The holidays are for happiness and love. Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa these are the most important times to be with family! Many people love being with family and friends; seems like the best place to be. Or if you don’t celebrate, grab a cup of hot chocolate and curl up to a holiday movie. :)Classic holiday movies to watch :)Elf :)The muppet Christmas carol :)Home … Continue reading Happiness is in the air!
Recently, Winfield High School had an essay contest to find out what veterans mean to us. There were a great many fine essays but one stood out above all others. Lisandra Eller was our winner! Below, published with her permission is the essay. American Veterans provide an unparalleled service to our country. They are some of the most diligent, courageous men and women you’ll ever … Continue reading Veteran’s Day Essay Winner
Winfield High School softball team! Winfield high school has two teams for softball. Varsity and Junior varsity, although they are different teams that are both absolutely fabulous. Now, the end of the season they’ve had some great ups and downs. “Varsity is extremely close.” Sophomore Tatum Bradshaw says Sophomore Rylee Bosley believes “you should never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing … Continue reading Dedicated Athletes!
If you’re shopping on a budget, don’t worry. There are plenty of shops and boutiques to buy clothes without spending a fortune! Hut no. 8, Plato’s Closet, H & M, Ross Dress for Less, Marshall’s, and TJ Maxx are all places near this area, and are inexpensive; so you can splurge without emptying your bank account. What to Wear for the Holidays If you’re wondering … Continue reading Girl’s Fashion 12/18/18
Brendan Wilson Dogs can be cute and lovable creatures. Dogs also shed hair, lick, and they just don’t listen and are so annoying. These are the reasons I dislike dogs, and why I hope to never own one. Dogs shed hair, and there is almost nothing you can do about. This means to keep a clean house you must always be sweeping or vacuuming, pretty … Continue reading Why I dislike dogs
How did the potato feel about being uprooted? Continue reading “Jokes of the Week 12/14/18”
This Senior Spotlight of the week is Paige Sherer! What sports or activities are you involved in? “I’m on dance team, I’m in FCA, PAC and FBLA” What do you do in your free time? “I usually just watch TV or hang out with grant and my friends” What do you plan on doing after highschool? “I really dont know what I want to do … Continue reading Senior Spotlight 12 – 14
I tried to catch fog yesterday…
19 sleeps until Christmas! PAC members bring $3-$5 to Mr. Conner by next Friday, December 14th. The money will be going towards Christmas gifts for elementary students in the district! Make up hours!! Dec. 8th and Dec. 15th Mr. Hawkins is offering ACT review for the Dec. 8th test in room 317 from 2:30-3:30 HS band banquet / December 6th @5:30 in HS commons Parents … Continue reading Announcements 12/6
what inspired you to become a teacher? Her high school algebra 1 teacher, she was the best teacher she ever had. She actually made her fall in love with math, so she just had to teach it. how long have you been teaching? This is her 1st year of teaching. what is your favorite thing about teaching at winfield? She loves the students, she loves … Continue reading Teacher of the Week (Ms. Seiter)
On Saturday Clark wrestled in the Civic Memorial Tournament in Illinois. He placed second out of fourteen people in his bracket, He got a silver medal! “Coach Payne said I had to weigh under 160 pounds, but what he didn’t tell me is that I could have weighed under 162. I was basically starving myself. Even though Coach didn’t tell me about this, in my … Continue reading Boys Player of The Week: Clark Rogers
Scout and Oscar are two very spoiled little dachshunds, affectionately referred to as The Weens. Scout is 12 years old. She was given to Mrs. Nafziger by a former student as a gift when she was a newborn puppy. She is now a crabby old lady that likes to tell everyone to get off her lawn, but is sweet and affectionate around her Mommy and Daddy. … Continue reading PET OF THE WEEK; SCOUT AND OSCAR
A year ago, today, my friend commited suicide because of bullying. He would be a senior this year. He went to a different school and yes, I didn’t see him a lot but we always talked, and he never talked about this kind of stuff. I could have done something if he told me but, that’s not the point. He shouldn’t have to tell me … Continue reading Bullying