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Debate team is teaching communication

Alice Ji, Managing Editor

April 19, 2018

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Margaret Heffernan, an entrepreneur and CEO, once said “For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate” — and indeed the members of WS’s debate team, led by their coach Michael...

Fencing has a history behind it

Shafuq Naseem, Scoop Editor

April 19, 2018

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When playing a sport, many use a ball or a stick of some sort, however sophomore Conely Pingree uses a sword. Originally, Pingree was looking into trying the art of fencing, but when she looked at the Virginia Academy of Fencing,...

Combating intolerance one debate at a time

Anna Marcucci, Oracle Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

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Today’s society can be very opinionated, and teaching children how to respect the opinions of others that don’t align with their own is critical. A new class is set to be added to WS for next school year that would teach students...

WS Theatre keeps it real

WS Theatre keeps it real

February 8, 2018

Dancing into December

Dancing into December

February 8, 2018

Perez gives back to LSF

Shannon Gage, Oracle Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

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Clutching math, science, and English books, kids from preschool to high school trickle through the doors of the National Cathedral, seeking help with schoolwork. Most Saturdays, junior Valeria Perez-Aragon is there to meet th...

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s definitely a bird. . .

Carter MacDonald, Viewpoint Editor

May 18, 2017

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Bird-watching, in simplest terms, is watching birds for recreation purposes.  Since birds will be more active than ever with our very warm spring, so now’s the time to learn about the hobby of bird-watching, the fastest growing...

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