Are Reading Quizzes Necessary?


The reading quiz: a phrase that strikes fear into the hearts of some students, yet to some insignificant. Whether or not you like reading quizzes, you have undoubtedly experienced many throughout your academic career.

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Winchester's Mascot and Whatnot

“Sachem” is a native American word, meaning “King, Chief or Leader.”  Winchester’s Sachem mascot has been a part of our community’s identity for decades.

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The Problem With WHS GPA’s

GPA. Who knew that three letters could cause so much stress? These letters both define our high school careers, compiling our hard work in all of our classes into one number: a number that determines our class rank, who gets certain awards, and in a sense, who goes to which college.


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First Day of School: Half or Full Day?

On September 6th, WHS students flooded into the newly tiled floors and brightly painted corridors of  the new Winchester High School. This year’s first day was different, however, as the bright-eyed freshmen were met with swarms of upperclassmen who were just as lost as they were in a seemingly vast and completely new building. The reason for this chaos? The first day of school was a full day.

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