The why and how of being nice to those around you

Sydney Jezik, News Editor

January 20, 2020

Waunakee High School contains over a thousand people. This means many hundreds of opinions, hair colors, religious beliefs, sexual identities, academic and athletic abilities and shoe sizes are packed into one building. A gre...

December’s Village Corner

Sam Kaufmann, Opinion Editor

January 20, 2020

The intersection of Eighth Street and South Century Avenue is one that sees frequent use from students and staff on their way to school each day. Most of the time, the intersection is fully functional and traffic moves smoothly in e...

Finals schedule has many changes and issues that need revision

January 20, 2020

Over the past couple months, a group made up of students, staff, and administration has been working to create a new final exam schedule. The new schedule will be a major change from previous years, as a result of continued enroll...

School parking situation needs improvement

Sam Kaufmann, Opinion Editor

January 20, 2020

At Waunakee High School, there are five parking lots that are available for student use. While that sounds like a large number at first, it really is not. Two of those five sit on the desolate western end of campus and generally sta...

More than ALICE drills needed for safety

Sammy Geraci, Editor in Chief

January 20, 2020

On Monday, December 9th, Waunakee High School held an ALICE drill, during which students were instructed on how to act in the case of an active shooter incident. During the drill, preparation mostly focused on what to do if a mass...

JUULing in schuul: is it cuul, fuul or just tuu cuul for yuu?

Sammy Geraci, Editor in Chief

December 1, 2019

The issue of vaping at Waunakee has been getting a lot of attention lately. Everyone knows that vaping is not healthy, yet many in our school do so anyways. When considering why someone in Generation Z would start to vape, one thin...

School’s wi-fi and web page blocker needs improvement

Callie Kesilewski, Photography Editor

December 1, 2019

Since the beginning of last school year, the speed of the school wi-fi has substantially slowed down. The apparent cause is all of the Chromebook, which takes up some of  the bandwidth. However, all other devices are extremely...

Public Library should be open Sunday afternoons

December 1, 2019

November is budget season for the Waunakee Village Board. Village staff have spent several months creating budgets for their departments in preparation for the 2020 budget approval process. This year, arguably the biggest prop...

Flyer policy supports safe environment

Claire Borgelt, Columnist

December 1, 2019

Recently, a new policy regarding bulletins and posters for school organizations has been enacted in our school. In order to display messages in the hallways or on bulletin boards, students must submit a copy of their poster t...

Homecoming ticket website needs review

Kailee Willers, Columnist

October 27, 2019

MySchoolDance is the website that the school used for Homecoming tickets this year. MySchoolDance doesn’t work because it treats students like middle schoolers, taking away all of their responsibility and putting it all on parents a...

Should colleges use Affirmative Action in admissions?

Ellen Finnel, Columnist

October 10, 2018

Pro (Finnel): It has been a little over 150 years since slavery was abolished in America, and while the U.S. has made great strides towards racial equality, it is still far from the reality we live in. This is why Affirmative...

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