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How Video Games can Make us Better Thinkers
How Video Games can Make us Better Thinkers
Ani Gere-Miller December 1, 2021

I started playing Cookie Run Kingdom at a time when I was in desperate need of a hobby that wasn’t art-related, and that game consumed every moment of my life that wasn’t spent at school or working on personal creative projects. But while I was playing the game, a funny thing happened. So in the game, there are multiple game modes. Stuff like a level-by-level progression gamemode, a city-building...

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Review Of Muppets Chrismas Carol by Alex Digregorio
Alex November 30, 2021

The Muppet Christmas Carol  A Movie filmed and produced in 1992  It is a great movie showing a more kid friendly Christmas Carol. It is a musical version of the CHristmas Carol and as you may know the Christmas Carol is a story about A guy who is broken inside and out. He doesn’t get love or anything that makes you happy. He hates Christmas and he originally doesn’t believe people can truly...

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How Video Games can Make us Better Thinkers
How Video Games can Make us Better Thinkers
Ani Gere-Miller December 1, 2021

I started playing Cookie Run Kingdom at a time when I was in desperate need of a hobby that wasn’t art-related, and that game consumed every moment of my life that wasn’t spent at school or working on personal creative projects. But while I was playing the game, a funny thing happened. So in the game, there are multiple game modes. Stuff like a level-by-level progression gamemode, a city-building...

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Student Santa: Reviving a Tradition
Student Santa: Reviving a Tradition
Martin Mont and Justin Carrington November 30, 2021

              Student Santa is an annual event where students raise money to buy gifts for kids in need. Students in any homeroom can donate money to their student reps, who will buy gifts for their kid. Later, each homeroom will wrap their presents and put them on the stage of the auditorium. After the presents are wrapped and put on stage an assembly will be held to celebrate the success of...

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An Insight to Show Choir
An Insight to Show Choir
Ava DiMatteo November 29, 2021

The curtain goes up. Lights are blaring. Audience excitement is through the roof. Everything around you is hectic, but you’re prepared. The microphone booms “Waltham’s Music Unlimited”!  Music Unlimited is Waltham High Schools’s competitive coed show choir performing group. They sing and dance straight through 5 whole songs, no breaks or pauses while wearing flamboyant costumes to make...

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Bored and Stressed? Explore a Student Club!
Bored and Stressed? Explore a Student Club!
Laila Rodene, Staff Writer • November 29, 2021

Bored And Stressed.  Something that you can’t be at the start of a school year. Being bored and stressed will only drive you insane! And you don’t need that. You need advice, guidance, and balance. The best piece of advice you could get from peers and staff here at Waltham High School, is to get involved. Freshman Associate Principal Dr. Lyons and Principal Ms. Pena completely agrees and encourages...

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A Students Thanksgiving
A Student's Thanksgiving
Cassandra Doyle, Staff Writer • November 24, 2021

This week is Thanksgiving! As the holiday grows nearer we take time to reflect on what we are thankful for and of course, what we are excited to eat!  In a survey we tested to see which Thanksgiving foods were the most popular among students, mashed potatoes won with a 60% majority, claiming their spot as the most popular Thanksgiving food. Our runner up earned a 20% minority, mac and cheese. Next...

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High Inflation: Whats Inside A Students Market Basket?
High Inflation: Whats Inside A Student's Market Basket?
Martin Mont and Justin Carrington November 16, 2021

  What is inflation? As described by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, inflation is “the overall general upward price movement of goods and services in an economy” (BLS). In recent months, the average inflation rate in the United States has reached record highs of 6.2%.  This generally means that when you buy things, they will cost more and when you save money, that money will be worth...

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Why are online friends so important?
Why are online friends so important?
Genella, Author • November 16, 2021

  The internet is a vast place. It has several functions, from knowledge to games to political discourse- there is nothing that you can’t find on the internet. But one of the most important things on the internet is communication. Most, if not all websites, have some sort of mechanism where you can speak to other people without having to meet them face to face; most notably dating sites like...

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Skipping at WHS
Skipping at WHS
Daniela Lopez and Mia Alvarez November 16, 2021

  Several students at, not only Waltham High School,  but many surrounding schools, have problems with skipping classes. Many opinions are associated with students who skip class. Some of them include that student attitude is bad, careless, or disrespectful. This is not necessarily always the case.    We used class time to walk around the school and find students who were skipping...

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LOVE IN HIGH SCHOOL.
LOVE IN HIGH SCHOOL.
November 15, 2021

The life learning experiences in high school change as you grow and as you start to gain independence and enter adulthood. Love is one of those lessons. We are all different in our special way. In high school, love is something that changes and it can be a good or a bad thing.    In high school, some people have trouble making sense of their romantic feelings and they don’t know how to...

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Meet Our Amazing New Principal and Freshman Associate Principal!
Ariana Alvarez November 15, 2021

Brenda Pena is not only the Principal at Waltham High School, but she is also a single mother to her two daughters ages five and seventeen. Pena has been in education for 17 years, and she is also a therapist and social worker. She has always been interested in leadership, but it mostly started in 2014 when she was a high school dean. Pena joined WHS as an Associate Principal in 2017 and stepped into...

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