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WCHS junior Meghan Houton signs up on the whiteboard posted on the English composition room. She recently has been assigned a narrative that she has had a hard time starting.

WCHS’ composition assistants stir up the write stuff

By Isabel Vorabhanda, Promotions & Subscriptions Managers October 18, 2023

Students spend countless hours revising their papers, whether it’s trying to find the perfect word or cutting paragraphs to fit the word count. Getting started writing an essay or a paper can be challenging...

In order to be relevant and meaningful, student publications must be uncensored and unafraid to discuss controversial topics.

Student publications should be uncensored

By Ha-Yeon Jeon, Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2023

Although perhaps an ironic question, it is arguably the most important: what even is the point of a high school newspaper? It is difficult for such publications to be harbingers of breaking news or mind-boggling...

Mint Chocolate Chip says to savor every moment at WCHS

Mint Chocolate Chip says to savor every moment at WCHS

By Melissa Redlich, Mint Chocolate Chip June 6, 2023

Wow. First off, I can not believe I am writing my senior section article for Journalism. I know this sounds cheesy, but boy does it feel like yesterday that I was checking off the box to take Journalism...

Members of Midnight Writers pose after their end of year celebration  on May 19th.

Midnight Writers: WCHS’ unofficial literary magazine

By Sneha David, Online Content Editor May 23, 2023

Whether your passion is sports, math, science or english, WCHS has a club for just about everyone. One of WCHS’ clubs, Midnight Writers allows students to be able to write work of their choice, without...

During November 2021, the WCHS NaNoWriMo classroom met 52 percent of its original goal. That was still more than one-quarter of a million words.

Students celebrate writing with national competition

By Jeremy Fredricks, Editor-in-Chief January 2, 2022

Every November, thousands of school-aged writers log onto their computers, typing up stories about their hopes, dreams and inner thoughts. At the end of every day, they enter their word counts into the...

Junior Sydney Brown currently writes for Spoon University, a food-based web publication.

Junior Pursues Passion of Food and Writing

By Becky Wolfson and Rebekah Sklute February 21, 2017

Pasta and punctuation. Tuna and Times New Roman. Seasonings, sauces and sentences. What do these things have in common? Food and writing, two passions of CHS junior Sydney Brown, both of which she has...

Senior Lauren Hassan, founder of the CHS Slam Poetry Club, delivers a slam poem. Hassan writes and performs poems covering a wide range of topics from racism to romance.

Student Art Spotlight: Lauren Hassan

By Sarah O'Brien and Balbina Yang, Arts Editors September 29, 2016

When we think of the arts, it’s usually music, theater or fine arts. However, ever since senior Lauren Hassan started the Slam Poetry Club, the CHS arts community has had an outspoken new member. “Since...

Novel writing competition challenges students, teachers

By Jessica Lee, Staff Writer November 29, 2012

 On Halloween, instead of trick-or-treating with my friends, I was finishing my NaNoWriMo story outline. NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, an annual online challenge that attracts hundreds...

Author Julie Kraut visits alma mater

By Anu Jain, News Production Editor November 24, 2009

Julie Kraut, author of the new book Swept Away and ‘00 CHS alumni, visited CHS Nov. 16 during lunch. After writing her first book Hot Mess, Kraut was inspired by her enjoyable summers at sleep away...

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