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Excitement Grows as Color Guard Readies for Homecoming
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Students Host Blood Drive in Honor of Beloved Teacher
Art Students Receive Recognition from Scranton Times
Western Wayne Students Teach Science at Elementary School
Western Wayne High School Students THINK ENERGY!

Western Wayne High School Students THINK ENERGY!

On October 29th Western Wayne High School Students in grade 9 experienced the THINK! ENERGY Innovation Program. This program is an interactive, hands-on...

Yearly Tradition of Spanish Dancing Fun for Students

  Learning rhythms, beats, steps, and choreography isn’t just  work for celebrity guests on Dancing with the Stars, students at Western...

Seniors Recognized as WVIA Artists

Creating surreal art and performing with renowned foreign composers are just two of the accomplishments of the Western Wayne seniors chosen to be one group...

Western Wayne Fashion Students Develop Creative Projects

Repurposing men’s blazers, designing long skirts, and creating entire themed fashion collections are just some of the tasks that Western Wayne fashion...

Senior RJ Clemens Earns Recognition as Outstanding Student

Senior RJ Clemens Earns Recognition as Outstanding Student

Western Wayne Administration has recognized Robert Joseph Clemens as an outstanding student.  RJ is a senior who has been highly involved in Western Wayne’s...

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...

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Senior Katherine Moore Wins First Chair
Western Wayne High School Math Students Share Knowledge and Cheer at Julia Ribaudo
Western Wayne High School Receives 2018 ExxonMobil Grant
Hamlin/ Lake Ariel Rotary Donates Coats for Western Wayne Students

Hamlin/ Lake Ariel Rotary Donates Coats for Western Wayne Students

All four Western Wayne Schools (EverGreen Elementary, R.D. Wilson Elementary, the High School, and Middle School) benefited from a coat drive done by the...

Art Students Recognized for Fine Work

Art Students Recognized for Fine Work

Several talented students were recognized as artists of the month.  From left, top row: September: Dayla Jones, “Bi-Polar Leopard” mixed media;...

District Food Drive Now Underway

District Food Drive Now Underway

The Western Wayne Educational Foundation and the Pride committee put together a fun and pride-filled celebration during the week of Homecoming, September...

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IF YOU HAD TO CHOOSE …..

Jamie Bryan, Staff Reporter

Skiing or Snowboarding? Gavin Lamberton 12th – Snowboarding, it’s a lot of fun and a good challenge. Carter Davis 10th – Skiing because it’s a lot more fun. Snow Day or Two-Hour Delay? Cassidy Asinski 10th – Two Hour Delay because you get more sleep, shorter classes, and you don’t have to make up the day in the summer! Sydney Hutchinson 10th – Two Hour Delay because it is shorter...

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Just Spit It Out: 60 Seconds with Senior RJ Clemens!

Nicholas Valentin, Reporter

Nick: How did you start your acting career? RJ: I started when I was 6, which was the year that my mother directed Godspell, and I enjoyed it, so I continued doing it.   N: What do you plan to be your major? RJ: I’m majoring in Chemistry and minoring in Theater.   N: If you could be our 46th President, what would you do? RJ: I would include more Arts programs to schools.   N:...

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TEEN TALK: Networking, Necessary Component of Teenage Job Searching

Miranda Kubilus, Columnist

Everyone at some point knows the struggle of trying to find a first job. Lots of places won’t hire people who have no experience in the workforce, which almost contradicts itself because you need experience to get a job, but you need a job to get the experience. Being a teen and trying to find a job is especially difficult seeing as there are tons of restrictions as to when teens can and can’t...

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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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NOW ON DVD: A look at old classics and new series on screens.
What  superstition or Halloween legend do you believe in?
Editorial:  Physical Education Shouldn’t Make the Grade
  • An Open Letter to President Trump April 6, 2017
  • Letters to the Editor- Feb. ’17 February 3, 2017
  • Letters to the Editor, Nov. ’16 November 20, 2016
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Senior Katherine Moore Wins First Chair
Meet the Planet Wildcat Staff!
English teacher Marianne Morgan

Advisor

English teacher Marianne Kohan Morgan founded and has advised Planet Wildcat (previously a print publication) for more than 20 years.  Under her direction, her staff won First Place International Awa...

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Damon Martzen

Reporter

Damon Martzen is a junior a Western Wayne High School. This is his first year of being a journalist for Planet Wildcat. He has so far been a member of the band for three years and is a first member of the...

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Sydney Peet

Staff Reporter

Sydney enjoys reading, writing, listening to show tunes, and expanding her  knowledge of all things history and musical theater.  She dreams of completing college and moving to Savannah, Georgia or N...

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Emma Dwyer

Staff Reporter

Emma is a junior and is involved in many clubs, including Cats Club, Mock Trial, FBLA, Reading Team, Literary Magazine, Girls Lead, NHS, and NAHS. She likes to spend her free time writing poetry and volunt...

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