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Mom and child participate in the Cake Walk at the 2014 Cullowhee Valley School Fall Festival Photo by Katerina Spasovska

The problems with standardized testing in WNC schools

Testing is something that has brought students together in recent years, especially as more and more emphasis is put on students’ end of grade test scores, not only for the students but for the schools as well. Students like the 4th grader Sara Rusi struggle with the environment of testing in the classroom. As she described […]

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WCU Equestrian Team. Photo by  Angela Fowler.

WCU equestrian team gains national attention

There is actually an equestrian team at Western, and they are sending one of their own to the national competition. Caitlin Morgan, one of the more seasoned riders on the team, will be competing in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Championship in Springfield, Mass, April 30 through May 3. The WCU Equestrian team has been […]

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