The Scribe

Why Students Need to Read

Anna Jevtic and Samia Abbasi

May 2, 2016

Friday night is when fragments of students’ late nights throughout the week coalesce and that accumulated fatigue weighs down on them. Despite that, the prospect of not having school the next day is enticing. Student A sits...

Beware the First of May

Annabel Gong, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

It’s that time of year again! With college application season now over and Senioritis slowly taking over, another wave of stress has hit. College acceptance letters arrived in post boxes anywhere from February to early April, a...

Searching for Summer Jobs

Ella Jevtic, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

Summertime is just around the corner, and many students are considering a summer job to make some extra cash. According to CNN, 4.7 million teens had summer jobs in 2015, an increase from 2014.  Summer jobs are popular because th...

Humans of Wilcox: Ariel Goldblatt

Paris Richardson, Photo Editor

May 2, 2016

His classmates and teachers have described him as indescribable, interesting, unique, eccentric, fascinating, enigmatic, cynical, funny and well informed. His friend, senior Annabel Gong, affectionately stated, “You would...

Diversity around Wilcox and the World

Samia Abassi, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016

Wilcox’s first annual Multi-Cause Week, from March 21st to the 25th, was an amazing success. Students were essentially encouraged to give back to their community (the cause portion of the week) and to share their vibrant culture...

Multi Madness

Ella Jevtic and Jackie Ng

April 19, 2016

Wilcox’s annual multicultural fair will take place on March 25th. Let’s take a spin around the globe to see what Wilcox’s cultural clubs are working hard to prepare for us. Many clubs participate in the fair, including Black...

Instruments Inspiring Intelligence

Shannon Reilly, Op-Ed Editor

March 22, 2016

Many people have likely heard of the so-called “Mozart Effect” – the theory that listening to classical music on a regular basis can, in essence, make you more intelligent. While this is not entirely the case, recent ...

Loving Local Colleges and Universities

Ashley Anderson, Wilcox and the World Editor

March 22, 2016

College. The perfect opportunity to move as far away from parents as possible, right? The invigorating thought of complete independence has motivated students to focus on colleges in faraway areas and states, maybe even on the...

The Battle of the Bathrooms

Emma Kreider, Lit-Art Editor

March 22, 2016

On March 1, South Dakota Governor Denis Daugaard vetoed a bill that would restrict transgender students from using the bathroom of their choice. According to CNN, HB 1008 would have prevented students from using any restroom or...

AP Exams: Avoiding the Pressure

Evelyn Perez, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

Every year, hundreds of students at Wilcox face the dreaded month of May—the month of AP exams. AP exams arrive near the end of the academic year for students enrolled in AP courses. During the first two weeks of May, s...

Ro Khanna for Khangress

Rachel Knoop, Sports Editor

March 22, 2016

For sixteen years, democrat and current congressman Mike Honda has served Santa Clara and San Jose, otherwise known as Congressional District 17. However, two years ago a new face emerged. Democrat Ro Khanna first entered the...

ASBe Ready for Elections

Maya Freeman, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

ASB elections are right around the corner. On April 1st, every Wilcox student will file into the gym for the ASB election assemblies. Around twenty candidates will each read their one minute speeches about why they wish to be...

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