The Recent Plague Pandemic

Staff Writer: Amanda Lloyd   Almost every history class at Woodstock High School teaches students about the plague in one way or another. The Bubonic Plague (also known as the black death) caused over 50 million deaths in the mid 14th century. The black plague is a bacterial illness caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis, […]

The Perfect Gift

Staff Writer: Abigail Hopton It seems like we only just celebrated Halloween, and now the holiday season is right around the corner. Time is truly flying by this year and we need to make the most of it. The holiday season is the perfect time to show those you love acts of kindness by giving […]

The Loaf: Week 14 College Football Picks – It’s Rivalry Week!!

Sports Section Chair: Michael Brown       Welcome back to The Loaf! It’s Rivalry Week! To me, this is the best weekend of the season. I am so excited. I love all the heated rivalries, the Thanksgiving leftovers, the Playoff scenarios…ugh! It’s all so good! We went 3-3 last week, and were 46-40-1 on the season now. I’ve got 6 picks […]

The Loaf Week 13 College Football Picks

Sports Section Chair: Michael Brown Welcome back to The Loaf! (*DISCLAIMER*  I most definitely forgot to post last week’s The Loaf. I offer my sincerest apologies. It was typed up, ready to be posted, and I just forgot to hit that publish button. For your reference, my picks were: Virginia Tech (-5.5) @ Georgia Tech, […]

The Loaf: Week 11 College Football Picks

Sports Section Chair: Michael Brown Welcome back to The Loaf!!!!! If you couldn’t tell from my overuse of exclamation points, I am very excited. Sure, we were at .500 going into last week. And as the calendar flipped to November, and it became crunch time, we equipped our clutch gene, and The Loaf went a […]

The Loaf: Week 10 College Football Picks

Sports Section Chair: Michael Brown Welcome back to The Loaf! We’re back at it again for Week 10 after a 4-4 week to get us to 30-30-1 on the season. I’m not too upset at a .500 week after I’d had a string of losing weeks in a row prior to this one. But we […]

Bill SB 206 and The Butterfly Effect

Staff Writer: Shane Zachos Recently, the governor of the state of California, Gavin Newsome, signed a new bill that allows college athletes to sign endorsements. This is huge news not only for California but for the whole country because California is the only state that has done this, and it could set a new trend […]

Who is the Fastest Man in the World?

Staff Writer: Kevin Mitchell IAAF World Championships in Doha Qatar at the Khalifa International Stadium is the biggest stage, next to the Olympics, for Track and Field athletes that are the best of the best from every country around the world. With America having the top men in the meet, many eyes are on sprinters […]

Is Cam’s future in Carolina in Jeopardy?

Staff Writer: Harvey Atsma The Carolina Panthers were eager to start the 2019 season because of their legitimate shot at being Super Bowl contenders. During the offseason, the defense was looking explosive, do-everything back Christian McCaffery was determined to prove he can be one of the best running backs in the league, and, of course, […]

A Different Take on Homecoming

Section Writer: Hannah Suh This year, our Woodstock High School Student and Staff lead group, Student Government Association, decided to change up homecoming from it’s traditional “formal dance” stereotype to a more interactive setting. Homecoming this year included not only music and punch, but games, prizes, and even a haystack. The staff, consisting of teachers […]