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Runner, leader to study marketing

Senior Parker Bont approaches everything he does with dedication and hard work.

Bont said his favorite part of high school was, “Getting involved with extracurriculars and getting to meet people of totally different backgrounds that I never would have known without the extracurricular opportunities.”

Student athlete to go on 2-year LDS mission trip

Sterling Smith is very involved as a star student, a founding member of lumberjack club, a four year cross country and track runner, and even the Friendship King.
Smith is also a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and spends every weekday morning before school attending seminary classes.

Schools use proficiency over growth

The proficiency vs. growth debate has gained steam in recent years, especially after the confirmation hearing of education secretary Betsy DeVos.During her confirmation hearing, DeVos was asked by then-senator Al Franken about her ideas on the debate. However, DeVos’s response used the definition of growth to describe proficiency, and when Franken tried to ask a follow-up question, he was cut off, and the topic was changed.

Through the screen: Cultural Appropriation

Kim Kardashian, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Marc Jacobs, Kylie Jenner-all of these stars have been accused of cultural appropriation.Cultural appropriation has several meanings and can be displayed in several different ways, but one prominent definition from Cambridge Dictionary states, “The act of taking or using things from a culture that is not your own, especially without showing that you understand or respect this culture.”

Counselor shares views on working in WGHS

After graduating high school from WGHS in 2007 and finishing college at Illinois State University, Simone Cunningham, school counselor, felt as though she was called into doing this job, mostly because she enjoys connecting with students on a “different level” as she put it.

Junior returns to Broadway

Returning to off-Broadway performances, junior Elizabeth Teeter will star in world premiere musical “The Secret Life of Bees,” directed by Tony winner Sam Gold. Written by two time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, the play is adapted from the bestselling… Read More ›