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West Potomac Class Hosts 3rd Album Release Party

Jaylan Post
May 17, 2024

Head over to the Kogelman Theater on May 17th at 6:30, where West Potomac High School’s fivetwofive. are hosting their 2024 album release listening party for their new album, Growing Pains. fivetwofive....

How to Save Files From Your Google Drive (for Seniors)

How to Save Files From Your Google Drive (for Seniors)

Miguel Tsang
May 14, 2024

If you’re on track to graduate or leave FCPS, that means your school Google account will be deleted after your enrollment is up. Whatever the reason for saving your stuff may be, there’s a couple ways...

Addison Hood

The Complete Guide to Motivation Throughout The School Year

Addison Hood and Ireland Mcgee
May 7, 2024

Exhausted. Spent. Knackered. No matter what anyone calls it, as the end of the year approaches, some students' motivation is at an all-time low. Unfortunately, we’re smack dab in the middle of spring...

Mr. Robbett at a baseball game.

Teacher Feature Mr.Robbett

Leila Freimanis
April 18, 2024

Mr. Billy Robbett has started teaching his first year at West Potomac High School.   Before teaching at West Po, Mr. Robbett was teaching at Hayfield Secondary School, which was his first school...

Ms. Wheeler is a beloved English teacher

Teacher Feature: Ms. Wheeler

Addison Hood, Reporter
April 17, 2024

Ms. Amy Wheeler, or Ms. Wheeler, as her students call her, didn't originally want to be a teacher.    She went to college for communications and public relations, but her drive to help her...

How to join Girl Up

Club Hub-Bub: Girl Up

Owen Mclenithan
April 11, 2024

Recently, in March, Women's History Month, Girl Up, organized a Period Products drive to support the community by donating pads and tampons to Second Story, a youth crisis shelter.    Both Sra. Yamalie...

Restaurants at the Belle View Shopping Center

The After-School Snack Dilemma: Choosing the Perfect Post-School Grub

  Is it a struggle for you to choose what snack you want after school? During the school day students complete their assignments and typically come home to a lot of school work left to do. A long day...

Mary Vandever, Attendance Administrative Assistant, and Karina Morales, Attendance Office Assistant stay busy monitoring attendance.

Administration Cracks Down on Attendance

Phoebe Schultz
April 5, 2024

  For about a month, West Po has cracked down on attendance, instating new late-to-class policies and working to limit hallway traffic while in class. With the beginning of the school year, West Po athletics...

Norma Martinez and Alisson Mazariegos are co-captains of their girls La Liga team.

Advisory Students Score with La Liga

Nora Fitzpatrick
April 4, 2024

There’s a new reason to come to class for a whole lot of Wolverines. La Liga, a new intramural soccer league will be played during the 2nd half of advisory. La Liga will include eight separate teams...

Muchos estudiantes se han registrado en la liga para jugar al fútbol durante el periodo de Advisory.

Introduciendo La Liga de West Po

Sara Lainez, Cultural Editor/Staff Writer
April 4, 2024

Hay muchos estudiantes que desean jugar para el equipo de fútbol en la escuela, pero no pueden por muchas razones. Una de las razones es porque no tienen tiempo para quedarse después de la escuela para...

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The Madness of March Basketball

Clark Brown
March 22, 2024

Usually when people think of march madness, they think of teams like Duke and Kentucky winning it all in dominating fashion. Except that is never really what happens. Now more than ever underdogs are taking...

Miami Beach officials would be happy if revelers spent time sunning on the beach and enjoying the water. Photo of Miami Beach - REUTERS

Out With The Old, In With The New Spring Break Rules and Safety Concerns

Emma Fetterolf, Staff Writer
March 20, 2024

With spring break fast approaching, many students plan to leave to go to sunnier places. Spring break hot spots in Florida, OBX, and others along the east coast start to prepare for the rush of people...

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