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Pictured: Mia Houck as Jane Porter and Cohen Shrader as Tarzan.

Opening the Curtain to Opening Night

Landon Skeens, Editor February 26, 2024

Opening night for Woodrow Wilson High School’s Theatre performance of Disney’s "Tarzan" was completed on Friday, Feb. 23, at seven o’clock in the auditorium. Jerri Stack, director, explains that...

Woodrow’s Key Club crafts advertisements for soup drive.

A Model of Community Service

Elijah Page, Journalist February 21, 2024

Inspired by the lack of food drives around this time of year, Woodrow Wilson High School’s Key Club is hosting a soup drive in collaboration with a local church. Wanting to help their community thrive,...

Pictured - Josie Cross

The Perspective of the Court: Woodrow’s Girls Basketball Team

Vai Simmons, Journalist February 20, 2024

Woodrow Wilson High School’s Girls Basketball Team has started the season well with a score of 7-11. Senior Leiloni Manns offers the perspective of the court, “I had to learn a lot better time management...

Woodrow’s Beckley Flying Eagles introduce new opportunity for students to nominate staff member of the month.

Voting For Excellence: Woodrow’s Staff Member of the Month

Emily Keaton, Journalist February 16, 2024

Woodrow Wilson High School’s Echo Yearbook staff recently introduced student choice for staff member of the month. Every month, students can nominate different faculty members through a nomination post...

“Let them eat cake!” 
Woodrow’s yearbook staff holds Valentines Day fundraising event.

“Let Them Eat Cake!”

Caroline Webb, Journalist February 13, 2024

In celebration of Valentine's Day, three Woodrow Wilson High School staff members will be getting caked in the face. The Echo Yearbook Staff is currently hosting a fundraiser in which students donate money...

Woodrow Wilson High Schools Robotics and Drone Teams host and compete in competition. 
Pictured: Julian Escott

Flying Eagles Take Flight

Alexia Pena, Journalist February 7, 2024

Woodrow Wilson High School's Drone Team participated in and hosted a drone competition this previous Saturday, Jan.27.  Those who competed from Woodrow include Jacob Gray, Trandon Allen, Kiera Martin,...

Woodrow Wilson High School’s AFJROTC Drill Team wins state competition.

Dedication and Discipline: Woodrow’s AFJROTC Drill Team’s Calculation For Success

Landon Skeens, Editor January 30, 2024

Woodrow Wilson High School’s AFJROTC  (Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) Drill team once again brought the school a great amount of prestige as they competed in the West Virginia All...

Woodrow students are using their creative minds and writing skills as they prepare for the Young Writers competition for 2024. 
Pictured: Londen Baker

Pen to Paper: “Young Writers” Unfolds

Caroline Webb, Journalist January 29, 2024

Students of Woodrow Wilson High School will be participating in the annual "Young Writers" competition. Originating in 1984, the contest is funded by the state of West Virginia and Marshall University....

Woodrow Wilson High School’s Theatre Performance Course is working hard in preparation for the spring production of Tarzan.

Pictured: Ava Swartz and Nyana Lawson-Gray

Swinging Into The Spotlight

Ishmael Fayiah, Journalist January 24, 2024

Woodrow Wilson High School's Theatre Performance Course is preparing for its upcoming production of, 'Tarzan.' Known for bringing the school great prestige both students and staff are working hard to ensure...

Semester exams are happening next week! Read about the benefits of taking a final examination.

Should We Be Required To Take Exams?

Landon Skeens, Editor January 4, 2024

During the time of semester exams, students can grow anxious on the final grade that could pass or fail them. However, new policies made by Raleigh County Schools have allotted the opportunity for students...

“I think that this program is such a good way to introduce others to poetry in a healthy and educational way.”-Carson Misch

Woodrow’s POL Winner Is…

Landon Skeens, Editor December 13, 2023

Woodrow Wilson High School hosted their annual, Poetry Out Loud (POL) Competition Monday Dec. 11 at 5:30 in the auditorium. Students were judged on memorization and performance of their selected poem from...

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