• The Choir Swing Show will take place at both 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 25

  • Coe College Jazz Festival will be on Feb. 24

  • The WHS Library will be open from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Feb. 22 for finals studying

  • Bowling State will take place on Feb. 22

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Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

Molly Howes, Reporter

Many students have entertained a class period filled with the complaints of a teacher who is stuck calibrating a SMARTboard. The days of this cruel and unusual punishment ar...

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When I hear anything about running, I listen in a little closer. Recently, what I've been hearing hasn't been about the health benefits of running, or a story about a hig...

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