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Who is the best Spider-Man?

Maya Brasch, Reporter April 15, 2024

Gabby Overholt (12) plays the timpani at the Veterans Day Assembly on Nov. 10, 2023. Overholt has been a part of percussion since the fourth grade and plans on continuing that passion  through college, hopefully making a career out of it.

Senior embodies the drive of arts students

Oliver Lodato, Co-Editor April 11, 2024

To use one's talents to strive for both excellence and joy in their endeavors. This is something that is hard to achieve; it takes the maturity to realize that if something is wanted, it takes the drive...

Opal Schlessman (12), Libby Lightfoot (12) and Sage Anderson (12) sing Shine Like the Sun during the Act 1 finale of 9 to 5. The shows music and lyrics were written by Dolly Parton.

Thespians prepare for upcoming show: Dolly Parton’s ‘9 to 5’

Shyre Hodson, Reporter April 11, 2024

Students involved in theater share the American dream of working 9 to 5 in the upcoming show.  Oliver Lodato (10) joined Windsor theater with experience in productions not at Windsor. While Lodato...

Arianna Woolf (10) checks out customers at the concession stand during a basketball game to help Key Club raise money Ella, a 5-year-old with a respiratory disorder who wants to go to Hawaii. Many clubs in addition to Key Club have gotten to raise money and and build wok experience while working in the concession stand.

Concessions benefit WHS clubs, help students acquire skills

Haleigh Haddon, Reporter April 9, 2024

The oil from the popcorn might just burn the person working the machine. The person counting money works hard to demonstrate math skills on the spot. As the line gets long, the workers get frantic, yelling...

Oliver Lodato (10) and Sophia Jensen (11) pose for a photo with Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo. Their first episode of the Soap and Ollie show explores the authors world of secret societies.

Podcast: Soap & Ollie Show – Episode 1 – ‘Ninth House,’ pt. 1

Sophia Jensen and Oliver Lodato March 26, 2024

Welcome to the Soap and Ollie Show where Sophia Jensen (Soap) and Oliver Lodato (Ollie) discuss the first ten chapters of the novel "Ninth House" written by Leigh Bardugo. Overview: "Ninth House"...

Lyla Bumford (10), Ruth Stephens (10) and Sonia Miller (10) gather at Colorado State University for the Northern District Event where they were titled with their district officer positions. All three students are sophomores and plan to continue with FCCLA leadership through all of high school.

Three students selected to be Northern District FCCLA Officers

Shyre Hodson, Reporter March 20, 2024

Three students from WHS were selected over the weekend of Feb. 26 for leadership roles in the northern chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) program. The three students —...

Trevor Wynn (staff) smiles while sitting at his desk. Wynn, other teachers and Matthew Annable (12) provided tips for students to prepare for the SAT.

Student, teachers provide tips to prepare for the SAT

Oliver Bilotte, Reporter March 19, 2024

This year WHS is conducting its SAT testing on Tuesday, April 16. These are some teachers/students' top tips to feel prepared for the assessment.

Title-character Nimona poses, surrounded by other characters from the film “Nimona.” “Nimona” was released in June 2023 and was nominated for an Oscar award. (Netflix)

Review: Netflix movie adaptation of graphic novel ‘Nimona’ stresses the importance of mental health awareness, acceptance of others’ differences

Claire Boyer, Reporter March 18, 2024

In a creative and unique world that fuses medieval traditions (knights being the main police force) and futuristic technologies (flying cars and New York's Times Square-style broadcasting screens), Netflix's...

Aris Billapando (09) works on organizing a list of forms for actors and technicians, one of their many duties as an assistant-assistant director. Billapando is the assistant-assistant director for the spring musical, 9 to 5 and a student director in their theatre I class.

Theatre I classes begin student-directed play project

Claire Boyer, Reporter February 22, 2024

Every spring semester for the last 21 years, Julie Estrada's (staff) theatre I class splits into small groups and plans, blocks and performs a one-act play. One-act plays are shorter plays that only consist...

Michael Webb (11) passes a soccer ball down the field. Webb not only participated in soccer, but also knowledge bowl, robotics, and track. (Samantha Wilcox)

Walking the balance: High school students and teacher share advice on balancing school, work, activities

Claire Boyer, Reporter February 14, 2024

Many students participate in some sort of after-school activity or club, and some students work several hours per week as well. It’s difficult to balance getting good grades at school, participating...

Kian VanBibber (09) recites Always Something More Beautiful by Stephan Dunn at the WHS Poetry Out Loud competition on Feb. 7. VanBibber placed third in the competition overall.

Students step into the stage lights to compete in Poetry Out Loud

Sophia Jensen, Reporter February 9, 2024

On Feb. 6-7, students went up on stage to compete with their words at the annual Poetry Out Loud competition in the auditorium. "It is enjoyable to see them go up there, not just with the challenge...

Valedictorian gets perfect score on All-State Jazz Choir audition

Oliver Lodato, Co-Editor January 17, 2024

All-State Jazz Choir is one of the most prestigious choirs to be a part of. To qualify, singers go through an extremely tenuous and difficult audition process. This school year, four students from WHS...

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