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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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When in Rome...Bring a Textbook?

When in Rome…Bring a Textbook?

Katie Dickinson, Reporter
March 14, 2014

On a recent cruise to Haiti, Jamaica, and Mexico (unfortunately not Rome), I missed seven school days. With four AP classes weighing down my class schedule, it was sadly not a completely stress-free vacation....

The Mock Trial Club preps for its first major competition.

Don’t Mock It ‘Til You Try It: West Potomac’s Mock Trial Club

Katie Dickinson, Reporter
December 10, 2013

If you’re a “Law and Order” fanatic, an actor, or an “analytical pick-things-apart” kind of person, then the Mock Trial Club may be for you. "It's basically fake court," says activity sponsor...

Seniors heading out early to beat the parking lot traffic jam.

Small Privilege: Seniors Leaving “Early”

Katie Dickinson, Staff Reporter
December 2, 2013

I have noticed that being dismissed early is frequently a senior privilege at high schools around the country. This common perk allows seniors to leave school a few minutes earlier than the remainder of...

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