West Springfield High School Newspaper

The Oracle

West Springfield High School Newspaper

The Oracle

West Springfield High School Newspaper

The Oracle

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Journalism platform Blankspot created Cards of Qatar, a catalog in memory of all the migrant workers who have died while working to prepare for the World Cup. It includes a picture of the worker, their country, their name, years of life, and age of death.
Controversy encompasses World Cup competition
Abigail Yonas, Staff Writer • December 15, 2022

With 32 teams, 28 days, eight groups, and possibly hundreds dead, the 2022 World Cup has caused an outburst of emotion ranging from fans screaming...

“My journey as a high school athlete has definitely not been normal,” said Thaler. The pandemic cut Thaler’s freshman year lacrosse season short    and moved her sophomore year field hockey season from summer-fall to winter-spring.
Seniors say goodbye to their sports
Christina Nies, Head Copy Editor • December 15, 2022

As fall sports athletes play their last few games, an era of high school sports comes to an emotional close. Senior athletes, especially, reflect...

The Morgan’s Message club hopes to develop friendships and support systems between athletes like Morgan had with her teammates.
Morgan’s Message club spreads awareness on athlete’s mental health
Evelyn Jurden, Sports Editor • December 15, 2022

A new club, Morgan's Message, offers athletes a sanctuary by normalizing mental health conversations and providing support for those suffering.  The...

The top 12 runners on the season made it to States, with the top seven runners on the Girls Cross Country team running in the championship-winning race. The unyielding support from teammates on the sidelines was a huge help to those racing.
Girls Cross Country wins States
Anne Foote and Robbie Kugler November 16, 2022

The Girls Cross Country team won their first State title since 2018, with a whirlwind of emotions following a narrow victory. “We have been...

Athletes new to crew learn how to row during the first week of green 
days. They will eventually be the ones to carry on the rivalry with Langley.
A rivalry spanning a decade
Madison Bell, Staff Writer • November 10, 2022

The WS and Langley High School crew teams have had a storied rivalry that has existed longer than most can remember. The competition between...