Life on Venus? Maybe.

Staff Writer: Owen Wenzel According to, scientists at NASA used telescopes to detect phosphine, a toxic gas long proposed as a possible sign of alien microbial life, in the upper part of the planet’s thick atmosphere. The detection was a landmark in the long hunt for life elsewhere in the solar system, which has […]

Woodstock High School’s Band Program: How They’re Dealing with Online Learning

Staff Writer: Connor McPhillips As of the beginning of August, Woodstock High School of Cherokee county signed up for the 2020-2021 school year. However, halfway through the month of August, Woodstock once again had to shut its doors due to the infamous COVID-19. School continued, though, as an online learning routine for the following two […]

Our New “Classrooms”

Staff Writer: Molly McWethy This year started off with what we thought would only be a few changes, but after about a week and a half there was one Jurassic change. Everyone had to switch to online school. We did this for the last three months of school and we basically had to teach ourselves […]

What Do Students Struggle with During Digital or Hybrid Learning?

Staff Writer: Amie Wyatt As the 2020-2021 school year begins, schools are already shutting down due to COVID-19 related issues. Some students didn’t even get to start their school year in actual classrooms. Education has changed dramatically. As of now, digital learning from home is very common in schools across the United States, and even […]

How Seniors of WHS Feel About New Hybrid Schedule

Staff Writer: Talia Fleisig Ever since March 13, 2020, the class of 2021 have been thrown some major curveballs. Spring break turned into a five-month staycation. When August came around, I think everyone was ready to be back at school even if it meant it was only for a short time; but not as short […]

Loving Yourself and Your Body

Staff writer: Kyrsten Rose Dickinson “To all the girls that think you’re ugly because you’re not a size 0, you’re the beautiful one. It’s society who’s ugly.” -Marilyn Monroe  Marilyn knew what she was talking about. A common illusion in society is that skinny is healthy and/or beautiful. An illusion is all that is. If everyone on earth […]

Earth Benefiting from Corona Virus

Staff Writer: Calvin Tressler  Ever since the discovery and spread of covid-19 our world has changed drastically. Traveling was shut down along with restaurants, bars, sporting events. We were ordered to quarantine. Too many it was hell on Earth and very frightening, but behind the scenes while people were urged to stay at home, our air and water became […]

Divided Opinions among Parents Concerning the School Year

Staff Writer: Sarah Hall We all know the main thing on everyone’s mind. Yep, you guessed it Covid-19. However, this isn’t like every other article you have read in the past 5 months. Let’s investigate a more detailed and personal outlook on the pandemic. Parents outlook. Parents are completely conflicted with whether they should send their […]

The Environmental Impacts of Face Masks

Staff Writer: Kailyn Gunkler As many people are headed back to school this Fall, there has been an understandable concern for the well-being of staff and the students. Although the Cherokee County School District isn’t allowed to require masks, they’re highly recommending that everyone wears them in situations where social distancing is unattainable. However, whether […]

Impact of digital learning vs. F2F

Staff Writer: Katelyn Frasure Covid-19 has made a tremendous impact on student’s lifestyles in Woodstock highschool and all over the United States. Due to the spread of covid-19, students havebeen required to switch to online school learning for two weeks. Online school andface-to-face learning has many differences. In online school, students have toattend class through […]