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An graduating senior gives his best to the rest of the Woodrow Wilson High School underclassmen.

Seniors’ Last Will and Testament

Daniella Fragile and Jacob Sloane , Editors May 6, 2022

The Eagle Dispatch is going retro in our year's final issue. For decades, it was popular for seniors to commemorate the rite of passage that is graduation by dividing their "assets" among remaining friends...

Grandmas Homemade Carrot Cake

Grandma’s Homemade Carrot Cake

Brooklynn Bird, Writer May 4, 2022

As I grew up, my grandma always cooked for me. Whether it was my birthday cake or just dinner at her house, she always made the best food. She has always been there for me by coming to my sports games...

A statue stands in Point Pleasant as a reminder of the ominous Mothman legend. There is even a town festival celebrating the creature.

West Virginia’s Creepy Cryptid: Mothman

Allee Adkins, Writer May 4, 2022

On the night of November 15, 1966, two young couples from Point Pleasant–Roger and Linda Scarberry, and Steve and Mary Mallette– told police they saw a large gray creature, whose eyes seemed to “glow...

The Start of Spring

The Start of Spring

Kalyn Cowger, Writer March 22, 2022

Spring is one of the prettiest seasons of the year When it finally arrives, everyone begins to cheer With its beautiful flowers growing in the everyone's yards That smell as good as a stack of...

Lady Flying Eagles Softball Start Their Season  

Lady Flying Eagles Softball Start Their Season  

Brooklynn Bird, Writer March 18, 2022

There is no better sound than the crack of the bat as the player hits a hard line drive. As winter ends, spring sports are coming into full swing. Softball is a much-anticipated sport in southern West...

No Turning Back:  The Sunshine Protection Act

No Turning Back: The Sunshine Protection Act

Aden Scarbro , Writer March 17, 2022

On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, the United States Senate passed the Sunshine Protection Act. The bill is still pending approval awaiting a House of Representatives vote and President Biden’s signature. If...

Congratulations, Diving Eagles!

Congratulations, Diving Eagles!

Kalyn Cowger, Writer March 15, 2022

The Flying Eagle Swim Team swam their way to success this year, and even though it has come to an end they have accomplished and conquered many obstacles. The team even made it to states this year and...

Game On

Game On

Noelle Bragg, Writer March 15, 2022

Shannon Ingram is one of two owners at a shop in Oak Hill called Retro Reset: Video Games & Collectibles. Ingram was originally in the National Guard, but due to an injury to his arm, he needed a second...

Diversity Matters

Diversity Matters

Allee Adkins, Writer March 15, 2022

“I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.” - Malcolm X The Diverse Students Organization is a newer club at WWHS dedicated to...

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The Right Stuff; Celebrating Women’s Rights Through History

Allee Adkins, Writer March 9, 2022

“No pride for some of us without liberation for all of us.” - Marsha P. Johnson       Women’s History Month is a celebration of the many contributions women have made all throughout history,...

So Long, Shirley!

So Long, Shirley!

Aden Scarbro , Writer February 22, 2022

Mrs. Linda Shirley is saying, "sayonara" to Woodrow Wilson High School, and to teaching as a whole. I recently had the pleasure to sit down with her and ask a few questions. Mrs. Shirley has been teaching...

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Kalyn Cowger, Writer February 18, 2022

An original poem by Kalyn Cowger The day that is so full of pink You will see hearts every time you blink Where everywhere you go you see people falling in love To the point where you wished...

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