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  • Wiregrass student impresses with Broadway experience
    Feature, Student Spotlight

    Wiregrass student impresses with Broadway experience

    Lizzie Snider, Writer

    May 24, 2017

    Wicked, the Tony award-winning Broadway musical, features only the best of the best singers, dancers, and actors. One of those outstanding performers happens to be a little closer to home than New York City. Wiregrass Ranch High School (WRHS) freshman Skylar Barnes was actually in the musical menti...

    Skylar Barnes dancing on stage

  • Junior Takeover 2017
    Activities, Student Life

    Junior Takeover 2017

    Mrs. Swain, Newspaper Advisor

    May 17, 2017

    Today approximately 700 Juniors came to school in their first ever senior shirt and colorful crowns to takeover the school. The Junior takeover is an event that started at Wiregrass Ranch last year with the Class of 2017. This year's Junior class has been waiting anxiously for their chance to decorate...

    Junior Takeover 2017

  • Dance like no one is watching
    Student Life, Student Spotlight

    Dance like no one is watching

    Gabriele Alers, Eitor-In-Chief; Opinion Editor

    May 15, 2017

    For some people, music is just something they listen to in order to pass the time. They do a little wiggle in their seat as they listen to the words and carry on with their day. Others, however, feel the rhythm in their soul; they eat, sleep, dream, and breathe the tempo. One of those people is Emily...

    One of Brennan's stunning senior photos.

    Lorie Roman

  • Kickball Mania 2017 final day of competition
    Activities, Student Life

    Kickball Mania 2017 final day of competition

    Mrs. Swain, Newspaper Advisor

    April 28, 2017

    Kickball Mania 2017 has officially come to an end with Wilderness Explorer Scouts victorious. The team included: Will Lovelace, Luke Burstiner, Alex Baig, Casey Moran, Zach Schwartz, Jv Martinez, Josh Solt, Nate Kotlyn, Brandon Pierceall, Tristan Thiel, Jordan Spana, and Ryan Capo. The following pictures...

    Kickball Mania 2017 Champions: The Wilderness Explorer Scouts

  • Earth Day Fair Recap
    Activities, Student Life

    Earth Day Fair Recap

    Catherine White, Writer

    April 26, 2017

    April 22nd marks an important day for environmentalists throughout the world: Earth Day. Earth Day is a celebration and continued effort to spread awareness on issues concerning Earth and its ecology. Earth Day Network’s mission is to "diversify, educate, and activate the environmental movement worl...

    Students set an upbeat mood by playing for the the participants.

Student Life

Wiregrass student impresses with Broadway experience

Wiregrass student impresses with Broadway experience

Lizzie Snider, Writer

Wicked, the Tony award-winning Broadway musical, features only the best of the best singers, dancers, and actors. One of those outstanding performers happens to be a little cl...

May 24, 2017No Comments

Junior Takeover 2017

Junior Takeover 2017

May 17, 2017

Today approximately 700 Juniors came to school in their first ever senior shirt and colorful crowns to takeover the school....

Dance like no one is watching

Dance like no one is watching

May 15, 2017

For some people, music is just something they listen to in order to pass the time. They do a little wiggle in their seat...

Kickball Mania 2017 final day of competition

Kickball Mania 2017 final day of competition

April 28, 2017

Kickball Mania 2017 has officially come to an end with Wilderness Explorer Scouts victorious. The team included: Will Lovelace,...

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Sports

Wiregrass tennis team sweeps Districts

Wiregrass tennis team sweeps Districts

Stephen White II, Writer

The Bulls' tennis team completely ran through districts earlier this week, sweeping all of their games and advancing to the regional competition. This was the Bulls 8th straight...

April 19, 2017No Comments

Wiregrass dominates at the Sunshine Conference Track Meet

Wiregrass dominates at the Sunshine Conference Track Meet

April 4, 2017

The Wiregrass Ranch Track team was victorious in both the men’s and women’s divisions at the 2017 Sunshine Conference...

Featured athlete – tennis player, Destiny Okungbowa

Featured athlete – tennis player, Destiny Okungbowa

March 15, 2017

Destiny Okungbowa is a Sophomore and 2nd year Varsity member of the Wiregrass Ranch High School boys tennis team. Last year,...

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Entertainment

Man of Many Talents: The Enigmatic Career of Donald Glover

Man of Many Talents: The Enigmatic Career of Donald Glover

Stephen White II, Writer

Donald Glover is everywhere. Star Wars, Lion King, and Spider-Man: Homecoming are all projects that Glover will be a part of in the coming months, not to mention his critically...

May 24, 2017No Comments

“Iron Fist” Review

“Iron Fist” Review

May 24, 2017

"Iron Fist," the new Marvel series on Netflix has officially been released. The show had a lot of buzz...

Red Snow: Episode 1 – The Law of Vacant Places

Red Snow: Episode 1 – The Law of Vacant Places

May 1, 2017

After an almost eighteen month wait since the end of season two, FX’s Fargo, the spin-off anthology...

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News

Explosion at Russian metro stations

Explosion at Russian metro stations

Madyson Dalton

Flooding a variety of social media platforms are pictures of a blasted train car and passengers fleeing the scene of what the Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev is calling "an act of terrorism." It was just a normal day for most people in Russia u...

April 4, 20171 Comment

National Art Honors Society selects Kaitlyn Merryman’s drawing for May/April cover

National Art Honors Society selects Kaitlyn Merryman’s drawing for May/April cover

March 23, 2017

Junior at Wiregrass, Kaitlyn Merryman will have one of her drawings appear on the cover of the National Art Honors Society...

Allergies are springing back

Allergies are springing back

March 21, 2017

It is that time of year again when cars are covered in yellow and the sound of sneezes are in the air. Spring means it is...

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Opinion

The importance of representation

The importance of representation

Lizzie Snider, Writer

The United States of America is often called a "melting pot," yet this name is not always held true in politics and business. As a country that is supposed to be progressive,...

April 1, 2017No Comments

Technology over paper

Technology over paper

March 21, 2017

The technology world is advancing at an unbelievable speed, and even though many do not want to believe it, technology is...

This is the Voice!

This is the Voice!

March 14, 2017

As a fan of The Voice, an international reality television singing competition franchise, I was worried when Blake Shelton ...

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