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Science Olympiad topples competition

Science Olympiad topples competition

Sherry Virden, Managing Editor

Science Olympiad, for the third year in a row, has gone to States. For the second year in a row, they placed in two events. Science Olympiad is a science, technology, engineering...

April 28, 2017

Dance Team boycotts NDA Nationals

Dance Team boycotts NDA Nationals

Lisi Bradshaw and Noelle Ha, Oracle Staff Writers

Seven-time national champions, the WS Dance Team was expected to add number eight to their winning streak this year, but there was a bump in the road. WSDT chose not to attend...

April 28, 2017

Guitar jams with Mickey

Guitar jams with Mickey

Noelle Ha, Oracle Staff Writer

WS Guitar went from a little classroom to the happiest place on Earth: Disney World. The Disney trip is an annual trip that WS guitar goes on with choir, orchestra and band...

April 28, 2017

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Freshman runners race their way to National meet

Freshman runners race their way to National meet

Andrew Giddings, Oracle Staff Writer

This year, two freshmen Rachel Mayberry and Chris Weeks, have made it all the way to track Nationals. New Balance Indoor Nationals was held this year in New York, and is a...

April 26, 2017

Spartans are rowing their way to success

Spartans are rowing their way to success

April 26, 2017

WS’s Spartan crew season just kicked off, and hopes are high for both the Women and Men’s team. With talent spread throughout...

Double the trouble

Double the trouble

April 26, 2017

Some may say they are seeing double when siblings compete on the same WS athletic teams; they may have the same last name...

Frisbees are flying High

Frisbees are flying High

April 26, 2017

The Frisbee Club’s membership has been soaring this year. The Frisbee Club’s president this year is junior Colin Browne...

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It’s time to forgive 2016

It’s time to forgive 2016

Andrew Giddings, Oracle Staff Writer

2016. The year so hated that it became a meme. And with good reason. 2016 was the year of the never ending political campaign, loathed by citizens on both sides of the political...

April 28, 2017

All we need are the bare necessities of life

All we need are the bare necessities of life

April 28, 2017

While we buzz around a crumbling school, striving to...

A symbol of hope turns hateful

A symbol of hope turns hateful

April 28, 2017

Thirteen stripes and 50 stars. Originally they represented...

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Hair getting too long?

Hair getting too long?

Kenny St. Thomas, Oracle Staff Writer

The barbershop is the center of many urban neighborhoods. However, WS lacked a community barbershop until former WS student Jimmy Wise opened Wise Cuts. As a child growing...

May 18, 2017

Perez gives back to LSF

May 18, 2017

Clutching math, science, and English books, kids from...

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s definitely a bird. . .

May 18, 2017

Bird-watching, in simplest terms, is watching birds...

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West Springfield High School Newspaper
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