National Emergency Sparks Controversy

Adam Wartel, Reporter

April 11, 2019

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On Friday, Feb. 15, President Trump officially declared a National Emergency to obtain funding for a border wall on the nation’s southern border.  This declaration has sparked controversy and debate about the legality and n...

‘Zombie Deer Virus’ infects deer across the country

Lee Dildine, Reporter

April 10, 2019

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  A deadly disease is infecting the population of deer and similar hoofed animals, like moose and elk, causing the deer to go into a sort of ‘zombified’ state according to The disease is scientifically called Chronic...

An Opportunity Many South Students Miss Out On

Trevor Summers, Reporter

February 25, 2019

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With the ‘18-’19 school year flying by, it’s almost that time of year to be thinking about scheduling classes for next year. South has many course pathways to offer, but many students are not familiar with the CCP (Coll...

Seniors sign to play college sports

Rachel Stoughton, Editor

November 20, 2018

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On Nov. 14, five Westerville South senior athletes signed commitments to play at a collegiate level. Summer Pitzer signed to play basketball at Indiana State University, where she major in nursing. Peyton Guice committ...

U.S. Midterms have Varying Results

Adam Wartel, Reporter

November 9, 2018

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On Nov. 6, millions of people across the U.S. voted in hundreds of elections across the country.  The 2018 midterm elections were an important election for Democrats, as they tried to take back The Senate and The House of Rep...

Pumpkin explosions at South

Adam Wartel, Reporter

November 5, 2018

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On Oct. 30, Chemistry teacher Lauren Sefton’s classes used liquid nitrogen to blow up pumpkins and a trash can in the practice fields.   Liquid nitrogen boils at a temperature of -196oC (-320oF), and expands rapidly after b...

WSHS seniors mentor incoming freshman

Jheron Garrett, Reporter

October 18, 2018

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Being a freshman can be hard at times because the school you are attending is new and can be way bigger than the school you attended in previous years.  It might be hard to find new friends to hangout with or even just to ha...

New Renovations Coming to South

Emily Grise, Reporter

October 12, 2018

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Westerville South, founded in 1960, was the first high school in Westerville. Due to this, renovating South is a number one priority because of its age and immediate infrastructure needs, as said by Executive Director of Facili...

Cats for Unity plan to celebrate Hispanic Culture

Antonio Watkins and Mark Macharia

October 12, 2018

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Under the guidance of Instructional Aide Briana Walker, Cats for Unity plans to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month again this year. According to Walker, in October the club will host events such as a Hispanic themed bake sale ...