November 22, 2017

Almutawa twins adjust to WHS with help from friends, each other

by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor Ahmed and Mohammed Almutawa, juniors, moved from Saudi Arabia two and a half months ago, but their shared experiences and twin bond have helped them adjust to new people and places. The Almutawa twins enjoy playing video games and racing cars together.  Although they share many of the same interests and friends, they have a few differences in physical appearance and interests. “He’s (A. Almutawa) the first one, but I’m taller and stronger,” M. Almutawa said.  “Maybe I’m taller than him, and he’s faster than me.  I like photographs.  He likes to take videos.” However,…

Petersons bond with soccer: Sisters bring positive vibe to team, finish season strong

by Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief Since Amanda Peterson, senior, will graduate this year, Emily Peterson, freshman, decided not to participate in softball but join her sister to play on the girls’ varsity soccer team. “It was a lot more fun for us personally this year,” A. Peterson said.  “Whenever she (E. Peterson) would throw in the ball, I would look at her and I could tell where it was going to go. It was like we were connected because we knew each other so well and knew how we were going to play.” According to E. Peterson, they have “twin telepathy,” even though…