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West Potomac Wire Bracket Challenge Update

West Potomac Wire Bracket Challenge Update

Jackson Baker, Sports Editor
April 8, 2024

The West Potomac Wire Women’s Bracket Challenge came to a close on Sunday afternoon. This year’s bracket challenge winner is Stef Waigand who is in the Hollo-Gand homeroom. Waigand had an 88.6% correct...

West Po faces off against Fairfax in the March 21 home match.

Tennis Season in Full Swing

Miguel Tsang and Jaylan Post
April 5, 2024

   With matches having started the week of March 11, the tennis season is now in full swing. While of course, athletes and coaches have been hard at work, training for tennis is wildly different than...

The West Potomac Stadium Field

Wolverine’s 7-on-7 Rushes Football to Spring

Rhett Butler and Sebastian Zornes
April 5, 2024

In the wake of the recent basketball frenzy and with West Potomac spring sports starting up, football will also be in the air. Early football workouts will begin on the stadium field. With the loss of...

The new building features tons of windows that provide natural light and open to an outdoor classroom space.

What’s in a Name? History? Family? Fun?

In response to The Wire’s request for suggested names for the new building, we found few but mighty responses from the fun to the familial. What’s your favorite? Readers can respond to the poll...

Photo Credit: Disney/Marvel Studios

Echo: A Solid New Chapter In the MCU

Jaylan Post and Miguel Tsang
January 24, 2024

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has returned with an unlikely gem in its new series: Echo. With the series being the tenth series apart of the MCU, Echo follows the aftermath of the 2022 series, Hawkeye....

New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

Sadie Regardie, Writer
December 15, 2023

The New Year is right around the corner and before you know it, the clock will tick 12 and become 2024. Each year people around the world create a new year's resolution that tends to last only a month....

Poll results pie chart

West Potomac’s Winter Clothing Essentials

Lulu Zawitoski, Sadie Regardie, and Jessica Fultz
December 13, 2023

Brrr, thinking about West Potomac's icy winters gives us chills! What's that one clothing must-have you can't survive without? Let's dive into the must-have items that will help Wolverines stay cozy and...

Mrs. Jessica Statz in her new office as she adjusts to the new title of principal.

Meet the Principal: An Interview With Mrs. Statz

Miguel Tsang, Phoebe Schultz
December 11, 2023

Last Wednesday, December 6, marked West Po Principal Mrs. Jessica Statz’s 10th day in her position. Although she originally hails from New Jersey, Statz is well-versed in the Alexandria community. “I...

Fortnite OG Eliminated, New Maps Dropped in “Big Bang”

Thomas Greene
December 7, 2023

Fortnite players have spent the last month dropping in at some of the famed original locations such as Tilted Towers, Pleasant Park, and Salty Springs, all of which were brought back as a part of the...

The freshman football team who had a great season with a 5-3 record.    

 Photo Credits -- Heather Condon

The End of the Fall Season

Rhett Butler, Writer
December 1, 2023

A great fall sports season is coming to an end. It is sad to see it go, but the experiences were great. “I loved every moment of it, " Jack Coulter, kicker of the varsity football team, stated. “I...

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A Haunting In Venice: Hauntingly Good

Kira Canizalez and Katie Olson
November 8, 2023

This spooky season, a new murder mystery movie has hit theaters. Based on the 1969 novel, “Halloween Party” by Agatha Christie, it is especially thrilling and If you're looking for suspense and a nail-biting...

What You Need to Know About Carrie the Musical

What You Need to Know About Carrie the Musical

Ali Ahmed '26
October 18, 2023

West Po Wolverines: Carrie the Musical is a new show developed by the West Po theater department “Beyond the Page”, which will be shown from October 26th to November 4th. It is a theater adaptation...

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