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The student voice of West Potomac High School

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The student voice of West Potomac High School

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Emily Butler

Emily Butler, Social Media Editor

Emily "Emmie" Butler is a senior here at West Po. It’s her 4th year in journalism and 3rd as a Social Media Editor for The Wire. When not at school she enjoys any time spent being active or with her friends who bring out her social personality. She has been a member of West Po’s crew and swim team for the past three years and plans to continue. This year she is president of the crew team. She aspires to be a positive person in all aspects of life and she looks forward to the little things like blasting music with the windows down or a sushi dinner with her best friends.

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The Nutcracker Celebrates 15th Anniversary

The Nutcracker Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Emily Butler, Social Media Editor
November 29, 2023

‘Tis the season of the Alexandria Community Nutcracker! This year, the show celebrates its 15th anniversary. With a performance featuring over 200 community members and many West Po students, the Nutcracker...

Mr. McMahon posing with the Wolverine at Back to School Night

A Q&A with Mr. McMahon

What was your previous title? My previous title was Director of Student Services. [And so] when they name our principal, that’ll be the position I go back to.    Could you remind us how...

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,...

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...

A promotional image advertising Swifts latest tour, via Ticketmaster

Ticketmaster Goes Bust Amidst Taylor Swift Tickets Rush

Emily Butler, Social Media Manager and Editor
November 19, 2022

Taylor Swift has been making a lot of music history over the past three weeks. Following the release of her tenth studio album, Midnights, Swift has held the top ten spots on Billboard’s Hot 100. She...

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...

Bell schedule beginning on Tuesday, February 16.

Times are Changing! – New Schedule Beginning on Tuesday, February 16th

Emily Butler, Writer
February 11, 2021

As West Po prepares for students and staff to return to the building, there is a bell schedule change starting next week to accommodate the changes to come. Most notably, school begins at 8:20 a.m. instead...

Photo credit to Ms. L.

Teacher Feature: Ms. Lintot

Emily Butler, Writer
January 26, 2021

Ms. Virginia Lintot teaches 9th grade Health and P.E. This is her first year teaching full time, as she was a part-time teacher last year. She has been coaching for the past ten years, as well as being...

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