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New club alert: Spartans 4 Refugees

Daniel Nam, Sports Editor

May 11, 2018

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Spartans 4 Refugees is a club all about helping refugees. The new group is led by sophomore president Yuni Choi who created the club to help raise awareness for and help those affected by the refugee crisis going on in the world...

Terri Stirk stoked to retire

Maryann Xue, Page one Editor

May 11, 2018

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Walking into Terri Stirk’s class, you’re always guaranteed a breath of fresh air — literally. For 18 years, Stirk has taught at WS, making people discover their passion for math and also providing the essential candy to...

Seeing double? Nope, just look-alikes!

Annie Krompecher, Entertainment Editor

May 11, 2018

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Look-alike, double, long lost twin, or doppelgänger. It is quite entertaining to find people who look similar, and WS is home to a few doppelgängers. One set of doppelgängers are two seniors, Isabel Hogg and Leslie Lermo,...

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

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