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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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Owen Mclenithan, Technology Editor

Owen Mclenithan identifies as a trombone and is a freshman at West Potomac High School going into his first year of Journalism. Owen is the lead editor for technology, and a reporter for entertainment. Owen loves playing soccer and he’s in the West Po marching band. He plays  the trombone, french horn, and piano and he is the best composer of the entire school. He also enjoys playing and coding video games. Last but not least, Owen’s favorite food is spam musubi.

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West Po students making Black History Month bracelets during lunch.

The Club Hub-Bub: The Black Student Union

Owen Mclenithan, Staff Writer
February 16, 2024

February is Black History Month and the Black Student Union (BSU) is getting ready to work during lunches doing African American trivia and making bracelets every Friday for the month.  The president...

The Young Democrats and Young Republicans clubs have been absent from West Potomac since 2020

The Disappearance of the Young Republicans and Young Democrats Clubs

Thomas Argroves, Owen Mclenithan, and Finn Johnson
February 12, 2024

As of 2020, the Young Democrats and Young Republicans clubs disappeared from the West Po clubs roster after running from 2001-2020. There was also a Democratic Socialist club for a short time, but it’s...

Neither the Young Democrats or the Young Republicans have clubs at West Potomac. Photo Credit: UIC Today

The Disappearance of Young Republicans and Young Democrats Clubs

As of 2020, the Young Democrats and Young Republicans clubs disappeared from the West Po clubs roster after running from 2001-2020. There was also a Democratic Socialist club for a short time, but it’s...

In 2017 Mexico found two presumed alien bodies that were recently found to be fakes and made out of a combination of animal and human bones

The Many Theories on Aliens

During the summer of 2023, three former military officials informed congress that the government is hiding things about UFOs that they haven’t told the public. There have been many recent reports about...

Caution is definitely encouraged when choosing which bathroom to use. Students should consider both location and timing when skipping to the loo.

The Ultimate Bathroom Survivial Guide

Thomas Argroves, Finn Johnson, and Owen McLenithan
December 15, 2023

The Ultimate Bathroom Survival Guide Despite an outstanding custodial staff who works to keep things sparkling, bathrooms at  West Po are still notorious for being dirty, broken or even dangerous.  Even...

Teacher Feature: Mr. Antonucci

Teacher Feature: Mr. Antonucci

Owen McLenithan, Writer
October 16, 2023

Sounds of brass, woodwinds and percussion resonated throughout the massive auditorium. Mr. Joseph Antonucci — or Mr. A —  was directing the rehearsal for the last concert at Langley High School,...

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