White Station Scroll

A publication by the students, about the students, and for the students of White Station High School

A publication by the students, about the students, and for the students of White Station High School

White Station Scroll

A publication by the students, about the students, and for the students of White Station High School

White Station Scroll

Rebekah Butler (12) performs at the 2020 Winter Showcase for Theatre on Ice. Butler skated alongside a team of girls in winter-themed performances such as The Polar Express.

Butler encourages diversity on the ice

Hannah Lam, Sports Team Leader December 22, 2022

Gliding and panting, the raw scrape of blades on ice fill Rebekah Butler’s (12) ears as she straightens her arms and powers through her sit spin. Although she had only performed a two-minute program,...

Keira Davis (10), Tamia Elliot (11), Jaiylaun Hodges (10), Aubree Marshall (10), Kierston Conner (11), Lyle Dodson (11), Caleb Franbo (11), Paige Burchett (11), Nyla Johnson (11), Tyus Davis (11) and Kaitlyn Douglass (11) pose for a picture to upload to their website after concluding a meeting. The Black Teen Coalition Club hold meetings to openly discuss matters concerning their race and the world around them.

Black and proud: White Station’s first Black Teen Coalition

Rebekah Butler, Writer May 17, 2022

Throughout the school, a melting pot of heritages and cultures can be found within the student and faculty bodies. While there are multiple clubs dedicated to these different cultures and heritages, the...

Michael Ayers, Vice Principle of White Station, has undoubtedly created a mark on White Station and its history. Whether he is cheering on the various sports teams or presenting guidance to those in need, Ayers’ passion for the school will never go unnoticed.

Vice principal Ayers seizes opportunities at White Station and for its students

Rebekah Butler, Writer February 25, 2022

Even if you do not know him by name, there is no doubt that you will recognize the ratter of his keys as he patrols through the hallway. The man, the myth, the legend: Michael Ayers, Vice Principal of...

(Left to Right) Russell Wolfe (11), Jimmy He(11), Abby Cassius (12) and Anyu Gu (11) perform at the Arts Weekholiday party at Collage Dance Collective. The quartet has performed at a variety of venues around Memphis including the Levitt Shell and Crosstown Concourse.

A look into the lives of student musicians

Rebekah Butler, Writer January 20, 2022

Inspiration for the arts sparks at a young age. Cultivation for the craft spans for years. A student musician’s life is not easy, nor will it ever be, but the vibrant melodies cultivated are what motivate...

After an eventful morning preparing for the workday, Addison, Avery and Anna (left to right) smile for the camera. Gibson’s brings fond memories for the Rookers, as well as many funny stories.

The Rookers take on Gibson’s

Rebekah Butler, Writer December 7, 2021

It’s 6 a.m. on a quiet, picturesque Saturday morning. The sun is only beginning its morning ascend, and the smell of donuts fills the air as Anna Rooker (12), Addison Rooker (10) and White Station Alumna...

Elio Martin (11) steadily attaches some of his earrings onto a display. He presents them on Saturdays at the Cooper-Young Farmers Market.

Martin’s path into the small jewelry industry

Rebekah Butler, Writer October 1, 2021

Vividly colored beads dance across Elio Martin’s (11) desk as he creates intricate pieces to be displayed at the Cooper-Young Farmers Market every Saturday. The jewelry business that began with a feeling...

Students submitted photos to the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Instagram page (@aapiheritagemonth) to represent their respective backgrounds. The page allows AAPI students an opportunity to share their culture and traditions on a social platform.

AAPI Instagram page celebrates the heritage of students

Rebekah Butler, Writer June 6, 2021

During the mid-18th century, Asian Americans began to immigrate to America, and Pacific Islanders followed in the 19th century. Since then, the country was blessed with new cultures and traditions to be...

Annie Zhao (11) smiles brightly for a headshot before the Miss TN Teen pageant. Zhao was ecstatic to compete in this prestigious competition.

Zhao wins Miss Tennessee Teen pageant

Rebekah Butler, Writer April 20, 2021

Beautiful gowns flow as the teenagers of Tennessee prepare for the annual Miss TN Teen USA pageant. Annie Zhao (11) was one of the many girls chosen to compete for this prestigious title.  Zhao began...

Shampoos and Conditioners, such as Aunt Jackie’s, cater to black hair. These products and many others are used to create the styles that many black people are bullied for.

Don’t touch my hair

Rebekah Butler, Staff Writer February 21, 2021

Coils and curls bounce upon the heads of black people across the nation. But why are these same people being ridiculed for their crowns?  Many black children notice odd gestures towards their hair...

 D’Vyne Bean (10) poses for the camera for her Instagram page, @divinely_goddess. She promotes financial independence and recently released music.

D’vyne Bean’s journey into the music industry

Rebekah Butler, Staff Writer February 21, 2021

Music is a hobby for many, an existence for some and a home for few. For D’vyne Bean (10), it’s a lifestyle.  Bean has always been a creative spirit, and the music was a part of her blood. Soon...

Teachers and Administration prepare for a populated school day by placing socially distanced markers in the hallways and pathways around the school. After being vacant for months, this grand entrance could be seeing visitors soon.

Shelby County School announces possible return to schools

Rebekah Butler, Writer December 17, 2020

Wake up, log in, take notes, repeat; students have adapted to their new learning environments for the 2020 school year. Despite the recent spike in COVID cases, Shelby County tweeted a proposal to return...

After practice, Rebekah Butler (10, farthest left) takes a quick team selfie. The team is still going strong, even with masks and other safety procedures prohibiting some aspects of color guard.

Power, passion and perseverance: the inside scoop on color guard

Kingston Barber December 10, 2020

Friday. 3:30 p.m. Shelby Farms Park. Rows of highschoolers twirl their green-colored flags, mats between them, masks separating them, each six feet apart. This is the widespread bleakness that has taken...

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