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Student Marie Wheeler painting with water colors

Wonderful paintings made by the Spanish 3 students

Ali Ahmed, Visual Editor
February 21, 2024

For kids taking Spanish 3 either right now or in the near future they’re required to do a series of paintings for the class based on five famous Spanish Painters. These five famous painters are Grecco,...

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District Choir Comes to West Potomac

Josephine Keller, Associate Editor
February 8, 2024

District choir, an event for select students around District 10 to perform in an ensemble, is being hosted at West Potomac this year. The choral students participating had to complete an audition to...

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Winter Music Department Concerts in School and Evening Thursday

Josephine Keller
December 12, 2023

This Thursday during homeroom, the West Potomac Music Department has arranged a performance consisting of 1st period band, the advanced chorus ensembles, guitar ensemble, and all of the orchestra. There...

The Nutcracker Celebrates 15th Anniversary

The Nutcracker Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Emily Butler, Social Media Editor
November 29, 2023

‘Tis the season of the Alexandria Community Nutcracker! This year, the show celebrates its 15th anniversary. With a performance featuring over 200 community members and many West Po students, the Nutcracker...

Freshman Lily Rasser and Maria Taha unleash their creativity during the diamond painting session
Photo: Janelle Kwiatia

Wellness Day Eases End-of-Semester Stress

Ali Ahmed, Writer
February 7, 2023

West Po’s first-ever Wellness Day on January 25 consisted of 4 sessions that students–and teachers–could choose from seems a resounding success. Sessions included everything from basketball to art...

Nutcracker Returns to West Po for First Time in Years

Nutcracker Returns to West Po for First Time in Years

Miguel Tsang, Public Affairs and School Issues Editor
December 1, 2022

Ring in the holiday season by stopping by the 14th annual Alexandria Community Nutcracker, which is being held right here at West Po for the first time in several years. The show, presented by ArtSpire...

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Fall Festivities in the DMV Area

Phoebe Schultz, Editor-in-Chief
September 30, 2022

What’s the best part of Fall? For some it’s the weather finally cooling down, to others it might be the seasonal menus of their favorite coffee shops. Whatever it may be, there are many opportunities...

Varsity Blues

Varsity Blues

Annie Ghaffari, Writer
September 21, 2022

The den got defeated this past football game. We spoke to the varsity players about their feelings regarding the rest of the season. The boys felt confident and ready to tackle the remainder of the season....

Senior Art Show Taking Place in the Library

Senior Art Show Taking Place in the Library

Miguel Tsang
April 29, 2022

Running from April 21 to the 28th, there is a Senior Art Show taking place in the library. The art show showcases different works of visual art created by seniors right here at West Po. All the works of...

Students prepare snacks and coffee for customers.

Photo Credit: Ms. Byun

New Ideas Brewing in the Pulley Center

Phoebe Schultz, Social Media Co-Editor
April 13, 2022

Brew-Tea-ful, West Potomac’s one and only coffee shop is open every day from 9-10 AM in the Pulley Center for those in need of a midday pick-me-up or a sweet treat. Started in 2019 by Mr. Winterstein,...

The set mid-construction

Be More Chill

Michael Weinraub, Writer
April 11, 2022

The spring show for the West Potomac Theatre Department is the musical, Be More Chill, which starts April 20th with tickets on sale now at the West Potomac Theatre website. Jeremy Heere (played by Phillip...

Photo: Miguel Tsang

Local Monuments Show Ukrainian Flag Colors

Miguel Tsang, Writer
March 14, 2022

Various local sites have been lighting up to show support for Ukraine in their conflict with Russia. For instance, the George Washington Masonic Memorial now glows yellow and blue at night, and the Anthem...

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