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Class of 2017 applies early decision to colleges

Class of 2017 applies early decision to colleges

Kevin Wang and Charlie Moore
December 23, 2016
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For most seniors, the fall and winter are the last few months of their high school run to tour some schools, finish up some tests and think about their college major. But for an estimated 10% of students, according to guidance counselor Dennis Doherty, autumn is especially cramped as they also send out...

Teachers from around the world: math teacher Hannah Marton

Teachers from around the world: math teacher Hannah Marton

Naomi Lathan and Charlie Moore
December 7, 2016
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Hannah Marton smiles down at a picture of a dark-haired girl in a school uniform. For Marton, this picture comes with memories of school in Hungary, memories very different from those that WHS students will graduate with. Marton, a math teacher at WHS, had a very different high school experience than...

Teachers from around the world: English teacher Sara Snow

Teachers from around the world: English teacher Sara Snow

Charlie Moore and Naomi Lathan
December 4, 2016
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WSPN'S Naomi Lathan and Charlie Moore are writing a series about teachers who immigrated to the U.S. and their experiences. Check out WSPN next week to read about math teacher Hannah Marton. Sara Snow watches as her students live through their days as American high school students, but she has neve...

Students respond to the University of Chicago’s essay questions

Students respond to the University of Chicago’s essay questions

Conor Keating and Olivia Waldron
December 4, 2016
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The University of Chicago is known for its original and unconventional admission essay questions. The University of Chicago states that they “think of the essay questions as an opportunity for students to tell us about themselves, their tastes, and their ambitions.” WSPN reporters asked a few WHS...

Q&A with guest speaker Ty Sells

Q&A with guest speaker Ty Sells

Jay Abdella
December 2, 2016
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How did you become interested in speaking to students about drugs? "I started with the Youth to Youth program back when I was in high school and had a positive experience with it. It's a youth program that focuses on alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention and had a positive experiences at the conferenc...

WHS students’ Thanksgiving plans

WHS students’ Thanksgiving plans

Jackie Stoller
November 23, 2016
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