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Not Everyone Digs The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

Miguel Tsang
February 21, 2024

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, based on Mark Haddon’s book, was the show run by West Po theater’s Beyond the Page company from February 1st to February 10th. It was marketed promising...

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Review- Percy Jackson and The Olympians

Jaylan Post and Miguel Tsang
February 16, 2024

Global book series, Percy Jackson wrapped up the first season of their TV series on January 30th, wrapping up the 8-episode series following the events of the first book, The Lightning Thief. Percy...

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Mean Girls: What’s Old? What’s New?

Leila Freimanis and Nora Fitzpatrick
February 14, 2024

The Mean Girls Musical adaptation was released in theaters on January 12th. The original movie became one of the most iconic movies of the 2000s, but will the adaptation live up to the same expectations? Freshman...

Fantasy Football Fallout

Fantasy Football Fallout

Thomas Greene
February 12, 2024

Around this time of the year, the last thing any student want to be is the loser of their fantasy football league. Fantasy football leagues are a group friends or other participants that draft a team full...

Snow Day Policy Reinstated

Snow Day Policy Reinstated

Rhett Butler
February 12, 2024

We’ve had some snow already and there may be some more in the forecast, and students, teachers and staff are all thinking the same thing: Is school canceled or not? FCPS awarded the first snow day in...

Taylor Swifts Eras Tour earned more than $1 billion so far with another year to go.

A Fan’s View of Taylor Swift Through the Eras

Katie Olson
February 12, 2024

Taylor Swift is one of the most accomplished and successful singer/songwriters across the globe. Why, you may ask? Swift is mainly known for her 10 albums that include her debut, Fearless, Speak Now,...

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College Football Playoff National Championship Preview

Clark Brown
January 3, 2024

After another exciting action packed year of college football two teams will play for the right to call themselves national champions tonight. These two teams, the Washington Huskies and Michigan Wolverines,...

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Consequences of Bathroom Destruction

Rhett Butler and Sebastian Zornes
January 3, 2024

If you are a boy with a class in the new building–or Quander, Gunston or Springbank, you’ve probably been stalled on your way to the bathroom at least once this year as at least one or two of the main...

Mrs. Jessica Statz in her new office as she adjusts to the new title of principal.

Meet the Principal: An Interview With Mrs. Statz

Miguel Tsang, Phoebe Schultz
December 11, 2023

Last Wednesday, December 6, marked West Po Principal Mrs. Jessica Statz’s 10th day in her position. Although she originally hails from New Jersey, Statz is well-versed in the Alexandria community. “I...


Jessica Statz, former Assistant Principal at Hayfield Secondary School, now to be Principal for West Potomac High School.

Jessica Statz Takes the Reigns as the New West Potomac Principal

Josephine Keller, Writer
November 28, 2023

Ms. Jessica Statz starts as the new principal for West Potomac High School on November 20. She is known to the community because of her history in West Potomac High School as an Assistant Principal and...

On Time or Off the Team: Update

On Time or Off the Team: Update

Phoebe Schultz, Emma Fetterolf, and Jessica Fultz
November 22, 2023

As of this school year, the West Potomac Athletics Department instated a new attendance policy for all student athletes regarding unexcused tardies and unverified absences. With the first quarter complete...

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NIL Deals Changing College Athletics

Jackson Baker, Sports Editor
November 22, 2023

As the college football bowl season approaches, many JMU fans, alumni, and prospective students are wishing the team could be awarded for the success they have found on the gridiron. However, the two year...

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