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French Students Head to D.C. for Annual Field Trip

French Students Head to D.C. for Annual Field Trip

Kristina Gulczewski, Reporter

On Friday, April 21, thirty French 4, 5, and AP students travelled to Washington, D.C. for their annual end-of-the-year field trip. Headed by French teacher Dan Fitzgerald...

April 26, 2017No Comments

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Features

TV Production Teacher Nancy Mantelli Returns to Classroom After Six Month Absence

Andrea Lugo, Reporter

  TV Production teacher Nancy Mantelli has made her comeback after being gone for six months of the school year after she took a hiatus in October after having been diagnosed with Stage 3 C breast cancer this past August. “I wa...

April 24, 2017No Comments

  • Wolverines Talk Culture: Students Celebrate Nowruz April 7, 2017
  • Local Spring Break Attractions April 5, 2017
  • West Potomac Students Hope for the Best with March Madness Brackets April 3, 2017

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Sports

West Potomac Varsity Baseball Defeats T.C. Williams, 4-1

Grant Benick

Coming off of a strong win against West Springfield on Tuesday, the West Potomac Varsity team defeated T.C. Williams 4-1 on Friday, April 21st. The Wolverines took the lead f...

April 24, 2017

  • Boys Lacrosse Prepares for Spring Season March 19, 2017
  • Senior Season for Spring Sports March 5, 2017
  • West Potomac Girls’ Basketball Dominates Mount Vernon February 8, 2017

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The String

Tips and Tricks for Second Semester

Tips and Tricks for Second Semester

Claudia Santa Anna, Joey Castrili

It’s that time of the year again! Second semester is almost upon us. Soon, the second quarter, also known as the longest quarter ever (seriously, November feels like it was a wh...

January 18, 2017

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  • An Angsty Teen’s Guide to Thanksgiving November 21, 2016
  • College Confidential’s “Chance Me” Threads Prove 100 Percent Accurate In Wake of Ivy Rule November 5, 2016

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A&E

Beyond the Page Wraps Up “Theatre in Our Schools” Month

Beyond the Page Wraps Up “Theatre in Our Schools” Month

Amanda Ghiloni, Reporter

For the month of March, the Beyond the Page Theatre Company participated in “Theatre in our Schools Month” for the first time in years. “We’re at a place where...

April 6, 2017No Comments

  • Movie Review: Ghost in the Shell April 2, 2017
  • Blackwake Game Review March 19, 2017
  • Movie Review: Beauty and the Beast— Revamping A Classic Tale March 19, 2017

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Academics

A Trip to Iceland

A Trip to Iceland

Wingel Caburian and Chase Hanson

With Spring Break just around the corner, students of West Potomac are excited for the week to end. They’ve been wanting a break from school but at the same time, dreading...

April 5, 2017

  • AP Testing: One Teacher’s Opinion April 2, 2017
  • Combating Intolerance Students Honored with FCPS Student Peace Award March 31, 2017
  • Students Video Conference with lndonesian, Mexican Students on International Women’s Day March 22, 2017

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Opinion

AP Testing: One Teacher’s Opinion

AP Testing: One Teacher’s Opinion

Claire Callahan and Bella DeMaso

Stephen Rezendes, a long-time physics teacher at West Potomac, is retiring this year. He’s enjoyed his teaching career — largely due to his students. “I like 11th...

April 2, 2017No Comments

  • Student Cartoons of the Week: 5/29-6/4 June 1, 2016
  • The Unfortunate State of Our Bathrooms May 19, 2016
  • Bearing Witness to What Actually Is Going On May 1, 2016

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