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The Wire

Will the Gun Violence Ever End?

Will the Gun Violence Ever End?

Nora Fitzpatrick, Assistant Editor
February 2, 2024

A cross country coach, a future Navy Seal, and a swimmer with dreams of the Olympics were among the 17 students and staff killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School 5 years ago on February 14, 2018....

The New Building was planned and designed to ease West Pos overcrowding issues.

Who’s Going to Name that Building?

Jaqueline Henwood and Leila Freimanis
February 2, 2024

The staff of The Wire has sent out a Google Form to all Advisory Teachers. We challenge each advisory to come up with a new name for the building that we’ll share with the administration. Advisory teams...

The election action moves to the normal voting locations after early voting was held at the Government Center. There are many signs to encourage voters.

Zimmerman Vies for Mount Vernon District School Board Seat

Josephine Keller, Staff Writer
November 7, 2023

It's finally Election Day in Virginia, though the sheer amount of political promotional signs on Government Center property have been announcing election day for weeks. All the State Delegate and State...

The election action moves to the normal voting locations after early voting was held at the Government Center. There are many signs to encourage voters.

Dunne Vies For Mount Vernon District School Board Seat

Nora Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer
November 7, 2023

It's finally Election Day in Virginia, though the sheer amount of political promotional signs on Government Center property have been announcing election day for weeks. All the State Delegate and State...

Some Inter fans are furious with the triumph of City, but a lot of City fans think that they deserved to have their first UCL.

Manchester City Complete Treble After 1-0 Win Over Inter Milan

Brian Cordova Centeno, Staff Writer
June 15, 2023

Last Saturday, Manchester City successfully conquered Inter Milan and took the 2022-23 Champions League to a tense game over a goal by Rodrigo in minute 68. Not only did they win a treble this season...

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December Wolverine Horoscopes

Alexis Haymon, Guest Writing
December 12, 2022

Happy December, Wolverines! This month is filled with astrological events and impactful transits, so be sure to keep up with the celestial calendar. On December 3rd Neptune left the six-month retrograde...

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Teacher Feature: Ms. Yeboah

Jaylan Post
January 11, 2022

The future is shaped by the younger generation, and the younger generation is shaped by their teachers. That teacher, whether it’s a man or woman, related to you or not, shapes you for the rest of your...

HoWP What are you doing this summer?

HoWP What are you doing this summer?

June 8, 2018

RYAN BOWERS, 9: “I'm doing a lot of tennis camps and maybe go to beach. I'm also taking summer class for personal finance and i'm gonna visit my cousins and some of my old friends.”               ANNABELLA...

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2017 Senior Issue – digital edition

June 23, 2017

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 Potomac High School. Special...

Humans of West Potomac, Volume 7

Humans of West Potomac, Volume 7

November 14, 2016

toma “I’m honestly very mad that Donald Trump won, I think our nation has ruined every possibility of peace.” -Avery O'Connor (Junior) A photo posted by Humans of West Potomac (@humansofwestpo)...

Students at University of Oklahoma Protesting Recent Racist Sigma Alpha Epsilon Video. Photo courtesy of news9.com

School Pride and Prejudice: Hatred on College Campuses

Jenelise Sutton, Reporter
March 13, 2015

College searches-one of the many joys of being a high school Junior. When my parents told me to begin researching schools back in September, I compiled a long list of schools based on size, location, and...

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The Front Page of the Internet: An Interview with reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian

Duncan Hoag, Reporter
March 10, 2015

There aren’t many people alive today who can say that they’re a co-founder of one of the top 50 most visited websites on Earth. One of those few people is Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of reddit.com,a...

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