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School district invests in a new security system

Paige Ritson, Reporter

November 29, 2017No Comments

Most of the doors around school have obtained new locking systems which consist of a keycard scanner, and people are wondering why they are necessary and how they work. “About two weeks ago, maybe three, most of the doors have gott...

Hundreds of WHS students support boys soccer team at State

Sophie Koritz, Jake Hillermann, and Elizabeth Busch

November 11, 2017No Comments

It’s not every day that Washington High School’s student section, The Flock, has more than 300 students chanting and cheering for fellow Blue Jays, but then again it’s not every day that the boys soccer team advances t...

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Student spreads Christmas spirit

Willa Reust, Reporter

December 12, 2017No Comments

The stress of finals leaves every student in need of a little cheer. When looking for a smile, keep a look-out for sophomore Chloe Weiss and her festive attire. In the true spirit of Christmas, Weiss has devoted her ...

WHS family dedicates their life to Jiu Jitsu

Katelyn Garrett, Reporter

December 1, 2017No Comments

Does your family have family traditions that you do every year? Well this family has a “tradition” every day, five days a week: training for competitions, meeting new people and encouraging others to try the sport of Jiu ...

FRCC students dedicate time, hard work to rebuild tractor

Bailey Bair, Sports and Photo Editor

November 30, 2017No Comments

On October 25, 2017, a crew of 15-20 students traveled to Indianapolis, Ind. to compete in the Delo Tractor Restoration Competition. They dedicated countless hours and lots of Tuesday and Thursday nights to this project. “...

Senior student’s involvement prepares her for future

November 28, 2017

Many teachers, coaches and counselors advise students to get involved in high school from the very be...

Washington’s own musician

November 28, 2017

Washington High School is known for their sports programs, student sections and State titles. WHS also happ...

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Society’s view on giving needs to be given up

Madilynn Kipp, Advertising and Entertainment Editor

November 28, 2017No Comments

Aristotle wrote that finding happiness and fulfillment is achieved “by loving rather than in being loved.” Orison Swett Marden once said, “Don’t wa...

A very disappointing Halloween

Paige Ritson, Reporter

October 30, 2017No Comments

     Halloween has always been my favorite holiday, and I’m disappointed that we’re never off school the next day for it. It’s not exactly fun ...

Women forced to pay for birth control ban

Willa Reust, Reporter

October 26, 2017No Comments

As stated by CNN, 55 million women in the United States rely on birth control covered by the Affordable Care Act. On Oct. 6, the Trump administration mov...

The incomparable James vs Jordan

October 17, 2017

Blue Jay 6th Man leaders fail to lead

August 21, 2017

Sophomores put through the wringer

April 29, 2017

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