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Powderpuff Football and Cheerleading Hoco 2017

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Powderpuff Football and Cheerleading Hoco 2017

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Spirit week: Thursday Pajama Day

Adaria Simmons and Cara Gaylor, freshmen. Photo by Sydney Furr.

Adaria Simmons and Cara Gaylor, freshmen. Photo by Sydney Furr.

David Valles-Casillas, freshman. Photo by Sydney Furr.

David Valles-Casillas, freshman. Photo by Sydney Furr.

Cara Gaylor, Ethan Burch, David Valles-Casillas, and Adaria Simmons, freshmen posing with DayDay Smith and Michael Castillo, juniors. Photo by Sydney Furr.

Cara Gaylor, Ethan Burch, Adaria Simmons, and David Valles-Casillas , freshmen posing with DayDay Smith and Michael Castillo, juniors. Photo by Sydney Furr.

Destiny Jackson, Cierra Bruce, and Aalayah Hubbard, freshmen. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Destiny Jackson, Cierra Bruce, and Aalayah Hubbard, freshmen. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Jenna Pernee and J'Naija Jackson, freshmen. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Jenna Pernee and J’Naija Jackson, freshmen. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Michael Castillo and DayDay Smith, juniors and Ethan Burch, freshman. Photo by Sydney Furr.

Michael Castillo and DayDay Smith, juniors and Ethan Burch, freshman. Photo by Sydney Furr.

Hunter Jones, sophomore. Photo by Sydney Furr.

Hunter Jones, sophomore. Photo by Sydney Furr.

Katoria Harris, freshman. Photo by Sydney Furr.

Katoria Harris, freshman. Photo by Sydney Furr.

Serenity Stacey, Jamey Archie, and Yanajah Wise, freshmen and Szignae Ferguson, sophomore. Photo by Sydney Furr.

Serenity Stacey, Jamey Archie, and Yanajah Wise, freshmen and Szignae Ferguson, sophomore. Photo by Sydney Furr.

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WHS Students Witness History

By: Victor Sansing

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, students from WHS traveled to the Frontier Culture Museum to attend the naturalization ceremony. According to the News Leader, “seventy-six immigrants gathered from all walks of life to become new US citizens.”

Class photo at the Frontier Culture Museum. Photo by Mrs. Riggan.

Class photo at the Frontier Culture Museum. Photo by Mrs. Riggan.

Maryssa Jones, Geovanna Salvieti, and Claudia Fray. Photo by Mrs. Riggan.

Maryssa Jones, Geovanna Salvieti, and Claudia Fray. Photo by Mrs. Riggan.

Brandon Brown, Julian Gross, D'Angelo Toney, and De'Tajh. Photo by Mrs. Riggan.

Brandon Brown, Julian Gross, D’Angelo Toney, and De’Tajh. Photo by Mrs. Riggan.

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Spirit week: Wednesday Decade Day

Damien Golladay, frehsman and Gabriel Golladay, senior. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Damien Golladay, frehsman and Gabriel Golladay, senior. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Iyana Wilson, sophomore. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Iyana Wilson, sophomore. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Nae Walker, freshman. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Nae Walker, freshman. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Iyana Wilson and Avery Clarke-Quarles, sophomores. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Iyana Wilson and Avery Clarke-Quarles, sophomores. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Ben Young, freshman. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Ben Young, freshman. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Zadie Rollins, freshman. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Zadie Rollins, freshman. Photo by Ethan Burch.

Alex Candelier, Ryan Louk, Macie Nester, Maddie Harris, Abby Sikora, and Hannah Pingel, freshmen. Photo by Jamey Archie.

Alex Candelier, Ryan Louk, Macie Nester, Maddie Harris, Abby Sikora, and Hannah Pingel, freshmen. Photo by Jamey Archie.

Angelina Shaw, Jesse Morrison, Mya Watts, seniors Caitlin Wilhelm and Mollie Harris, juniors. Photo by Jamey Archie.

Angelina Shaw, Jesse Morrison, Mya Watts, seniors Caitlin Wilhelm and Mollie Harris, juniors. Photo by Jamey Archie.

