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New WWHS Principal Ryan Stafford has an agenda of more positivity and community involvement.

There’s A New Stafford In Town!

Landon Skeens and Angel Burchett September 14, 2022

    Mr. Ryan Stafford might be new to the role of principal, but he is certainly not new to Woodrow Wilson High School. Originally a graduate of 2009, Stafford's ambitions were always to come back...

An graduating senior gives his best to the rest of the Woodrow Wilson High School underclassmen.

Seniors’ Last Will and Testament

Daniella Fragile and Jacob Sloane , Editors May 6, 2022

The Eagle Dispatch is going retro in our year's final issue. For decades, it was popular for seniors to commemorate the rite of passage that is graduation by dividing their "assets" among remaining friends...

Grandmas Homemade Carrot Cake

Grandma’s Homemade Carrot Cake

Brooklynn Bird, Writer May 4, 2022

As I grew up, my grandma always cooked for me. Whether it was my birthday cake or just dinner at her house, she always made the best food. She has always been there for me by coming to my sports games...

A statue stands in Point Pleasant as a reminder of the ominous Mothman legend. There is even a town festival celebrating the creature.

West Virginia’s Creepy Cryptid: Mothman

Allee Adkins, Writer May 4, 2022

On the night of November 15, 1966, two young couples from Point Pleasant–Roger and Linda Scarberry, and Steve and Mary Mallette– told police they saw a large gray creature, whose eyes seemed to “glow...

WWHS basketball star, Olivia Zoilkowski, now wears the Marshall emblem with pride.

Olivia Ziolkowski: Seen and “Herd”

Hinckley J. Carter, Sports Editor May 3, 2022

Olivia Ziolkowski, a sensation on the court, recently received and accepted a scholarship to Marshall University (Huntington, WV).  Ziolkowski has played basketball since the 6th grade and it has since...

Mrs. Dawson and her husband, pictured above.  They met in high school and have stayed together for 50 years.

So, We Met in High School…

Landon Skeens, Writer May 2, 2022

While high school relationships can certainly last, it is more likely that they will come to an end by the couple’s graduation year or shortly afterward. Despite the likelihood of breaking up, some students...

WWHS Teacher of the Year: Mr. Quesenberry

WWHS Teacher of the Year: Mr. Quesenberry

Landon Skeens April 27, 2022

Mr. Quesenberry, or “Coach Q” (as students call him), was recently awarded the Teacher of the Year award from Woodrow Wilson High School. Originally awarded in 1952, this prestigious award recognizes...

As any good softball player knows, there is nothing soft about softball.

There’s Nothing “Soft” About It

Noelle Bragg, Writer April 27, 2022

“STRIKE THREE! YOU’RE OUT!” yells the umpire from behind home plate. The next batter jogs up to the batter's box ready to show the opposing team what she's got. Leading off ball one with a high pitch...

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...

Certificate awarded to Woodrows band for their perfect rating at the Ratings Festival

WWHS Band Captures Perfect Rating at Annual Band Festival

Hinckley J. Carter, Sports Editor April 14, 2022

23 high school and middle schools gathered at Woodrow, warming up their embouchure, preparing to face the judges and play their instruments to the best of their abilities.  Such was the case for our...

Better Food, Better Mood

Better Food, Better Mood

Emma Mitchem, Writer March 31, 2022

If you have been a student in the Raleigh County public school system for the past couple of years, you may be familiar with the infamous food page that has rated school breakfasts and lunches based on...

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...

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