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WHS student section gets praise, controversy for name change

WHS student section gets praise, controversy for name change

Sophie Koritz, Features Editor

August 21, 2017No Comments

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...

St. Louis and its ‘ceiling shattering’ mayor election

St. Louis and its ‘ceiling shattering’ mayor election

Elyse Nitschke, Reporter

May 8, 2017No Comments

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 ...

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WHS welcomes new teachers

Samantha Montgomery, Web Editor

October 19, 2017No Comments

Theresa McGowan What is your job title?- “School Counselor” This is your ___ year of teaching/working in the education field- “14” If you are a classroom teacher, please list all of the classes that you ...

Students choose alternate route to further their education

Students choose alternate route to further their education

Bailey Bair and Samantha Welch

March 31, 2017No Comments

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...

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...

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The incomparable James vs Jordan

The incomparable James vs Jordan

McKenzie Dohm, Reporter

October 17, 2017No Comments

As the NBA regular season has bounced back into action, rivalries and fan disagreements have surfaced once again. As fans know all too well, there are often faulty comparisons between some of the past and pr...

Sophomores put through the wringer

April 29, 2017

Maintaining motivation: a journey

April 5, 2017

America needs to minimize landfills, maximize recycling

April 2, 2017

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