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

Students wear pajama pants for multiple reasons. Some reasons include its comfort, style and simplicity.

Pajama pants culture becomes prominent

Aashrita Marpadaga, Online Editor April 4, 2024

If comfort is life then life will be comfortable. This is a basic conjecture many teenagers use to make one of the heaviest decisions a high schooler can make: choosing what to wear to school. Pajama...

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,...

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...

 The student teacher, Morgan Dorsey, conducts the wind ensemble band. She conducted the pieces “Gypsy Dance” and “Phantom Train.”

Band’s 2024 spring concert overview

Kela Fifer, Writer April 2, 2024

Every year, the White Station High School Band puts on its annual spring concert for friends, family and fellow spartans. This year, the concert took place on Tuesday, Mar. 19th at 7:00 pm.  The performance...

Apple came out with another form of wireless earbuds called Beats. Beats quickly became popular for a few years due to social media influence, expert marketing and a wide variety of models and colors.

A listening battle: earphones vs. wireless earbuds vs. headphones

Aashrita Marpadaga, Online Editor March 22, 2024

Earphones, earbuds, AirPods and headphones have been a staple in many people’s lifestyles for the past few years. From their sleek style to their amazing sound quality, these products have been popular...

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...

Yeat’s “2093” consists of three phases that transports listeners into his futuristic world. This album served as Yeat’s fourth studio album.

“2093” – A dystopian society

Mahin Hasani, Writer March 22, 2024

Step into the dystopian abyss of “2093,” a fictional world where rapper and songwriter, Yeat, reigns as the CEO of Lyfestyle Corportation and blurs the lines between  reality and fiction. “2093”...

Kameron Kearney (11) speaks with Coach Kevaughn Griffith at the Houston track meet. This is his third year running track and cross country.

Kearney twins race to success

Addis Shiberou, Writer March 22, 2024

With winter sport seasons coming to a close, spring sport teams emerge working harder than ever. The indoor track and field season has been in full blast since December, and with the outdoor season approaching...

Gavriela Perezsalvador (10) was given her specific name by accident. When her father was writing what was going to be her name, “Gabriela,” on her birth certificate he wrote it in Spanish as “Gavriela” instead.
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Unique names: being yourself

Sophia Marmion, News and Features Team Leader March 22, 2024

A name is the basis of a person’s identity, the first description attached to them when they enter the world. Every person is unique, and sometimes this means having a unique name. A name can have all...

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