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The student voice of West Potomac High School

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Cami Santa Anna, Senior Editor

Cami joined journalism in her junior year because she loves writing.  She has been a tutor in the West Potomac Writing Center since Sophomore year. This year she is excited to be a Senior Editor. In her free time she enjoys volunteering, hanging out with friends, or listening  to music on her phone.  Throughout her time on The Wire, she has enjoyed getting to know her school and meeting new people. 

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Senior Student Guide 2018

Senior Student Guide 2018

Cami Santa Anna, Senior Editor
April 24, 2018

There was a Senior Parent meeting On Thursday, April 18. Here’s all you need to know, as a senior student.        WEST POTOMAC WIRE'S SENIOR GUIDE 2018 SHOUT: When:...

A Week of New Music: Singles

Cami Santa Anna, Senior Editor
April 16, 2018

Sunday: A Good Night Artist: John Legend, Featuring BloodPop Release Date: April 6 Sunday brings a chill, groovy tune with John Legend’s A Good Night.   Memorable Lyrics:...

Bilici (sitting) surrounded by colleagues, some of whom are now in jail, two months before the government takeover.

Abdulhamit Bilici: How Turkey Lost its Largest Newspaper

Abdulhamit Bilici was the editor-in-chief of Zaman, the largest newspaper in Turkey, before it was taken over by the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Fired and receiving threats of imprisonment,...

Orchestra Seniors Take Final Bow at Senior Night

Cami Santa Anna, Reporter
June 8, 2017

Siblings, parents and friends gathered in the Kogelman for a smaller concert to commemorate the six graduating senior orchestra students on their various achievements, as well as hear each player perform...

Photo credit to Michael Brambha

Wolverines Talk Culture: Students Celebrate Nowruz

Cami Santa Anna and Maliah Hawkins
April 7, 2017

Students often treasure the things that connect them with their heritage. In seniors Sarah Sauers and Michael Bambha’s case, that would be Nowruz. Nowruz is also spelled many ways, including Nooruz,...

Coach Stamos

Boys Lacrosse Prepares for Spring Season

Cami Santa Anna and Maliah Hawkins
March 19, 2017

Tryouts for junior varsity and varsity spring sports recently concluded. Each tryout participant has to meet the sport’s standards in order to make the team, as they all require hard work and dedication...

Author Heidi Heilig talked about her book, The Girl From Everywhere.

Author Heidi Heilig Visits School

Cami Santa Anna and Maliah Hawkins
February 15, 2017

 This past Thursday, the library welcomed author Heidi Heilig, who is currently promoting the release of her second book, The Ship Beyond Time and heard speak about her debut young adult novel, The Girl...

Aleixo and her family (Courtesy Margarita Aleixo)

Senior Margarita Aleixo Learns of Her True Background

Andrea Lugo and Cami Santa Anna
January 29, 2017

We’ve all been there. You’re in a group of people, and suddenly the topic of your cultural/ethnic origin comes up. Slowly but surely, everyone starts naming off the halves and quarters and eighths...

Singer songwriter Solange Knowles’s third studio album was released in late September.

Music Review: Solange Knowles’ “A Seat at the Table”

Cami Santa Anna, Reporter
January 18, 2017

Singer songwriter Solange Knowles’s third studio album placed number one on Billboard top 200 in October, upon it’s late September 2016 release.  A Seat at the Table,  released by her own record...

(Staff Photo) Science teacher Kevin Chavers.

Teacher Feature – Kevin Chavers

Cami Santa Anna, Reporter
November 21, 2016

This September, the West Potomac Science department welcomed Kevin Chavers. Chavers teaches biology, a subject in which he strives to help others understand and appreciate his passion. He looks forward...

Despite Gender, Female Football Player Succeeds on JV Team

Cami Santa Anna and Maliah Hawkins
November 8, 2016

This year, West Potomac’s Junior Varsity football team recruited junior Ubaida Ahmed, who is the the only girl on the team. Ahmed is determined to make a difference, on the field, and in others lives...

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