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2022 State Qualifiers for Boys Golf

Brynne Pearcy, Reporter May 16, 2022

On Monday, May 16th, and Tuesday, May 17th the Boys Golf State Championship is taking place. Two of Washington High School’s players will be attending to take on state themselves.  The top five varsity...

Junior Nina Zimmermann claims victory at the Missouri Juniors Freestyle Championships Sunday, April 24 in Sedalia, Mo. I am anticipating some really good competition from the girls in other states, Zimmermann said. Im preparing by sticking with my daily routine, practicing positive self talk, staying hydrated and focusing on technique. Zimmermann placed runner-up for 112 Juniors at the state competition.

WHS wrestlers to compete at Fargo national competition

Sophie Nieder, Editor-in-Chief May 1, 2022

Several wrestlers from Washington qualified for the Fargo Junior Nationals competition after placing in the Freestyle/Greco State Championships in Sedalia on April 23-24. “It’s a huge national tournament,...

Jaywalkers junior dancers Isabella Fitzgerald and Gabrielle Ziglin pose before the start of their performance in the Big Blue Jay Gym on Wednesday, Jan. 5. [Nationals] is such a big competition, but obviously we want to go, we want to do good and we want to maybe take something home, Ziglin said. The dance team will compete at national competition Feb. 18-20 and and their state competion on Sat. Feb. 26 at the Family Arena in St. Charles.

Dance Jaywalkers shine in competition season

Sophie Nieder, Editor-in-Chief January 30, 2022

Now fully in the winter season, school, extracurricular activities and sports are heating up and packing calendars. The WHS Jaywalkers dance team are no exception to this trend. In preparation for state...

Girls golf goes to state

Girls golf goes to state

Claire Nappier December 3, 2021

Molly Buschmann, a sophomore golfer, was able to compete as the only representative of WHS’ girls golf players on October 18th and 19th at the Meadow Lake Acres course in New Bloomfield, Missouri.  “[Molly...

Emotions run high as the football Jays huddle up for the final singing of the school song after their game Friday, Nov. 5. “My favorite memory was singing the school song on the track with all my friends right next to me for the last time,” senior student section leader Ingrid Figas said. Washington fell 49-6 against Helias Catholic in the second round of district play.

Football Blue Jays end 2021 season at home

Mackenzie Lawyer, Features Editor November 23, 2021

On Friday evening November 5, 2021, the Washington High School Blue Jays fought in their last battle on the football field this season. While underclassmen get the chance to play once again next year,...

Pink Out Football Game Photo Gallery

Pink Out Football Game Photo Gallery

Mackenzie Lawyer, Features Editor October 27, 2021

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Cheering for the Blue Jays

Brynne Pearcy, Reporter October 26, 2021

Washington High School varsity cheerleaders participated in their very first competition of the 2021-22 year. All 17 girls on the team put 100 percent of effort on the mat to make WHS proud. The team performed...

Girls tennis was officially added as a sport recently. Its a great opportunity for students to get involved, athletic director Bill Deckelman said. The vote was approved 5-0.

District Approves Girls Tennis for Fall 2022

Luke Newhouse, Reporter October 1, 2021

Last week the school board cast a vote at their meeting on whether or not to add girls tennis as a new sport at the high school. The vote was approved 5-0 (Some of the members were not there to vote)....

From left, sophomore Julia Donnelly, senior Mia Reed, senior McKenna Deckelman and senior Allison Meyer stand together for a picture after qualifying for state.

Wrestlers head to state championships

Lucas Newhouse, Reporter March 4, 2021

Over the last few weeks, a total of five wrestlers from WHS have punched their ticket to the state championships. Senior Allison Meyer, senior Mia Reed, senior McKenna Deckelman and sophomore Julia Donnelly...

WHS rugby players place value in teamwork and cooperation for success. Were like a big family, senior Reese Pellin said. We all get along really well.

WHS students find new sport outside school

Elena Roewe, Features Editor March 1, 2021

Although WHS offers a multitude of sports throughout the school year, there are some which students participate in elsewhere. One of these sports is rugby, a sport in which the goal is to carry the ball...

Sophomore Maci Rohlfing battles for possession during one of her hockey matches. I love how rough and fast-paced hockey is, Rohlfing said. Rohlfing plays right wing for the Chesterfield Falcons ice hockey team.

WHS sophomore competes on ice

Sophie Nieder, Web Editor February 26, 2021

Along with all the sports offered at the high school, students may choose to join a club sport to get the chance to play at a higher level or try something new. One such student seized this opportunity...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crews assigned to Air and Marine Operations (AMO), Miami Air and Marine Branch patrol the airspace over Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 31, 2021, in advance of Super Bowl LV.

Sarah Thomas to become first female Super Bowl official

Emma Busch, News Editor February 2, 2021

From being the first woman to officiate a major college football game, the first to officiate in a Big Ten stadium and the first full-time female official in NFL history, Sarah Thomas has had many accomplishments...

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