Homecoming Dance 2019

Another Braves Homecoming dance is in the books.

On Saturday October 12, 2019, Whetstone High School celebrated its annual Homecoming at the school, by putting on a dance for all our students and their guests.

Students decorated the cafeteria and south end of the building to reflect this year’s theme, “Disco!”

Broadcast 10.11.19​

Happy Homecoming Whetstone! Spirit week, homecoming court, pep rallies, festivals, parades, games, dances…whoo hoo it’s all happening here! And check out the rest of our stories on student council elections, the next WAPA play in November, a look at our handbell choir, and a chat with Texas transplant, Grace Baraka.


How Students Are Preparing For Their Finals

By Damarius K. Warfield

Finals are just days away.Many people are worried about this and everyone is very nervous about this.

Earlier this week i talked to a few students.Reginald Michael quotes “ I plan on studying every day right after school”.

Another student named Ishmael Obas quotes “I plan on trying to get as much help as possible from teachers and any tips i could use for the finals.

Finals are starting next week and most students have 80 minutes to complete them.Most teachers are doing multiple choice questions.

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Whetstone Track Recap

By Rashaun Broomfield

This track season has been a successful track season with alot of PRs(Personal Records).

I spoke with head coach Joseph Monda and i asked him what was the highlight of this track season he stated

“Everyone (was) working as hard as they could and actually improving. We had many new runners this year who all did great and only having few seniors this year the majority of this team will be coming back”. There were over 50% of runners who made it to district finals where the braves track season ended besides one runner , Brack Dillon a sophomore at Whetstone high school. He came in 4th place just qualifying for Regionals in the 400 meter dash.

Brack Dillon races earlier this season
Brack Dillon qualified for regionals in the 400


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Lobby Day at Whetstone

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By Myra Wood

On Wednesday May 22 the sophomore humanities students at whetstone participated in Lobby Day. On this day members of the class presented their service learning projects and “lobbied” members of our community, school board, and local government for a better world.

The projects are on wide variety of issues that require solutions and advocacy. Students chose projects ranging from “Saving the Sea Turtles,” to ending standardized testing.

No matter the issue students advocated for their changes by doing things like making social media accounts on platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook where they spread their messages and information, calling local representatives, and making efforts to spread awareness of their cause and solutions.

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