Teens question use of cell phones, social media

Jheron Garrett, Reporter

May 14, 2019

Social media and cell phones have become a problem for the youth in this generation.  Lisa Guernsey have described a rise in sleeplessness, loneliness, worry, and dependence among teenagers — a rise that coincides with the release of the first iPhone 10 years ago. A study  b...

Student field trips provide value

Nathan Baldwin, Editor

May 14, 2019

The senior year is often viewed as a time when seniors routinely leave school and miss class. This pattern is often criticized under the belief that time not spent in class is detrimental to the seniors who are missing. Ho...

Lebron’s 13 years of playoff appearances comes to an end

Jheron Garrett, Reporter

April 11, 2019

LeBron James reached the playoffs 13 consecutive times with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat. According to ESPN, Lebron averaged 30.8 points in his first run through the postseason in 2006 and led the Cavs through a seve...


April 11, 2019

he Direct Line for Attendance is 614-797-6047 If you'll be attending the Columbus Career Center for the first time next year, Fort Hayes will host their New Student Orientation, for all of their programs, on April 16...

National Emergency Sparks Controversy

Adam Wartel, Reporter

April 11, 2019

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...

West beats out the east in NBA All-star game

Mark Macharia

April 11, 2019

The final score  of the NBA All-Star game was 178 to 164 with the west taking the win in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sunday, Feb. 17.   The west was under the leadership of team captain Lebron James and Giannis Antetoukounmp...

South students explore Europe

Corrynn Osborne

April 10, 2019

While many of us spent our spring break sleeping in and procrastinating, the Westerville South Travel Club spent their break touring popular cities in Europe including Rome, Vatican City and Sorrento. Lisa Baughman, history teac...

‘Zombie Deer Virus’ infects deer across the country

Lee Dildine, Reporter

April 10, 2019

  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 Health.com The disease is scientifically called Chronic...

An Opportunity Many South Students Miss Out On

Trevor Summers, Reporter

February 25, 2019

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...

New Diversity in Congress

Grace Bobel, Editor

February 22, 2019

The recent midterm elections proved to be decisive for the Democratic party as they took the majority of seats in the House of Representatives, leaving more power for the party to pose resistance to policies set forth by Presid...

Superbowl 2019 events and plays

Mark Macharia, Reporter

February 22, 2019

The Patriots faced the Los Angeles Rams on the Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. For most parts of the country, change is what people wanted, hoping the Rams would take down the powerhouse Patriots in Super Bowl 53. The game was a big...

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