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New Principal Tanganyika Millard

New Principal Tanganyika Millard

Amanda Ghiloni, Editor in Chief

At a faculty meeting the morning of June 16, region superintendent Terry Dade announced West Potomac's new principal Tanganyika Millard. Tanganyika Millard was most recently...

June 16, 2017No Comments

  • World Languages Department Hosts its 6th Annual Soccer Tournament June 14, 2017
  • Chance the Rapper Comes Close to Home June 12, 2017

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Features

2017 Senior Issue – digital edition

2017 Senior Issue – digital edition

The following Senior Issue was available at Graduation for pick up, but it is available here for digital download. Additional copies are available in the Front Office of West...

June 23, 2017No Comments

  • Class of 2016 Offers Post-Grad Advice to 2017 June 18, 2017
  • World Languages Department Hosts its 6th Annual Soccer Tournament June 14, 2017
  • Planes, Trains, and Rockets: An Engineering Feature June 13, 2017

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Sports

World Languages Department Hosts its 6th Annual Soccer Tournament

World Languages Department Hosts its 6th Annual Soccer Tournament

Spencer Bao, Reporter

On June 8, the World Languages department hosted its sixth annual soccer tournament, in which six teams played. This year’s teams were Borrosia Dormot, Blue Eagles, La Mano de...

June 14, 2017

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  • Soccer Seniors Celebrate in Style May 12, 2017
  • Fort Hunt Lacrosse Night May 4, 2017

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The String

How to REALLY Make Your Mom’s Mother’s Day the Best Ever

How to REALLY Make Your Mom’s Mother’s Day the Best Ever

Andrea Lugo, Editor

  Wait until the last minute to buy her a gift. You’re obviously waiting for the last-minute sales, so you’re applying her lessons about saving money in real...

May 12, 2017

  • Tips and Tricks for Second Semester January 18, 2017
  • 5 More Ways to Get Into the Holiday Spirit December 13, 2016
  • An Angsty Teen’s Guide to Thanksgiving November 21, 2016

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A&E

Orchestra Impresses at End of Year Concert

Orchestra Impresses at End of Year Concert

Jason La Kier, Reporter

Orchestra students from the whole West Potomac Pyramid and their families gathered in the Kogelman theater at seven on Wednesday, June 14 at 7 pm. The occasion was The ...

June 16, 2017No Comments

  • Chance the Rapper Comes Close to Home June 12, 2017
  • Summer Fun Runs June 7, 2017
  • Pool Season in Alexandria June 7, 2017

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Academics

Planes, Trains, and Rockets: An Engineering Feature

Planes, Trains, and Rockets: An Engineering Feature

Claire Callahan

It’s hard to compare school with a superhero/science-fiction movie, but way back in the West Potomac Academy, the engineering room unites the two. Equipped with physics...

June 13, 2017

  • Senior Obligations Posing a Threat to Graduation June 7, 2017
  • Science Whiz Takes L.A. June 4, 2017
  • A Student’s View on Finals May 20, 2017

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Opinion

The Generational Problem of Race in Our Schools

The Generational Problem of Race in Our Schools

Mia Slone, Business Manager

Inequalities have existed in our society for thousands of years; from kings versus the serfs in medieval times, to slavery and gender inequality. We still face implications of p...

June 12, 2017No Comments

  • AP Testing: One Teacher’s Opinion April 2, 2017
  • Student Cartoons of the Week: 5/29-6/4 June 1, 2016
  • The Unfortunate State of Our Bathrooms May 19, 2016

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