The Oracle

Hey, West Springfield!

Hey, West Springfield!

October 28, 2016

Construction Updates

October 28, 2016

“Balance of still being able to do school and keep people safe, and still get things accomplished.” 1.The band room was completely changed. New floor, walls and an emergency exit. But that’s not all, the band and music...

‘Go for  the Gold’

‘Go for the Gold’

October 28, 2016

An entire page devoted to the unknown

Anna Lehman, Entertainment Editor

June 1, 2011

I wish I could start off my story with a personal experience with aliens, such as an alien abduction or having seen a UFO, but fortunately for me I haven’t got one.  When I ponder the question, do aliens exist I always come...

How to solve a problem like Maria: Whatever

Maria Scaptura, ETC. Editor

June 1, 2011

Well I’m stumped.  I have absolutely no clue what to write for this column. I’m sitting here in bed just typing words at random, hoping something will strike a chord with me. Speaking of chords, there’s this new movie...

The phrases that have lost their jive over the years…

Sara Blaylock, Managing Editor

May 11, 2011

My gift to you WS, an alphabet of what not to say and what not to use: the phrases of 2010 and 2011 that are way past overdue. From A-Z this is where we have gone wrong. Asked? (Complete sarcasm because the person didn’t ...

How to solve a problem like Maria: let’s get our swag on

April 12, 2011

 DISCLAIMER: I was not under the influence of any sort of drug when writing this erratic column. When reading it, you may experience a similar affect to watching “The View”: repulsion and confusion. When writing my c...

Hitting the road with Jack

Kelly Carlin, Oracle Editor

April 12, 2011

It started when I was thirteen. I picked up On the Road off the floor of my sister’s bedroom and a fantasy was born. I had a dream. I wanted to join Sal Paradise and travel across the continental Untied States. I wanted t...


Peter Simonsen, Senior Staff Writer

March 14, 2011

Where were you when Kennedy was killed? Where were you when the Berlin Wall fell? Where were you when Nixon resigned? These are all questions that any adult would be proud to answer, but here’s one for high school students:...

Summertime presents: the ol’ ’80s high school classics

Summer Claveau, Blue ETC. Editor

March 2, 2011

High school movies—that is, movies about high school—will never go out of style.  There will always be a story for the high schoolers and high schoolers at heart to entertain themselves with.  A story of love, lust, ambition,...

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