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Four Courses Added as Options for Next Year
Catherine Hayes, Staff Writer • March 19, 2024

As students begin scheduling for the 2024-2025 school year, there are several new courses up for consideration. Many have heard about Referee...

Senior Kailynn Anderson as a baby after her open heart surgery at eight months old.
With Love, a Heart Survivor
Brooklyn Miller, Staff Writer • February 29, 2024

Many students take February as the month of love and valentines but some honor their real hearts during the month.  February is American Heart Month and it takes many different...

Karma Hedges wrestles Buckhannon Upshurs Bri Howes on Jan. 31 in the Fieldhouse.
Making History On The Mat
Emma Casto, Staff Writer • February 2, 2024

Senior Brailynn Custred and sophomore Karma Hedges made school history on Dec. 2 as the first female wrestlers to compete for the Big Reds. They kicked off their season at the...

Wood County Teen Leaders participate in field day on June 15, 2023 while they work Wood County Younger Camp at Wood County 4-H Campgrounds.
What Is 4-H?
Emma Casto, Staff Writer • April 18, 2024

When most people think of 4-H they think of farm animals and county fairs, but it is more than just that. 4-H is an opportunity for children...

Elizabeth Michaels isle of prom dresses.
Prom Dress Perfection
February 16, 2024
Beth Koreski, Brooklyn Millar, CSPA director Jennifer Ha, and Catherine Hayes with the Silver Crown Award at Columbia University on March 15.
The Journal Wins Silver Crown at Columbia University
Catherine Hayes, Staff Writer • April 17, 2024

On March 15, The Journal received a Silver Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA), the only student newspaper in West Virginia to do so.  After The...

Faye Webster holds up an outfit for her album cover, “Underdressed at the Symphony.”
‘Underdressed at the Symphony’ is a Great Spring Album
Liliana Parsons, Staff Writer • March 22, 2024

As spring quickly approaches and the gloom of winter is melting away, many people are looking for calm music that can warm their hearts. I’m someone who typically listens...

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