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

The White Station mock trial team poses for a picture on competition day. The team competed at the Shelby County Courthouse in downtown Memphis.

Court is in session for the mock trial team

Robin Guthrie, Writer April 2, 2024

Tensions are high within the courtroom — a battle of persuasion and logic. The team has been preparing their case for several months and it all comes down to this limited time at the stand. What will...

Joselyn Aguilar (11) is caught in a photo by one of her new friends at White Station High as a freshman. This candid was taken in the halls of the freshman building in the weeks after coming back from the winter break of 2022.

New students navigating the streets of Sparta

Robin Guthrie, Writer April 2, 2024

“Spartan strong” — a phrase created to encourage unity between students at White Station High,  voiced by faculty to push students of all grades to treat their peers with respect and seek  companionship....

White Station High School’s baseball team competes in the spring. Many members of the team are part of the ‘sports period’ that allows for year-round practice during seventh period.

Spartan rivalries from brains to brawn

Kate Metcalf, News and Features Team Leader April 2, 2024

The final moments of competition tick by as the make-or-break moment decides the difference between moving on or falling short. Competitors push their boundaries, the atmosphere is charged with anticipation,...

A group of choir students pose in front of Cinderella Castle on Main Street in Magic Kingdom. The group was recreating a photo taken during a trip to Disney World in 2020 when they were in 7th grade.

Choir on the road to Disney

Jill Allert, Writer April 2, 2024

Certain classes, clubs and other programs get the opportunity to travel in order to build skills related to their specific study. The White Station High School Choir recently had the opportunity to travel...

White Station High School’s JROTC unarmed drill team competes at multiple events each year. Currently, four members of this team are involved in the marching band.

Marching through band and JROTC

Jane Mercer, Podcast Director April 2, 2024

You may have heard students shout the phrase “White House,” either while watching the marching band perform or at a JROTC parade. After being established in 1897, thousands of students have gone to...

Procrastinating homework is delaying or postponing completing the assignment. Despite the amount of homework that ends up accumulating due to procrastination, students may end up procrastinating because of stress or lack of energy due to excessive commitments outside of school.

Homework: is it necessarily a necessity?

Ellen Tan, Layout Team April 2, 2024

Among the endless stacks of assignments from different classes under a dimly lit desk lamp sits a stressed student. The stress that many students encounter during the school year has sparked an ongoing...

Former Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban joined the team as head coach in 2007. Since then, he has led his team to 274 wins and seven national championships.

The retirement of legendary Nick Saban

Chitkala Alli, Managing Editor March 22, 2024

In the realm of college football, there are very few names that command the same level of respect, admiration, and awe as Nick Saban. After an illustrious career spanning multiple decades, Saban, the legendary...

Generation Z, or simply Gen Z, is defined as the generation that grew up in a digital age, with technology and social media playing an integral part in their lives. The incorporation of technology has the potential to transform the workplace for both employers and employees.

Entering the battlefield with a different perspective

Ellen Tan, Layout Team March 22, 2024

Whether it is to wear a white coat as a doctor, dazzle under the spotlight as a pop singer or sit in a three-walled cubicle of a corporate nine-to-five job, many envision different lives for themselves...

Some social media apps encourage users to limit their screen time or take regular breaks from content intake. Many people wanting to reduce the time they spend on their phone make the effort to set these screen time limits for social media, gaming, and other non-productive apps.

Taking a break from scrolling

Chitkala Alli, Managing Editor March 22, 2024

Do you ever find yourself scrolling for what seems like only ten minutes, and then you glance at the time and it’s already been an hour? With the emergence of faster paced content due to social media...

“When you see someone wearing something that looks cool … you kind of start wearing it.” - Benjamin Kay (12)

Frills and fur: what’s in this winter

Kirana Richmond, Head of Promotions March 22, 2024

Goodbye Y2K colors, cowboy boots and no-makeup makeup looks. The winter trends of last year have come and gone. Muted tones have replaced bright shades, leather knee high boots have been opted for over...

Dylan Lira leads a meeting for the Japanese Language and Culture Club. Lira will take 29 days off, spending about six weeks away from work.

How classrooms adapt to teachers on parental leave

Jill Allert, Writer March 19, 2024

Every day students have classes with the same teachers they’ve had all year. Occasionally a teacher may get sick or go on vacation, but they always return within a few days. But what happens when a teacher...

Dragon and Lion dances are an important part of many Lunar New Year celebrations. In these performances, groups of performers work together to mimic the movements of their prospective animals to bring good luck and fortune in the new year.

Lunar New Year around the world

Kate Metcalf, News and Features Team Leader March 19, 2024

Celebrated by over 1.5 billion each year, the Lunar New Year is a holiday, rich in tradition and meaning, both of which can vary from culture to culture.  The holiday is based on the lunisolar calendar...

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