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Tony Figueroa

Tony Figueroa

Tony Figueroa is a sophomore at WHS and second time writer for the school's newsletter. While he's not a consistent writer, he puts effort into all the articles he produces.  He puts a lot of his free time into the gym, as he plans to become a personal trainer. Despite not being very public about it, he’s very interested in creative reading and writing so his place as a publisher has suited his interests well.

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*Not Jacob Bromley

January Junior Student Of The Month

Tony Figueroa March 4, 2024

The Junior Student of the Month was awarded to Jacob Bromley, who was shocked when he found out the news. He believes he earned this award “because [he’s] a hard worker.” He states he's grown as...

2023: A New Era of Research

2023: A New Era of Research

Tony Figueroa January 9, 2024

2023 has been a revolutionary age for science and technology. With a wide array of astronomy discoveries, new breakthroughs in biology, and what seems to be the start of an AI renaissance. The world of...

Review of The Ghost Tree

Review of The Ghost Tree

Tony Figueroa, Author November 9, 2023

The Ghost Tree by Brandon Faircloth is a four part sci-fi and horror book about the intertwining stories of Rachel, Thomas, Wally, and Justin. In the story, each character is introduced as a part of their...

New QR Code Passes

Tony Figueroa, Author October 17, 2023

New at Watertown High School are scannable virtual hallway passes. In previous years, Watertown exclusively used paper passes for all interclass movements. They have now switched to a QR code and correlating...

The Gun Violence Epidemic

The Gun Violence Epidemic

Tony Figueroa, Author May 12, 2023

Gun violence has been a long existing problem in the USA, with mass shootings an almost daily occurrence, unnecessary firefights, and firearm suicides all across the country. The USA needs to take action...

How Covid is Affecting the World Today

How Covid is Affecting the World Today

Tony Figueroa, Author March 20, 2023

The first case of Covid-19 was reported on December 31, 2019, killing an estimated 3 million people in 2020, and as of 2023, the global death toll lies at 6.8 million. The rate of death has slowed down...

Global Warming

Global Warming

Tony Figueroa, Author February 23, 2023

According to NASA global warming has been an issue since the late 19th century and shows no signs of slowing down especially with modern fossil fuel usage. The Earth is heating up at dangerous rates, causing...

Album Review: Born To Die

Album Review: Born To Die

Tony Figueroa, Author February 5, 2023

 Lana Del Rey’s 2012 album Born To Die was a dramatic and moving piece to listen to. On  February 18th, 2012, the album hit #2 on the Billboard 200. It has sold 13 million copies to this day. The song...

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BLM Lawsuit

Tony Figueroa, Author October 16, 2022

Black Lives Matter Grassroots, a branch of the BLM organization that focuses on local work in black towns and neighborhoods, sues BLM executive Shalomyah Bowers for allegedly stealing 10 million dollars...

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