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Tailoring terrors for tall people

A struggle for many people of above average height is shopping for clothes. Many of them have trouble finding pants and shirts that are long and wide enough for them.

Nadya Ellerhorst, Fine Arts Section Editor

October 20, 2017

There’s no doubt that a lot of people wish they could be taller. And there’s no doubt that height has some benefits. However, there are negatives to...

Declan Robinson, ‘18, Maya Robinson, ‘19, and Clare Brennan, ‘20, all involved with She Kills Monsters, show off posters that illustrates one of the main character’s interest in comics and video games. A variety of student volunteers and WHHS stagecraft students made the set.

Monster of a Show Kills Stereotypes

October 20, 2017

The dim lights of the Black Box theater illuminate several actors poised with still faces and swords. “Quiet in the shop,” shouts the stage man...

Far right; John Green began the show by reading an excerpt from his new book Turtles All the Way Down. In it he told how his story was similar to Aza’s, the main character, in regards to mental health. Top middle; When asked how to stay positive, Hank Green encouraged people to focus on the little things. He said although life can seem bleak, friends always make him happier. Bottom middle; The Cincinnati stop of the Turtles All the Way Down tour was sold out. Some of the attendees included two newly engaged people, many WHHS teachers, and students. Far left; John Green reads a chapter from his new book Turtles All the Way Down. Each person who bought a ticket and attended recieved a signed copy of the book.Far right; John Green began the show by reading an excerpt from his new book Turtles All the Way Down. In it he told how his story was similar to Aza’s, the main character, in regards to mental health. Top middle; When asked how to stay positive, Hank Green encouraged people to focus on the little things. He said although life can seem bleak, friends always make him happier. Bottom middle; The Cincinnati stop of the Turtles All the Way Down tour was sold out. Some of the attendees included two newly engaged people, many WHHS teachers, and students. Far left; John Green reads a chapter from his new book Turtles All the Way Down. Each person who bought a ticket and attended received a signed copy of the book.

Green Brothers Go Blue and Gold

October 20, 2017

On Wednesday Oct. 18, Joseph Beth Booksellers brought John and Hank Green to WHHS as part of their tour promoting John Green’s newest book, Turtles All...

The drawing above depicts stereotypical situations of boy-girl parties. It is important when going to these parties that you feel comfortable in every situation and don’t feel pressured to do anything you are not okay with, even if people tease you for it; that is their problem, not yours.

Piper Peanut Weighs in on Boy-Girl Parties

October 20, 2017

Dear Piper, My friend is throwing a really cool Halloween party. There will be apple-bobbing, a costume contest, scary movies and lots of fun. The ...

Varsity and junior varsity cheerleading teams compete Oct. 29 in Centerville, Ohio. If they advance, they will go to nationals in Florida.

Cheer for cheerleaders

October 20, 2017

E’Lyse Hill is the WHHS head cheerleading coach. This is her third year coaching the team. She believes this year her squad will reach their goal; to...

Olivia Tombragel, ‘20 leaps to spike a set from a teammate. This is Tombragel’s fourth year with the program.

Bump. Set. Basics.

October 20, 2017

Volleyball is one of many competitive fall sports offered to WHHS Students. All grades participate and show great determination for the sport. Why are...

Sheree Scott is the new secretary in the tenth and eleventh grade office. Scott enjoys spending time with her 3-year-old son.

Meeting a new face at WHHS

October 20, 2017

A phone in a nearby office rings over the clicks of restless fingers typing away at a keyboard. The door opens, letting the murmur of the hallways drift...

The new patriotism

This flag flew over Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland during the War of 1812. It was this flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the Star Spangled Banner, which later became our national anthem.

Nick Robertson, Deputy Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2017

Patriotism, according to Merriam-Webster, is the love or devotion to one’s country. It is a quality that nearly every American citizen shares. Patriotism...

Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Arizona in August of 2016. During his campaign and as president, Trump and his staff have been cited with many inaccurate claims and statements.

Distractor-in-Chief

October 6, 2017

President Donald Trump has drawn attention and action away from the significant issues facing the country to focus on personal feuds and his own ego, instead....

President Trump addresses a joint session of Congress in February. Since entering office, Trump has pushed for legislation in congress to little avail, as gridlock still plagues Capitol Hill.

The party of no

October 6, 2017

For the last eight years, the Republican party has been the “party of no”. They forced President Obama to use executive orders instead of going through...

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