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Senior Spotlight: Mia Bailey

Landon Skeens, Junior Editor May 9, 2023

Mia Bailey, honor graduate of 2023, senator of student council, and lead of Woodrow’s rendition of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”, is a truly compassionate person. Throughout her time at Woodrow,...

Jo Frost accepts her Teacher of the Year award, presented by Raleigh County Superintendent of Schools David Price.

Spotlight on Our WWHS Teacher of the Year: Jo Frost

Landon Skeens, Junior Editor May 2, 2023

Ms. Jo Frost was recently elected as Woodrow Wilson's teacher of the year. A kind, loving, and compassionate person, Ms. Frost has taught mathematics and computer science courses at the school off and...

Teacher Feature: Ms. Lynsi Boyd

Teacher Feature: Ms. Lynsi Boyd

Aiden Brown, Writer April 25, 2023

Lynsi Boyd is an amazing art teacher at Woodrow Wilson High School. As students head to E wing, the first person they see is Ms. Boyd and her joy and happiness. Her art is amazing, some say she should...

Savannah Vance (pictured here with TED Editor Jacob Sloane) credits drama with making her the person she is today.

Senior Spotlight: Savannah Vance

Landon Skeens, Writer April 21, 2023

Savannah Vance is moving on from Woodrow Wilson as a graduate of 2023. Known for her colorful personality, amazing theatrical talents and cheerful attitude towards any situation, Savannah's outlook for...

The Dos and Donts of Prom

The Dos and Don’ts of Prom

Kayla Bayne, Writer April 21, 2023

The countdown has begun. Only one week left till prom! Prom can be an exciting and memorable event, but many people hold to some common myths about prom that are likely to take the fun out of the experience....

Senior Spotlight: Garret Pritt

Senior Spotlight: Garret Pritt

Landon Skeens, Writer April 21, 2023

Garret Pritt is a member of the Woodrow Wilson High School 2023 graduating class. He plans to attend Concord University and pursue the exciting world of medicine as either a nurse, anesthesiologist or...

Senior Spotlight: Amelia Shrader

Senior Spotlight: Amelia Shrader

Landon Skeens, Writer April 20, 2023

Amelia Shrader is moving forward in her life as a graduate of 2023. A kind and loving person, Shrader always has a bright aura following her. During her time at Woodrow Wilson High School, she has learned...

Senior Spotlight: Victoria DeJarnette

Senior Spotlight: Victoria DeJarnette

Landon Skeens, Writer March 28, 2023

Victoria DeJarnette is a senior at Woodrow Wilson High School and a proud member of many clubs and organizations.  A Beckley native DeJarnette likes to travel to new places and discover their untold...

NHS, sponsored by Debra Adkins, has held two large student and staff-supported blood drives for the 2022-2023 year.

Why Blood Drives are Important

Joslynn Ginier, Writer March 28, 2023

Blood drives are essential events that help save countless lives by providing an easy and efficient way for people to donate blood. Blood is a critical component of our body and is required for many medical...

Now that St. Patricks Day is History, Heres the History on St. Patricks Day

Now that St. Patrick’s Day is History, Here’s the History on St. Patrick’s Day

Mason Hammond , Writer March 23, 2023

St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone, and many wore green in fear of getting pinched, but this fun doesn’t fit with the original message of the holiday. St Patrick’s Day has been celebrated in Ireland...

Jay Jones is Celebrating 100 wins!

Jay Jones is Celebrating 100 wins!

Aiden Brown, Writer February 23, 2023

Star wrestler for Woodrow Wilson High School's wrestling team and WWHS senior, Jay Jones, has recently accomplished his 100th wrestling win.  Jones is looking forward to going to states this year,...

Ancient Romans are likely responsible for what we know today as Valentines Day.

Now that Valentine’s is History, Here’s the History on Valentine’s

Mason Hammond, Writer February 21, 2023

Valentine's Day has long been celebrated as a day of love and togetherness, but is it as sweet and innocent as it seems? You already know the answer— of course it isn't. We can't pinpoint the exact...

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