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According to Forbes, the biggest threat to Generation Z is climate change, with 41% of participants citing global warming as the most important issue facing the world right now. Multiple protests have sparked out all over the world since 2019 over the need for policies to assist with climate change, and many members of Gen Z have taken to lead many, like depicted above.

Gen-Z pursuit in politics and activism

Saharla Mohamoud, Etc. Editor
November 20, 2020
Senior Sukriti Sharma reads her book “17 Petals: The Growing Up Stories” that she wrote mostly during her junior year and self-published through Amazon over quarantine.

Senior writes book to raise money for refugee camps

Elizabeth Thompson, Editor-in-Chief
October 23, 2020
Dr. Wigginton teaching one of her DE Government classes.

Wait, I’m the president?

Joseph Triolo, News Editor
October 23, 2020
During the June 10th Springfield Solidarity demonstration, protestors march across Rolling Rd and Old Keene Mill Rd. People from WS and the area joined in wearing all black and carrying signs in solidarity.

WS takes action for BLM

Saharla Mohamoud, ETC. Editor
October 14, 2020
Online AP exams fall short

Online AP exams fall short

Abby Fleming, Staff Writer
June 11, 2020
English and Peer Tutoring teacher Melissa Morgan bakes cookies in between online classes. She has been exploring baking many different kinds of treats, and she recently made these sugar cookies.

Online classes give students insight into teachers’ lives

Jacqueline Welsh, Staff Writer
June 1, 2020
This is a view from the balcony of an apartment in Valencia, Spain. The balcony overlooks the iconic buildings in the City of Arts and Sciences Park. The colors of the sunset showcase the beauty this world has to offer.

“View From My Window” showcases isolation globally

Jacqueline Welsh, Staff Writer
May 7, 2020
FCA members gather with Tanya Crevier after she spoke, performed, and prayed for the club.

Tanya Crevier wows FCA

Maeve Hennessy, Editor-in-Chief
March 10, 2020
Junior Elaine Yepez faces off in a jump ball during the Unified Spartans' first ever Special Olympics event.

Special Olympics makes its debut

Mike Damiano and Zach Thompson
March 10, 2020
Seniors Eden Mammo, Afomiya Alemayehu, and Bethanya Fseha have all committed to Virginia Tech and plan to continue their education at VT.

Committing to college early

Maeve Hennessy, Editor-in-Chief
March 10, 2020
The children who received the clothing from the winter clothing drive stand in their new and warm coats they can wear this winter. The club’s twitter (@swv_wshs) provides updates and announcements related to the club’s purposes. More photos and a video of the actual clothing distribution can be found there.

Spartans for War Victims makes an impact around the world

Sumaya Zahid, News Editor
February 4, 2020
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