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Protection for Student Journalists

Protection for Student Journalists

On March 23rd, 2023, West Virginia Governor, Jim Justice (R-WV) signed the Student Journalist Press Freedom Protection Act also known as SB 121 into law. The act states that high school and college/university...

Jacob Watson was the 1st Nailed It baking challenge winner for The Eagle Dispatch. He was presented with exclusive Flying Eagle gear.

Nailed It Challenge Update

Daniella "D.J." Fragile, Assistant to Editor-in-Cheif / Social Media Manager March 28, 2023

After a long-awaited announcement, we have a winner for our "Nailed it Challenge." Our winner is senior Jacob Watson! Jacob tried his best to match the hand-piping on our Santa, and we...

Vanilla bean cakes with vanilla frosting from SugarAttack

Sugar Attack Your Valentine’s Heart

Sanjeev Polisetty, Writer February 7, 2023

Get cookies delivered to your crush with a special message from you on Valentine’s Day! A local cookie company, Sugar Attack, has partnered with Woodrow Wilson High School to add some sweetness to the...

Picture created by Daniella D.J Fragile, editor of The Eagle Dispatch.

Chat Bot Sentience? Nah…

Eram Ashir and Daniella "D.J." Fragile January 27, 2023

Imagine if a chatbot could give reasonable answers to questions, create software to perform given tasks, write essays, and more. Recently, stories circulated about a "bot" giving sentient responses to...

Credit to Jackson Bailey

Grieving Through the Holidays

Emma Mitchem, Writer January 26, 2023

With holiday like Valentine's Day scattered throughout the year, the feeling of hope and enjoyment for festivities arises in the souls of many people. After the depressing events of the past three years,...

Photo Credit: Serenity Williams | All the Poetry Out Loud contestants take the stage

Poetry Out Loud Gets Louder

Jacob Sloane and Angel Burchett December 21, 2022

“When I bring my partner to my childhood home, it is all bullets and needles and trash bags held at arm’s length…” These are the words from Kayleb Rae Candrill’s poem My Partner Wants Me To Write...

Not Your Typical T.E.D Talk Episode 2

Daniella "D.J." Fragile December 8, 2022

The Eagle Dispatch Has an important and festive announcement. We are hosting a virtual “Nailed It Challenge” based off the hit Netflix series “Nailed It.” The rules are simple: send in...

NaNoWriMo No More

NaNoWriMo No More

Kayla Bayne and Jacob Sloane December 2, 2022

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has concluded! Young writers have spent the last month writing actual books, along with students across the world. Students who participated got a chance, with...

Woodrows New Paw Patrol

Woodrow’s New Paw Patrol

Morgan Robinson and Serenity Williams, Writers November 18, 2022
Did you know that service dogs are actually not to be kept as pets? They are kept as companions and working partners by more than 80 million U.S citizens. The most common breeds for dog service are German Shepherds, Labs, and Golden Retrievers. The definition of a service dog is that they are to be trained and help people that have disabilities.
Union soldier Larkin Goldsmith Mead holds a Thanksgiving turkey at Camp Griffin, Virginia,
c. 1861.

Giving Thanks in The Mountain State

Mason Hammond, Writer November 16, 2022

Thanksgiving is the holiday of giving thanks to others and eating until you can’t move and eventually fall into a food coma. In modern day, Thanksgiving is a time-honored tradition and holiday across...

The Okes Family Farm

The Okes Family Farm

Carly Kasee, Writer October 25, 2022

In America, roughly 146 million people carve pumpkins each year. In Cool Ridge, West Virginia, our local pumpkin patch, The Okes Family Farm can be located at at 614 Blue Jay 6 Rd. This is a family-owned...

Crowd, oblivious to the eventual shooting, gathers at annual Chili Night event in Beckley, WV

Chili Night Gets Heated

Kayla Bayne, Writer October 25, 2022

A cold night, warm hot chocolate, tasty foods, and of course delicious chili. The Chili night event was held on October 8th, 2022. The event started as a fun and enjoyable family event, but...

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