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At the end of the first semester, senior English teacher Mr. Awwad retired. Some disliked his class for the amount of writing he assigned, and considered Awwad to be the hardest out of the ERWC teachers at Washington. Others thought he was the easiest: despite the timed writings, the assignments are only for the day, and not the week.
Washington Junior Fernando Mendoza is one of the MVPs, and mentors, of our soccer team. Fernando is also a role model for the other players on the team, and people in school in general often look up to him for advice.
Yearbook: an album that encapsulates and preserves the cherished moments of our school journey. More than a photo album, it stores important memories and events that unfolded throughout the academic year, presented with a captivating blend of photographs, writings, and designs that align with the chosen theme.
Do you believe in fate? For Anugraha Chris, a senior at Washington and a rising singer, the answer might be yes. Chris began training as a singer at the age of six, but believes her interest in singing to have been rooted in her infancy, almost by destiny.
Sports are big on campus here at Washington. There are so many options to choose from when trying out for a sport. But why do people really join sports? Is it because they have a true love for the sport? Or because they want scholarships? Or is it peer pressure from family or friends? Or maybe because they simply want something to do.
2023 marks the first year that the Cheerleading team of Washington High School competes in competition under the current coach. The competition team consists of all of Varsity and three JV members. The first competition that marked the start of comp season was the USA Northern California Regional on November 4, 2023 and it took place at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills. The competition team has been working on their routine since the beginning of practice, which started in the beginning of summer 2023.
On October 27th, the last day before a long weekend, the clock ticked down, the air was still, and the students were getting restless. It was a fifth period like any other, until the sound of a fire alarm cut through the noise like a knife through butter.
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?