Every year, Homecoming is an event to remember, but how about this year? What changed, and what stayed the same? What made this year’s homecoming different, and how did WHS students feel about it?
Spirit week at Washington High School is full of class unity and school spirit, which leads up to the homecoming game and dance.
On Tuesday, October 3, Laphonza Butler was sworn into the U.S. Senate, making history as America’s first Black lesbian senator. California Governor Gavin Newsom selected her to replace the late Dianne Feinstein until the next election, in 2024.
In light of the new Costco opening in New Park Mall on November 18th, 2023, it is important to discuss the impact of Costco on students, teachers, and parents in the Washington High School community. Once a simple store with everything adults needed, Costco has found a new customer base: high schoolers.
October is known for a variety of events, such as Halloween, and for Washington High School, Spirit Week and Homecoming. However, most people are unaware that October is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Last year the intercoms at FUSD schools fell victim to a clever hacker who managed to infiltrate the school’s security measures and play ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ by Rick Astley over the PA system. The incident raised questions about the school’s cybersecurity measures.
This year the Washington staff voted to move to a block schedule. Block schedule is a modified schedule where on one day it’s all odd class and another day all even. It is intended to create a deeper engagement between students and teachers. This, however, can come with many different effects on the students.
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