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‘The Pajama Game’ wows

Christine Wittich, Managing Editor
June 9, 2014

I’ve been attending high school musicals since WS put on Les Mis in 2006, and while I am certainly not an expert on theatre, I consider... READ MORE »»

Caption: The cast of "The Pajama Game" blew the audience away with their professionalism, catchy songs and incredibly entertaining performance.

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Spartans fight for the cure

Katherine Gibson, Forum Teacher
June 9, 2014

Run, walk, jog or crawl, but get your butt around that track. Relay For Life had its fifth event here on the track of West Springfield.... READ MORE »»

Caption: Members of the Springfield and Burke community walked around the track all night to fight cancer and successfully raised money for the American Cancer Society.

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In memoriam: Ron Maggiano

Calvin Wilder, Page One Editor
June 9, 2014

When Ronald Maggiano stood in front of his first classroom full of high school students, the year was 1979. The Iran hostage crisis... READ MORE »»

Caption: Ron Maggiano, who taught here for 19 years, died last week at Fairfax Hospital. He is remembered for his creativity and passion in the classroom.

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Changing the way we share news

Alli Harris, ETC. Editor
May 15, 2014

What’s black and white and read all over? A newspaper! Very few high school students actually read physical newspapers, however,... READ MORE »»

Caption: Senior Josh Zeeman is one student who prefers paper news over news delivered through technology such as smartphones and computers. He believes news is better to be received when it contains multiple opinions, as opposed to Facebook’s new method which involves delivering only user-friendly, preferential news to users of the site.

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Spartan girls start local to make a global change

Sydney Manning, Oracle Editor
May 15, 2014

Between January and June of 2013 there were over 14,000 calls made to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center in the US. Of... READ MORE »»

Caption: School Board member Ryan McElveen is shown wearing a bracelet in support of the awareness campaign started by the WS Spartans Global Outreach for Girls. His tweet helped advertise the cause and spread the word about sex trafficking.

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It’s time for Calvin and…Pabs?

Calvin Wilder and Pablo Suarez, Oracle Staff Writers

Calvin and Hobbes may be the most beloved children’s cartoon of all time, but that won’t stop us from making a mediocre pun and creating a column to profit off of its... read story

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Military dreams, no easy feat

Eric Henderson, Oracle Online Assistant Editor

Getting into the college of your choice is not an easy job. Getting into the military academy of your choice is an even more difficult task. Competition to get into military... read story

June 10, 2014 • 0 comments

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Skills and goals

Rosa Jang, Entertainment Editor

While most of us are unsure of what we want to do with our future, senior Jinju Tak and junior Gaby Quezada have their futures all planned out. Taking vet technician and cosmetology... read story

June 10, 2014 • 0 comments

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‘The Pajama Game’ wows

Christine Wittich, Managing Editor

I’ve been attending high school musicals since WS put on Les Mis in 2006, and while I am certainly not an expert on theatre, I consider myself fairly seasoned in musical... read story

June 9, 2014 • 0 comments

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Springfield’s got a new case of the munchies

Pablo Suarez, Oracle Online Editor

With the boom of new businesses and restaurants in Springfield, don’t be surprised if a classmate says “Would you like fries with that?” Being able to find a job has... read story

June 17, 2014 • 0 comments