The Fight For Equality Continues

By Arielle Swinehart

Friday May 13, the Obama Administration sent out guidance to public schools regarding transgender students. One thing the guidance insures is that transgender students are able to use the bathroom that matches their identity. Continue reading “The Fight For Equality Continues”

Love is Love Week

By Arielle Swinehart

At Whetstone High School, we celebrate differences and accept one another. As a way to show our acceptance and celebration, Whetstone has dedicated a week to recognize LGBTQ+ students, and the general LGBTQ+ community.

During the course of this week, all aspects of the LGBTQ+ community were recognized, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and more. This week, students dressed in neon to celebrate the visibility of the LGBTQ+ community, wore pink and purple to support lesser known identities, wore blue and white to support transgender members of our community. Students also had fun with the week by including a hat day and a day to wear something you wouldn’t normally wear. Continue reading “Love is Love Week”

Whetstone Boys Tennis Team

By Brenton Morrison

The Whetstone boy’s tennis team is continuing their strong season with their big 5-0 win against their rivals the Centennial Stars. The team’s dedication at practice is paying off. “We prepare by practicing every day after school and focusing on serves and keeping the ball in play,” sophomore, Armando Prince said. Continue reading “Whetstone Boys Tennis Team”

Senior Tag

Silas Land

The most exciting senior tradition has begun. Senior tag, a game played by high school graduating classes across the country, is just kicking off for Whetstone seniors.

Senior tag is played with water guns, usually in teams of four. The goal is to shoot other teams to get them out, and win the whole game. There is also a requirement to get naked so that you’d have immunity to being shot.  Because of this, the game is not officially affiliated with the school. Continue reading “Senior Tag”

The AP Exam

By Silas Land 

As summer break approaches, many Whetstone students begin to put less effort in their academics, and more into their plans for the summer. For AP students, the year isn’t over yet. They have to plan for the important exam, beginning on May 11th, over their particular AP subject.     Continue reading “The AP Exam”

Persevere Through the Testing

By: Rayshon Walker

Students at Whetstone have been pushing through all the uncomfortable and difficult AIR testing schedules this past week. Each of the 9th and 10th grade English classes had to take the test in the computer labs, which required careful scheduling by the counselors. Continue reading “Persevere Through the Testing”