There has been a lot of tensions raised lately after many of the surrounding districts decided to go with a grading scale in which finals will only positively affect semester grades. These surrounding schools are doing this due to the lack of review days and time to prepare for the finals. The Winfield School District though, has decided to go down a different path. The … Continue reading Final Op-Ed: Should Finals Only Positively Affect Our Grade This Year?
Wednesday (12/18) – review day (normal schedule) Thursday (12/19) – exam schedule 1st hour exam: 7:20-8:25 2nd hour class: 8:29-8:51 3rd hour class: 8:55-9:17 5th hour exam: 9:21-10:26 4th hour (advisory) (normal lunch times): 10:30-11:40 6th hour class: 11:44-12:04 7th hour exam: 12:08-1:13 8th hour exam: 1:17-2:22 Friday (12/20) (half day) – exam schedule 2nd hour exam: 7:20-8:25 3rd hour exam: 8:29-9:34 5th hour (locker … Continue reading Revised Fall 2019 Semester Exam Schedule
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, also known as FCA, is a club here at Winfield High School which meets twice a month during advisory. At an average FCA meeting, FCA members usually discuss a certain theme based off a Christian reading. FCA does more than just meet up during advisory though. FCA will also sometimes do “See you at the pole,” which is where FCA … Continue reading Extracurricular of the Week: Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
It’s finals week, which to most of us means one thing: stress. Every year, a majority of students all over the school are stressed because they’re trying to cram in some last minute studying to help boost their grades. Among this studying comes hours and hours of time spent flipping through notes and reviewing what we had learned in the past four months. Finals week … Continue reading Three Things That Can Help Eliminate the Stress of Finals Week
With choir performing in their Christmas show on Thursday night at seven, this week’s extracurricular of the week is choir. Winfield High School has two choirs: the second hour auditioned choir known as “Concert Chorale”, and the third hour non-auditioned choir known as “Winfield Warrior Singers”. Both choirs are an awesome opportunity for anyone and even if you don’t like to sing, trying it out … Continue reading Extracurricular of the Week: Choir
Interested in joining scholar bowl but are not sure what they are all about? Well, scholar bowl is pretty much a trivia or Jeopardy style game in which a questionnaire asks the teams both school and non school related questions. After the question is asked, the first team to buzz in with the correct answer wins. Sometimes the scholar bowl team will play in tournaments … Continue reading Extracurricular of the Week: Scholar Bowl
Since wrestling kicks off their season this weekend with the boys JV tournament in Warrenton, this week’s extracurricular of the week is wrestling. The wrestling team has been working hard at practices since November 5th, and is very excited to kick off their season soon. Unlike most sports, with wrestling, athletes are required to weigh in so they can be sorted into weight classes and … Continue reading Extracurricular of the Week: Wrestling
It’s getting close to December which means two things: it’s almost winter break and it’s almost time for semester one final exams. Although final exams can get some of us all feeling a bit nervous, how much does an exam actually affect your grade? It seems as if some of us spend hours of studying for these exams, but when the exam scores come in, … Continue reading Should Final Exams Be Worth More?
With boys and girls basketball facing off against Elsberry this coming Saturday (11/23), this week’s extracurricular of the week is basketball. November 4th was this year’s kickoff to winter sports and both the girls and boys basketball teams have been practicing hard since then. Winfield’s basketball teams have also recently been talked up in The Lincoln County Journal with all teams being excited about their … Continue reading Extracurricular of the Week: Basketball
There has been a lot of talk lately around the Winfield School District about how we should use the money we had recently received. The money was given for the purpose of building so we would not be able to use the money to buy things such as new books or other new items for the school but we would have to use it to … Continue reading Would a Performing Arts Center Be Worth It?