West Springfield High School Newspaper

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Food fight causes huge controversy

By Julie Parisi & Lisa Williams, Oracle Staff Writers

May 23, 2011

Filed under News

It’s a shame how one event can trash a school’s reputation. On May 12, a food fight broke out during C lunch, causing turmoil amongst the approximately 800 students assigned to that lunch period. This caused a stampede...

AP changes irk me

May 9, 2011

Filed under Uncategorized, Viewpoint

Dear Editors: Reading the recent Oracle article, “AP exam attendance rules cause unrest,” got me even more annoyed with the administration than I already was. First of all, our student body is already treated like c...

Letters: PART Committee

May 9, 2011

Filed under Viewpoint

Dear Oracle Staff:  I am writing to respond to the March 22 letter, “Committee responds to editorial,” written by the PART Committee. In my opinion, the committee does need to treat students with more respect by havin...

Students dream of an open campus

Allie Collela, Blue Forum Editor

March 28, 2011

Filed under Uncategorized, Viewpoint

Let’s see. What to have for lunch today? Panera, Subway, Micky D’s, Dominos, or Einstein’s? All good choices, all off campus, and therefore all off limits. It has just been announced that a Boardwalk Fries is going in...

Committee responds to editorial

PART Comittee, Letters

March 24, 2011

Filed under Viewpoint

To the Oracle Staff: We, the PART Committee, would like to take this opportunity to address the editorials your staff wrote recently regarding your feelings about the “Spartans, Do Your PART” program.  Your February 7 edito...

Don’t whine about it, don’t cry about it. Do what we do and WRITE ABOUT IT


March 24, 2011

Filed under Viewpoint

The Oracle is a completely student-run paper. That’s why we were so surprised to read the letter that appears above. The PART Committee has taken issue with two editorials about the special monthly character-building lessons ...

AP exam attendance rules cause unrest

Thomas Ariale, Oracle Editor

March 22, 2011

Filed under News, Uncategorized

There are perks to taking multiple AP courses. Besides being able to opt out of college classes because you did well on the exam, a more immediate result is skipping the rest of your day. This year, however, students are only...

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