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Why Latin? Advantages To Learning A Dead Language

Why Latin? Advantages To Learning A Dead Language

Liliana Owen, Journalist

March 23, 2020

Have you considered learning Latin? Some might say that this is a futile mission, seeing that Latin is a dead language. However, I propose that learning Latin is a good idea, despite it's being "dead." Latin is a Root Language Latin is a root language. This means that our words have Latin prefixes, suffixes, etc. So knowing...

Midterms: Stressful Tests In The Middle Of The Semester

Midterms: Stressful Tests In The Middle Of The Semester

Liliana Owen, Journalist

March 11, 2020

The last couple of weeks, I asked a few of my classmates the following questions: Are midterms stressful for you; how do you cope with midterms; how ready do you feel; what is the best part of midterms; what is the worst part of midterms; and, how do you celebrate afterwards?

Helpful Study Habits

Helpful Study Habits

Mackenzi Wilkerson, Journalist

March 9, 2020

I’ve been in school for about eleven years now! I can remember my first day of high school and getting my homework and realizing that school was going to look different. One big change I had to learn to make was I really had to study. And I had to study hard. But the thing was I didn’t know how to...

Virtual Powers

Virtual Powers

Liliana Owen, Journalist

January 22, 2020

Then I got on my computer and went to my virtual math class, five minutes early (like always). Math class started a few minutes late (like always), and I survived the minute of silence (like always, thank goodness).

Mushrooms: The Super Food For Midterms

Mushrooms: The Super Food For Midterms

Liliana Owen, Journalist

October 11, 2019

Everyone knows that mushrooms are disgusting .... right? Well, whether or not you like them fried, raw, on pasta, or not at all, mushrooms are little superheroes of health and goodness, hidden almost right before our eyes.

Inspiration Hour With Mr Ure: The Phases of a Williamsburg Semester

Inspiration Hour With Mr Ure: The Phases of a Williamsburg Semester

Liliana Owen, Journalist

September 23, 2019

On Friday, September 13th, Mr. James Ure joined us for Inspiration Hour to share with us “The Phases of a Williamsburg semester.” To start, he showed us a picture of himself when he graduated. You could see the pride and accomplishment in his eyes as he stood with his young family. He had graduated...

Farewell to Mr. Reynolds: Quiet Confident Optimism

Farewell to Mr. Reynolds: Quiet Confident Optimism

Sophie S., Journalist

May 2, 2019

We sit in classrooms, not the conventual sense, but through the highly debated blackboard and zoom rooms. From the outside, it may seem like a guarded way of learning, but our mentors have cultivated an environment where students are proud to speak on behalf of their beliefs. Mr. Reynolds didn’t...

The Phases of Life

The Phases of Life

Sophie S, Journalist

March 25, 2019

Graduation, the celebration that marks departing from one phase of life and entering another. Preschool and Kindergarten graduations pursed the heartstrings of parents as they mourned no longer having a ‘baby.’ Now, the real world is around the corner, putting student’s upbringing and education...

The Reality of College

The Reality of College

Victoria Gruen, Journalist

March 11, 2019

College. Everyone thinks about going. Most of us have been working towards that for a long time. Some of us are almost there. Of course! What else would we do? Our entire lives, we’ve been told to work towards that goal. Improvement is a part of the foundation of the ideals of America, and we’r...

Embracing Diversity: My Washington DC Experience

Embracing Diversity: My Washington DC Experience

Keslee Peterson, Guest Writer

November 27, 2018

This past summer as the state of Idaho representative, I attended the 19th annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference. Al Neuharth created this conference as a way to fuel the next generation of journalists, and he infused some of his own free spirit zest before passing away. Rising seniors...

3 tips to Actually Get You Through High School

3 tips to Actually Get You Through High School

Rachelle P., Journalist

March 20, 2018

Sometimes high school is really tough, and when you attend a rigorous online, leadership high school, it can be even more difficult. But never fear, because surviving high school is possible! I’ve gathered awesome tips from a handful of incredible Williamsburg seniors to help you not only survive but...

Life Over Cell Phone

Life Over Cell Phone

Keslee Peterson, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2018

I recently returned from an overnight trip with my high school volleyball team to a different state. Before our departure, I remember feeling terrified of the thirty-seven-hour team road trip ahead of me. I knew that others on my team would spend the trip on a phone: texting, snapping, taking pictures,...

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