The Magic of Christmas Songs 

Staff writer: Kaitlyn Henscheid  There is nothing like a good Christmas song to get people into the holiday spirit. But who started this amazing tradition? The first ever Christmas song dates all the way back to 129 AD according to, Christmas Songs: History and Origin Story, it said, “It was inspired, perhaps written, by a […]

‘Tis the Season to Watch Christmas Movies 

Christmas is fast approaching, and it is important to have a good list of movies to watch this holiday season. Christmas movies are a great way to get into a positive, joyful mood for the holidays. Watching Christmas movies with friends and family acts as a great bonding activity that many will find enjoyable.  Staff […]

Thanksgiving: The Origin of Many Beloved Traditions

Staff Writer: Emily Hammond Thanksgiving is a commonly celebrated holiday in America; however, everyone celebrates it differently. From family traditions to Friendsgiving, everyone has different ways they prefer to celebrate this nation-wide holiday. No two traditions are the same. The different foods and cuisines enjoyed on Thanksgiving vary greatly, as well as the people they […]

Woodstock Choir and the History of Choral Music

Staff Writer: Maya Walstead Music is so important to so many people. In Woodstock chorus we sing many different types of music in many different languages.   Covid was so difficult for our choir because we could not perform in front of people. We had to do online performances for about a year. An article from […]

In the Hunt: Playoff season is in full swing  

Staff Writer: Kevin Mitchell   The NFL is getting into the time of year where the playoffs are beginning to take form and the eyes of the public are becoming more prevalent. No team has officially clinched a playoff berth yet but the teams upon the top are the ones slated to stay but, when […]

Thanksgiving: The Aftermath 

Staff Writer: Maddie Williams   The week back from Thanksgiving break where everyone is trying to make it to Christmas break. These couple of weeks can be a lot of stress for many people. Plus, it can be hard the first couple of days for students to get back into their school habits.   Once you come […]

Manipulation by Your Own Phone Screen  

Staff Writer: Gia Gunderman  Everyone knows that certain social media is quite fabricated and usually a front for a life that doesn’t even exist. This generation is being constantly told by parents or the older generation that social media is corrupt, it’s not good for you, it’s a waste of time, etc. Which everyone rolls […]

How Can Procrastination Affect you? 

How Can Procrastination Affect you?  Staff Writer: Hailey Heneghan  Procrastination is the act of postponing or saving a task for later. 80% to 95% of students procrastinate. Often using a phone or really any object in the room. No matter what you use, as long as you’re delaying a task, it’s procrastination, nonetheless.  It is […]

Four Different Things You Can Do for Halloween

Staff Writer: Emily Hammond The variety of different Halloween activities is nearly endless. Some people like to trick or treat, while some like to stay at home to watch scary movies, go to haunted houses, or go to parties. The activities done on Halloween are often picked based on preference. Some people prefer staying at […]

The History of Halloween

Staff Writer: Maya Walstead  Halloween is a pretty well known holiday. According to greetingsisland.com from article “Top ten biggest holidays around the world,” Halloween is number 9 as the most celebrated.   Halloween is celebrated because of the candy, costumes, trick or treating, and haunted houses. One of my friends, Kayden Helton, always says, “This time […]