The Eagle Dispatch

The Student News Site of Woodrow Wilson High School

The Eagle Dispatch

The Eagle Dispatch

Senior Spotlight - Nicole Asamoah

Senior Spotlight – Nicole Asamoah

Landon Skeens, Junior Editor May 17, 2023

Nicole Asamoah is saying goodbye to Woodrow Wilson High School and to this chapter of her life completely. After being accepted to over four colleges both in and out of state, Nicole has ultimately chosen...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pamela Shrader and Jerri Stack stand with all of the seniors in theatre.

Fish Out of Water: The Story Behind the Curtain

Aiden Brown, Writer March 28, 2023

These fish certainly broke their legs. After three months of practicing, the Woodrow Wilson High School Theatre Group has finally finished performing the Disney play, The Little Mermaid.     With...

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...

The Tragedy Of Marilyn Monroe

The Tragedy Of Marilyn Monroe

Morgan Robinson, Writer March 17, 2023

“I don’t mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it.” -Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe, neé Norma Jeane Mortenson, was a beautiful American actress, comedian, singer and model,...

Senior Spotlight: Heaven Chapman

Senior Spotlight: Heaven Chapman

Daniella "D.J." Fragile, Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief / Social Media Manager March 13, 2023

The Eagle Dispatch wants to spotlight our 2023 seniors! Our first senior is Heaven Chapman who shows her artistic side with her comic "Everybody Wants To Be A Cat!" Chapman was introduced to art by...

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Not-Flix: The Woes of Missing Your Favorite Shows

Carly Kasee, Writer March 10, 2023

Here lately there has been a lot of talk about Netflix issues. The talk is about how “Netflix has been taking all the good shows/movies off here lately.” However, there is a reason why this is happening!...

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,...

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