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St. Louis and its ‘ceiling shattering’ mayor election

St. Louis and its ‘ceiling shattering’ mayor election

Elyse Nitschke, Reporter

The 18 of April 2017 became a historical day as democrat mayor candidate Lyda Krewson was inaugurated into office, a win she said "shattered a ceiling." Being the first female mayor of St. Louis, and the first new mayor ...

May 8, 2017No Comments

United Airlines takes in the limelight

United Airlines takes in the limelight

Kostas Kakadiaris, News Editor

On April 9, a passenger aboard a United Airlines flight stationed at O’Hare International Airport departing for Louisville was forcibly removed. Due to the overbooking of the flight and several United employees needin...

April 17, 2017No Comments

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Students choose alternate route to further their education

Students choose alternate route to further their education

Bailey Bair and Samantha Welch

A total of 537,187 recent high school graduates were actively serving in the military in 2008 according to NCES.gov. This year, several WHS students will add to this number as they enlist to serve after they graduate. Many...

March 31, 2017No Comments

Rocking Out with The Volunteers

Rocking Out with The Volunteers

Bailey Bair, Reporter

Washington​ ​is​ ​a​ ​community​ ​full​ ​of​ ​music​ ​and​ ​local​ ​bands.​ ​This​ ​musical​ ​talent​ ​resides within​ ​Washington​ ​High​ ​School​ ​as...

March 1, 20171 Comment

The Tractor Factor

February 28, 2017

The smell of the air. The sound of the tractors coming to town. Tractor Day at WHS doesn’t go unnotic...

1989 to Today: A History of Significant U.S. Oil Spills

February 5, 2017

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Sophomores put through the wringer

Sophomores put through the wringer

Samantha Montgomery, Reporter

The town high school is buzzing with freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. The freshmen are excited to no longer be “those freshmen” next year, juniors barely made it through the ACT, seniors can...

April 29, 2017No Comments

Maintaining motivation: a journey

April 5, 2017

Humility outshines boastful behavior

March 1, 2017

America first, environment last

March 1, 2017

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