The student news site of Washington High School

The Advocate

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

View All »

WHS student section gets praise, controversy for name change

WHS student section gets praise, controversy for name change

Sophie Koritz, Features Editor

In the bleachers of the Washington High School student section on Aug. 18, an unknowing crowd of students cheered for the WHS football team for the last time under the name of Blue Jay 6th Man. The next day the WHS stude...

August 21, 2017No Comments

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

March 1, 2017

Washington​ ​is​ ​a​ ​community​ ​full​ ​of​ ​music​ ​and​ ​local​ ​bands....

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...

View All »

Blue Jay 6th Man leaders fail to lead

Blue Jay 6th Man leaders fail to lead

Olivia Robinson, Editor-in-Chief

Blue Jay 6th Man has filled the stands at football, volleyball and basketball games for years at WHS. Recently, the 2017-2018 leaders of the student cheering section have abruptly changed the name. “T...

August 21, 2017No Comments

Sophomores put through the wringer

April 29, 2017

Maintaining motivation: a journey

April 5, 2017

Humility outshines boastful behavior

March 1, 2017

View All »

The student news site of Washington High School
The student news site of Washington High School