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The student voice of West Potomac High School

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The student voice of West Potomac High School

The Wire

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...

Mrs. Blake sitting at her desk.

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Blake

Isabella Greene, Writer
December 12, 2023

 A geometry and calculus teacher, Mrs. Sariah Blake graduated from BYU with a degree in Math Education. This year is her first year being a full time teacher. She has always had a liking for math, and...

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...

Teacher Feature: Mr. Antonucci

Teacher Feature: Mr. Antonucci

Owen McLenithan, Writer
October 16, 2023

Sounds of brass, woodwinds and percussion resonated throughout the massive auditorium. Mr. Joseph Antonucci — or Mr. A —  was directing the rehearsal for the last concert at Langley High School,...

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,...

Teacher Feature: Ms. Merino

Teacher Feature: Ms. Merino

Brian Cordova Centeno
December 6, 2022

Ms. Brittany Merino, or Señora Merino to her Spanish students, is in her twelfth year of teaching with all of them being at West Po. She teaches Spanish I, II, and III. Ever since she was in elementary...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Martinez

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Martinez

Sophia West
November 29, 2022

Mrs. Martinez is one of the many teachers at West Potomac high school; the only classes she teaches are Spanish 2 and Spanish 3. Even though Mrs. Martinez has been a teacher for 11 years, this is her first...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Sridhar

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Sridhar

Sara Lainez
November 22, 2022

Now in her 23rd year of teaching Mrs. Parvathy Sridhar hasn’t always had it easy. Coming from India to the U.S was definitely a challenge for Mrs. Sridhar, especially in the teaching environment. “Before...

Teacher Feature: Mr. Dassner

Teacher Feature: Mr. Dassner

Emily Butler
November 8, 2022

Coming from Annapolis, Maryland, Mr. Jeffrey Dassner is the newest addition to West Po’s psychology and history department.    Dassner grew up in Pittsburgh. He graduated from Allegheny College...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Neer

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Neer

Janelle Kwatia and Kniyannah Farmer
November 1, 2022

A Biology teacher at West Potomac, Mrs. Mackenzie Neer is in her first year of teaching but has been a substitute teacher in San Diego for four years. She earned her Masters of Education from Mercyhurst...

Teacher Feature: Dr. Weech

Teacher Feature: Dr. Weech

Gracie Bobotek
October 25, 2022

Dr. Weech is a biology teacher who began her interest in teaching in college. She originally started tutoring foster kids for money. It was rewarding for her when she “saw the lightbulb go off in their...

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