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  • History Fair Returns With Food and Fun

    History Fair Returns With Food and Fun

    Hailey MacDonald, Online Editor

    March 26, 2017

    On March 16, the West Springfield High School History Department teamed up with the SEI (Sheltered English Immersion) Department to host the 5th annual History and Heritage Fair. The fair was held in the cafeteria, which was decorated with an array of different types of cultural food as well as histor...

    March 16th students, faculty and families gathered to enjoy the 5th annual History and Heritage Fair.

  • What makes a snowday?

    What makes a snowday?

    Alyssa Blair, News Editor

    February 16, 2017

    You wake up on a Monday morning to your alarm beeping loudly in your ears, urging you to get up and face a day that you are nowhere near mentally prepared to start. As you silence your clock, you suddenly remember the possible rumors that school may be canceled due to an overnight blizzard. Running ...

    Over a foot of snow remained after the second snow day of the year on Feb 13.

  • WSHS hosts first Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week

    WSHS hosts first Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week

    Alyssa Blair, News Editor

    February 10, 2017

    Did you know that only 2.5% of WSHS students admitted to having smoked a cigarette in the past 30 days? As well, were you aware that students believe that 91% of their fellow classmates have drank in the past 30 days, when in reality only 32% have tried alcohol? Facts such as these and more were dis...

    2nd place poster designed by freshman, Savannah Comstock.

  • Staff and Students React to Emergency Evacuation

    Staff and Students React to Emergency Evacuation

    Alyssa Blair, News Editor

    January 9, 2017

    December 8th started off as what students and faculty assumed would be a usual Thursday morning. Students filed into classrooms at the sound of the bell with teachers ready to begin their day of lessons. Several minutes before first period ended, a call for a shelter-in-place was heard through the school. T...

    On the morning of December 8th students and faculty evacuated the school due to threats.

  • Dancing their Way to the Top

    Dancing their Way to the Top

    December 1, 2016

    Luci Calvi WSHS senior, Luci Calvi, has been dancing since she was five-years-old. She worked hard three days a week for an hour each day at the Homes Studio of Dance, Music and Wellness in Easthampton.“My dad wanted me to pursue ballet more, but I hated it, like despised it, and I liked to do tap ...

Students Help Seniors Share Their Legacy

Students Help Seniors Share Their Legacy

Gabrielle Daley, Contributing Reporter

  On February 16, 2017, junior Hailey MacDonald interviewed Tony DiGiore, a musician who has lived in West Springfield his whole life; marking the beginning of a collaborative project between the Rotary Club of West...

March 14

Inventions in the Age of Technology

Inventions in the Age of Technology

The 21st century is known as the age of technology. With the extremely fast and innovative developments in technology each day, new inventions become more and more advanced. Here are some of the top inventions of the past ...

March 13

A March Towards Equality

A March Towards Equality

Abby Bourque, Editor-in-Chief

The Women’s March has been an American tradition since 1913. This year, the movement pushed its way across the world into every continent. In Washington D.C., the crowd reached over 500,000 participants, which caused the ...

February 17

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Featured Artists

Featured Artists

Each week the Art Department selects and features an ‘Artist of the Week’. The artist and their work are displayed on the WSHS Art Department website and in the main office of the high school. The five visual art ins...

March 16

  • Event Helps Feed The Hungry March 10
  • Crazy Cravings With Addi Camossi February 16
  • Author and Illustrator Encourage Youth to Engage in Literature and Art November 30
  • Art Teachers as Art November 10

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Equine Appraisals

Equine Appraisals

Name: Holly Thompson Occupation: Equine Appraisals   What is a typical day’s work consist of? Work is never the same each day.  Some days I plan to wake up and stay at the...

November 30

Soccer Coach Career Profile

Soccer Coach Career Profile

January 11

Video Specialist Career Profile

Video Specialist Career Profile

January 10

Prison Program Educator Career Profile

Prison Program Educator Career Profile

January 1

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Top Restaurants: You Decide

Top Restaurants: You Decide

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February 7

February 80 Second Editorial Questions

February 7

Is Romance Dead?

Is Romance Dead?

January 13

80 Second Editorials-January Issue

80 Second Editorials-January Issue

January 10

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Spotlight: Holiday Traditions

What is your favorite holiday tradition in your family?

December 28

Election Spotlight

What was your reaction to the presidential election results? What are your predictions for the future?

December 1

Spotlight: What is your biggest pet peeve about high school?

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October 1

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The official student news site of West Springfield High School
The official student news site of West Springfield High School