June 26, 2017

WHS alumnus interns at White House

by Frida Valdés, Feature Editor Lindsay Ford, ‘09 WHS alumni and senior at DePaul University, currently interns at the White House, working in the Internship Office under the Office of Management and Administration. According to Sandra Chico, social studies teacher, Ford’s communication skills, organization skills, dedication and commit- ment are attributes that can give her an advantage to become successful. While at WHS, Ford participated in many extracurricular activities, but she attributes Student Council with “instilling my passion for working in pub- lic service. Ms. Chico was a great mentor and taught me important organization- al and time management skills,”…

Nowry recognized in Sports Illustrated

by Mike Pink, Staff Reporter Max Nowry, ‘08 graduate, is not a well known name like Jay Cutler, Derrick Rose or Patrick Kane, but the 5’2” 121 pound senior at Northern Michigan University is definitely on his way. Nowry recently won the gold medal at the Greco-Roman wrestling at the University World Championships on Oct. 5 in Finland. After Nowry won that medal, he was chosen to be in the “Faces in the Crowd” section in Sports Illustrated. The “Faces in the Crowd” section is a page where Sports Illustrated picks the best eight to ten high school or collegiate…

Alumnus works as director in Hollywood

Picture used with permission from David Tuber by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor David Tuber, director and ‘00 alumnus, draws “all the time.”  When he attended WHS, he would draw Fun Run T-shirts, student council posters and band program covers.  Now, he works in Hollywood on various productions, including stop motion animation shows. “We just wrapped up production for ‘Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole’ (a stop motion animation show on Adult Swim),” Tuber said.  “We direct the entire process from writing to post-effects at the very end, but we sometimes help with writing and directing voice actors.” Tuber graduated from Columbia College in…

Reinhart releases first album: ‘Listen Up’ to local idol’s sultry debut

by Robert Perales, A&E Editor   Rating: 4 stars out of 5   Haley Reinhart does more than enough to prove herself as an up-and-coming jazz/soul singer on her debut album, “Listen Up.”  The debut record follows her third place finish on the 10th season of American Idol. The 10 track album features sultry riffs and poetic verses that combine to establish an incredible debut from Reinhart. The opening track and rumored second single, “Oh My!,” features rapper B.O.B. and is the most radio friendly track on the album. It contains influences of pop, hip-hop and jazz. Other standout tracks…