Principal Tom Harmas sits at his desk while wearing a mask to comply with COVID-19 guidelines. He said that although the colder weather will make it harder for certain activities to take place, he still thinks this school’s plan to combat the effects of the pandemic will be successful in the winter.

Administration focuses on how to navigate hybrid instruction, school events during winter months

Rhea Acharya November 10, 2020

Principal Tom Harmas said many of his current day-to-day responsibilities center around developing plans for how the school will function during the winter months with the ongoing pandemic.  Harmas said...

Riley-a-thon Q&A with Aidan Hurley, Riley kid, WHJE host and junior

Riley-a-thon Q&A with Aidan Hurley, Riley kid, WHJE host and junior

Nathan Huang February 21, 2020

Why did you decide to promote Riley Dance Marathon?  I decided to make a podcast promoting Riley Dance Marathon because I thought it would be a great opportunity to utilize the people I know, like my...

Jesse Cooper, WHJE staff member and junior, practices broadcasting for the Riley-a-Thon on WHJE radio. Cooper said she hopes the Riley-a-Thon will continue as an annual event even after her graduation.

WHJE to host first ever Riley-a-Thon,marathon broadcast to raise money for Riley Children’s Hospital

Christian Ledbetter February 21, 2020

During the week of Dance Marathon, this Sunday to  next Saturday, viewers can tune in to WHJE for the first ever Riley-a-Thon. During Riley-a-Thon, WHJE will help raise funds for Dance Marathon and Riley...

Cabinet members have a discussion in the Cabinet SRT on Jan.16.

Cabinet continues to plan for Card Tournament, Dance Marathon, achieves success with Zumba

Aditi Kumar February 15, 2020

Following its success with Zumba, Cabinet will turn its attention to its main event for February and the year: Dance Marathon. As part of their preparations for Dance Marathon, Cabinet held Auction Dinner...

News Briefs 1.23

Cady Armstrong January 23, 2020


Cabinet members engage in discussion in their Cabinet SRT on Dec. 2. The final House meetings of the semester was on Dec. 4 for upperclassmen and Dec. 6 for freshmen.

Cabinet wraps up semester with Smoothie Smashdown, Wrapping Drive, begins preparations for next semester

Aditi Kumar December 7, 2019

After their success with Runway for Riley and the garage sale, Cabinet will continue to plan its December events: Smoothie Smashdown and the Wrapping Drive. According to Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo,...

A House committee explains their plans for an event during a House meeting in the freshmen cafeteria on Oct. 15

Cabinet exceeds expectations with Trick-or-Treat for Riley, begins to plan for December events

Aditi Kumar November 16, 2019

Following its success with Trick-or-Treat for Riley, Cabinet will continue to plan for the garage sale and begin preparations for its December events. According to Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo, families...

House members meet in the freshmen cafeteria during SRT. The combined House meeting took place on March 20.

Cabinet to organize auditions for Music for Miracles

Christina Yang March 27, 2019

According to speaker of the House Neil-Walker Simmons and Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff, during the week of March 25, the Music for Miracles committee will judge the auditions in preparations for the event...

Junior Lisa Warren prepares to sew the fabric for the scrunchie.

Q&A with junior Lisa Warren who uses personal business to fundraise for Dance Marathon

Alina Yu February 22, 2019

When did you join student government? I was never in student government in middle school, but freshman year, I joined House of Representatives, and then last year, I was also in House. I thought Senate...

Juniors and dancers Lexi Dungey (left) and Maddy Massa (right) have lunch together as team members. The girls try to balance school, dance and socialization. “I use the time I have to get things done and bond with my teammates, who quickly become close friends,” Massa said.

Coquettes team finalizes choreography for Dance Marathon

Hannah Gretz February 19, 2019

At this school’s Dance Marathon annual event, the coquettes dance team performs for students participating. On Feb. 23, the team will be hitting the ‘stage’ once again. “They have to be able to...

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