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  • August 12 is the first day of school for the 2021-2022 school year
  • Boys' track team wins 5A state championship
  • Class of 2021 graduation is Sunday at the Ford Center
  • Friday is the last day of school; it's an asynchronous learning day
Wingspan's Shreya Jagan shares her personal take on issues and experiences in her weekly column Simply Shreya.

Simply Shreya: in retrospect

Shreya Jagan, Managing Editor May 21, 2021

Junior year.  The year of SATs, multiple APs, and rigorous studying.  Junior year… is over.  And let me tell you, being a virtual student did not make my tasks any easier.  There’s a lot of self-learning and independence involved when...

Real Talk: best of Real Talk 2020-2021

Madigan Gunia, WTV Staff Reporter May 21, 2021

WTV's Madigan Gunia brings you a compilation of the best moments of real talk from the year.

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

Rhea of Sunshine: establishing boundaries

Rhea Advani, Staff Reporter May 20, 2021

Happy Thursday everyone! This will be my last column I get to share for this year because tomorrow is the last day of school!  Wow! What an incredible journey this year has been. It flew by so incredibly fast! I’m so thankful for you guys and for...

With her mother immigrating to the U.S. from Ghana in the late 80’s, freshman Faith Brocke has a unique perspective as first generation American-born Black child.

Life as a first generation American-born Black child

Faith Brocke, Guest Contributor May 20, 2021

As a first generation American-born Black child, it’s safe to say that my life experiences definitely differ from that of a second or fifth generation. My mother immigrated to the U.S. from Ghana in the late 80’s, a few years before she gave birth...

In her weekly column

Unwarranted Opinions: a penny for your thoughts

Drew Adrian Julao, Staff Reporter May 20, 2021

If your worth was counted in coins in a jar, how many jars would you have? Or would you have any at all? These are the kinds of thought-provoking questions I often find myself asking no one in particular because who wants to hear a question that will...

A popular beverage among many, coffee isn't new to the morning routine. However, scientists have found that there are downsides to the daily cup of joe.

The good and bad of coffee

Ellis Herrington, Guest Contributor May 19, 2021

Do you like a good cup of coffee in the morning? It’s a morning habit for a lot of people and is a way that they start the day. Like with a lot of things, having some every day is a good thing, but too much starts to cause problems. The good news...

Vegan View

Vegan View

Ally Lastovica, Staff Reporter May 19, 2021

Whether it’s out of health, animal welfare, or environmental concerns, veganism has taken the world by storm. Vegan View takes a glimpse into what veganism looks like from a student’s perspective.

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

Piece by Piece: “what if”

Madison Saviano, Staff Reporter May 18, 2021

It shocks me how a year from now I will be moving into a completely new stage of life.  It saddens me how the change will separate me from people I’ve known for years. Faces I’ve gotten used to seeing in the hallway, teachers I’ve become attached...

In her weekly column, Monday with Ms. Marvel, Wingspan's Trisha Dasgupta reviews different political issues and relatable topics in everyday life.

Monday’s with Ms. Marvel: junior year

Trisha Dasgupta, Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2021

Last Friday I turned in the final assignment of my junior year, a 1500 word essay about the Glass-Steagall act of 1933.  When I started class last August in my bedroom on Zoom, I had never written an essay of more than 700 words. I had never conducted...

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.

Viral Thoughts

Haille Hughes, Staff Reporter May 17, 2021

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 daily life. In her weekly blog, Haille Hughes explores...

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

Simply Shreya: the day that can’t get here fast enough

Shreya Jagan, Managing Editor May 14, 2021

So, there's something that I've been working on for a while that I'd like to share. I know I've mentioned this before here and there but I really want to go into depth about something that matters to me. If you didn't already know (but you probably do...

Real Talk: summer

Madigan Gunia, WTV Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

WTV's Madigan Gunia asks students about summer.

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