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Announcements December 8th- December 14th, 2019

06 December 2019

GENERAL: The Choral Department presents its Winter Concert this Sunday, December 15th at 3 pm. Admission is $5 at the door. This concert will feature Concert Choir in their traditional Candlelight Processional. Yearbooks are on sale at a discounted price. The cost is $65 until January 26th when the price will increase to $70. Have the […]

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BROKEN STREAK! HOOS CRUSH HOKIES 39-30

09 December 2019

It’s been a long 15 years but finally, UVA football is victorious over Virginia Tech. The Cavs, built by coach Bronco Mendenhall and led by QB Bryce Perkins beat the Hokies in Scott Stadium advancing to 9-4 and to the Orange Bowl against Miami. The last bowl game UVA played was last year against South Carolina […]

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Little Giants on the Slopes

Little Giants on the Slopes

05 December 2019

By: Macie Nester Three years ago, Mr. Wion, a science teacher at Waynesboro High School, had the “solid” idea to make a snowboard and ski club at Waynesboro High School. He asked one of his co-workers, Mr. Johnson, to help him get it started. These two amazing teachers love the sport and their students, so […]

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Wrestling Season Starting

04 December 2019

By: Kamren Hale As the shoes get tied and as the knee pads get worn in, the wrestling season begins once again. This season, some people are looking forward to the hard work that leads to the tournaments ahead. Now that Waynesboro High School has some new additions, it has a bigger team than last […]

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What Are You Thankful For?

04 December 2019

By: Peyton McNorton With Thanksgiving just in the rearview mirror, we at Giantword asked each other what are we thankful for. Here is how some journalism students responded: Shauna Wilson, grade 11 Sam Sikora, grade 12 Macie Nester, grade 11 Ruth Fiske, grade 11 Raylene Dewhurst, grade 11 Natalie Strack, grade 9 Next, we asked […]

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Road to the Playoffs, Let’s Talk!

03 December 2019

By: Dregan Giles As we end week 14 of the NFL, the regular season is coming to an end. This brings one major question to how the playoffs will go: who will make the playoffs? For a start here are the basics of the playoffs. Each conference (four divisions for the two conferences) will have […]

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Should College Athletes be Paid?

Should College Athletes be Paid?

03 December 2019

By: Sam Sikora For years, there has been a major debate regarding whether or not collegiate athletes should be paid. Some say that paying athletes would ruin the integrity of college sports. Others claim that they deserve the money for the prowess in their sport. Regardless of your opinion, let’s look at the basic facts […]

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“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” Brings Back Happiness

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” Brings Back Happiness

03 December 2019

By: Macie Nester Was Mr. Rogers your hero when you were little? “Mister Rogers Neighborhood” was a thoughtful children’s show that was produced through the years 1968 to 2001, in which Mr. Rogers treats kids like intelligent people who deserve to know how special they are. Mr. Rogers was very inclusive and describes big problems […]

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2015 National Champs to 2019 Rebuilding

2015 National Champs to 2019 Rebuilding

18 November 2019

UVA baseball is a huge deal for Virginia Cavalier fans, simply because UVA baseball has been so dominant in the NCAA, and their conference the ACC. At just about every UVA home game you will see the crowd decked out in blue and orange, and a ton of players jerseys. At the 2015 home opener […]

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Riverdale: Luke Perry Memorial Episode

18 November 2019

By: Natalie Strack The first episode of the new season of Riverdale was dedicated to former star Luke Perry. It was a beautiful way to honor the actor and his work on the show. One of the more emotional parts about watching the show was not only that he was a great character, but he […]

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