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The student voice of West Potomac High School

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The student voice of West Potomac High School

The Wire

Senior Darrel Mensah received his crown, sash and a check for $100 as 2016s Mr. West Potomac.

Senior Darrel Mensah Crowned 2016 Mr. West Potomac

Nina Raneses, Co-Editor in Chief
April 10, 2016

After a night filled with plenty of laughs, original talent and good-natured fun, senior Darrel Mensah received the coveted ‘Mr. West Potomac’ title and a check for $100 on Friday in this year’s...

SGA Holiday Spirit Week Is A Success

SGA Holiday Spirit Week Is A Success

Shahtaj Ali, Reporter
December 19, 2015

West Potomac students finished off their final week before winter break with a holiday themed spirit week. Students were able to show their school pride by coming in their comfiest clothes, warmest flannel,...

Collingwood Light Show: A Community Tradition

Collingwood Light Show: A Community Tradition

Jenni Wheaton and Bela Starinchak
December 18, 2015

Of the many holiday traditions in Alexandria, Va., one of the most memorable is the Collingwood Light Show on Collingwood Road, organized by Aldersgate Church.  Almost every year since 1994, Bill Vaughan...

Charlotte Shannon, Grade 11

West Potomac Students Go All Out for Ugly Sweater Day

Huda Khan, Reporter
December 17, 2015

As part of the pre-winter break spirit week, West Potomac students came to school today dressed in their ugliest holiday sweaters. These sweaters ranged from comfy seasonal button downs to shirts that...

(From Left to Right) John Collins, Camille Roberts, Nicki Dolce and Fabiola Castro, Grade 10

Wolverines Get Spirited in Plaid for Flannel Day

Wingel Caburian, Reporter
December 15, 2015

Before winter break starts, SGA decided to host a pre-winter break spirit week before the year ends. Today was flannel day, and students all over West Potomac arrived at school in their best plaid button...

(Left) Julia George, Grade 11,  (Middle) Lindsay Freewalt, Grade 11, (Right) Allie Puskar, Grade 11

SGA Holiday Spirit Week Kicks Off With Comfy and Cozy Day

Shahtaj Ali, Reporter
December 14, 2015

West Potomac High School kicked off its pre-winter break spirit week with Comfy Cozy Day. It encouraged students to come in their comfiest clothes to showcase their school spirit. A wide range of students,...

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