields, courts, goals, uniforms, coaches and athletic trainers are just a few of the expenses that the WCHS Athletic Department has to cover. Many student-athletes have no idea how much money, time and...

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