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Students in line for Brew-Tea-Ful products.

Brew-Tea-Ful Cafe Energizes Student Body

If you are down in Gunston and you smell freshly brewed coffee or a sugary pastry, that must be the Brew-tea-ful Cafe! The Pulley Career Center coffee shop program started up in 2018, and resumed after...

February Horoscopes

February Horoscopes

Alexis Haymon, Contributor
February 14, 2024

Happy February, Wolverines! You've made it through yet another month, and the stars have some very exciting things in store for us soon. We start off with the tail end of Aquarius season, and on the 19th...

Junior Alexis Haymon and Senior Emma Weyrauch volunteer to work the Art Cart Cafe. Hot coffee is brewed fresh, boiling water is available for a selection of herbal teas, Starbucks Frappuccinos, and many creamers are provided to spruce up a beverage.

West Po Cafe Is Open To Further The Arts

Phoebe Schultz and Abdulahi Somane
December 13, 2023

The Art Cart Cafe offers morning energy to West Potomac students and staff every Thursday and Friday morning. Located in the Springbank Connector by the stairwell outside of the Cafeteria, the National...

Dunne Selected as Mount Vernon School Board Rep, Senate and House of Delegates Now Majority Democrat

Dunne Selected as Mount Vernon School Board Rep, Senate and House of Delegates Now Majority Democrat

Nora Fitzpatrick, Reporter
November 9, 2023

Local voters had the opportunity to weigh in on predominant issues in the community by voting for new Local Office, House of Delegate and Virginia Senate representatives Tuesday. Virginia Democrats won...

Teacher Feature: Mr. Kim

Teacher Feature: Mr. Kim

Adler Howell, Reporter
October 23, 2023

Mr. Karsten Kim is one of the newest teachers at West Potomac High School.  He is in his first year teaching at West Po but his fifth year teaching overall, this being his second school he’s taught...

September 2023 Horoscopes

September 2023 Horoscopes

Alexis Haymon, Contributor
September 13, 2023

Happy September, Wolverines! We hope you enjoyed summer break, but the school year has officially started up again. Have no fear—the stars are in your favor to have a great new school year. Mercury is...

A tardy sweep table located in the hallway of the down stairs New Building.

On Time Or Off The Team: West Po Athletics Adopts A New Attendance Policy

Phoebe Schultz, Editor-in-Chief
September 7, 2023

This school year, West Po Athletics has cracked down on attendance policies, enforcing strict consequences for student-athletes who obtain many class cuts and/or unexcused tardies. In order to participate...

Mr. P (left) and Mr. K (right) won best teacher duo as they have shared a friendship as hallway neighbors throughout school years.

Adored By Many, Klucharich Says Goodbye To West Po

Emily Butler, Social Media Editor
June 12, 2023

As the school year ends, classroom 431 will soon be left empty as Mr. Klucharich, one of West Potomac’s beloved history teachers, is nearing the end of his West Potomac teaching career. This summer,...

Antonio “Tony” Amaral, who played Professor Callahan in this spring’s
West Po Theatre production of Legally Blonde

Senior Theatre Student Nominated for Award

Benjamin Price, Assistant Editor in Chief
June 2, 2023

Senior Antonio “Tony” Amaral, who starred as Professor Callahan in West Potomac’s Legally Blonde, was recently nominated for a prestigious Brandon Victor Dixon award, an honor given for “excellence...

Sara Salama, senior student lead of SEC, wins 2023 Student Peace Award

West Potomac Senior Receives 2023 Student Peace Award

Anna Weichlein, Staff Writer
June 2, 2023

West Potomac senior Sarah Salama was honored as a recipient of the 2023 Student Peace Award on March 19, along with 27 other Fairfax County students. The Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County began in...

Students having a blast at prom.

Prom Recap

Emily Butler, Social Media Editor
June 2, 2023

Correction: This story has been updated to include all facts and persons involved in the planning process for this year's prom. West Potomac’s 2023 prom was on Saturday, May 6, taking place at the...

Spanish Students celebrating diversity and art through activities
Credit: Sara Lainez-Ramires.

Celebrando Cultural Hispana

Sara Lainez-Ramires, Staff Writer
June 2, 2023

Por años West Po ha trabajado mucho para poder incluir más la cultura hispana en nuestra comunidad. Este año Ms.Terri y West Po Diversity han trabajado muy fuerte para poder incluir nuestras culturas...

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