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Texas Governor Faces Backlash for Repealing COVID-19 Restrictions

Texas Governor Faces Backlash for Repealing COVID-19 Restrictions

April 2, 2021

On March 2, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbot released a decision to lift coronavirus containment efforts....

Admin Responds to Criticism over Covid Notification System

Admin Responds to Criticism over Covid Notification System

March 24, 2021

On Monday afternoon, the Western administration sent out multiple emails to certain groups of people...

College and COVID-19

College and COVID-19

March 17, 2021

At the forefront of all COVID-related school issues is the confusion surrounding the college process...

Performing Arts Students Adapt to COVID-19 Precautions and Hybrid Learning
Freshmen Opt for Hybrid Learning After 7 Months of Virtual School

Freshmen Opt for Hybrid Learning After 7 Months of Virtual School

March 22, 2021

How To Virtual Clubs and Honor Societies

How To Virtual Clubs and Honor Societies

February 19, 2021

New Year, New School

New Year, New School

February 19, 2021

A Freshman Breaking Records
WAHS Athletes Reflect on How COVID-19 Affected Their Athletic Seasons

WAHS Athletes Reflect on How COVID-19 Affected Their Athletic Seasons

March 4, 2021

With sports looking different this winter due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several protocols have been instituted...

Boys Swim and Dive take fourth States in a row, Girls finish fourth

Boys Swim and Dive take fourth States in a row, Girls finish fourth

March 1, 2021

For the last three years, the Western boys swim and dive team has dominated the Class 4 state championship...

Football opens up their Season

Football opens up their Season

February 22, 2021

Coach Redmond and the football team open up their 2021 season against district rival Monticello at home...

Top 5 Engaging Books To Read During Social-Distancing
“The Mandalorian” Review

“The Mandalorian” Review

March 9, 2020

The Mandalorian”, the first live-action “Star Wars” television series, began streaming on Disney+...

Music Corner

March 9, 2020

Over break, finding myself with an unusual amount of time on my hands, I took the plunge into Spotify’s...

Fresh Flicks for Summertime

Fresh Flicks for Summertime

May 30, 2019

A Dog’s Journey, May 17th Calling all dog lovers! A Dog’s Journey, the sequel to A Dog’s Purpose,...

Skating Through the Neighborhood
Food in Review: Juice Places

Food in Review: Juice Places

March 30, 2021

The Corner Juice: The Corner Juice is exactly where you would expect it to be: on the Corner (but they...

Extraordinary Endangered Animals: Pied Tamarin

Extraordinary Endangered Animals: Pied Tamarin

March 22, 2021

The pied tamarin, also known as the Brazilian bare-faced tamarin, is endemic to the lowland tropical...

There’s No Place Like Home

Not the Time to Draw the Line

March 11, 2020

In 2010, Republicans nationwide were swept into power. Anti-Obama sentiment was high, the Tea Party had peaked and Democrats who traditionally voted stayed...

Deteriorating Track Poses Risk To Athletes

Deteriorating Track Poses Risk To Athletes

March 9, 2020

The track at Western is in a rough state. After years of use from not just the students, but hundreds of different people, the track is slowly degrading.  “The...

Does Registering Early for AP Tests Lead to Higher Scores?

Does Registering Early for AP Tests Lead to Higher Scores?

March 9, 2020

A decision in 2018 by the College Board to require early downpayment for AP exams has led to much frustration for high school students and administrators...

Writers Find a Haven at Writer House
Drama Department Announces Spring Musical

Drama Department Announces Spring Musical

January 31, 2019

JUUL Stifled by New Federal Regulations

JUUL Stifled by New Federal Regulations

January 31, 2019

Robotics Qualifies for States

Robotics Qualifies for States

January 29, 2019

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