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Editorial: time to end first semester before winter break

Editorial: time to end first semester before winter break

Wingspan Editorial Staff
January 10, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Since the school’s opening in 2006, students have come back from winter break to a new year, but not a new semester. In order to equalize the amount of school days in the first and second semester, students must spend two weeks after break in their first semester classes, making it difficult to readjust...

Sincerely Sydney: never too early to look ahead

Sincerely Sydney: never too early to look ahead

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
January 9, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

SinWhile juniors and seniors are preparing for college, freshman and sophomores still have a ways to go, however it is never to early to start thinking about your future. Senior year will come sooner than expected and planning earlier will help make the process easier. College admission departments...

Say it Louder: School attitude

Say it Louder: School attitude

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
January 6, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last year, I actually loved school. As in I used to wake up and look forward to coming to school while most people would wish they could go back to sleep. Now, unfortunately, I have become the “most people.” Whether it’s the increased workload or something going on personally with myself, this...

Real Talk: New Year’s Resolutions

Real Talk: New Year’s Resolutions

WTV Staff
January 5, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Real Talk, Showcase

On a new segment Real Talk, WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to ask students about their New Year's Resolutions.

Opinion: school fundraisers about more than money

Opinion: school fundraisers about more than money

Lucas Barr, Guest Contributor
January 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

With the school having a large variety of clubs, organizations, athletic teams and other groups,  students often need to participate in fundraisers in order to financially support their group. While fundraisers are necessary to cover costs to allow associations to do activities, fundraisers are als...

Opinion: put the daily back in the Update

Opinion: put the daily back in the Update

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
January 4, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Every student deserves to know about important things that are circulating around school, and whether that's by speaker announcements, or by a broadcast, it’s something that seems essential. While many schools do deliver their announcements over an audio message that runs through the whole school...

Sincerely Sydney: helping others can help you

Sincerely Sydney: helping others can help you

Sydney Gish, Guest Contributor
January 3, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

It can be easy for us to take what we have for granted, and forget to give back to the community. However, teenagers involved in community service projects gain benefits including self-fulfillment, valuable job skills, and a critical aspect of a successful college application. Students may think it’s n...

Opinion: food parties are a bust

Opinion: food parties are a bust

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
December 16, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Throughout my high school career, before any break, at least one of my classes has a food party. Each student promises to bring in a dish or snack to share with the entire class. It seems like a fun concept, but the appeal is missing for some. From personal experience, most food parties consist entirely of ...

Sincerely Sydney: parents’ role in safe driving

Sincerely Sydney: parents’ role in safe driving

Sydney Gish, Guest Contributor
December 15, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion

We have all seen numerous horror stories where teens died because they took their eyes off the road for a split second to check Snapchat or reply to a text. Texting while driving is a growing trend in society and accounts for more than 3,000 deaths a year. There can be many reasons why teenagers text and drive, however parents play a big role in this epidemic. Parents are supposed to mod...

Opinion: 18 is overrated

Opinion: 18 is overrated

Eilidh McGarva, WTV Executive Producer
December 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Oh 18, what a number. You get to buy cigarettes, get a tattoo or piercing, vote, gamble, or even buy a gun. Most would be happy as they now have more options on how to spend your time, but I don’t see all the hype and benefit behind the specific age of 18. Voting is great responsibility and it was ve...

Opinion: the value of Wikipedia

Opinion: the value of Wikipedia

Parker Butler, WTV Staff Reporter
December 13, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Research projects have been a staple of education for a long time. With the advent of the internet and its proliferation throughout schools, Google has made research efficiency something that our parents could only dream of, which often makes them quite jealous. The ability to access anything in the pub...

Opinion: don’t hesitate with head injuries

Opinion: don’t hesitate with head injuries

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
December 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Waking up the morning after I fell on the back of my head at club soccer the pervious night, something seemed very wrong. Getting out of my bed with some blurred vision and aches in my head, I knew what was wrong. The experience was weird and was nothing like I had encountered all my life as I had a headache...

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