The Wire

2019-2020 Staff

Mollie Shiflett

Associate Editor and Chief

Mollie Shiflett is a self-described history geek and a Costco fettuccine alfredo lover. She loves visiting Europe for the rich culture and history. She also loves visiting Maine, which her family does every year. Mollie and her...

Kai Phipps


Kai Phipps is a freshman at West Po. He has always had a passion for ice hockey, as even from a young age he proclaimed that his career path would follow either becoming a lawyer or playing hockey like his biggest influence, Ale...

Faith Gibson


Faith Gibson is a Freshman Reporter for The WP Wire. She looks up to her parents greatly and refers to the both of them as her heroes, both of them are in the news business. She describes a typical school day: Wake Up, Go To Scho...

Connor Marshall


Connor Marshall is a senior at West Potomac High School. Marshall is in his fourth year as a member of the West Potomac Marching Band, which he sees as a sport. However, he says the general public does not agree on that stance m...

Ethan Brodie


Ethan Brodie is a bright Sophomore with an excellent work ethic, good heart, and inspiring goals. He loves meteorology and plans to study it in college. Should Ethan have the option to travel through time, he would choose to go bac...

Annie Ghaffari


Aspiring to be a medical student, Annie also takes an interest in writing and journalism. She likes to write fiction and enjoys reading paranormal vampire stories. She owns two parakeets, unnamed because her six-year-old sister...

Stashia Sarpong


Stashia Sarpong is a freshman this year, coming from Carl Sandburg. She is the middle child of 7 children, which makes sense as to why her favorite thing about West Po is the freedom. Her favorite color is yellow, and she always...

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