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Take care of your mental health, too

Take care of your mental health, too

Erin Newby, Oracle Editor

Most teenagers nowadays know how important mental health is and that it is important to take care of one’s self. All public schools are supposed to have certain “helpers”...  Read More »

Jan 31

Students and staff compete on the basketball court

Katelyn Bradford, Oracle Staff Writer

The ninth annual Students vs. Staff basketball game didn’t take any unexpected turns. A score of 52-45 made staff the 2016 student vs. staff champions. “I had a great time coaching the staff team. The game in general is a lot of fun, but coaching the winning team definitely made it more enjoyable,” said the staff team coach, Riley Welch. The Spartan staff is known...  Read More »

Jan 31

The WISE test at WS

The WISE test at WS

Anya Hawkins, Managing Editor

Testing isn’t always the best way to go to get a good education, even if that test is named Wise. Personal Finance and Economics is a required class for graduation at WS...  Read More »

Jan 31

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Beginning brand new sports

Beginning brand new sports

Jamie Bishop, Features Editor

High school is a place to find new interests like starting a brand new sport or joining a new extracurricular. Some students often feel that they need more than just school...  Read More »

Feb 22

Spartans with legacies all their own

Spartans with legacies all their own

February 22, 2017

WS has been around for fifty years, and has some very experienced coaches who have been here for ten or more years. Students...  Read More »

The Ocho: Poohsticks

The Ocho: Poohsticks

February 22, 2017

Poohsticks is a game revolutionized by everyone’s favorite child hood cartoon show, movie and book, Winnie the Pooh. The...  Read More »

The Ocho: Dwarf-Throwing

The Ocho: Dwarf-Throwing

February 7, 2017

Just when you thought you had heard it all, there’s always some crazy new thing for you to discover. Dwarf-Throwing is...  Read More »

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Cruising through course selection

Cruising through course selection

Lisi Bradshaw, Scoop Editor

College. That one word that makes all of us students jump and race to the books with its mere mention. What are your grades? How many extracurriculars do you have? And finally,...  Read More »

Feb 22

We should not love Valentine’s Day

We should not love Valentine’s Day

February 22, 2017

Valentine’s Day is the worst. For all those unfortunate...  Read More »

Forever a bachelor or finally taken

Forever a bachelor or finally taken

February 22, 2017

Third times the charm; we all know it, but the folks...  Read More »

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The more you know… about Stephanie Van

The more you know… about Stephanie Van

Mia Oppler, Sports Editor

WS teachers come from many different backgrounds and freshmen English teacher, Stephanie Van, has quite the unique one. Her roots are tied to Native American heritage. Despite...  Read More »

Feb 17

Rock out with Strung-Out

Rock out with Strung-Out

February 17, 2017

Four senior Spartans are hoping you become addicted...  Read More »

Spartan senior Will Cheshire aids senior citizens at Greensprings

February 17, 2017

It’s easy to come up with excuses for not volunteering:...  Read More »

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West Springfield High School Newspaper
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