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Homecoming Theme Dress Code

Homecoming Theme Dress Code

Brianna Griffin, Reporter September 29, 2023

A new recognition system has made its way into Washington High School after being in the works for so long. Hopefully this new program will continue to flourish its way through the years. This honorary...

Spring Festivities Around Washington

May 4, 2023

Nestled along the twists and turns of the Missouri river, the town of Washington offers a variety of spring oriented events and activities for all to indulge in. Whether you aim to enjoy the weather through...

Best Summer Spots in Washington Missouri

Best Summer Spots in Washington Missouri

CaroleAnne Ortmann, Reporter May 1, 2023

The Midwest is known for having some of the most beautiful natural sights in the nation. Knowing this we should start to appreciate these sights this summer. So I have compiled a list of places close by...

Whats New in Marthasville?

What’s New in Marthasville?

Connor Blackwood, Reporter April 3, 2023

Across the river, the small town of Marthasville has seen some recent development in its historic buildings. Multiple businesses have moved into the town's iconic buildings and revitalized them, creating...

Photo taken by WHS Golf Coach Tim Buschmann

The Shot Everyone Wants to Make

Brynne Pearcy, Sports/Online/Social Media Editor April 1, 2023

On March 30, 2023, junior Jackson Straatmann made an impressive swing that lead him to make the best shot possible in the sport of golf. While practicing Straatmann made a hole-in-one at Wolf Hollow Golf...

2023 Grammy Award Winners

2023 Grammy Award Winners

Brianna Griffin, Reporter February 28, 2023

Every year, a gala like event is hosted that distributes awards to the most famous and talented singers, actors and performers. Within these awards we have many categories and many contenders for the most...

Jacob Pentz playing roller hockey,  I would say when playing tournaments I prefer to play roller [hockey], said Pentz. Photo submitted by Jacob Pentz.

Pentz on Ice

Faith Gardner, Reporter February 24, 2023

Many people around the St. Louis area are fans of the St. Louis Blues hockey team, but not many actually play hockey. However, junior Jacob Pentz is an avid Blues fan and has been playing hockey for many...

Pros and Cons of Real vs. Fake Christmas Trees

Pro’s and Con’s of Real vs. Fake Christmas Trees

Brianna Griffin, Reporter December 19, 2022

Whether you believe in climate change and trying to make a difference or a laid back, convenient Christmas there is always an advantage to one or the other.  Starting at the real tree, straight from...

Daylight Savings Time - Yes or No?

Daylight Savings Time – Yes or No?

Brianna Griffin, Reporter November 29, 2022

In May of 2022 Senate passed a bill mandating a permanent Daylight Savings time. At the time this seen as a good idea but after more careful consideration many were worried about the consequences.   According...

FRCC CAPS Program in Action: Promoting Washington Business Through Tiktok

CaroleAnne Ortmann, reporter November 29, 2022

The CAPS Business program, run by FRCC (Four Rivers Career Center), is living up to its mission statement of having "young businessmen and women develop new companies in our community by inspiring, educating,...

Senior Julia Donnelly running at the Missouri State Cross Country Championships in Columbia, Missouri on Friday, November 4.

Donnelly Dominates in State Cross Country

Faith Gardner, Reporter November 22, 2022

On Friday, Nov. 4, the Missouri State Cross Country Championships was held in Columbia, Missouri. Senior Julia Donnelly placed second out of over 160 runners, completing with a time of 18:52. Donnelly...

Juniors Olivia Zastrow (far left), Alayna Royal (second left), Abigail Gilliat ( second right) and Jillian Huellinghoff (far right) are presenting their social media campaign to the directors on the board of Downtown Washington.

Is the CAPS business program really worth it?

CaroleAnne Ortmann, Reporter November 2, 2022

Four Rivers Career Center offers 2 to 3-hour college credit, career-based programs that high school students in the region have the opportunity to attend. FRCC's mission is that they “strive to be a...

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