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Review: Coraline terrifies children, astonishes adults

Review: ‘Coraline’ terrifies children, astonishes adults

Oliver Lodato and Sophia Jensen November 27, 2023

As the iconic opening scene begins, chills run up your arms. There is something about the children's voices mixed with the unsettling orchestration in the background that makes the scene both innocent...

Choir performers stand on the risers, holding black binders of music during the assembly. The songs they sang included In Flanders Fields, Star Spangled Banner and the Armed Forces Medley.

Choir, band and orchestra honor veterans with their voices, instruments

Sophia Jensen, Reporter November 27, 2023

On Nov. 10, Windsor students gathered in the gym during an assembly to honor the veterans who served in the military. The music department played a big role in this celebration, singing the songs of the...

The math department at WHS poses for a picture. They dressed up as the Addams family and took first place in the contest.

WHS holds a boo-tiful Halloween contest

Molleigh Kennedy, Reporter November 6, 2023

The bowls are filled with candy, the pumpkins are carved, the masks are on… it is finally Halloween time. Every year the wizards do a Halloween costume contest. This year it was run by the advisory teacher...

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...

Haleigh Haddon (10) works on the decor for Tina Mezzonis (staff) advisory door. Haddons class won the school competition for the best decorated door.

Advisory classes decorate doors to celebrate Halloween

Caleb Morrow, Reporter November 2, 2023

Students have spent the last week decorating the doors of their advisory classes with a Halloween theme. Students’ advisory classes competed against each other to make the most festive, scary, Halloween...

Students in Wizardry sing during the first quarter concert. Director of Choirs Amy Murphy (staff) has prepared her students through focusing on singing as a collective whole rather than as individuals.

Choir enjoys a successful start to the school year

Oliver Lodato, Co-Editor October 27, 2023

Over the past few years the choir program has grown, and part of that is due to its community. WHS Director of Choirs Amy Murphy (staff) and the students have worked hard to create a program that is welcoming...

Windsor FFA walks together during the homecoming parade. FFA members had a float theme of “Western Goes Hollywood.”

Homecoming Week: Students create floats, walk in parade

Vivian Kilcoyne, Reporter October 9, 2023

Squeezed between the pep assembly and the football game, Windsor students got together for the homecoming parade. The homecoming parade was Friday, Sept. 29. This event allowed students in various clubs...

Students watch “High School Musical” during the movie night in the cafeteria. Student Council hosted this movie night, which was a new addition to homecoming week.

Homecoming Week: Student Council hosts movie night

Haleigh Haddon, Reporter September 29, 2023

After a whirlwind powderpuff game Monday night, Student Council continued the festivities with a movie night that the whole school could enjoy: “High School Musical.” The choice of the movie for...

The owner of HQ-PRINTS talks to customers about their products. This booth sold 3D-printed dragons, axolotls and sensory slugs at the Harvest Festival.

The Windsor Harvest Festival wraps up another year of ‘Harvesting Community Spirit’

Sophia Jensen, Reporter September 15, 2023

On Sept. 2-4, the people of Windsor and surrounding communities celebrated Labor Day weekend with the parade on Main St. and the festival at Main Park. "It’s important to the town because it’s a...

The WHS music department performs The Simpsons at their final concert on May 11. They worked hard to celebrate the end of the year and make sure both the orchestra and the band sounded good together. (Brandy Annable)

Orchestra and band members play “The Simpsons” for their final combined piece

Reagan Annable, Reporter May 29, 2023

As the end of the school year came to a close, the music department played "The Simpsons" for their final concert in the auditorium on May 11. Combined pieces are musical pieces that the orchestra and...

Javier Lopez warms up for the friends and family performance of Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble show “Memento Mori. This was the last run-through of their show before leaving for finals in Dayton, Ohio. (Elizabeth Danekind)

Percussion ensemble performs first alumni-written show

Chloe Overholt, Reporter April 29, 2023

Every winter, percussion ensembles across the United States prepare and perform marching shows at competitions in order to prepare and practice for the outdoor marching band season. Shows are commonly...

Band students prepare for the musical Chicago: Teen Edition during a dress rehearsal. This was the first WHS musical with a student-run pit in five years. (@prideofwindsorband)

Performing arts department hosts a student-run pit for ‘Chicago: Teen Edition’

Nehemiah Ryan, Reporter April 6, 2023

Students on — and off — stage performed "Chicago: Teen Edition" in the auditorium March 16-18. This was the first time in five years that the pit for the spring musical was comprised almost exclusively...

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