May 30, 2017

Top 10 Cures to Senioritis

by Jacquelin Camacho, Staff Reporter Fourth quarter has just begun. Seniors are now feeling the closeness of graduation. Everyone has the number of hours, minutes, and seconds left until graduation memorized. Who cares about homework? What are finals? We have a library? It is getting harder and harder to push through school work everyday. This illness they call senioritis is grabbing hold of the Class of 2013, and it is not letting go. Seniors, just wait, we still have this last quarter to survive. Top Ten Cures to Senioritis 10. Stop counting down the days. You are driving yourself crazy…

Hollywood lacks originality with movies

by Megan Provost, Asst. Focus Editor What to look forward to in 2013: sequels, sequels and the occasional 3-D remake. Is it the audience’s unconditional love for these movies or the lack of original ideas in the cinematic industry that keep these same titles returning to the box office? Tired Plots The Hangover Part III, Release date: May 24 It was funny the first time…and the second…and the third? It’s already hard enough dealing with the same relentless plot consisting of drunk friends and crude humor almost every comedy out there today, and now do we have to watch the same…

New classes introduced for 2013-14 school year

Film Class With the start of a new film club at WHS this year, a film class has been approved for next school year. The class will run as a nine week (1 term) block. Students will cover the history of films (by watching films), looking at the techniques in filming, writing your own film, creating a story board, filming and editing the movie using Final Cut Pro and iMovie. The films made in class will qualify to be submitted into the film festival. Each student will leave the class with a completed 3-10 minute movie, which can be added…