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South African teacher gets a taste of Wilson

On the sunny morning of Friday, January 8th, Ms. Caccamise’s Social Studies classes were graced with a foreign presence. Dani Cooper, a history teacher in Pretoria, South Africa, visited classes and discussed life on the southern tip of a vast continent. Born in 1989 in Johannesburg, the business center of South Africa, Cooper was raised

Students review summer reading assignments

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 immigrants. The book opens in Honduras, with a mother named Lourdes

Student Government Election Results Released

  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 Treasurer: Elijah Scott Secretary: Andrea Merino   11th Grade President: Kennedy Gullatte Vice President:

Student Government Association Candidate Statements

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 their corresponding category. Wilson students will vote for the new SGA members in

100-Word Rants

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 history

Being Mixed at Wilson

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 half