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Lainie Rintala

Lainie Rintala, Podcast Coordinator

Lainie Rintala is a freshman at WSH. Lainie took newspaper because she loves writing and editing and has an interest in journalism. Her current position in the newspaper is a writer. In her free time, Lainie plays volleyball and also likes to read, go to the beach, hang out with her friends, and try new sports.

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The 2023 freshman volleyball team stands together after the Pink Game. Photo Credit: Emily Baumann

Freshman Volleyball Goes Undefeated

Lainie Rintala and Marissa Ansorge November 16, 2023

The freshman volleyball team had an undefeated season this year with a record of 18-0.   “The most crucial things were communication and listening to each other,” freshman Isabelle Hardy said.   The...

Graphic Credit: C. Copenhaver/staff

Sickness Runs Rampant in Schools

Marissa Ansorge and Lainie Rintala November 3, 2023

  As the year begins, sicknesses are at higher risk of spreading in our school community. With students in such close proximity to each other every day and extracurriculars creating more exposure, TCAPS...

Graphic Credit: Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

New STEM Opportunities for Students Arise

Lainie Rintala, Podcast Coordinator October 2, 2023

  West Senior High has a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) opportunity for students. 9th and 10th graders now have the option to combine their English and science classes into one...

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