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Boys Track Conquers State Championship

Boys track team brought home a state championship on May 15th at the OSSAA Class 6A State Track & Field Championships.   https://www.mooremonthly.com/news/westmoore-boys-win-state-6a-track-championship-moore-girls-take-third

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris celebrate their victory on Election Night.

Remembering 2020: the Year in Review

Alyssa Dalley-Schofield and Katherine Majors January 19, 2021

Reflecting on 2020, the JagWire remembers the impactful events and people in Moore and in the world. JANUARY-FEBRUARY World War III was trending on Twitter just two days into 2020 kicks off the new...

Dressed up in green and red, senior Landon Simms starred in the winter play.

Stealing Back the Show

JinJu Nam and Quentin Hartzell January 18, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA. - The Drama classes begin every winter season with their annual “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” play. Despite the restrictions of COVID-19, this year is no different as the drama...

Wearing her regalia and stash, sophomore Madison Switch-Fixico poses in front of nature.

Madison Switch-Fixico: Native American Princess

Jennifer Nguyen and Monica Acuna January 14, 2021

Drum beats can be heard simultaneously with the clashing of bells, necklaces, and other regalia, as folks from different Native American tribes surround the arena. While some gouge on Indian tacos and...

Crowned king and queen were seniors Garrett Humann and Anna Lunday.

Why is HoCo Not a Big Deal?

Sutton Dozier, Katherine Majors, and Gisselle Acuna November 23, 2020
Throughout the years, homecoming (HOCO) has become less of a trend across our school. Unlike other schools across the country, students are not involved in typical HOCO traditions like parades, dances and assemblies, but why?
Side-by-side photos of Brenda Palmer and Joy Okpoko during their school days.

The Struggles & Triumph of Black Students: stories from Mrs. Palmer, Joy Okpoko, & More

Kenny Kim, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 3, 2020
Former WHS President Joy Okpoko, Teacher of the Year Mrs. Palmer, and more share their experiences being a black student in public schooling.
Publications Editor Kenny Kim video chats with Moore Publics School Superintendent Dr. Robert Romines.

Interview w/ MPS Superintendent Romines on Black Lives Matter, Moore War 2020 & More

Kenny Kim, Editor July 3, 2020

On June 30, JagWire Editor Kenny Kim asked Moore Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Robert Romines about topical questions from the Westmoore community.  *** Q: Many have called for ethnic studies...

Singing Easy Street, seniors Kate Wenger, Alyssa Hill, and Lathan Jeffries dance about kidnapping Annie and stealing the check. My favorite song from the musical was by far Easy Street. It was upbeat and fun to do. I wanted to be Rooster because he looked like such a fun, slimy character to play and the bad guys always get to have more fun during shows, Jeffries said.

A Look Behind the Curtain

Alyssa Dalley-Schofield, Staff Writer April 25, 2020

The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow. Bursting on the stage with hope and vitality the musical Anne, consisting of two casts, won over the crowds’ heart. March 4th, the auditorium stage came alive with...

A Light in the Dark: Zariah Spencers Quarantine Story

A Light in the Dark: Zariah Spencer’s Quarantine Story

Hannah Cunningham, Staff Writer April 22, 2020

A light in the dark, of our new normal. Zariah Spencer’s quarantine story, in her own words: “Since everyone can relate to this, it’s kind of bringing us closer." With the world on pause, Zariah...

Although the incident happened on New Years Day, Melah distinctly remembers the fireworks from the night before her rape.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: I was raped on New Year’s Day

Kenny Kim, Editor April 7, 2020

Editor’s Note: In commemoration of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a former Westmoore student, now above 18, would like to share her story. To protect her identity and those involved, she is referred...

Heritage Trails kindergarten teacher Mrs. Lyndsay Dukes waves to her students as she drives throughout neighborhoods.

Car Parade Allows Teachers to Connect With Students From a Distance

Kenny Kim, Editor April 2, 2020

MOORE, OKLA - There is nothing as unique as the bond between a student and a teacher. As Oklahoma scrambles to contain the spread of COVID-19, the State Board of Education voted Wednesday, March 25,...

On March 26, Moore Public Schools administration filled four district vans full of antibacterial wipes, gloves, and hand sanitizer. They delivered the supplies to Norman Regional Hospital and OU Medical Center.

OKC Community Sews Masks and Donates Supplies to Hospitals

Kenny Kim, Editor April 2, 2020

MOORE, OKLA - With the unprecedented outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), hospitals nation-wide face a shortage of medical supplies-- especially face masks and gloves.  The coronavirus is transmitted...

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