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As any good softball player knows, there is nothing soft about softball.

There’s Nothing “Soft” About It

Noelle Bragg, Writer April 27, 2022

“STRIKE THREE! YOU’RE OUT!” yells the umpire from behind home plate. The next batter jogs up to the batter's box ready to show the opposing team what she's got. Leading off ball one with a high pitch...

Better Food, Better Mood

Better Food, Better Mood

Emma Mitchem, Writer March 31, 2022

If you have been a student in the Raleigh County public school system for the past couple of years, you may be familiar with the infamous food page that has rated school breakfasts and lunches based on...

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Up in Arms — AFJROTC Commands Top Honors at Drill Competition

Jacob Sloane, News Editor March 30, 2022

"Present arms!" The shout is one of Woodrow's winning commands. On March 23rd, 2022, Woodrow's AFJROTC (Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) went to a drill competition at the Maxwell National...

Murder, Mystery and Calamari Sauce!

Murder, Mystery and Calamari Sauce!

Savannah Vance, Writer March 29, 2022

People of Beckley, West Virginia are “dying” to see this exciting drama that tells the story of the sudden death of the richest man in Beckley, Nero Sharpe, in the middle...

The Voice of Vance: Theatre Performance

The Voice of Vance: Theatre Performance

Savannah Vance, Writer March 21, 2022

Since the 5th century, eccentrics everywhere have been flocking to seats to experience a show expressed in live form. Theatre has been the heart of millions of creative people. As someone who has acted...

Rebuilding The Nest: Woodrows Renovations

Rebuilding The Nest: Woodrow’s Renovations

Emma Mitchem, Writer March 16, 2022

For many years, students have uttered annoyances about what they wish to fix about school, from school lunches to parent drop-off lines in the morning. Well, students will be delighted to know that Woodrow...

Senior Reflections: Alisae Berg

Alisae Berg, Writer March 4, 2022

"I feel that the year I've spent at Woodrow has been fun. It was hard to get used to at first but once I started meeting new people I began to enjoy going here. One of my favorite memories made at this...

Keynan Richardson-Cook: Georgetown Universitys Next Super-Athlete

Keynan Richardson-Cook: Georgetown University’s Next Super-Athlete

Daniella Fragile, Podcaster/Features Editor March 4, 2022

Keynan Richardson-Cook, a senior at Woodrow Wilson High School, recently signed with Georgetown University. Cook started playing football when he was five or six years old. “It was the first year...

Senior Reflections: Hannah Gwinn

Hannah Gwinn March 3, 2022

"One of the greatest decisions I have ever made in high school is joining both Art and Earth Club. It has been such a great experience meeting students who have the same interests as me, as well as giving...

Senior Reflections: Kamryn Davis

Kamryn Davis March 3, 2022

"Although times are different and I did not have the same high school experience I thought I would have due to Covid, I still had a delightful time. There have been many unique experiences throughout high...

Maddex Mcmillen (#1) makes a pass to the receiver.

Maddex McMillen: Rising Football Star

Daniella Fragile, Writer/Podcaster February 21, 2022

Woodrow Wilson’s very own Maddex McMillen recently signed with Marshall University as a preferred walk-on. Maddex started playing football when he was around six years old. “When I first started,...

Its Time to Acknowledge College

It’s Time to Acknowledge College

Jacob Sloane, News Editor February 18, 2022

With graduation around the corner, it's time to start finalizing those college applications... or is it? According to a survey by the 1993-2017 Annual Social and Economics Supplements, people with...

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