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2020 NHS inductees pose for a picture after the ceremony May 17. "Get involved," NHS advisor Colin Flynn said. "Take the opportunity to take on service projects, not as a requirement, but as an opportunity. This is a club that will give members a chance to interact with people." Photo submitted by Craig Vonder Haar
2020, 2021 National Honor Society members inducted
Elena Roewe, Features Editor • May 24, 2021

Out of the many clubs that are offered at WHS, one that stands out is the National Honor Society. Students can apply to become members of NHS in their...

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Seniors Paige Robinson, Brennan Strubberg and Claire Strubberg ride on the top of a car in the parade.
Senior Parade highlights festivities
May 21, 2021

Just one week before graduation, senior festivities begin to ramp up. One of the highlights of this week was the senior parade. Seniors got to ride...

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A recently built Planet Fitness, located in Washington, Mo., has been a hot spot for people of all ages to start or continue their fitness journey. “I really enjoy this gym because it is way cheaper than other gyms in town and they have lots of different machines and workout options," junior Lydia Maune said. “The gym is also fairly targeted for beginners so it was very easy to get started.” Planet Fitness is one of the largest and fastest growing fitness centers in the United States, with at least one location in each state.
Happy, Healthy Life
Kaylee Karll, Reporter • March 19, 2021

Growing up, a lot of children are taught exercise is beneficial to their body. As they get older, it is also usually learned that trying to exercise and juggle school, work or any other part of life can be a struggle. Luckily...

Seniors Emma Hillermann and Kaylie Rowe pose for a picture after their solos at their live concert March 10. “
Singing their solos
Abbie Kipp, Advertising Editior • March 12, 2021

On Wednesday, March 10, Washington High School was able to put on their first live choir concert in the CJB theater. Seven choir students, sophomore Madison Broughton, senior Evan Courtaway, senior Sam Duncan, senior Jaden...

The Giving Trees
The Giving Trees
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Should Critical Race Theory be allowed in school curriculum?
Should Critical Race Theory be allowed in school curriculum?
Kyle Meyer, Reporter • May 22, 2021

Recently, House Bill 1141 has been moving through the General Assembly of Missouri regarding the teaching of “Critical Race Theory” and the usage of...

Mental Health Awareness
Mental Health Awareness
Kaylee Karll, Reporter • May 21, 2021

Mental health, defined by the World Health Organization, is "a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope...

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