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Background Music with Schoolwork: Great Satisfaction or a Distraction?
Reflections: The Anxiety of College Application Season
Just Spit It Out! featuring Andrew Oudshoorn
Positivity Projects Reign at WWHS this Year
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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
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...

Western Wayne High School Students THINK ENERGY!

Western Wayne High School Students THINK ENERGY!

Western Wayne High School students in grade 9 experienced the THINK! ENERGY Innovation Program on Tuesday, October 22. This program is an interactive,...

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Caleb’s Pennies Raises Funds for Families with Sick Child
Western Wayne High School Hosts Second Annual College Fair
Senior Katherine Moore Wins First Chair

Senior Katherine Moore Wins First Chair

Senior Katherine Moore has earned first chair at the PMEA District 9 Orchestra Festival held on Thursday, Jan. 10 and Friday, Jan. 11 at Marywood University....

Western Wayne High School Math Students Share Knowledge and Cheer at Julia Ribaudo

Western Wayne High School Math Students Share Knowledge and Cheer at Julia Ribaudo

     Geometry students learn about many precise elements that comprise shapes and figures in their classroom studies like points, line segments, and...

Western Wayne High School Receives 2018 ExxonMobil Grant

Western Wayne High School Receives 2018 ExxonMobil Grant

The Western Wayne High School received a 500 dollar 2018 ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Grant for their math and science departments.  ExxonMobil and...

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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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The Seeker:  Winter Season

Celeste Orchard, Staff Reporter

“Just imagine that we're laughing in my cabin, chilling by the fireside. Even though this sun is blasting, we can be wherever if we visualize… I wanna pretend we’re at the North Pole” –Ariana Grande “Winter Things”   What’s your favorite part of the winter season?   “My favorite part of the winter season is being able to dress cozy and wear all my boots and...

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The Seeker:  Worldwide Travel

Celeste Orchard, Staff Reporter

“Take me on a trip, I’d like to go some day. Take me to New York, I’d love to see LA. I really want to come kick it with you” -Estelle and Kanye West “American Boy” If you could go anywhere in the world right now where would you go and why? Student Responses: “Bora Bora. I want to be able to see one of Earth’s most beautiful creations and take in how amazing life is. The...

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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?
  • Music Review: Dance Monkey Hot Pick for December December 6, 2019
  • Lacawac joins the American Chestnut Research and Restoration Projec October 23, 2019
  • Stepping out of the ‘Comfort Zone’ Essential to High School Theatre March 27, 2019
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Background Music with Schoolwork: Great Satisfaction or a Distraction?
With Lives on the Line, Careful Plan Needed in Iran
Meet the Planet Wildcat Staff!
Alex Featherman

Staff Reporter

Alex is a 12th grade student who is involved in multiple activities such as TSA, FBLA, PJAS, Local History Club, soccer, and baseball.  He is an honors student who likes to write poetry, play guitar,...

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Evan Thomas

Evan is an avid outdoorsman who loves spending time both hunting and fishing in the Pennsylvania wilderness. He is, however, no stranger to a lazy day inside listening to hard rock music. Evan aspires...

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Alexandria Bien-Aime

Alexandria is a 10th grade honors student at WWHS.  She loves music, sports, and writing poetry.  She is involved in Varsity Soccer, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Spanish Club, Science Olympiad, and PJAS. ...

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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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