West Springfield High School Newspaper

The Oracle

West Springfield High School Newspaper

The Oracle

West Springfield High School Newspaper

The Oracle

Dig Pink digs for a cure
Anne Foote, Jr. Sports Editor • October 28, 2021
The 2021 MLB season proved to be disappointing for the Washington Nationals, who experienced very few moments of success.
Nationals conclude lackluster season
Robert Morrison, Sports Editor • October 28, 2021
Brianna Ann Ford is a prime example of how the “missing White woman syndrome” unfairly puts White women on a pedestal and ignores others. She was last seen wearing a black Reebok jacket, a black short sleeve blouse, and black flowered pants. She has several tattoos, including a few on both of her arms, black writing on her back, and “Mom” on her chest. She is 20 years old, 5’7, and 120 pounds. If you have any information please contact the Fairfax County Police Department at 703-691-2233.
The false epidemic of missing White women
Christina Nies, Features Editor • October 28, 2021

Women of color, especially Black and Indigenous women, have some of the highest missing person rates in the country. Still, their cases rarely...

 The flag to which so many stand for each morning and the combination of stars and stripes that represent a nation that is supposed to be equal.
I pledge allegiance to... whom, exactly?
Emma Goldkopf, Scoop Editor • October 28, 2021
Oktoberfest had a photobooth that featured traditional lederhosen. Students took photos along with the other festivities during the event.
Oktoberfest makes a new appearance
Anne Foote, Jr. Sports Editor • October 28, 2021

German Honor Society hosted an Oktoberfest celebration to share German culture with spartans and introduce the German Department. Oktoberfest...

The choir sings the national anthem at the Homecoming football game, showcasing their skills on the field as they performed.
Musical arts makes its return
Anisha Iqbal, Editor-in-Chief • October 28, 2021
Britney Spears claimed she was forced to work and perform during her conservatorship. Multiple documentaries have been released describing Britney’s situation including detailed reports using court documents, a notable title is “Framing Britney Spears”.
#FreeBritney becomes #BritneyFreed
Anne Foote, Jr. Sports Editor • October 28, 2021

Social media craze over the #freebritney movement garners Spartan support as Britney is relieved from her dad’s control. “I remember I...

AlpacaHawk’s longtime channel icon, which displays a screaming Tobey Maguire from “Spider-Man 2.”
Long live the king of iMovie
Robbie Kugler, Viewpoint Editor • October 28, 2021
Students dress up in orange in support of WS at the homecoming football game versus Oakton, another mark of the return of school spirit events.
Students in high spirits as school spirit events return
Leah Abraham, Staff Writer • October 28, 2021
 Jessica Faruque following the 3rd step of the procedure, by scrubbing through all parts of her hand. This aspect is shockingly easy yet often missed by many who encounter the bathroom sinks.
How to wash hands correctly
Saharla Mohamoud, News Editor • October 28, 2021
Pictured: Money, which the United States is kind of low on at the moment. Please donate to the GoFundMe, every penny counts. Your country is counting on you.
Red, white, and broke
Luke Yates, Entertainment Editor • October 28, 2021
Besides vegetables, Hogan has also planted herbs such as basil, oregano, and rosemary in his garden.
Students acquire new hobbies over long quarantine months
Christina Nies, Features Editor • September 29, 2021