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A Look at Best Buddies Prom

A Look at Best Buddies Prom

Grace Zdebski, Reporter
May 15, 2017

Every year the Best Buddies program hosts a prom that brings together different schools around the Northern Virginia area. The goals of this event is to help raise money for the the Best Buddies program...

Trend: Fidget Spinners

Grace Zdebski
May 15, 2017

A new trend at West Potomac has been implemented and is becoming big. Recently students have taken a liking to a new toy known as a fidget spinner. A fidget spinner is a handheld toy that spins under...

Nextdoor Neighbor

Matthew Hanley
May 15, 2017

From keeping you safe to alerting you to curbside sales, Nextdoor Neighbor app can do it all. Also used as a platform to share concerns and professional work, the app can make life a little bit easier...

Over-sized Clothing Trend

Evelyn Dibell
May 9, 2017

Have you ever seen someone wear oversized clothing? It has become quite a trend over this past year and has hit some students at West Potomac High School. Some students may look at this trend and see it...

Fort Hunt Lacrosse Night

Matthew Hanley
May 4, 2017

As the Junior Varsity lacrosse players lined up for the opening face-off, so did the entrance to the stadium. The stands started to fill with local youth lacrosse players participating in Fort Hunt Night...

Community Yard Sales Pop Up with the Weather

Bill Didden
April 27, 2017

  On Saturday, April 22, the weather interrupted yard sales with people selling or buying stuff throughout the community. People can have so much stuff, some items that have never been used or...

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

Grant Benick
April 24, 2017

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 for good with two runs in the...

World Beats: Spirit Week 2017

World Beats: Spirit Week 2017

Evelyn Dibell and Matthew Hanley
March 21, 2017

This week may have come up short in length but definitely not in spirit! The students of West Potomac showed up to school this week participating in a multicultural fest that allowed them the chance to...

What is a “Springbanker?”

Evelyn Dibbell and Matthew Hanley
March 7, 2017

The moment you walk into Springbank you are hit with the smell of paint, the sound of music, and the joyful laughter of students exploring the fine arts. Springbank is home to most of the unique fine arts...

Movie Review: Rings

Movie Review: Rings

Saira Rodriquez and Grant Benick
February 21, 2017

On February 3 the horror movie Rings was released. The movie is an updated version of The Ring which was released in 2002. Rings is about Julia and Holt, a couple that fell apart as Holt went off to college...

What Is the Academy?

What Is the Academy?

Evelyn Dibell and Matthew Hanley
February 8, 2017

When choosing your classes for your upcoming year at West Potomac, you will have the option to sign up for an Academy class. According to The West Potomac Academy website, the “West Potomac Academy is...

History of the American Inauguration

Matthew Hanley and Evellyn Dibell
January 26, 2017

According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, an inauguration is “the beginning or introduction of a system, policy, or period.” Every four years, our country holds an inauguration to mark the beginning...

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