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

Students experiencing senioritis can be seen putting their heads down and sleeping during class. Senioritis makes some students feel unwilling to participate in class.

Senioritis: A widespread epidemic

Chitkala Alli, Managing Editor December 12, 2023

Put yourself in the shoes of a senior in high school. You can see the finish line, you’re almost there—but first you have a two page essay due by midnight and a math test tomorrow. After nearly thirteen...

Jennifer Chiu achieves the title of salutatorian for the Class of 2022. She accomplished this by avoiding a crammed schedule and instead focusing on the classes she has interest in to raise her scores.

Advice from the top two

Chitkala Alli October 3, 2022

Year after year, the top two students of the senior class are awarded the prestigious title of either valedictorian or salutatorian. White Station is home to an exceedingly competitive academic environment...

“I don’t mind getting sidetracked...all that stuff keeps everybody engaged,” Curt Rakestraw said. “Yeah, the bureaucracy is boring, but you never know when this maniac is going to start talking about what he saw on TV yesterday. That part is good, but it’s really hard to do that part by myself.

At home in the classroom

Autumn Bobo, Head of Layout January 10, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has yielded a number of changes to the average school day, including utilizing Microsoft TEAMS instead of an in-person setting. Teachers and students both have had to adapt to functioning...

McKenzie Cornell (10) relaxes and jokes with her mother after a long school day.

What it’s like to have a parent at school

Annie Leow December 18, 2018

For most students, a typical school day begins with throwing a quick goodbye to their parents before heading out the door. But for three Spartans, McKenzie Cornell (11), Ray Curry (11) and Jonas Kannady...

Student Darya Orgil (10) reads an encouraging note on her locker.

Positivity around School

Annie Leow January 23, 2018

Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, it’s easy to feel like you’re just going through the motions at school, which is why we all need a pick-me-up to brighten the day. Between studies and other...

Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the Classroom

Caroline Hoff and Ricki Le November 2, 2017

Argument for Technology in the Classroom Have you ever dreamed of not having to carry around heavy textbooks and materials to class every day? Imagine having access to all of your textbooks, notes and...

Plans for new student courtyard and green space gain traction

Keyarash Hatamzadeh, Editor in Chief October 1, 2017

514 S. Perkins Road. Since the founding of White Station High School, this address has been the grounds on which thousands of students have ventured. As students come and go, however, the campus usually...

Students holding up signs at the DACA Vigil organized by Latino Memphis.

DACAmented and here to stay

Becca Folkes-Lallo, Student Life Team Leader October 1, 2017

Undocumented youth across the country are sitting in classrooms and living normal lives just like you and I; that all began to change when the Trump administration issued a statement to rescind DACA.   DACA,...

 WSHS cheer team at the UCA competition in Southaven

Bring it on: white station cheer edition

Courtney Mitchell, Copy editor, Viewpoint January 4, 2017

“Are! You! Proud to be a Spartan?” the cheerleaders chant as they lead the school to cheer on the Spartan football players.  Then, the team scores a touchdown and the cheerleaders erupt into their...

White Station students gathered in front of the school to pray

See you at the pole

Courtney Mitchell, Copy editor, Viewpoint December 4, 2016

Walking to class on a Wednesday morning, you can see groups of students gathered around the flagpole. But they are not studying, gossiping or even really talking. They are praying. Last November, White...

All around the world

Camryn Corbin, Student Life November 30, 2016

This past summer, the majority of teens were out chasing Pokémon or binge watching Netflix., but, a few of our Spartans ventured out into the world, impacting the lives of others as well as changing their...

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