Brooklyn Sims, senior. Photo by Jamey Archie.

Brooklyn Sims, senior. Photo by Jamey Archie.

Samantha Dixon, senior. Photo by Jamey Archie.

Samantha Dixon, senior. Photo by Jamey Archie.

Tess Bryan and Gabriel Golladay, seniors. Photo by Jamey Archie.

Tess Bryan and Gabriel Golladay, seniors. Photo by Jamey Archie.

Taaliyha Davis, junior Photo by Eileen Ortiz.

Taaliyha Davis, junior
Photo by Eileen Ortiz.

Damien Golladay, freshman. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Damien Golladay, freshman. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Diego Castillo, freshman. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Diego Castillo, freshman. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Elinor Brookings, freshman. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Elinor Brookings, freshman. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Ethan Burch, freshman. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Ethan Burch, freshman. Photo by Victor Sansing.

James Kim, sophomore. Photo by Victor Sansing.

James Kim, sophomore. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Madeline Barber, freshman. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Madeline Barber, freshman. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Matthew Dougan, freshman. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Matthew Dougan, freshman. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Savion Jackson, senior. Photo by Victor Sansing.

Savion Jackson, senior. Photo by Victor Sansing.

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Spirit week: Tuesday America day

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Spirit Week: Monday Twin Day

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Journalism Class of 2017

Top row: (Left to right) Eileen Ortiz Jose, Jamey Archie,Victor Sansing,Alyssa Kerrigan. Bottom row: (Left to right) Mrs. Hellerman, Destiny Lam, Chloe McLaughlin, Sydney Furr, Ethan Burch. Not pictured: Millineum White

Top row: (Left to right) Eileen Ortiz Jose, Jamey Archie,Victor Sansing,Alyssa Kerrigan.
Bottom row: (Left to right) Mrs. Hellerman, Destiny Lam, Chloe McLaughlin, Sydney Furr, Ethan Burch.
Not pictured: Millineum White

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Everything you need to know about homecoming 2017

Homecoming 2017 Info:

  • The WHS journalism class is holding a contest for homecoming proposals. Tweet us pictures of your proposal OR contact a Journalism class member to have us capture the excitement during your lunch Homecoming Proposal. All participants will receive FREE FOOD from Buffalo Wild Wings–while supplies last! Follow us on Twitter @giantwordwhs
  • Tickets for the Homecoming Dance will go on sale this week in the cafeteria during lunches. The cost is $10 per person if you purchase in advance. Any student on the Fees Owed list will NOT be able to purchase tickets until those fees are paid. Forms for out-of-district guests will be in front of the main office. If you plan on bringing a guest from another school, he or she must complete and return this form BEFORE tickets can be purchased.
  • SPIRIT DAY DETAILS:
    • Monday – Twin Day (this is a change!)
    • Tuesday – American Day (this is a change!)
    • Wednesday – Decades Day
    • Thursday – Pajama Day
    • Thursday – Powderpuff pep rally
    • Thursday – Girls Volleyball vs. Turner Ashby (7pm) game theme – TBA
    • Friday – No school
    • Friday – Football vs Turner Ashby (7pm) game theme – PINK
    • Friday – announcement of Homecoming Court at half time
    • Saturday – Homecoming Dance (8-11pm) in the cafeteria.

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Homecoming proposals 2017

As the homecoming dance is rapidly approaching, many people are getting asked. People such as Zach Coburn have informed us of their HoCo proposal so we could be there to capture the moment. Tweet your awesome HoCo proposal pics to@GiantWordWHS or lets us know about your plans ahead of time and we’ll try to capture all the excitement. All entries are eligible to win FREE FOOD from Buffalo Wild Wings (while supplies last)!

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The sign Zach Coburn used to ask Abby Sikora to HoCo

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Abby saying yes to Zach

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Charisma Kersey and Alyssa Thorton. She’s smiling because she said YES!

Jayden Dillard-Harmon & Jessie Prather. Jayden said “YES”!

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