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Long lines entering Woodrow Wilson in the morning.

Long Lines Stress Parents, Students, Staff

Carly Kasee, Writer September 15, 2022

Have you ever been dropping your kid off in the morning and ended up waiting for what feels like forever? You are tired, and your kid is complaining about how they're going to be late? Ryan Stafford, Principal...

Hey Alexa… Play “School’s out for Summer”

Hey Alexa… Play “School’s out for Summer”

Aden Scarbro, Writer May 4, 2022

Students at Woodrow Wilson High School are excited for the closing of the 21-22 school year. Many parents are confused about the final day of school. Raleigh County Schools did not post the calendar for...

Allee Adkins (l) and Raigan Lytton (r), are moving on to the state Young Writers competition with their award-winning short stories.

Write On!

Landon Skeens, Writer May 3, 2022

For the West Virginia Young Writers contest, Woodrow is allowed to submit two students; a freshman or sophomore and a junior or senior. This year, Woodrow chose sophomore Allee Adkins and junior Raigan...

WWHS Recognizes New National Honor Society Inductees

WWHS Recognizes New National Honor Society Inductees

Zoe Stewart, Photography Editor April 26, 2022

Although the school year is ending, a new group of National Honors Society students in the class of 2023 are just getting started. The following students have been selected according to an application...

From West Virginia State Fair website

On His Way “From Austin”

Hinckley J. Carter, Sports Editor April 1, 2022

The West Virginia State Fair has gained another popular artist for their concerts taking place in August 2022 — Zach Bryan. Some know him, many don't. Zach Bryan is a more recent country artist with...

Photo Credit: Jacob Walker

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...

The Re-Emergence of COVID-19

Eram Ashir and Jaimee Shrewsberry March 27, 2022

In March 2022, a new COVID-19 variant known as the Omicron BA.2 Subvariant was identified in South Africa, Denmark and the United Kingdom. BA.2 is a subvariant of the Omicron variant, and the original...

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...

Photo Credits: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

A Cure for HIV

Eram Ashir and Daniella Fragile March 15, 2022

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a virus that attacks and weakens the immune system. It was once thought to be incurable, but that has now been disproved, as three people have now been cured.  According...

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...

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...

Waynes World: Remembering Dwayne Richardson

Wayne’s World: Remembering Dwayne Richardson

Jacob Sloane, News Editor January 31, 2022

  On May 3rd, 2021, Woodrow Wilson High School student, Dwayne (Wayne) Marquette Richardson Jr. was shot and killed. The students honored the late 18-year-old super athlete in January by...

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