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

After heating metal in a furnace, Andrew Benton (12) prepares to hammer the piece to establish a blade. After honing his skills, Benton has been able to improve his strength and project vision while blacksmithing.

Fire and forge — the story of Benton

Kate Metcalf, News and Features Team Leader April 23, 2024

A fire burning at temperatures up to 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, a hammer drumming against metal on the anvil and skilled hands toiling for hours come together to form the masterpiece of a blacksmith’s...

Members of the JROTC program at White Station High School study with each other for boards. Participants are given several different study sources in order to prepare for the competition.

JROTC cadets go before the board

Erin Maury, Business Manager March 22, 2024

For the past few months, select members of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program have participated in a series of voluntary interviews that test various areas of their knowledge in...

A group of students rehearses their part for the Black History Month program in the auditorium. For the past few weeks, groups have been practicing multiple times a week to be ready for the program on February 26.

Honoring the legacy: the Black History Month program

Erin Maury, Business Manager March 22, 2024

Though celebrated for years before its founding, Black History Month was officially recognized in 1976 to commemorate the overlooked accomplishments of Black Americans.  Today, Black History Month...

Markayla Bridges (9) displays her bracelet designs in a jewelry box. Bridges runs her own jewelry business.

Bridges turns artsy hobby into self-made business

Sophia Turner, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2024

Opaque beads and translucent wire merge together as Markayla Bridges (9) completes yet another of her original bracelets. Bridges is an up-and-coming entrepreneur beginning to run her jewelry business,...

AAVE or African American Vernacular English describes a dialect of American English that is primarily spoken by African American and Black communities in the United States. However, those that use AAVE often face the stereotype of being uneducated or dumb.

AAVE vs blaccent; A debate on cultural appropriation

Shania Moore, Layout Lead January 9, 2024

High school hallways echo not only with the shuffling of textbooks, but also with diverse language—each sentence exhibits an aspect of identity and culture. African American Vernacular English (AAVE)...

A robot picks up a box in a screenshot from the video Allie Maury (12) will show to members of her survey. After, survey participants will be asked to describe the video using silent gestures.

Gestures, representation and dramatization: AP Research projects

Jill Allert, Writer December 14, 2023

How do people gesture? How are Latinx people represented in video games? Does dramatization in television affect high schoolers’s perception of the ethics of true crime shows? All these questions...

Powell was recognized at the Tennessee State Qualifier at Shelby Farms BMX this summer. She shared that her passion for this sport comes from competing and winning in races.

Powell’s ballad of racing as a BMX rider

Grace Amgalan, Sports Team Leader October 31, 2023

As the last seconds of the final lap around the bike track come, Jayden Powell (12) pedals towards a victory for the Southeast Gold Cup Champions. Powell comes home from Dothan, Ala. with two gold cups,...

Four years of Scroll editors

Sophia Turner, Editor-in-Chief October 24, 2023

Sloan Huebner Beginning the 2018-2019 school year, Sloan Huebner stepped into Scott Harrison’s journalism class, returning for her second and final year as a staff member for The Scroll. As a...

White Station joins national walkout against gun violence

Ellen Tan, Writer October 23, 2023

With an increase in the number of school shootings this year, gun ownership is becoming a contentious issue among many Americans. Guns are listed as the leading cause of death for children aged one...

Students finish making care packages with hygiene products, clothing and food to prepare for the care package event at Calvary Episcopal. These packages were distributed on Feb. 19 by 30 White Station High School students.

Helping the homeless through Head to Heels project

Kate Metcalf, Writer May 21, 2023

A toothbrush, a blanket and a pair of shoes. These basics that most take for granted are what the homeless population of Memphis frequently go without.  However, with the help of Calvary Episcopal...

Cayenne Stephens (12) as Fleance is embraced by Lady Macbeth during the coronation party scene in Macbeth. The role of Fleance required many hours of practice to remember lines and stage direction, and to build chemistry with actors.

Cayenne Stephens’s journey through theater

Chase Pittman, Arts and Entertainment Team Leader May 19, 2023

The curtains go up, bright lights beat down on painted faces and Cayenne Stephens (12), prepares for another show. Theater has been a key passion of hers for a long time, and over the years, she’s had...

Jason Noble conducts a rehearsal for the Honors Instrumental Performance on Feb. 3, a day before the concert. Because each instrumentalist learned their piece individually, these intense practices were crucial to perfecting the music before the performance.

Cheng’s music career crescendos at Carnegie Hall

Sari Richmond, Managing Editor May 19, 2023

What do Tchaikovsky, The Beatles and Catherine Cheng (10) have in common? These three — and many more — musical entities hold the world-recognized honor of taking the stage at Carnegie Hall. Since...

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