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Students review summer reading assignments

Students review summer reading assignments

September 1, 2015
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BY ELLIDA PARKER, CONTRIBUTER, CAROLINA BAYON AND ZOE MILLS, JUNIOR EDITORS "Enrique's Journey" by Sonia Nazario  This year, one of the two summer reading book options for incoming freshman was called “Enrique’s Journey”. It is a powerful non-fiction book about the suffering of illegal immigr...

Students Have the Right to Know their 4th Amendment Rights

Students Have the Right to Know their 4th Amendment Rights

June 11, 2015
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BY ZOE MILLS, JUNIOR EDITOR The 4th Amendment is beneficial to students of all ages for many reasons. None of those reasons, however, involves protecting students from the personal agendas of teachers, or creating strict boundaries between students and faculty that enable students to immediatel...

Student Government Election Results Released

Student Government Election Results Released

May 27, 2015
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  COMPILED BY ZACH ESSIG, NEWS EDITOR Student Government elections for the 2015-2016 school year were held on May 22. Below is the Student Government for 2015-2016. Student Body President: Zoe Mills   12th Grade President: Christina Haile Vice President: Zavier Northrup Tre...

Student Government Association Candidate Statements

Student Government Association Candidate Statements

May 21, 2015
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COMPILED BY HELEN MALHOTRA, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The candidates for the 2015-2016 Student Government Association sent in statements on what they hope to accomplish if elected and why Wilson students should vote for them. Not all candidates were able to send in statements, but they are listed underneath...

100-Word Rants

100-Word Rants

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May 17, 2015
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COMPILED BY ZACH ESSIG, NEWS EDITOR Sometimes, you've just got to let off some steam. Four Wilson kids did just that, ranting about whatever is is that grinds their gears—in 100 words or less. Sarah Burch, 10, on people joaning on vegans: So the only time you talk to me is when you copy my h...

Being Mixed at Wilson

Being Mixed at Wilson

March 26, 2015
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BY ZOE MILLS, STAFF WRITER Being mixed at Wilson has its ups and downs. Although my identity as a person of mixed race shouldn’t change the way people think of me, it does. Racial tension isn’t uncommon at Wilson, or anywhere in the United States, and, for some people, finding out that I’m actually...

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