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Texas devastated by Hurricane Harvey

Texas devastated by Hurricane Harvey

Michael Perlak, Viewpoint Editor

November 16, 2017

In the past month, there have been uncommonly many devastating natural disasters in Central America and the Gulf of Mexico, from a barrage of Atlantic hurricanes to a deadly...

Adios, Mrs. Nelson!

Adios, Mrs. Nelson!

By Meg Wilder, Oracle Editor

June 7, 2017

Brooke Ramey Nelson has been a Spartan for longer than any student here has been alive, but this year she’s decided it’s time to say goodbye. The English teacher, who’s...

Spartans serve their country with pride

Spartans serve their country with pride

Caroline Wittich, Page One Editor

May 31, 2017

There are several WS alumni represented in the military, involved in solving global issues, in their own unique way, that still persist in the world today. Our school feeds...

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The Ocho: Taserball shocks

The Ocho: Taserball shocks

Miguel Terrazas, Sports Editor

May 31, 2017

This may come as a shocker, but taser ball is considered a sport with its very own league. Ultimate Taser Ball was invented by Leif Kellenberger, Eric Prum, and Erik Wunsch...

Nike makes hijab for Muslim athletes

Nike makes hijab for Muslim athletes

May 31, 2017

Finally, the internationally renowned company Nike Pro has taken steps to support for Muslim athletes by releasing their...

Spring sports try to make the run as regular season winds down

Spring sports try to make the run as regular season winds down

May 31, 2017

The ice is melting, the sun is shining brightly, and Spartans are taking to the field once again. Spring sports are back,...

Senior night lights

Senior night lights

May 31, 2017

Senior night is always a huge spectacle in the world of high school sports. It’s a night to recognize the seniors’ years...

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Want to park on school grounds? Too bad, so sad.

Want to park on school grounds? Too bad, so sad.

Kiera Bothwell, Managing Editor Business/Systems

June 6, 2017

One of the biggest struggles students have had to deal with during renovations is the very unfortunate lack of parking. Prior to this school year, WS administration admonished...

D is for deferred, W for wait

D is for deferred, W for wait

June 6, 2017

Apply, wait and decide. These are the three phases...

Is our school safe? Construction worries Spartans

Is our school safe? Construction worries Spartans

June 6, 2017

Spartans at WS have all experienced the construction...

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Hair getting too long?

Hair getting too long?

Kenny St. Thomas, Oracle Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

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...

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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