West Springfield High School Newspaper
Kristi’s Christmas makes the holidays merry and bright

Kristi’s Christmas makes the holidays merry and bright

Katie Ours, Sports Editor

Looking around the Waterford on the morning of Saturday, December 3, no one could deny the joy that was present on the faces of so many students as they partnered up...  Read More »

Dec 15

Key Club blood drive saves lives

Key Club blood drive saves lives

Jessica Payton, Forum Editor

Every year, the WS Key Club hosts a blood drive through INOVA. This year, despite last-minute panic, Spartans were able to donate 56 pints of blood with more than 70 donors. “This...  Read More »

Dec 15

Guten tag, exchange students

Guten tag, exchange students

Mia Oppler, Sports Editor

Having traveled nearly 5,000 miles across the seas to the US, 49 students from Germany were given the opportunity to be a part of the Spartan family and experience American...  Read More »

Dec 15

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Balancing two sports at once

Balancing two sports at once

Noelle Ha Oracle, Staff Writer

Most students complain about juggling academics and sports but there’s some students who have school as well as two or more sports. Having seven hours of school and two...  Read More »

Dec 13

Keast’s soccer career sails away to Annapolis

Keast’s soccer career sails away to Annapolis

December 13, 2016

As the school year begins, senior Spartans must start to think about their future. For some, the stress over applications...  Read More »

Cross Country runs away with the bling

Cross Country runs away with the bling

December 13, 2016

The Footlocker Cross Country South Regional Meet in Charlotte, North Carolina is the race beyond the state meet, and five...  Read More »

Freshmen score big

Freshmen score big

December 13, 2016

Excited, nervous, intimidated: these are all feelings racing through the minds of freshmen when put on a WS varsity sports...  Read More »

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Senior year doesn’t feel like senior year

Senior year doesn’t feel like senior year

Murwah Murad, Oracle Editor

To freshmen who are just entering high school, seniors seem to be the coolest human beings in the world… or at least in school. They are part of an elite crowd where teachers...  Read More »

Dec 13

Con Santa Claus ain’t coming to town

Con Santa Claus ain’t coming to town

December 13, 2016

That holly-jolly and selfish time of the year is here...  Read More »

Pro The most wonderful time of the year

Pro The most wonderful time of the year

December 13, 2016

Christmas is always the most wonderful time of the...  Read More »

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It’s the same uniform, but a different face

Helen Heaton, Features Editor

When the current seniors were freshmen staying up late to finish their IRPs, the new School Resource Officer, Ryan Lacey, was also wide awake—though for a different reason....  Read More »

Dec 15

Students bond with new chemistry teacher

December 15, 2016

Walking into room 47, the first thing you see is a...  Read More »

FCPS leads the way in student training

December 15, 2016

The Fairfax County Youth Leadership Program (YLP) is...  Read More »

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West Springfield High School Newspaper
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