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Drama goes royal

Calvin Wilder, Oracle Editor
April 29, 2015

It’s not every day that a high school theater class gets to perform for British royalty. Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the... READ MORE »»

Caption: Advanced Theatre 3 and 4 students pose with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and other actors after their performance of Act 1, Scene 2 of “As You Like It “at the Shakespeare Theatre Company.


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WS hosts its last Relay

Kristen Falk, Oracle Staff Writer
April 29, 2015

This is the last year WS will be hosting Relay for Life, the all-night walk to raise awareness about cancer and collect funds for the... READ MORE »»

Caption: Last year’s Relay for Life was a huge success and attracted a ton of participation from all aroud the area. The event has been a mainstay in this community for a long time, and hopefully will continue to be.

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Eight years later, we remember Leslie

Pablo Suarez, Oracle Editor
April 16, 2015

Without context it looks like any other name: the Leslie Sherman Memorial Track. After passing over it every day it is easy for students... READ MORE »»

Caption: Leslie Sherman, Kaitlin Heinz and Andrea Delgado demonstrate the closeness that comes from competing in 12 seasons of Cross Country, Winter Track and Spring Track together as they pose during pre-Prom pictures. Sherman “took advantage of every opportunity to learn more about people,” said her longtime history teacher and mentor, James Percoco. Sherman lost her life in the Virginia Tech Massacre one week after her 20th birthday. Fellow Spartans remember Sherman’s love for her friends, for history and for learning new things.


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Spartans in good stamping

Katie Bonk, Oracle Staff Writer
March 23, 2015

At the end of each quarter, students with good grades (meaning C’s or above) line up to have their agendas stamped – to receive... READ MORE »»

Caption: During Spartan Time students who gave the coveted stamp seen above may choose how to spend their time. Students without the stamp must stay in their advisory class or go to a teacher for help.


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T-Spice: 9-for-9

Derek Smith, Oracle Staff Writer
March 23, 2015

February 17, 2015: Students anxiously chatter about the likelihood of a snow day the next day, after watching in terror as the snow... READ MORE »»

Caption: History teacher Tim Spicer is known for his “T-Spice Guarantee” when it comes to calling snow days.

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It’s time for Calvin and…Pabs?

Calvin Wilder and Pablo Suarez, Oracle Staff Writers

Calvin and Hobbes may be the most beloved children’s cartoon of all time, but that won’t stop us from making a mediocre pun and creating a column to profit off of its... read story

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The standards of The Oracle

Pablo Suarez, Oracle Editor

Janet Cooke and Stephen Glass. Both are examples taught to young journalists so they can see the perils of publishing artificial stories and manufacturing quotes. One mistake,... read story

May 1, 2015 • 0 comments

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Skills and goals

Rosa Jang, Entertainment Editor

While most of us are unsure of what we want to do with our future, senior Jinju Tak and junior Gaby Quezada have their futures all planned out. Taking vet technician and cosmetology... read story

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Snow rest before AP exams

Pablo Suarez, Oracle Editor

The excitement that students have for the prospects of school cancellations is clearly palpable over social media. Although snow days provide a nice reprieve from another... read story

May 1, 2015 • 0 comments

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Physics undergoes changes

Allison O’Rourke, Scoop Editor

The class that studies the notion of roller coaster is experiencing its own twists, turns and ups and downs. Many juniors have suffered through AP level physics courses without... read story

May 1, 2015 • 0 comments