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A look inside STEM education

A look inside STEM education

Delaney Callaghan, Current Events Editor

November 14, 2019

Every early-release day, the robotics team, known as To Be Determined or TBD, hosts a STEM camp where elementary and middle schoolers have a chance to have a hands-on experience with STEM activities. Beth Landsem, junior, is one of the organizers of these events.  “For these, we have around five different ...

The Breakdown – September 2019

Nolan Lampson, Broadcast co-Editor-in-Chief

October 7, 2019

The wlhsNOW Broadcast team brings you the first Breakdown of the 2019-2020 school year. The September 2019 Breakdown

The new addition to the counseling team

The new addition to the counseling team

Emma Coke, Social Media Editor

October 4, 2019

This year, our school has a new addition to the counseling team. Austin Wilson is the new college and careers administrator.  Wilson had never really intended on becoming a college and careers administrator. "I have always enjoyed helping people," Wilson said. "becoming a college and career administrator was j...

Reimagining high school

Reimagining high school

Matilda Milner and Gigi Schweitzer

September 28, 2019

24: the number of credits needed to graduate. 24: the number of classes offered for a full-time student over the four years of high school. However, students are breaking out of their six-period constraints, with 380 enrolled in an early period, 229 in a late period, and in a 257 in a summer school cou...

By the students, for the students

By the students, for the students

Lillian Gottschling, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2019

After a slew of racially-targeted incidents on campus in 2014, United Club was formed by teachers Jackie Hamm, Dan Julian, and Alex Close. Its purpose: to be a platform for students to express their thoughts and opinions on ways to make their school and community a better place.  “It’s a pla...

JSA optimistic for new year

JSA optimistic for new year

Helena Erdahl, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

For students interested in having a discussion about political aspects of the school, Junior State of America is an essential club to check out.  So far in the school year, JSA has 12 students consistently in the club. While all the students have differing political opinions, they all find a pl...

Climbing the ranks

Climbing the ranks

Emma Coke and Madelyn Tabor

September 16, 2019

Most students may not think much of their administration, but it doesn’t take much to learn about a friendly face in the halls. Most people know Trevor Menne as one of the three assistant principals, who has worked at this school since 2006. But what they may not realize is that he was once a student h...

Getting to know you: Paul Hanson

Getting to know you: Paul Hanson

Ethan Gill, Opinions Editor

September 14, 2019

Paul Hanson, assistant principal to senior students, didn’t always plan to be a teacher. “Probably from high school through most of college I was planning on going into the health professions and health sciences,” Hanson said. “So kind of started as like thinking of doing things like pre-...

The Breakdown – May Senior Edition

May 28, 2019

https://youtu.be/vfQ2o502lpA

Conceptual Physics can be Phun

Conceptual Physics can be Phun

Zoe Barnett and Paige Rodriguez

May 17, 2019

When conceptual physics is cut, a decision has to be made about where the students who already forecasted for conceptual physics will go. Not having much time for preparation, students who forecast for conceptual physics now will be put in physics, and then later chemistry.   “Science is not a v...

The Breakdown – April

The Breakdown – April

Nolan Lampson, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2019

The issue college athletes face without pay

The issue college athletes face without pay

Gavin Turner, Opinions Editor

May 3, 2019

An HBO special “Student Athlete” highlights common misconceptions about college athletes. Although their lives are viewed by the public as idyllic and many aspire to emulate the semi-pro athletes, a closer look proves the life of a college athlete comes with many issues. One of these problems includes ...

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