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A Year in Review

Lucrezia Santini
Elliana Mccabe looks back on the 2023-2024 school year.

Wheeling Park High School closes for the summer on May 24, but a lot has happened this year. All school fields have been busy with new projects all year, from sports to arts and academics. Let’s review the 2023-2024 school year, from wins to losses, Homecoming and Prom, and everything in between.


22nd: Wheeling Park High School starts its 2023-2024 school year.


8th: Student council was voted on and announced.

Football, cross country, volleyball, and soccer are all at the heart of this month’s seasons. Football went 2-2. Volleyball went 9-7-1. Girls varsity soccer went 6-1-1. Finally, boys varsity soccer went 3-0.

“My favorite part was at the beginning of the school year,” said Nujahat Sinha, junior. “Football season, I just love it because it was my first experience with it.”

Girls Soccer Team


19th: Boys varsity soccer end their season with a record 6-2-0.

20th: Football wins the homecoming game with a score of  54 – 13.

21st: Homecoming takes place in the main gym.

“My favorite part of the year was homecoming,” said Grace Frangos, freshman.

28th: Cross country competes at the WV AAA championship.

31st: Volleyball ends their season with a record 22-9-1.

Kaylee Davis stands on the football field at half time with her parents.


10th: the Park Players open Radium Girls.

12th: Varsity soccer girls end their season with a record 11-3-2.

18-26th: Thanksgiving Break!

Addy Perks as Grace Fryer in Radium Girls stands with an eerie green glow behind her.


2nd: Football plays their last game with a record of 8-3-0.

9th: The cheer team wins AAA State Runner-Up.

15-17th: Festival of Sound is performed in the J.B. Performing Arts Chamber.

21-2nd: Winter Break!


6th: First Annual Wheeling Park Winter Classic Speech and Debate Tournament

20th: Boys swim finishes runner-up at the OVAC Championship.


3rd: The cheer team wins the 5A OVAC championship.

3rd: Girls basketball wins the 5A OVAC championship.

Girls’ Basketball Team celebrates their 13th OVAC Championship. (Coach Bud)

28th: A “Pup Rally” was hosted to welcome Parker to Wheeling Park High School.

Parker feeling welcomed at his “Pup Rally.”


1st. Girls basketball wins the regional championship.

7th: Boys basketball wins the regional champions.

9th: Girls basketball wins the state championship.

9th: Speech & Debate won their 44th consecutive state title.

The 44th Consecutive State Tournament Winners in Morgantown, WV (Addy Perks)

9th: Robotics wins the state tournament.

23-2nd: Spring Break!

“My favorite part of the year was spring break,” said Elliana Mccabe, freshman.


3-7th: The flood occurred a.k.a second spring break.

28-30th: Robotics complete at Worlds in Dallas, TX.

27th: Prom takes place at the White Palace.

“I liked the pep assemblies,” said Dr. Romick. “I had a lot of fun doing the red carpet announcements at prom.”


3rd: The Park Players open Mamma Mia!

10th: Senior’s last day and award ceremony.

19th: Graduation.

24th: The school year is officially over for all Ohio County students.

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