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Robotics offered next year at Wasilla High

Skyler Morgan, Reporter

Robotics is an up and coming future class in Wasilla High School offered next year. The course is in response to the increased technology usage in the real world. Robotics is being pushed by the Matanuska Borough School District and is expected to be a sort of successor to Introduction to Computer Science (CS50) where students use learned coding and apply it to robot...

March 28No Comments

Affordable Care Act put on the chopping block

Aspen Bakner, Reporter

Birth control is a casual household item for most teenage girls and adult women that are free under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Birth control not only prevents unwanted pregnancies, it can regulate extreme menstrual cramps, bleeding, and even help with mood swings. However, the United States Senate has made their first move with President Trump in office to repeal the A...

February 22No Comments

ESSA tests begin

Shyanne Massie, Managing Editer

The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB),  signed by President George Bush in 2001, has long been blamed for an increase in standardized testing and schools being unrightfully labeled as failing. That federal education reform law expired in 2007, but it was eight more years until it was replaced with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). ESSA works to ensure that every chil...

February 6No Comments

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Black History Month not to be forgotten

Black History Month not to be forgotten

Jakylah Beeching and Callie Adams

March is a significant month not just because of March Madness, but also because of National Women’s History Month. When the nation first officially recognized the influence of famous women were first recognized on a national level, there was only a “Women’s History Week” during the week of March 8th. It wasn't until 1987 that the U.S. Congress designated the entire month of March to Women's History after being petitioned for by The National Women’s History Project.

March 27

Women’s History Month ignored as well

Women’s History Month ignored as well

Jakylah Beeching and Callie Adams

February is an important month in American culture, it is the shortest month of the year and includes special holidays such as Valentine’s Day, Presidents Day, and National Freedom Day. February is also significant because it was the month of the first President's inauguration and the month that the American Revolution ended. Though a lot of students are aware of these occasions, not all students at Wasilla High School knew that February was also Black History Month.

March 27

Fake news is a threat

Fake news is a threat

February 21

Trump and Alaska- for the good? or a disaster?

Trump and Alaska- for the good? or a disaster?

February 21

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Jesslyn Zahrt, Reporter

Wasilla High school girls basketball team gave it all Saturday night to win their second state title in a row. Diamond High earlier this year beat Wasilla by 30 points, but ...

March 28

The bench holds the power

The bench holds the power

Jesslyn Zahrt, reporter

The Wasilla High basketball has twelve players, but only five of those players are guaranteed court time. The rest sit on the bench. Who are they? The bench helps the starting five during a gam...

March 6

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Once Upon a Stage…

Once Upon a Stage…

Aspen Bakner, Reporter

Into the Woods by James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim is a timeless award-winning musical. Into the Woods involves a baker (Pierce Wright) and his wife (April Foster) who lo...

March 27No Comments

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Mulneaux takes on a new role at WHS

Mulneaux takes on a new role at WHS

Chrissy Mulneaux has kept the school running smoothly as the counseling secretary for the past two years. But now she takes on being the administrative secretary at Wasilla High. ...

March 28No Comments

WHS JROTC makes difference in community and school

WHS JROTC makes difference in community and school

Jase Clingman, Reporter

JROTC is an elective class available to all students. It is not a recruitment program. JROTC teaches students valuable life skills, and lessons designed to help the JROTC...

March 7No Comments

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Full-time substitutes positive force in classrooms

Sami Hettrick and Makayla Meinhart

Teaching is hard enough, but subbing is like a magic show where every day you pull a rabbit out of your hat because you don’t know where you’ll be or what you’ll te...

March 28No Comments

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Counseling News

Students get ready to drop the kids play and get ready to put your head in the game. The counselors have a Junior/Senior Checklist of all requirements before the Graduati...

December 4

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