2010s: The events that made us



WHS students voiced their opinions on the most important national and local news events from the last decade through a poll. In total, 123 students were surveyed. This timeline reflects the events that have left an impact on the lives of students who have grown up in this decade.

A constant fear of gun violence in schools has left many students feeling weary. “School shooting always make me nervous to return the next day,” said Emma Landals, 12. “You never know what could happen to us.”

As technology as evolved, so has our school. Giving a Chromebook to each student has improved study habits. “They make it a lot easier to get work done outside of school,” said Kenzie Gaume, 12. Growing up in a decade of changing technology we have learned to adapt with each improvement.

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