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Courtesy: Mount Vernon Gazette

2017 Senior Issue – digital edition

June 23, 2017

The following Senior Issue was available at Graduation for pick up, but it is available here for digital download. Additional copies are available in the Front Office of West Potomac High School. Special...

Courtesy: Mount Vernon Gazette

Class of 2016 Offers Post-Grad Advice to 2017

Claudia Santa Anna, Senior Editor
June 17, 2017

"My advice is to join the Quidditch team and get BIG. Seriously though I would suggest making time to work out. Sometimes you get super busy or stressed and you start to prioritize other things over...

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...

Wrapping It Up: Class of 2017 President on Senior Year

Wrapping It Up: Class of 2017 President on Senior Year

Claudia Santa Anna, Senior Editor
May 24, 2017

This article is a follow-up from an article from October. Click here to read it.     In October, the senior class sent out a survey asking about Class of 2017 senior privileges. These...

Horses at A Place to Be, a nonprofit organization where senior Juliette Burcham (on horse) will be SHOUTing, provides stress-relief to children in foster care.

SHOUTing Out Loud: Seniors Look Forward to Unique, Meaningful SHOUT Experiences

Claudia Santa Anna, Senior Editor
May 19, 2017

SHOUT (Students Helping Others United Together), which runs from June 1 to 14 this year, provides for unique but meaningful experiences for seniors in their final weeks before graduation. Instead of attending...

May 1 is the national deadline to commit to a college or university.

A Big Commitment: Seniors Celebrate National College Comitment Day

Claudia Santa Anna, Senior Editor
May 1, 2017

For most college-bound students, May 1 is the national deadline to commit to a college or university. Even though many Wolverine seniors discovered which college they would attend through early decision...

Goalkeeper Lindsay Freewalt during a West Potomac 2016 soccer season game

Senior Season for Spring Sports

Claire Callahan and Bella DeMaso
March 5, 2017

The spring sports season always accompanies the end of the school year, but for this year’s graduating class, it marks the end of their high school career too. For some, participation in student athletics...

Homecoming Court Celebrates Wins

Homecoming Court Celebrates Wins

Claudia Santa Anna, Senior Editor
December 12, 2016

Homecoming Week is perhaps one of the most coveted weeks for high schools. A week full of spirit days, the pep rally, and school spirit ended with the announcement of Homecoming Court and football. On...

Q&A With the Homecoming King and Queen

Q&A With the Homecoming King and Queen

Homecoming King: Nasim al-Saadawi Homecoming Queen: Raelyn Davis Did you expect to win? And, if so, do you feel you deserved it? Nasim: “I think I was going to win. I can honestly say I had...

The back of the Class of 2017 senior shirt. Courtesy: Veronica Webb, senior shirt designer

Class of 2017 Receives Senior Survey

Claudia Santa Anna, Senior Editor
October 1, 2016

On Tuesday September 27th, a online survey was sent to all seniors. What the survey concerned was what most underclassmen dream of- senior privileges, the senior class trip, and the class shirt, which...

From left to right: Jason Vargas, Logan Petkosek, Mikial Boyce, Jessica Masterson, Alex Bailey, Jan Saraum, Revathi Mohan, and Michelle St. John

Orchestra’s Seniors Running Towards Graduation in Senior Night Concert

Claudia Santa Anna, Editor
May 30, 2016

As night began to fall on Wednesday, May 25, eight close-knit seniors prepared for one of their last high school orchestra concerts. West Potomac’s Orchestra’s 2016 Senior Concert featured music...

(Staff Picture) Senior Sam Jansen with his work.

Reception Celebrates Senior Artists’ Work

Brian Cash, Reporter
May 3, 2016

Seniors in the West Potomac art program were celebrated on Saturday, April 28, 2016. A wide variety of art from different seniors was shown off in the library from 7 to 9 p.m. with the artists present...

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