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  • Class of 2022 Elect Their First Class Officers

    Class of 2022 Elect Their First Class Officers

    Alex Celico, Staff Reporter

    October 17, 2018

    Today, seven freshmen students faced their peers on the Ward auditorium’s stage for the freshman class elections. Each student presented her class with a speech that explained the future of WHS if she were part of the “Westerly High School Government.”  The students who ran were Sienna Fusaro,...

    Freshmen cast their ballots for their new class officers.

  • Foyer Roof Begins Leaking in Heavy Rainstorm

    Foyer Roof Begins Leaking in Heavy Rainstorm

    Marissa Berardo, Editor

    October 12, 2018

    The heavy rainfall this past week has certainly made its mark at WHS. At approximately 6:30 a.m. on Friday, October 12, steady water leaked through the gym foyer ceiling. Smaller leaks were reported in the administration kitchen, a classroom, the first floor science hallway, and in the library. Custodians...

    Buckets placed to collect the water leaking from the roof

  • Meet the New AP

    Meet the New AP

    Andrew Fiore, Staff Reporter

    October 11, 2018

    Westerly High School has a new assistant principal, Mr. Kevin Cronin. Mr. Cronin is no stranger to education. He began teaching right after college and spent twelve years in the classroom before getting Masters degrees in Curriculum and Administration. He then worked in a high school for ten years...

    New AP Mr. Cronin helps with the latest fire drill

  • Back to School Dance Kicks Off the School Year

    Back to School Dance Kicks Off the School Year

    Carly McGill, Staff Reporter

    October 3, 2018

    Every September, students of all ages dread kissing summer goodbye just to say hello to yet another school year. Yet seeing your friends everyday, being a part of the community, supporting causes that help those in need around us, and being able to embrace who you are as an individual are all posit...

    WHS students in a festive mood.

    Olivia Hartley

  • Block Party Celebrated the Arts

    Block Party Celebrated the Arts

    Marissa Berardo, Editor

    September 30, 2018

    If you skipped the “Downtown Shutdown Live” block party on September 29th from 5:30 to 10:00 p.m., you missed a good time and might want to mark your calendar for next year. Crowds flooded downtown Westerly, which was blocked to traffic from the water fountain on High Street to Canal Street. Th...

    People flood High Street to enjoy music and refreshments.

    Jayce DuBrule

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