Hi's Eye

Town supports hurricane victims, even 4-legged ones

Olivia Morrison , Free-Lance Writer

September 29, 2017

After Hurricane Harvey struck the state of Texas, images of its devastating aftermath spread throughout news and social media platforms. As a result, many brave men and women journeyed to Texas in hopes of rescuing its victims ...

Welcome to the Dubfield era

Greta Frontero, R2 Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2017

With the WHS fall sports season well underway, the school community has been steadily guided through each game, match, and meet by the voice of a student-run social media presence known as “Dubfield Athletics.” Dubfield, ...

Juul causes buzz in WHS classrooms

Jordan Sacher and Liz Skoletsky

June 2, 2017

​     No, a “Juul” is not a popular teenage jewelry fad everyone is suddenly raving about; it is in fact a small, odorless electronic cigarette that has taken off amongst teenagers, including many students in WHS. ...

Teen fake ID use raises concerns

Emmy Liederman

June 15, 2016

If you look inside the bag of a typical high school student, you might find a pack of gum or a few pencils. If you dig a little deeper, you may even find a small plastic card which identifies that student as John Smith, a 21-year...

A BASH for the graduating class

Nicole Eisenberg and Hailey Nettler

June 15, 2016

As June comes to a close, seniors will say their final goodbyes to the WHS community. Graduation night marks the end of the seniors’ high school careers, so the Optimist Club rewards them with an all-night celebration. On J...

Uber drives us forward

Jacob Kaplan

June 10, 2016

The number of people using Uber, an app-based transportation service, has exploded in recent years. From busy cities to quiet suburbs, this new way to get around has grown tremendously—but why? Uber is now worth almost $40 billion; th...

NYC Veg Fest: An animal-free feast

Tori Cappo

May 13, 2016

Thousands of food lovers gathered at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City this past weekend to enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet of vegetarian and vegan food that stretched the entirety of the venue, all for the price of ...

Chipotle is the new McDonald’s

Claire Magnanini, Erin Malley

May 13, 2016

​For six decades, Americans have associated quick dining with the taste of a quarter-pounder or a bag of fries from a drive-thru. In 2016, people are trading traditional fast food for a salad, burrito bowl or burger cooked ...

Promposals hit the big time

Catherine Simon

May 6, 2016

​Skydiving. Fireworks. Goats. Whether it is simply writing “Prom?” on a poster or going to extraordinary measures, everyone wants to find the best way to ask someone to prom. Promposals have become popular over the...

Gowns and …sneakers?

Claire Magnanini

May 6, 2016

You think you have “prama” to deal with? Imagine trying to balance the biggest sporting event of your high school season with prom, all in one day. All members of the girls and boys track teams who qualify for group meets will spend the ...

Homecoming events cancelled 

December 11, 2011

by Julia Queller Due to weather concerns, the Student Government cancelled all Homecoming events on Nov. 23 and postponed Powder Puff until spring. Homecoming was scheduled to include a parade through downtown at 1:30 p.m...

Walker resigns from BOE

November 17, 2011

by Liz Kuehn ​BOE President Julia Walker announced that she will resign from her position on Nov. 22. According to Walker, her decision to step down from the Board is due to the increasing demands of her job and to her d...