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May GO BLUE Students of the month announced

Congratulations to the GO BLUE students of May! This month, eight students were selected by their teachers as GO BLUE students. Nominated students were recognized for the exceptional examples they provide as model students. Below are what they believe are the reasons they were chosen for.



Kian Hudiburg: "Because I do what I'm supposed to do."


Garrett Muirhead: "I'm very nice and I do my best to help."



Sofia Arias: “I get along well with people, I just like being around people and meeting new people.”


Jordyn Helm: “I’m inclusive and very positive.”                             



Savannah Hayes; “ I am willing to try new things.”


Valeria Melgoza; “Mrs. Tucker is always playing 80s bops when I walk in, so it makes me dance and puts me in a good mood.”



Ellie Calvert - “Well, I swept a lot of floors. I felt like the mama bear. When someone was hurt, needed a bandaid, or needed food or water, I’d always get them it. There was a lot of blood sweat and tears.”


Raden Hubbard, senior,  was also recognized this month. Staff members who were recognized were Carrie Lujan and Curtis Schafer.

View all the May GoBLUE nominees here.

Great job Blue Devils!


WA-Hi Journal goes online

Have you been missing the WA-Hi Journal and its 4 times per year publication? Well, good news....its back but in a new format. In the past, the WA-Hi Journal published a minimum of 4 issues per year at a cost of $600 plus per issue. However, many students said they didn't read it or sometimes it didn't even get handed out to them.

In the fall, the WA-Hi Journal class began exploring other options for getting the news out to students. They still published articles on current events on the Walla Walla High School home page but that wasn't really a great format for a newspaper. After some discussion, the class made the decision to explore online formats.

An online format for a publication has several benefits. First, it is a much more cost effective way to get information out to students. There is a yearly fee for hosting the site but it can be used to publish unlimited articles without costing more. Second, the website has the ability to host other media, such as a picture gallery and video. Finally, it allows information to be more timely. In the past, articles were written and then publish but often weeks after the activity or event happened. With an online version, we can get information out on a daily basis, thus making the articles and the publication much more relevant to the students. All of these are wins for the school.

We are excited about the opportunity to inform the students about WA-Hi and look forward to hearing what students and staff think about the new format. Check us out at and let us know what you think!

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