Spirit Day: Tacky Tourist Thursday

          Spirit Week is still going strong at West Clermont High School! For day four, the theme was ‘Tacky Tourist Thursday.’ Students from all classes participated, and here are some of the highlights!

Madison East (9th) showing her spirit with a radical headband.
Maeve Danosky (12th) is ready for a day in the sun.

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Astralis Wins London CS:GO 2018 Major

          The competitive scene of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive witnessed Danish organization Astralis claim victory at the FACEIT London Major, one of only two $1,000,000 major championships scheduled for this year. Continue reading Astralis Wins London CS:GO 2018 Major

What the Korean Summit Means to America

As most Americans know, On June 12th this year President Trump went to North Korea for the first summit meeting between the leaders of the United States of America and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. A large outcome of the meeting came from Leader Kim who had apparently, as Trump stated in a Tweet, “agreed to allow Nuclear inspections, subject to final negotiations, and to permanently dismantle a test site and launch pad in the presence of international experts.” Since the historic meeting, further denuclearization progress have remained stalled. No real forward progress has been made, but since the summit negotiations between the US and North Korea has stirred up. One question remains, will offers from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un be enough to convince the U.S. to meet his demands? Continue reading What the Korean Summit Means to America

Blood Drive

Are you interested in donating blood and saving lives? Well, West Clermont High School and Hoxworth Blood Center are teaming up. Hoxworth will be coming to WCHS Wednesday, October 10th, and they will be allowing students to donate blood from 8:00am to 1:30pm. Why should you donate? Donating blood helps save thousands of people’s lives a year. Also, students who donate get a free shirt, those who donate four times in their high school career get to graduate with a red cord and sometimes earn scholarship opportunities. For more opportunities check out www.hoxworth.org/highschool. Continue reading Blood Drive

Megan Mahon Commits to ONU

We officially have a Polar Bear in our Wolf Pack. West Clermont senior Megan Mahon will be attending Ohio Northern University as a member of the girl’s volleyball team starting next autumn. As a leader of the Wolves and captain of the varsity team, Megan is excited to be continuing her playing career after high school, as she is not ready to give that opportunity of competition up.

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Wolves for the WIN

The West Clermont Wolves defeated the Walnut Hills Eagles on Friday September 22 at Walnut Hills High School by a score of 14-9. The game was projected as a close matchup but West Clermont was able to come out on top and secure their win for this week. After a three game losing streak, the Wolves were happy to find another victory, now putting their record at 2-3. They have had a successful history over the Eagles beating them last year 45-14. This loss dropped Walnut Hills’ record to 1-4. Touchdowns for West Clermont were scored by senior running back Jacob Kilgore for 5 yards, and senior running back Ryan Cann for 15 yards. Wolves kicker, Cameron Null was able to make both field goals for an extra point. Two of Walnut Hills nine points were from a safety when West Clermont quarterback Hunter Eads was penalized for intentional grounding in the Eagles end zone. West Clermont was able to hold their opponent to no points on the board until the third quarter when they got this safety. The Eagles did not score their first touchdown until the fourth quarter. Even though three of West Clermont’s starting defense were out due to injuries, junior, Devon Boykin, senior, Matt Lewis, and sophomore, Gage Bullock; the Wolves were still able to stop them.

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Maryland Shooting Leaves 3 Dead & 3 Wounded

Thursday, September 20th a drugstore distribution in Harford County was shot up around 9 am; about the same time the workers gathered in the cafeteria to eat. It was thought that the location was secure at the Rite Aid support facilities, where there is roughly 1,000 employees. People were shot from the outside and the shooter made her way to the inside to take more victims of the facility. This center is where produce is received and delivered. The shooting took place near the front of the primary building a.k.a. the Liberty Support Facility which is where the deliveries took place.Image result for maryland shooting 2018 snochia mosley

The incident was said to be caused by a dispute between the shooter and a coworker. Workers claim they were arguing after a town hall meeting had took place, and it quickly escalated. Witnesses also told officials she didn’t have a particular target and that she just ‘shot to shoot.’ Continue reading Maryland Shooting Leaves 3 Dead & 3 Wounded