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WHO got kicked out of a casino?!?!

February 24, 2021 8:24am | Alyssa Karner, Kaitlyn Meyer

The loud noise of slot machines and the buzz of conversation fill the space. At the Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City, Indiana, small groups bustle about from the slot machines to the tall roulette tables to the $5 blackjack tables. These half-circle tables are […]

School in France v.s school in America

February 23, 2021 8:23am | Jeanne Hecquet

   The cold darkness of the morning faded away as the radiant lights of the bus approached. As the bus screeched to a stop, herds of people filed into the bus. The two sliding doors closed behind me. Taking my spot amongst the masses, I […]

Weird Pets at WO

February 18, 2021 8:20am | Elyse Schurman

“How to accept your cousin has toads in her room” is a popular search on my cousin’s phone. I was bored during quarantine so I went outside and found a new friend: a toad I named Baby. She would sit on my head when we […]

The New Health Stop: Locale Nutrition

February 18, 2021 7:35am | Emily Johnson, Lydia Foy

Sr. Emmy Strait strolls up to the door, the large blue sign flickers in the background. Strait just finished an intense workout at Fit Body Boot camp and is ready to indulge. As she walks in she is immediately greeted by the familiar sights, sounds, […]

WO sneakerheads

January 26, 2021 8:54am | Ben Riley, Kevin Maas, Noah Boggs

There are plenty of flashy shoes walking the halls of our school, here are three of the most notable.     Sr. Caleb Louks    Louks has a pair of Under Armour HOVR Sonic 3s. According to Louks, the special thing about these shoes is that they are […]

Losing battles, winning the war

January 21, 2021 9:23am | Kaitlin Kuchek-Nadeau

     To cut a strawberry in three identical slices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner is no small feat, but something you learn to do when the pretty, skinny girls on Instagram flaunt their protruding hip bones.    Drinking only water for two days because your fourth […]

Harold the friendly ghost

January 21, 2021 8:20am | Madi Remenschneider

Ever wonder what it would be like to live with a ghost? A family in Chicago, Illinois knows and lives it every day.  During Spring Break in 2017, my family and I went on a trip to the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. My parents’ friends […]

Yellow, yellow, green, GO!

January 19, 2021 9:14am | Lauren Villemure

“Lauren, it’s your turn to share your All About Me with the class,” the teacher says.    I get out of my chair with my all about me page in my right hand. As I walk up to the front of the class I get […]

Where is your life headed?

January 12, 2021 1:14pm | Kaylyn Aulick

What I learned in 2020

January 12, 2021 8:32am | Kaurina Sidhu

 Nine months since the pandemic hit and I haven’t seen my best friend, my grandma, or any others in my family. COVID-19, extreme wildfires, and racial injustice. 2020 has been a crazy year and has taught me many important lessons.     I have learned there is […]

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