Every day we begin school with a moment of silence and the pledge of allegiance. Everyone stands, and places their right hand on their heart. We then recite the words that pledge our loyalty to the greatest country on earth. This is a giant waste of time.
After e-cigarette use became a widespread issue last year, which seemed to catch administrators, teachers and parents off guard, WHS worked to combat it by educating students about risks and clarifying the tobacco policy in the student handbook to include e-cigarettes. Possessing any type of electronic cigarette device is illegal on school grounds. The policy for use or possession of any tobacco or simulated tobacco (E-cigarette) product, as stated in the WHS handbook, for the first offense is one to three days of out-of-school suspension, contingent upon situation.
In April, Taylor Swift released her first single from her seventh album, “Lover.” When “ME!” was released, we reviewed the single along with looking back to our childhoods and how they were affected by Tay Tay. After the full album’s release on Friday, it’s time to see whether the old Taylor is back.
The Charger is Wabaunsee High School’s student newspaper. Our goal as staff is to inform readers in the school and community about events in the district, advocate for students and entertain the readers. As an independent student publication, the Charger’s freedom of press is protected by the Kansas Student Publications Act. This means our views do not necessarily reflect those of USD 329. It also protects our rights to advocate for students, even when the topics may be controversial.
For our final editorial of the school year the Charger staff would like to thank some of the teachers and staff members moving on from WHS this year. Thank you for everything you’ve done for us and we wish you luck with your future. The editorial is the opinion of the Charger staff. Send letters to the editor to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In honor of tonight's 8th grade promotion ceremony, the Charger has some advice for students as they enter high school. Entering high school can be intimidating. While some are concerned with changing social aspects, others are looking towards college and academics. Luckily for you, we’ve been there and done that, hopefully we can help make... Continue Reading →
Initiating a breakup might be one of the most awkward and difficult things you’ll ever have to do, especially in high school. No matter how you go about it, it probably won't go down as smoothly as you hope, but knowing some proper breakup etiquette could help prevent the situation from becoming your worst nightmare.... Continue Reading →
As each team begins its season, players and coaches anxiously await to find out regional or sub-state assignments. It seems every year the reactions to assignments are either very excited or very disappointed. As of now, high schools smaller than class 4A are split up into regionals and sub-state by the location of the school.... Continue Reading →
We’re not sure if prom really is the “most magical” night of a high schoolers life, but everyone on the Charger staff had a great time this weekend. We love seeing everyone dressed up in dresses and tuxedos for promenade and seeing everyone pull up in the nice vehicles, or in some cases, farm equipment.... Continue Reading →