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Music department welcomes new instrumental music director

Leah Bacon, Reporter November 2, 2023

Everett Shryock (staff) is a first-year teacher at Windsor High School. Shryock has taken over the instrumental director position after it opened up last summer.  "I've known about Windsor High School...

Sage Anderson (12) reads Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo. Six of Crows is about a group of outcast thieves working together to complete a nearly impossible heist.

Graphic novels spark a love for reading in students

Sophia Jensen, Reporter November 2, 2023

Graphic novels are books that use more pictures than words to create a story. They have been part of school curricula for years, but just how do they impact learning for students? "Since I first...

David Hageman (‘23) hands out candy in the high school at trick-or-treat street last year. Younger siblings and elementary students attended the event with parents to celebrate Halloween.

FCCLA members help Windsor through club projects

Vivian Kilcoyne, Reporter October 30, 2023

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a club that is student-led and provides help at Windsor through teaching nutrition and driving safety, providing meals, and offering fun community...

Emilee McGuire (11) draws the muscular system of a horse on a blow-up unicorn. The vet science class focuses on animal anatomy.

Vet science class prepares young students for future careers in animal husbandry with creative projects

Haleigh Haddon, Reporter October 24, 2023

Windsor High School has many agricultural classes, but some that have really stood out this year are the vet science classes. These classes are taught by Shannon Baylie (staff), who has made the class...

“Liz Kampschroeder (staff) gets her class involved by asking interactive questions. The class had just started a new unit.”

Teachers, students focus on mental health for a successful school year

Adyson Roles, Reporter October 3, 2023

As the 23-24 year kicks off, students have begun getting back into the school mindset. The long hours of homework, good grades and appeasing teachers has once again become the everyday norm for students. Ava...

Julia Bohlinger (12) and Johnnie Reed (12) pose with Dr. Tom Dodd (staff), Windsor principal. Bohlinger, Reed and Dodd helped run the first pep assembly of the school year.

WHS Student Council goes through changes to start the school year

Leah Bacon, Reporter September 21, 2023

Before the start of the 2023-24 school year, Michael Thompson (staff) took over the adviser position for Windsor High School’s Student Council, which has changed many of the Student Council dynamics...

Jennie Mizrahi (staff) signs a student’s yearbook at the
signing and distribution party. The yearbook staff hosted a signing party that allowed students and staff to bond over memories. (Kerri Cassity)

Yearbook staff hosts distribution, signing party

Mykalah Lulich, Reporter May 29, 2023

Students lined up on May 12 at 2:05 p.m. on a rainy spring day ready to cherish memories with peers and munch on snow cones and snacks in the cafeteria. The yearbook staff hosted a memorable signing party,...

Abigail Rolf (10) and Teegan Cole (10) practice interviewing skills during introduction to journalism. Next year, a student-led newspaper will be a new course offering for WHS students. (Holland Luedtke)

New Journalism II class starts school newspaper for first time in almost a decade

Savannah Klemisch, Reporter April 8, 2023

Starting in the 2023-24 school year, WHS students will have the opportunity to take a journalism II class that will double as a student-led school newspaper. This will be the first time for a school newspaper...

Cambry Parsons (10) participates in Thankful Thursday with a journal entry. Parsons has written multiple entries throughout the year and tries to include heartfelt responses each week. (Taya Hernandez)

Teacher spreads gratitude through ‘Thankful Thursday’

Taya Hernandez, Reporter April 3, 2023

English teacher Laura Hiebenthal has taken action in finding new ways to allow teenagers to appreciate their surroundings. She created a new activity for her students to participate in weekly: Thankful...

Laure Hiebenthal (staff) talks while pointing to a current Make-a-Day-Monday project. Her classes worked on making a poster for superintendent Michelle Scallon’s birthday. (Mykalah Lulich)

Make-A-Day Monday changes Windsor High School for the better

April 3, 2023

Laura Hiebenthal (staff) and her classes wrote sticky notes to WHS staff every Monday at the beginning of her Gold or Maroon classes. They wrote thankful messages and made these sticky notes to give back...

Savannah York (10) sorts through books donated during the book drive. The book drive was held from March 6 to March 24 by Interact Club students. (Madi Romme)

Interact Club collects books for the Windsor, Severance communities

Madilynn Romme, Reporter April 3, 2023

Interact Club of Windsor High School held a book drive from March 6 to March 24 to provide books for the little libraries of Windsor and Severance. Most any books were appreciated, but children and...

Savannah Klemisch (09) looks at the star board in the cafeteria during one of her classes. Key Club put the star board in the cafeteria to make it noticeable. (Reagan Annable)

Key Club sells stars to fundraise for Make-A-Wish, the first time this has happened since 2019

Reagan Annable, Reporter March 23, 2023

Windsor High School Key Club sold stars March 6-9 to fundraise for Make-A-Wish. Drawings for Dutch Bros gift cards happened March 13-17. Make-A-Wish gives the stars to Key Club, and Key Club has to...

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