Monthly Archives: August 2018

Teachers tie the knot

This past summer, two teachers put a ring on it. Mr. Christian Cruze math teacher proposed to his long-time girlfriend, athletic trainer Mrs. Liz Cruze, by throwing her off guard in the middle of a boys’ basketball game at center court. “I proposed during halftime during the boys’ varsity basketball game,” Mr. Cruze said. “She didn’t even know I was

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PowerHour lifting provides outlet

Students seeking a workout should consider going to the weightroom during PowerHour. P.E teachers opened up the weight room when PowerHour started last year. “We started it last year when we started PowerHour,” Mr. Jay Yates said. “It’s supposed to only be students of mine, Coach Smiley or Miss Dyer.” Freshman Shawn Wagoner is a regular in the weight room.

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Teams adapt to loss of veteran athletes

Woodmen sports were stacked with talented seniors for the 2017/2018 season, and teams are recovering from losing those leaders to graduation. The football team is coming off an 11-3 record and an appearance at the Semi-State game. With that starting lineup comprised of mostly seniors, the team is finding ways to fill those spots with athletes who will play significant

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Teachers earn Masters degrees

During the day, teachers educate students about their subjects, but at night, some of those teachers become the students. “I’m going back to college because I am able to get a master’s degree at a reduced rate as long as I keep my grades up, and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity,” Mrs. Ashley Smithey, English teacher, said. “I am

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