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Can You Write Your Way Into College?

Jessica Lynch, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Dear Reader, you’re great. No need to fish for compliments. Now, switch the word “reader” with “Yale” and you have an example college essay that got the writer admitted into one of the most prestigious...

Strangest Collections by Woodson Students

Emelia Crump, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Lots of students have collections— the colorful array of posters being displayed on a bedroom wall, mysterious coins that have collectors squinting at their foreign letters and comic books are all objects...

Our Favorite English Teachers Tell Us Their Favorite Novels

Our Favorite English Teachers Tell Us Their Favorite Novels

Reid Rizk, Staff Writer March 27, 2021

English teachers are remarkable people. Not only do they deal with the everyday rigors of being a high school teacher, but they also have to read the same books year in and year out. Many of these books...

Can You Guess Where These Places Are at Woodson?

Can You Guess Where These Places Are at Woodson?

Rohil Bhinge, Staff Writer March 27, 2021

Welcome to the Cavalcade’s edition of GeoGuessr! HOW TO PLAY: For each round, you will be given one image at a time in a set of four. Grab a piece of paper and guess the location in the school where...

Senioritis: The Deadly Disease

Senioritis: The Deadly Disease

Erin Lee, Feature Editor March 1, 2021

When one is contaminated with Senioritis, symptoms are as follows: You will start to feel a nagging itch to stop doing all of the homework required of you. There will be a sudden drop in performance...

Where the Magic Happens: Behind the Scenes of the Cavalcade

Where the Magic Happens: Behind the Scenes of the Cavalcade

Emanda Seifu, Editor in Chief March 1, 2021

Fingers race across the keyboard, frantically scouring for inspiration as the clock winds down to the inevitable deadline. A herd of students anxiously gather around the printer and with a mad dash, submit...

Which Words Do People Use the Most During the Pandemic?

Which Words Do People Use the Most During the Pandemic?

Vivian Jung, Staff Writer January 31, 2021

We are all pretty sick of these words. 1. Asynchronous This is a word that was rarely used or seen by the common person before the pandemic. However, after the school year was suddenly disturbed...

What Makes Woodson Happy?

What Makes Woodson Happy?

Reagan Dempster, Cav Culture Editor January 31, 2021

Typically, during in-person school, students can walk around campus and see what is making people smile. Whether it is walking down the halls with their ear buds in or laughing at lunch with friends, school...

Merry Litmas, from Woodson Houses to You All!

Nyela Walker and Naomi Scully-Bristol December 20, 2020

This house has an arsenal of plastic skeletons, including one that is nearly 12 feet tall, which the homeowners use to decorate for every event under the sun, such as Independence Day, Thanksgiving,...

2020 Wrapped: Year in Review

2020 Wrapped: Year in Review

Erin Lee, Feature Editor December 20, 2020

Click on the gallery slideshow for the full 2020 Wrapped experience! Copy and Graphics by Erin Lee

Spotify Wrapped: Songs That Represent Your 2020 Mood

Peter Mahler, Sports Editor December 19, 2020

It’s difficult to say whether anyone had the vision of knowing what 2020 would be like. Perhaps the world would be bouncing up and down to the newest Ariana Grande song throughout summer? Maybe people...

Willy Sords: What makes banana and rutabaga silly?

Willy Sords: What makes banana and rutabaga silly?

Carolyn Bonafede, Copy Editor November 30, 2020

A quick Google search for “silly words” brings up haphazard jumbles of vowels and consonants that look like a cat walked across the keyboard. While pronouncing these words is amusing, their real humorous...

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