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Jamie O'Neill and her siblings have been exchanging ornaments since 1992. Every year O'Neill gets a Santa ornament from her siblings and puts them all on one of her may Christmas trees.

Winter holidays with WS students and staff: celebrate the season

Abigail Beyene, Entertainment editor
January 6, 2021
As the ball dropped in Times Square last New Year’s Eve, the world celebrated the beginning of a new decade.

A look back on 2020

Corbin Lathrop, Editor-in-Chief
December 18, 2020
This year's ball drop will look quite different from 2018's Times Square celebrations.

Staying home? No problem!

Joseph Triolo, News Editor
December 18, 2020
Sophomore Tenzin Werner and her sister celebrate the Buddhist holiday, Bodhi Day, together while wearing the traditional clothing of the Kinnaur tribe in Himachal Pradesh, India.

The holiday season means more than just Christmas

Anisha Iqbal, Scoop Editor
December 18, 2020
A sample of 15 students responded to this poll, showing that most of them begin celebrating winter holidays after Thanksgiving.

When is winter’s wonderland?

Elizabeth Thompson, Editor-in-Chief
November 20, 2020
The best way to stay safe from the virus is to social distance and stay away from family and friends. Even during the holidays when everyone wants to crowd around the fire, the safest and most effective option is to stay home.

Celebrating the holidays with COVID-19

Abigail Beyene, Entertainment Editor
November 20, 2020
Sophomore Jessica Behan stays active in quarantine by dancing at the Outer Banks in North Carolina.

WS students stay healthy during quarantine

Abigail Beyene, Entertainment Editor
October 23, 2020
1. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Coleman Crowell wears a disposable mask with a mustache drawn on it as he works in water and fuel maintenance at the Pharr Event Center in Texas.
2. Senior Isa Nothom wears her sunflower printed mask as she poses for at home prom pictures with her dogs Karen (center) and Buster (left).
3. Sophomore Jasmine Bui sports her black cloth mask as part of her quarantine fit. The mask is washable and practical for afternoon walks through the neighborhood.
4. Junior Lizzy Breckenridge shows off a sample of her homemade masks that she donates to anyone who needs them. Mask making is a fun and useful activity anyone can do safely while in quarantine.

4 Mask fashions more contagious than the virus

Elizabeth Thompson, Scoop Editor
May 28, 2020
These mouthwatering treats will soon become a new favorite dessert.

Bake Yourself Tasty Quarantine Treats

Nesma Khalafalla, Oliva Krein, Staff Writers
May 19, 2020
People search for sanitation products like these to fight the curve in their own homes.

The quarantine clean

Elizabeth Thompson, Scoop Editor
May 8, 2020
Common drives into the lane during February 14th’s Celebrity All-Star game. The rapper and recording artist took home MVP honors for his 10 point, 5 rebound, and 4 steal performance in which he led Team Wilbon to the 62-47 win over Team Stephen A.

Celebrities ball out in Chicago

Corbin Lathrop, Sports Editor
March 10, 2020
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