Check[this out]mate: The Queen’s Gambit Review

Check[this out]mate: The Queen’s Gambit Review

Writer, Parker Zhang. Chess clock ticking, pawns moving on the ceiling. Then, boom! Checkmate. Released on October 23, 2020, The Queen’s Gambit was received efficaciously well. Critics praised it for its well-thought-out storyline and its uncompromising protagonist who was real and not afraid of imperfection. With a 97% Rotten Tomatoes rating, I was itching to […]

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 Coming Out of Quarantine a Queen!

Coming Out of Quarantine a Queen!

Editor-in-Chief, Mehek Budshah Hey Gators! During this pandemic along with our sanity, motivation is also something we’ve all been slowly losing. Not only is this stay at home break a great opportunity for some self-love, but it’s a perfect chance to channel your inner glow up and come out of quarantine as a queen (or […]

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 Welcome to WGSS! Q & A

Welcome to WGSS! Q & A

Mehek Budshah, Editor-in-Chief, Hey Gators! School has started, and for quite a few of us, so has the stress. However, for the ambitious Grade 8s, their highschool journey has only begun! Saying that, questions often arise for these curious eighth-graders, and today, we’ll be answering the most frequently asked questions and addressing the concerns that […]

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 The Ultimate Battle, who will win?!

The Ultimate Battle, who will win?!

Sascha Pineau, WGSS GNN Entertainment Writer YouTube has always been one of the world’s biggest and most popular sites on the Internet. PewDiePie, born Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, has been the most subscribed YouTuber on the site for a very long time. For the last several months, however, a channel has been on his tail. […]

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 2018: A Throwback Year of Style

2018: A Throwback Year of Style

Mehek Budshah, Entertainment Writer  As a fashion lover, I can’t seem to let go of 2018 without properly reminiscing some of the biggest style trends of the year.  Oversized polo shirts, chunky sneakers, fanny packs and so many more trends were spiced up and brought back in this year.  From scrunchies to oversized dad-fashion, 2018 was […]

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 EDGE Trip: Rockridge 2019

EDGE Trip: Rockridge 2019

Brooke Barnett & Karissa Ketter, WGSS GNN Features Writers   Spirits were high on the morning of January 15th, 2019 as 92 EDGE students piled into the bus for a three-hour ride to their destination: Rockridge. The camp had many things in store for the EDGE classes of 2018/19. Rockridge Canyon is a camp run by […]

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 Welcome Grade Sevens

Welcome Grade Sevens

Allison Holcik, Writer, Editor One of the busiest times in a student’s lives is when they transition from a simple elementary student into a glamorous high school attendee. Not only do they have to move schools, meet new people, and try not to get lost, but they also have to decide just what classes they […]

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 An Autumn Night of Music

An Autumn Night of Music

What better way to start off the year at WGSS than to sit back and listen to WGSS’ very own choirs, bands and orchestra perform their fresh fall tunes? Whether you’re into today’s pop hits or the lively African vibes, the choirs, bands, and orchestra had mesmerizing performances to start off this year in music […]

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