TWHS NEWS

Mentors

Sydnee Fowlkes, Writer

May 23, 2016

Filed under Culture

The school provides all freshmen with formal mentors to ensure the transition from middle school to high school is comfortable.  Underclassmen can also find informal mentors in upperclassmen who are involved in the same extra-...

Mental Health Awareness

Gia Napoleon, Writer

May 23, 2016

Filed under Culture, News

One out of five people living in the US struggle with a mental health disorder.  To increase awareness of this statistic and highlight the ways that the US has been helping people with mental disorders, President Barack Obama...

Jeans for Teens

Julia Molnar, Writer

May 22, 2016

Filed under Culture, News

What costs no money, helps others and looks good on college applications? You guessed it - volunteer work.  Community service allows high school students  to develop skills that may not be attainable in a classroom setting while al...

Career Mentorship

Lark Rutter, Writer

May 20, 2016

Filed under Culture

Do you want to learn the skills necessary to succeed in the adult workforce?  If you’re an upcoming senior looking for a great class to take during one of the last semesters of your high school career, then Career Mentorship,...

High School Athletes

Brie Wright, Writer

May 20, 2016

Filed under Culture, Sports

Over 1.35 million student athletes are injured badly enough  that they must go to a hospital. The most common injuries are to the head, face, fingers, knees and ankles. Occasional bumps and bruises are expected when students play ...

Dealing with Grief

Caitlin Cronin, Writer

May 19, 2016

Filed under Culture, Feature

Two weeks before Christmas, in the middle of my 8th grade year, my dad passed away. One of my friends dropped me off at home after basketball practice, and my mom answered the door with a really mournful look on her face. Not ...

Why ESPN Broadcasts Gaming

Jonathan Conrad and Jaxson Stiver

May 19, 2016

Filed under Culture, Sports

Analysts expect professional gaming to earn up to $1 billion in revenue by 2019, and it is clear by ESPN’s recent coverage of professional gaming that major media networks want a piece of the income.  ESPN is a worldwide network...

Wake Up Thomas Worthington

Gia Napoleon, Writer

May 18, 2016

Filed under Culture

Do you ever need reminders to get to school on time? Do you ever need motivation to get you through the long school day? Wake Up Thomas Worthington has a quick and easy text message format that delivers motivational quotes to...

AP Biology

Justice Baham, Writer

May 18, 2016

Filed under Culture, Opinion, Uncategorized

As a junior, there are many classes to choose from for your senior year including opportunities to take college-level courses and gain college credits.  AP courses can help increase your GPA because they are weighted more.  ...

AP Psychology for All

Julia Molnar, Writer

May 18, 2016

Filed under Culture, News

“I think [AP Psychology] is, right now, the most popular AP course nationally," said Judith Galasso, the future AP Psychology teacher who currently teaches Behavioral Science and Political Radicalism. Galasso, alongside new hire Aly...