November 18, 2017

Value of school emerges through Sandy shooting

by Solinna Chong, Associate Editor When many of us think of school, we think of detentions, early mornings and homework. We focus on the negative aspects of school rather than on the good. This week, our nation has been heartbroken by the tragic event at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.  As of press time, there have been 28 confirmed deaths, including the shooter and his mother.  Unfortunately, there were 27 innocent people who woke up hoping for another fun-filled day of school, yet they were tragically silenced. School is supposed to be a safe haven for students and…

WPAC reaches out through Shave for the Shore

by Paige McCoy, Staff Reporter Wheeling Political Action Club (WPAC) hosted “Shave for the Shore” on Dec. 7, an event to raise funds through Habitat for Humanity, which will be used to help rebuild homes that were ruined by Hurricane Sandy. “Shave for the Shore is awesome. It shows their (WPAC’s) compassion and willingness to show people what matters. It’s an opportunity to be creative and think of the best way to raise money,” Sandra Chico, WPAC adviser, said. With the help of WPAC and seven teachers, WHS gave back to those affected by Hurricane Sandy as they raised $549.16…

WPAC helps superstorm victims through Cinnabon sale, shaving heads

by Erik Hernandez, Staff Reporter On Nov. 30, Wheeling Political Action Club (WPAC) will host a Cinnabon sale to raise money for people in need affected by Superstorm Sandy. Students could pre-order their Cinnabons from Nov. 26 to Nov. 29 for $3. On Nov. 30, the actual sale day, Cinnabons will cost $5. Cinnabons will be distributed in the main hallway during lunch periods. “The proceeds will be donated to the Habitat for Humanity which is an organization working to provide relief in the area,” Sandra Chico, WPAC sponsor, said WPAC works on projects involving world issues. “WPAC does a…