In the government class fake election, students created campaign posters and videos to present to the class. "It's a fun activity to give the kids an idea of what it's like to run for office," government teacher Jess Rutledge said.
Leading up to and following the election there has been much fuss about the minimum wage in America. President Joe Biden is expected to present his proposal Friday for raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Although there will always be negative side effects to changes like these, overall it will be extremely beneficial to millions of Americans and could even help improve the economy.
WHS basketball teams will play in the Royal Valley Invitational Tournament this weekend despite missing key players due to quarantine. Boys basketball has six players out due to quarantine and one injury. Girls basketball will be without one starter as well.
The seven missing boys includes all five starters.
With the coronavirus having been in the United States for a year now, and life-changing safety precautions put in place not long after, many people are growing fatigued and are ready to see a normal life again. Because of this, many people have lost sight of what is important, which is doing your part to slow the spread of this virus.
With lots of misconceptions and dispute surrounding the rules and recommendations, I spoke with Wabaunsee County health director Ray Finley about the current safety procedures. Here is what I learned:
Head volleyball coach Tracy Capoun resigned last week, ending her second run as Charger head coach with a 188-61 record, including four state appearances — 3rd place in 2020, 2nd place in 2018 and a state championship in 2019.
The USD 329 board met January 11, and focused on the closing of Paxico Middle School and the results of the bond survey giving to community members. Here are some highlights from the meeting.
Winter Royalty candidates shared a few reflections on their high school careers. The baksketball teams face Rock Creek Friday evening, and the crowning will take place between games. Watch on the livestream if you are not able to attend in-person.
To celebrate the end of a year that we are all happy to put behind us, the Charger staff compiled the ten biggest WHS stories of the 2020. 1. Spring semester interrupted by COVID-19
To celebrate the end of a year that we are all happy to put behind us, the Charger staff compiled the ten biggest WHS stories of the 2020. From sports to elections to unexpected plagues — it was quite a year. 2. USD 329 bond issue fails