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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,...

Holiday Spirit Week Kicks Off Winter Break

Holiday Spirit Week Kicks Off Winter Break

Kristina Gulczewski, Reporter
January 3, 2017

As the first day of the school’s winter break spirit week, Monday saw double. The hallways were dotted with those who participated in Twin Day - pairs of friends sporting matching outfits and hairstyles...

The String is back with more ways to get into the holiday mood.

5 More Ways to Get Into the Holiday Spirit

Claudia Santa Anna, Senior Editor
December 13, 2016

The lights are up, the trees are trimmed, and the Yule log is burning, but are you in the holiday spirit yet? For some poor sufferers of Funoycosis or Christmasphobia (such as yourself), ‘the holiday...

A Musical Kick-Off to the Holiday Season

A Musical Kick-Off to the Holiday Season

On December 8, the West Potomac Band performed their annual winter concert. Many of the musical selections were holiday-themed, from classic pieces such as selections from the “Nutcracker” to modern...

(Courtesy TotallyHistory) Freedom of Want by Norman Rockwell

An Angsty Teen’s Guide to Thanksgiving

Nina Raneses, Co-Editor in Chief
November 21, 2016

Well, it’s that time of year again, Wolverines! Thanksgiving is this week which means most of us will be out of school, doing a lot of eating, and not doing a lot of school work. However, for a lot of...

Lost Sock Memorial Day

Lost Sock Memorial Day

Huda Khan, Reporter
May 19, 2016

From putting up sparkling trees on Christmas, to butchering turkeys in honor of alleged ancestors that were only “partially” responsible for the decimation of an entire race of people, celebrating...

Not feeling the Christmas spirit this year? No problem!

5 Ways to Get Into the Holiday Spirit

Claudia Santa Anna, Copy-Editor/Reviews Editor
December 14, 2015

It’s the week before Christmas, but if it wasn’t for the Christmas ads on TV and the flashing neon lights with the Costco-bought blow-up Santa and elves display next door, you wouldn’t have been...

Tips and Tricks for Black Friday Shopping!

Tips and Tricks for Black Friday Shopping!

Jenni Wheaton and Bela Starinchak
November 20, 2015

After the day of giving thanks and spending time with families, millions set up their tents to camp out in front of stores and malls, anxiously waiting for the deals and savings to start. With these tips...

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