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Lab Techs Make Classes Run  More Smoothly while Earning Hands-on Experience in Science
What’s Cookin’ with Mia Rovinsky: Confetti Sprinkle Cupcakes Perfect for Valentines Day!
Background Music with Schoolwork: Great Satisfaction or a Distraction?
Reflections: The Anxiety of College Application Season
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NHS Gathering Food and Toys for Community Drives
Resource Officer Passionate about Making Difference in Student Lives
Western Wayne Art Students Recognized in Artist of the Month Contest
Barcarola Inks with UVA
Senior Ezra Tetreault Accepted to Top Choice US Coast Guard Academy

Senior Ezra Tetreault Accepted to Top Choice US Coast Guard Academy

Ezra is highly involved in the Western Wayne school community. He serves as president of the National Honor Society and is also student body president...

Semi Prince and Princess Crowned

Semi Prince and Princess Crowned

This year’s Semi was themed, “Harvest Ball” and was held on Saturday, November 23, from 4 to 9 p.m.  at Ladore, Waymart. There were over 250 students...

Junior Cassidy Asinski Wins Poetry Contest

Western Wayne junior Cassidy Asinski is the 2019 ACS Susquehanna Valley Section National Chemistry Week Poetry Contest 9th-12th Grade Winner. Cassidy's...

FBLA Students Attend Leadership Workshop

FBLA Students Attend Leadership Workshop

Western Wayne FBLA members joined with students from several area schools at the Woodloch Resort for the annual Region 22 Leadership Workshop.  Region...

WWHS Graduate Excels in Navy

WWHS Graduate Excels in Navy

Lieutenant Junior Grade Garret Enslin, who graduated from Western Wayne in 2012, has gone on to achieve many outstanding accomplishments in the United...

Western Wayne High School Students Compete in District Chorus

Western Wayne High School Students Compete in District Chorus

Western Wayne High School will send nine of their high school chorus students to the PMEA District 9 Chorus Festival to be held from January 15 through...

Spanish Dancing Fun Annual Experience

Learning rhythms, beats, steps, and choreography isn’t just work for the Rockettes and Broadway stars, Western Wayne High School foreign language students...

Western Wayne Sophomores Chosen to Attend HOBY Leadership Seminar

Western Wayne Sophomores Chosen to Attend HOBY Leadership Seminar

Western Wayne sophomores Bridget Oppelt and Rachel Tuman have been chosen to present Western Wayne at the 2020 Central Pennsylvania HOBY Leadership Seminar...

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Students Earn School Police Exemplary Citizenship Awards
New Ambassador Program Awards Grants
Students Receive Grants for Senior Projects

Girls Lead Dedicated to the Community

The Girls Lead Club, under the direction of adviser Mrs. Marianne Morgan, once again came to the aid of women and families in need in both Lackawanna and...

Caleb’s Pennies Raises Funds for Families with Sick Child

Caleb's Pennies is a Foundation that has been providing financial assistance to families with a critically child since May 2010. The Foundation has supported...

Western Wayne High School Hosts Second Annual College Fair

Western Wayne High School Hosts Second Annual College Fair

Representatives for twenty-four colleges and universities in Pennsylvania were available to Western Wayne High School students in grades nine through twelve...

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The Seeker:  The Good Old Days

Celeste Orchard, Staff Reporter

“All the love you won't forget, and all these reckless nights you won't regret. Someday soon, your whole life's gonna change; you'll miss the magic of these good old days” –Good Old Days, Macklemore   With graduation rapidly approaching, what advice can you offer underclassmen for their senior year to savor the “Good Old Days”?   -“Take half days and get your work...

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SPORTS EDITION: If You Had to Choose . . .

Kaeli Romanowski, Staff Reporter

WOULD YOU RATHER . . .  Be a star on a bad team or be average on an elite team? Matthew Henneforth, junior, chose to be average on an elite team because he wants to help his team gain success anyway possible, even if he isn’t the shining star all of the time. Win MVP or win a team championship? Caden Brungard, sophomore, would rather be the MVP because he wants to be able to be the best...

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HOLIDAY VERSION: If You Had to Choose …

Stevie Wilkinson, Staff Reporter

Cookies or Pie? Kiel Rizzi:  Cookies because they rock. Morgan Heenan:  Cookies because I don't like pie.   Christmas or Thanksgiving? Gavin Murphy:  Christmas because you get to eat and get gifts Lou Azate:  Christmas just because I love Christmas.   Snow Angels or Snowmen? Alex Iovacchini:  Snowmen because they look cooler. Aly McCarthy:  Snowmen because...

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PHOBIAS! Most Have One:

AJ Benjamin, Staff Reporter

Joshua Burns:  My phobia is dogs because I've been bitten by one. Joey Jara:  My phobia is snakes because some can be poisonous. Evan Thomas:  My phobia is heights because I don't mess with that! Rebecca Boots:  My phobia is clowns.  I don't know I'm afraid of them. I just am! Alex Gager:  My phobia is snakes because I've gotten bitten by them. Nick Foster:  My phobia is homework!...

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FALL FUN:  If You Had to Choose . . .

Stevie Wilkinson, Staff Reporter

Ghost or Skeletons? Mia Rovinsky:  Ghost because then no one could see or know where I was. Caleb Brunguard:  Skeleton because their bones are strong like me. Lollipops or Hershey Bars? Julian Walck:  Lollipops because they last longer than chocolate. Brooke Richardson:  Lollipops because I hate sweets. Vampire or Witches? Nate Koch:  Vampires because they have teeth that...

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Weight Room Provides Opportunity for Students to Stay in Shape

Morgan Coccodrilli, Staff Reporter

Western Wayne recently has hired college students that are weight lifters to help train our athletes and students who want to stay in shape. One of these students, trainer Dom, a Marywood student who is studying in this field which makes him more than qualified to be a trainer at our school.  When I got a chance to speak with him, he explained to me how he became interested in weight training.  He...

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TEEN TALK: Do High School Relationships Really Matter?
With Lives on the Line, Careful Plan Needed in Iran
Important to Recycle  during Winter Months, Too
  • How Would Our Founding Fathers Respect the American Flag Today? December 6, 2019
  • Music Review: Dance Monkey Hot Pick for December December 6, 2019
  • Lacawac joins the American Chestnut Research and Restoration Projec October 23, 2019
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TEEN TALK: Do High School Relationships Really Matter?
Students Earn School Police Exemplary Citizenship Awards
NHS Gathering Food and Toys for Community Drives
Meet the Planet Wildcat Staff!
Celeste Orchard

Celeste is a junior at Western Wayne High School. She is a two-year member of the newspaper staff.

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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 Awards...

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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 New...

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Rebecca Boots

Staff Reporter

  Rebecca Boots is a freshman who is active in many school related actives, such as color guard and newspaper . She thoroughly enjoys reading, music, and making others smile.  One day she...

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