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  • Thanksgiving break is Nov. 23-27
  • The window to change learning environment for the 3rd 9 weeks is Nov. 9-13

Real Talk: Thanksgiving

November 20, 2020

WTV's Madigan Gunia talks to students about Thanksgiving.

Rhea of Sunshine: are high school relationships necessary?

In this weekly column, Wingspan staff reporter Rhea Advani provides her take on a variety of topics.
November 19, 2020

I don’t know about you guys but this week has flown by super fast for me. We’re only one day away from Thanksgiving Break which is crazy.   It was actually my birthday on Monday, and all my friends...

Unwarranted Opinions: “is it an outfit or is she just skinny?”

In her weekly column
November 19, 2020

Growing up in the generation of technology can be beneficial. We exchange information at the touch of a screen and content creation has never had such a high as it does now. Although, with the development...

Simply Shreya: an oxymoron that makes sense

Wingspan's Shreya Jagan shares her personal take on issues and experiences in her weekly column Simply Shreya.
November 18, 2020

I’ve always been somewhat of an expressive person. And that may not always be a good thing. Something that I’ve learned, (especially over these past few months where everything has had a frustrating...

Piece by Piece: the golden age

Staff reporter Madison Saviano explores hot topics and issues that students face in her weekly column Piece by Piece.
November 17, 2020

Isn’t it crazy that Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift’s music will eventually be considered “old?” In half a century or so, it’ll be up there with the Beach Boys and in another half, it might even...

Conspiracies and You

Conspiracy theories are a staple of popular culture. In this weekly blog, Aden McClune discusses some of the most popular ones.
November 17, 2020

Many people, whether they realize it or not, believe in some form of conspiracy theory. But why? And what is a conspiracy theory? With new entries every week, Conspiracy Corner will attempt to answer those...

Homecoming parties during a pandemic must be discouraged

In accordance with CDC and TEA guidelines that prohibit large social gatherings without masks and social distancing, there will be no Homecoming dance this year. Scroll through the homecoming hashtag on Instagram and pictures of parties with dozens of maskless students will show up, proving how dangerous and reckless some kids have been despite the cancellation. 
This behavior needs to be discouraged, and students need to be reminded of the real consequences their decisions have during a pandemic.
November 16, 2020

Homecoming week is an exciting time to be in high school. Theme days, going dress and mum shopping, finding a date, going to the game, and voting for homecoming court. Usually, this time of the semester,...

Viral Thoughts

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every aspect of daily life. In this new weekly blog, Haillie Hughes explores how these changes impact students and their lives.
November 16, 2020

With over six million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States, unemployment numbers soaring, and schools opening with hybrid learning, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed almost every aspect of...

Real Talk: Homecoming

November 13, 2020

In this week's installment of Real Talk, WTV's Madigan Gunia gets student opinion on Homecoming.

Unwarranted Opinions: the worst comes before the best

In her weekly column
November 12, 2020

I can’t sleep.  My brain will never let me just rest.  I could lie down for hours and not feel an inch of sleep creeping up on me, and sometimes, when I close my eyes, the worst days of my life...

Rhea of Sunshine: the benefits of social media

In this weekly column, Wingspan staff reporter Rhea Advani provides her take on a variety of topics.
November 12, 2020

Happy Thursday everyone.  This week I want to discuss something that you’ve definitely heard about if you’ve taken any English class ever. And that’s the effects of social media.  Most articles...

The dangerous side of procrastinating

While most students have procrastinated as some point in their educational career, many may not see the dangers of putting assignments off. This week, Wingspan’s Athena Tseng discusses how procrastination can be harmful beyond uncompleted assignments.
November 11, 2020

Everyone procrastinates. Either on a larger scale or a small scale. As for myself, I have done numerous things to procrastinate: binge-watching a nine-season show, rearranging my entire room, attempting...

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