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The student voice of West Potomac High School

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Juliet Laisch, freshman, shows off her Pickleball style and her Dunkin love.

Pickleball: More Fun with Fashion

Katie Olson and Sadie Regardie
June 4, 2024

In the heart of communities across the U.S, a sport with quiet beginnings is making a big debut, not only on the courts but in the world of fashion too. Pickleball, once an activity for the afternoons...

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...

“Chromantic” official cover art: Graphic design by Alyssa Hurley.

Student Produced Album “Chromantic” Makes Waves Around Campus

Peter Rainey
June 1, 2023

525. In 2021, it was only a classroom number, but over the last two years, that number has become a movement. West Potomac’s Music & Computer Technology academy class, led by teacher Mr. Luke Alexander...

WPDT outside of the ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena after competing their Pom dance

West Potomac Dance Team Hits the National Stage

Mercedes Henwood, Social Issues editor
February 8, 2023

This past weekend, our very own West Potomac Dance Team attended the UDA Nationals competition in Orlando, Florida. This year the team had 20 girls and they competed in the Large Varsity category for pom...

Spirit Week Flyer

A Look Into Glow Dance and Spirit Week

Jordin Thomas, Writer
March 18, 2022

We are having a spirit week next week starting on March 21st through the 25th, that will be sponsored by Student Government. Monday, March 21st will be Movie Character Day, dress like your favorite movie...

Father’s Day Gifts

June 8, 2018

12 Fantastic Father’s Day Gifts for Different Dads You can find all of these gifts on Amazon! Cheesy Dad Gifts/ For Funny Dads Funny Shirt- If you have a sibling, this is the gift for you. Your...

Mr. Rice directing musicians during a rehearsal.

Jesus Christ Superstar: Pit Orchestra Perspective

Claire Callahan, Editor-in-Chief
April 21, 2018

West Potomac’s theatre company Beyond the Page performed its first show of Jesus Christ Superstar last night. The musical is almost entirely sung, so the pit orchestra plays a major role. Seniors...

The mariachi band performing at Around the World in One Night.

Around the World in One Night: Behind the Scenes

Claire Callahan, Editor-in-Chief
January 26, 2018

Every year, Around the World in One Night is a multicultural, international event held in West Potomac’s cafeteria intended to celebrate the student body’s diversity and learn about other cultures....

Gillian Sickler

Homecoming Hype Reaches Students

Jaida Brown-Atkins, Reporter
November 3, 2017

Homecoming is an exciting event being held on October 14, 2017  and there's a lot of organization behind it. The students that attend the event have high expectations. The committee is working hard, and...

Sofia Campos, winner of the senatorial election

Student Senate: Showcasing Student Voice

Claire Callahan, Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 1, 2017

The new bell schedule may have ruffled some feathers, but the addition of homeroom has brought a new program into the mix: the student senate. Last week, students interested in representing their homerooms...

Hispanic Heritage Month Sparks Discussion About Puerto Rico

Hispanic Heritage Month Sparks Discussion About Puerto Rico

Sofia Marcia, Reporter
November 1, 2017

The Hispanic Heritage Parade made its way through the halls of West Potomac, organized by Spanish teacher Yamalie Colon. The festival was held for people from hispanic backgrounds. Students danced brought...

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