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A Big Filppen Event

Alanna chirstianson, Managing editor

Flip Flippen, the founder of Capturing Kid’s Hearts, visited Wasilla High School on Tuesday, September 13th. WHS has become a showcase school for the program Capturing Kid’s Heart (CKH), and 200 students got the honor of hearing Flippen’s inspirational speech that morning. Flippen comments, “I am more proud of what WHS is doing than any other school in the n...  Read More »

Sep 28 • 0 comments

We Have Skills

Shyanne Massie, Reporter

It’s not often that a high school elective class can make students immediately employable. Jenny Barnes,John Notestine along with Colony High Teacher Brian Mead are bringing a plethora of job opportunities to students. It’s called CS50 and the plan is to have it be the most popular class in school.

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Sep 19 • 0 comments

Parking sparks debate

Parking sparks debate

Stephen Gerglivich and Hannah Wolff, Reporter

Lacy Smith drives into Wasilla High School, minutes away from being late for class. With over 3 acres of parking, she has plenty of room to find a spot. Lacy, however, eyes...  Read More »

Jun 13 • 0 comments

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Sports

Wasilla High Tennis in Full Swing

Kayla Schierholt, Reporter

In the past you could see business tech teacher David Ralph on the football field. Now you can catch him Tuesdays and Thursdays coaching on the tennis court. Ralph app...  Read More »

September 14, 2016

Obstacle course waits for finishing touches

Bayley Belgarde, reporter

Wasillla High School’s AFJROTC is set to receive an obstacle course on their practice field in front of the school on the west side of the field. Through Borough funding ...  Read More »

July 16, 2016

Disc golf is the happening sport

Olivia Vincent, Reporter

Frisbee golf-disc golf-is a precision and accuracy sport in which individual players throw a flying disc into a basket. According to Paul Ince of the Professional Disc G...  Read More »

June 13, 2016

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A&E

Building an internationally known band out of an unknown town

Eli Ickes

The stage was set on the second floor of the newly opened Hard Rock Café, a crowded 200 people packed shoulder to shoulder for the locally grown band, Portugal the Man. D...  Read More »

July 16, 2016 • 0 comments

“Bye Bye Birdie” takes flight

Alanna Christianson and Zachariah Griffin

After hours in Wasilla High School, down the hall and in  the little theater, the noise floods the stage. People run on and off stage as the 20 actors prepare for this year...  Read More »

June 13, 2016 • 0 comments

Our Town is everyone’s town

Zach Griffin

Right after school in the the theater, WHS students have rehearsed the spring play“Our Town”. Well-known director Dewayne Joenk works hard with the students to put everything...  Read More »

June 13, 2016 • 0 comments

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World at a Glance

Brexit; an exit of mass proportions

Anthony Adams, reportoer

Potential growth of national revenue, or does financial and foreign disaster await? These are the questions to be answered if the United Kingdom decides to change the status...  Read More »

July 28, 2016 • 0 comments

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Opinion

Confederate Flag- one sided flag, two-sided argument- PRO

Bayley Belgarde, reporter

Are Alaskan students the righteous authority? During the spring conference of Alaska’s Association of Student Governments, the AASG General Assembly passed a resolution ba...  Read More »

July 16, 2016 • 0 comments

Violence must not win

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer

The adults who work in public schools are out-numbered. When a violent, hormone-fueled scene unfolds, it is their duty to quell the calamity with every resource had in the...  Read More »

July 15, 2016 • 0 comments

An Apple a day should not keep the FBI away

Stephan Gergilevich, Editor

  As the legal battle continues between Apple and The Federal Borough of Investigation,a recent poll by Pew Research Center found 51% of Americans say that Apple should...  Read More »

June 13, 2016 • 0 comments

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Feature

We Have Skills

Shyanne Massie, Reporter

It’s not often that a high school elective class can make students immediately employable. Jenny Barnes,John Notestine along with Colony High Teacher Brian Mead are bringing a plethora of job opportunities to students. It’s called CS50 and the plan is to have it be the most popular class in school.

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September 19, 2016 • 0 comments

Anxiety magnifies anxious times

Kayla Schierholt and Sarah Kinmon, Reporter

“I was told when I get older all my fears would shrink, but now I’m insecure and I care what people think.” Stressed Out by Twenty One Pilots It’s stressful to be a teen esp...  Read More »

June 14, 2016 • 0 comments

Texting- it can wait

Stephen Gergilivich, Reporter

Following the release of the first Iphone in 2007, texting use exploded among the phone users, bringing with it a increase in texting while driving. This extremely dangero...  Read More »

June 13, 2016 • 0 comments

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Good Things

Promising cartoonist finds a home with the Warrior Word

Janee Wilson and Zach Griffin, Editors

  When it  comes to art, the possibilities are endless. You can paint on a canvas. You can use tempera on wood. And  even make sculptures out of marble. Keith Perry, a s...  Read More »

June 18, 2016 • 0 comments

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Staff Profile

Alanna Christianson
Alanna Christianson

Managing editor

WHS Senior Alanna Christianson, is a calm yet driven person in her personal and professional life. This pushes her to greatness toward her future in college, with a major that will get her a career in early childhood development or as elementary teacher. Being Alaska born and raised, Christianson origin...  Read More »

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