Trickster Treat

Miranda Young, Columnist

October 23, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Once upon a dark Hallows Eve, the day known as Halloween was about celebrating the dead and reveling in the closeness of the spirits. On this day, the dead were believed to be able to mingle with the living, so people would leave... Read more »

Disappointing dress code needs updates

Matt van Sprakelaar, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Just a week and a half ago, a Texan student was suspended for coming to school with dyed pink hair. On Oct. 13, Hailey Stone arrived at Edna Elementary only to receive an in-school suspension, and a warning to not come back with... Read more »

Assemblies are not always the answer

Neha Nagesh, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2014
Filed under Opinion

For thirty minutes every school year, hundreds of students pile into the cafeteria in order to listen to cliché presentations about bullying and harassment. The disconnect between students and the presentations is vast; students... Read more »

Spirit week: a competition that unites

Kayla Gladish, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Spirit Week

As a senior at WHS, I have many wonderful memories of past Spirit Weeks. The costumes, skits, and bright smiles from random students make this week one of my favorite parts of the school year. The stress of homework and projects... Read more »

Miranda Express — Senior year: something to fear?

October 19, 2014
Filed under Opinion

I remember the summer before my freshman year—everyone told me the next four years would fly by. Being an ignorant freshman, I did not believe them initially. How could four of the most important years of my life just fly by... Read more »

More AP classes today for a brighter tomorrow

Jasper Lee, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Whether to get that extra weighted point, or be challenged in a subject of interest, students have always found reasons to sign up for AP classes. In fact, the amount of students signing up for AP classes has been increasing,... Read more »

Your Health Today is just not okay

Akansha Prasad, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Health classes have been a subject of controversy right from the start. This is precisely why parents have the option to choose whether or not to enroll their children in it. Although I’m a firm believer that one group’s opinions... Read more »

Washington High stress

Washington High stress

January 31, 2012