The oldest continuously published high school newspaper in America

The Willistonian, Est. 1881

United Airlines Flies into Controversy

United Airlines Flies into Controversy

Brooke Smith '19, Staff Writer/Editor

A United airlines passenger was dragged off a plane, and now the man, 69-year-old David Dao, is suffering from a concussion and broken teeth, and United Airlines is paying the price. The incident began when Dao was departing for Louisville, Kentucky...

April 21, 2017No Comments

U.S. Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on Afghanistan

U.S. Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on Afghanistan

Jaylen Coaxum '18, Managing Editor

The most powerful non-nuclear bomb was dropped on ISIS-controlled territory in Afghanistan by the United States Thursday night, April 13. Afghan officials reported that 36 members of the terrorist group were killed from the “mother of all bombs”...

April 21, 2017No Comments

Williston Students To Run From the Undead

Williston Students To Run From the Undead

Sophia Schaefer '18, Staff Writer/Editor

Participants in Williston’s second annual Earth Day 5K may run even faster this year to escape the zombies lurking in the Nonotuck Park woods. On Sunday, April 30th, the Williston Activities Committee and the junior class representatives will host...

April 21, 2017No Comments

  • US Women’s Hockey Boycotts for Change April 21, 2017
  • US Bombs Syrian Government for the First Time April 14, 2017

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US Women’s Hockey Boycotts for Change

US Women’s Hockey Boycotts for Change

Sebi Herrera '17, Staff Writer/Editor

The United States Women's Hockey team's successfully boycotted the United States Hockey board leading up to the World Championship, which started on March...

April 21, 2017No Comments

Command Center: Jordan Strum’s Pitching Power

Command Center: Jordan Strum’s Pitching Power

Matt Liebowitz, Willistonian Advisor

Jordan Strum’s fastball makes a mark—on the opposing lineup, who one after another leave the box dejected, bat in hand; on the catcher’s glove, which...

April 20, 2017No Comments

JT Chamberlain Fulfills Longtime Dream, Signs to Assumption College Hockey

JT Chamberlain Fulfills Longtime Dream, Signs to Assumption College Hockey

Matt Liebowitz, Willistonian Advisor

JT Chamberlain’s dream has come true. And like any sought-after goal, his took a long time, a lot of early mornings, persistence, and patient, proud...

April 14, 2017No Comments

  • A Lifetime on Skates Leads Nick Schofield to a Skyhawk Slot April 14, 2017
  • Water Polo Brings Out Abbie Coscia’s Inner Warrior April 7, 2017
  • Snowstorm Doesn’t Stop Lacrosse Team from Fun in the Sun April 4, 2017

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Ms. Plouffe Spreads Chinese Culture Across Campus

Ms. Plouffe Spreads Chinese Culture Across Campus

Shirley Zhou '18, Managing Editor

With her black hair, glasses, and friendly smile, Rita Plouffe joined the Williston community this year...

April 14, 2017

Mrs. Michalski’s Teaching Tricks and Tips

Mrs. Michalski’s Teaching Tricks and Tips

Emily LeRolland '17, Staff Writer/Editor

Every day in Mrs. Michalski’s French class is an adventure. Students might get to play the “slap”...

April 14, 2017

To Listen or Not: Does Music Really Help You Study?

To Listen or Not: Does Music Really Help You Study?

Marielle McHale ‘18, Staff Writer/Editor

If you look around the library or dorms during study hall, you’ll notice lots of students with headphones...

March 31, 2017

  • Students Embrace Diversity on Why Not Speak? Day February 28, 2017
  • Spirited Message of Inclusion, Belonging Kicks off Why Not Speak? Day February 22, 2017
  • Internet Addicts Seek Care in Chinese Center February 21, 2017
  • It’s Time to Care February 21, 2017

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The oldest continuously published high school newspaper in America
The oldest continuously published high school newspaper in America