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Healthy Lifestyle

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Healthy Lifestyle

Many parents let their children go in and out of the pantry at any time of the day. Since they are letting their children have the power over what they eat, they’re most likely consuming junk food. Children need to be eating healthy food choices in order to fuel their bodies properly and stay energetic…

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Spring Fashion Forecast

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Spring Fashion Forecast

     Hey Fashionistas, in spring of 2017, there will be a takeover of the so called “90’s fashion.” What’s out is out this season. Let’s start with the “don’ts”… Wearing a T-shirt dress with a flannel over the waist…got to go! Stripes…Sailor? Denim skirts…let’s leave that in 2016 Kimonos…only should be worn in if embracing…

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Tardy Tables

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Tardy Tables

Tardies are a huge problem in any type of school. Usually the teacher would just count students tardy when they walked into class late. This method was not very effective, because teachers wouldn’t count students absent. It was just very inconvenient for the staff members. The staff that had been on campus a while requested…

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The 20th Anniversary of 2Pac’s Death

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The 20th Anniversary of 2Pac’s Death

September 13, 2016 was the 20th anniversary of Tupac Shakur’s death. He was killed by gunshot in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1996. Tupac was one of the most influential rappers of the 90s. He had innumerable hits and he was loved by many. There is tons of conspiracy that this rap-legend is still alive. There…

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Teenage Mental Illness

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Teenage Mental Illness

Between eight class periods full of tedious work, extracurricular activities, making time for friends or relationships, and finding a place to cram dinner, the norm for teenagers today is not to be “lazy, feeling a false sense of entitlement, rude, selfish and always staring into a screen” like many adults claim, but rather to be…

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Spamalot takes home Best Musical honors

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Spamalot takes home Best Musical honors

If you can remember, in January the musical theater department put of a rendition of Monty Python’s “Spamalot.” It starred Kaiden Maines as Lady of the Lake, Calvin Rehonic as King Arthur, and Blake Sauceda as Sir Robin. The show took us on a journey through a dark and terribly expensive forest located in Camelot. King…

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Cherokee Charmer Spring Show

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Cherokee Charmer Spring Show

The Cherokee Charmers’ Spring Show “Pride Within Herself” was held April 8-9 and was a fantastic show for everyone who attended. The Charmers, Maidens, Chey-Annes, and Color Guard performed a spectacular show for the family and friends in attendance. For the past week, the Charmers worked extremely hard with long practice hours to ensure they…

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One of Macy’s Great Americans

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One of Macy’s Great Americans

More than half of America tuned in to this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade on T.V., but how many people can say they’ve actually been in it? Junior Hannah Duke can. She got the unique opportunity to march in the Macy’s Great American Marching Band and play her flute on live television for the 89th Annual…

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Revising Rules

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Revising Rules

Entering the 2015-2016 school year, some of the rules from the preceding school year have been deemed unfit by the administration of WHS. Between the less strict dress code and the more strict policy on cell phones, this school year will prove to be one unlike the others. “They’re different.With the new rule that girls…

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Underdog Sports

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Underdog Sports

Football, volleyball, soccer, and basketball. All sports that students know a lot about, such as what day games are, what time, and where. Some students don’t realize that WHS has more than those four, or if they do, they could care less. Tennis is one of those neglected sports. A student never hears anything about tennis…

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