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    FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: MEET TEACHER MRS. JESSICA MCLAUGHLIN

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    Excitement Grows as Color Guard Readies for Homecoming

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    Sophomore Matt Henneforth Experiences Thrill of the Hunt

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    Being Involved in HS Theatre Plus in Many Ways

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    FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: MEET MR. GREG BUTLER

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    Poet’s Corner

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    Faculty Spotlight: Ten Questions with English Teacher Marianne Morgan

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    In Step with . . . Honor Student Caitlin Falloon

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Excitement Grows as Color Guard Readies for Homecoming
Sophomore Matt Henneforth Experiences Thrill of the Hunt
Being Involved in HS Theatre Plus in Many Ways
FACULTY SPOTLIGHT:  MEET MR. GREG BUTLER
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Senior RJ Clemens Earns Recognition as Outstanding Student
Homecoming, Long Awaited Tradition and Exciting Time for Court

Homecoming, Long Awaited Tradition and Exciting Time for Court

Following in a tradition that has been established over the past few years, the Western Wayne School District invites the community to attend to its annual...

District to Focus on Pride in Differentiation for 2018-19 School Year

District to Focus on Pride in Differentiation for 2018-19 School Year

“On the outside, always looking in/ Will I ever be more than I’ve always been?/ ‘Cause I’m tap, tap, tapping on the glass/ Waving through a window,”...

Lindsey Karwacki Recognized by WW Administration

Lindsey Karwacki Recognized by WW Administration

Western Wayne Administration has recognized Lindsey Karwacki as an outstanding student.  Lindsey is a senior who is greatly interested in environmental...

Senior Ty Alpaugh Named Scholastic Superstar

Senior Ty Alpaugh Named Scholastic Superstar

Senior Ty Alpaugh, who has been named as a Scholastic Superstar by the Scranton Times, will be attending the prestigious Vassar College located in Poughkeepsie,...

Junior Paige Barillo Recognized for Giving to Community

Junior Paige Barillo Recognized for Giving to Community

Western Wayne High School Administration has recognized junior Paige Barillo as an outstanding student. Paige recently completed an excellent senior...

Hershey Makes for a Sweet Conference for FBLA Competitors

Hershey Makes for a Sweet Conference for FBLA Competitors

This year, around forty Western Wayne High School students participated in the FBLA State Conference held at Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA. FBLA stands...

Public Invited to Western Wayne Catwalk for Hunger Event

Public Invited to Western Wayne Catwalk for Hunger Event

The bright lights of Times Square, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Central Park among other iconic parts of New York City will be the inspiration for...

Twelve Qualify for District Band

Twelve Qualify for District Band

Everyone knows about the “Pride of Western Wayne” at all of the football games, parades, and graduation. They bring joy and sound to each of our events,...

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District Food Drive Now Underway
Entrepreneurship Week Prompts Event for FBLA Students
Culinary Students Create Holiday Projects
Western Wayne Students Enrich Spanish Curriculum with Dance

Western Wayne Students Enrich Spanish Curriculum with Dance

Whip, nae nae, and dab are all moves that most teenagers have mastered in today’s culture.  However, it is not often that teenagers have an opportunity...

R.D. Wilson Elementary and Middle Schools Host Benjamin Franklin Assembly

R.D. Wilson Elementary and Middle Schools Host Benjamin Franklin Assembly

Western Wayne elementary and middle school students were treated to an educational and extremely entertaining presentation about and “given by” Benjamin...

Fashion Students Redesign Wedding Dresses

Spending hours working to create the perfect wedding dress sounds like the kind of challenge famous designers featured at Kleinfeld Bridal take on to please...

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Getting to Know You:  Band Members & their Instruments of Choice

Abigail Lopez, Staff Reporter

Questions: What instrument(s) do you play? Which is your favorite and why?   Lindsey Karwacki Grade 12: -“Percussion” - “I love percussion because it is so powerful and the music is technical”   Bryce Urian Grade 12: -“All saxophones” (Soprano, Alto, Baritone) - “Baritone Saxophone is my favorite because I have had the most time to learn and perfect...

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Lena Piccolino, Staff Reporter

“FEFE” (feat. Nicki Minaj & Murda Beatz) -Mackenzie Shealter 9th   “Missing you Crazy” (Russ) –Gabrielle Tetreault 9th   “Jackie Chan” (Tiësto, Dzeko ft. Preme & Post Malone) –Rylee Sheehan 9th   “A Change is Gonna Come” (Sam Cook) –Madison Mcglone 10th   “See You Again” (Miley Cyrus) –Hayley Kovaleski 10th   “Champion”...

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Mock Trial Provides Avenue for Public Speaking and Analysis, Too

Emma Dwyer, Staff Reporter

Our Mock Trial team competing last February, landed an ultimate win for Western Wayne. They took on Valley View in the yearly competition that takes place inside the Scranton Courthouse every year. Both teams demonstrated a professional environment just like a real trial, and executed their cases with their knowledge of law and government.   Every year the Western Wayne Mock Trial team accepts...

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Senior Survey:  What Are You Most Looking Forward to as You Begin Senior Year?

Leonard Maiocco, Staff Reporter

Jill Dudley 12th grade- "I look forward to starting the next chapter in my life. I am excited for college and to meet new people and experience a change." Evan Coons 12th grade- "I am most excited for Spirit Games because it's fun and the seniors always win." Jess Madden 12th grade- "I look forward to spending time with my friends before going off to college. I want to make the most of my last...

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Poet’s Corner:  Friends

Miranda Kubilus, Staff Reporter

Friends I have been so empty For so long, Just waiting for real friends to come along. I have been used, My kindness abused, Just to have the blame pointed on me and to be accused. Everyone I trusted to stay with me had left, And even though they left so long ago my heart they have kept. People will come, and people will go, But to think that this friendship was only for...

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Just Spit It Out: 60 Seconds with Senior Bryce Urian!

Nicholas Valentin, Staff Reporter

Q: If you could turn into an animal, what would you turn into? A: Chameleon Q: What is your favorite movie genre and why? A: Sci-fi, love the imagination of what the future can bring. Q: If you could be our 46th President, what would be your first law? A: I would make Band or Chorus a mandatory class, so schools cannot cut these programs. Q: If you could rid the world of one thing,...

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What  superstition or Halloween legend do you believe in?
Editorial:  Physical Education Shouldn’t Make the Grade
An Open Letter to President Trump
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