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The Eagle Dispatch

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Woodrow Wilson High School band performs in the auditorium.

Marching Ahead: WWHS Marching Band Plans For 2025

Ashleigh Bowling, Journalist May 24, 2024

Woodrow Wilson High School’s band has recently participated in a variety of activities. The band concert, taking place on May 17 ended with much praise. "The band played extremely well and we had a great...

“You dont have to be positive all the time. Its perfectly okay to feel sad, angry, annoyed, frustrated, scared and anxious. Having feelings doesnt make you a negative person.”- Unknown

Bringing New Mentality Towards Mental Health

Elijah Page, Journalist May 9, 2024

Woodrow Wilson High School has built a mental health committee of students. Directed by Mrs. Katie Stover, Mrs. Lindsay Flanagan, and counselors, Mrs. Shanna Casto, Mrs. Melissa Cook, and Ms. Erica Hampton,...

“Remember to enjoy high school, there’s a lot more than just academics.”

April Showers Bring Phares Flowers

Landon Skeens, Editor-In-Chief May 7, 2024

Woodrow Wilson High School students recently nominated Mrs. Anna Phares for Teacher of the Month. Known for her kind and intelligent nature, Phares has taught at WWHS for 14 years. In 2008 she earned...

Advanced Placement testing begins May 6, 2024.

Springing into Testing: Advanced Placement Testing Begins

Emily Keaton, Journalist May 3, 2024

In collaboration with College Board, Raleigh County Schools will soon be hosting Advanced Placement testing. Throughout the year, teachers prepare their AP students for this very moment. Providing...

Woodrow Wilson High School Counseling Department and associates are set to hold attendance incentive.

Attention for Attendance: WWHS Attendance Incentive

Ashleigh Bowling, Journalist May 1, 2024

This year, Woodrow Wilson will be holding their first outdoor attendance incentive on May 17th. Created by counselor Shanna Casto and Mrs. Flanagan of WWHS Communities in Schools, students of all grade...

Project Graduation

Caroline Webb, Journalist May 1, 2024

During the 1970s a series of car accidents took place on the day of Woodrow's graduation. Students, excited about achieving their high school diplomas would obtain an altered state of mind and wreck. This...

Katelyn Hamb signs with West Virginia Tech.

This is Senior Year, Signing Off

Elijah Page, Journalist April 29, 2024

Woodrow Wilson High School will be hosting a signing day in the auditorium on May 1 at 8:30. Taking place for the first time in 1981, this will be the first time Woodrow Wilson High School has hosted their...

Woodrow Wilson High School’s Echo Yearbook is sold out! Congratulations to adviser, Mrs. Ashley Smith and her team.

An “Epitome of Excellence”

Alexia Pena, Journalist April 29, 2024

The inspiration for the book comes from aspirations and alliteration, resulting in "The Epitome of Excellence." Woodrow Wilson High School’s ECHO yearbook has officially sold out! To create the finalized...

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
-Nelson Mandela

The Cost of Free Education

Landon Skeens, Editor-In-Chief April 23, 2024

With rising inflation the price of college tuition is gaining a new high. Within the previous two decades the cost of post-secondary education has risen by 62%. ( According to an article written by Melanie...

Welcoming students and their families to a European vacation, July 19-30, 2025.

Clarkson Goes International: Taking a Trip to Europe

Ishmael Fayiah, Journalist April 22, 2024

In collaboration with professional travel company, Explorica, Ms. Michelle Clarkson will be hosting a trip across Central Europe next year. Traveling to Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic, students...

Flying To College: When to Apply for Higher Education

Flying To College: When to Apply for Higher Education

Elijah Page, Journalist April 21, 2024

As seniors move toward their new chapter of life, juniors look beyond their high school borders. Varying dates and times of the college application window, the class of 2025 will start applying for post-secondary...

Every month students of Woodrow Wilson High School vote for faculty to be nominated as, Students Choice Staff of the Month.

Mr. Mignanelli: WWHS Teacher of March

Alexia Pena, Journalist April 17, 2024

Woodrow Wilson High School students have elected Mr. Charles Mignanelli for Staff Member of the Month. Known for his friendly and comedic nature, Mignanelli was a popular vote, outdrawing competitors by...

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