New FCS teacher ready to compete

Keeley Reddick is ready to continue the success of the WHS FCCLA program. Reddick will replace Diane Breiner next year as the FCS teacher and FCCLA adviser. Reddick said she was interested in the position because it is close to family and it is a smaller school. She also said that coaching is what had led to her education. Reddick previously coached cheerleading at Council Grove for the last three years.

Moving On | Seniors leave a legacy at WHS

The graduating class of 2019, which finishes school today, features 34 students who each leave their own legacy at WHS. The Charger decided to highlight a few stories to show how WHS prepared them for the future. WHS graduation is 2 p.m. Sunday in the WHS gymnasium. 

Q&A: Retiring music teacher reflects on career

Music teacher Richard Philbrook directs the choir at the Mission Valley/Wabaunsee joint concert in March. Current Mission Valley teacher Jamie Rogers will take over for Philbrook next year. Photo by Mikayla Wagner. WHS band and choir teacher Richard Philbrook is retiring after 11 years at WHS. Philbrook began teaching 43 years ago and has made... Continue Reading →

Is the old Taylor still dead?

To celebrate the impending release of a new Swift album, Laurel Barber and Kaytlyn Meseke discuss her importance in their lives Who’s your favorite artist who writes songs about her exes? That’s right it’s T. Swift. Taylor Swift has recently released a new single, which has made us look back at our childhood and how... Continue Reading →

STAR event teaches danger of e-cigarettes

Jessica Vanstory and Meredith Hess present their STAR project to underclassmen in the WHS library. "It was cool. I liked the way they talked to us as a group," junior Jessica Hedges said. Photo by Emma Alderman. Vanstoy and Hess qualify for nationals with presentation Seniors Jessica Vanstory and Meredith Hess took on a project... Continue Reading →

Senior English students create community projects

WHS college English students are demonstrating important life skills with their end of the year projects. The seniors are working to create and present projects over something they want to improve in the school or community. The project consists of different types of expository papers, such as persuasive, problem/solution and research. “I chose this project... Continue Reading →

Alderman cutting 3-minute quizzes to 2.5 minutes

Math teacher Roger Alderman announced plans Monday to reduce the 3-minute quiz to 2.5-minute quiz following schedule changes next year. With the news of the impending schedule change, math teacher Roger Alderman has announced that he will be amending the infamous 3 minute quiz policy to account for the shorter periods of the 21 class... Continue Reading →

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