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Cassidy Conklin, Copy Editor

Cassidy Conklin is a senior at Monroe-Woodbury High School. This is her third year at The Wire News and second year as an editor for the paper. She’s a part of the AV Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and National Art Honor Society, she also volunteers at the cat adoption center at PetSmart. Cassidy really enjoys music and plays guitar and the kalimba in her free time. She loves art and design; she hopes to study architecture in college as well as pursuing photography as a hobby. In her free time, Cassidy enjoys skateboarding and playing volleyball.

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Students in need of help have access to mental health resources

Cassidy Conklin, Website Editor June 13, 2022

In the past few months, students and faculty may have seen the Social and Emotional Resources pamphlets being shared by gym teachers on Google Classroom, containing information about mental health, contact...

How much fast fashion do you have in your closet?

[Photo] Opinion: Sustainable Shopping should be more common

December 1, 2021

How much fast fashion do you have in your closet?

Usually before Midterm week the Library is overcrowded and noisy with students studying together; this year, it was almost completely empty.

District Cancelled Midterms This Year

Cassidy Conklin, Copy Editor February 25, 2021

Students did not have to take midterms this year due to difficulties with remote learning, scheduling, and the impact it has on the classroom. There have been committees created since the end of the last...

FeedHV Works to Combat Hunger Locally

FeedHV Works to Combat Hunger Locally

Cassidy Conklin, Copy Editor February 25, 2021

On it’s official website, FeedHV is described as “a regional food rescue and harvesting network dedicated to meeting the needs of neighbors while mitigating the impacts of food waste.” The organization...

Honor Societies Find New Ways to Help the Community

Cassidy Conklin, Copy Editor January 21, 2021

This year, the high school's honor societies are changing their approaches to stay active in school and the community. “This year is very different from previous years, “ said Ms. Saraceno, advisor...

Mini is one of the cats who is being taken care of by staff at the Woodbury Animal Shelter.

COVID-19 Shutdown Takes a Toll on Animal Shelters

Cassidy Conklin, Staff Writer April 29, 2020

Whether it be an ice cream shop, supermarket, or wellness shelter, businesses have not been thriving due to COVID-19 and the resulting lockdown. At the Woodbury Animal Shelter, both staff and animals have...

Review: Animal Crossing is a Great Way to Pass the Time

Review: “Animal Crossing” is a Great Way to Pass the Time

Cassidy Conklin, Staff Writer April 23, 2020

During this unique time, it may be hard to find a sense of accomplishment or something you are able to do consistently without feeling a sense of burden as well. "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" is the...

Students will see live performance of the novel To Kill a Mockingbird

Students will see live performance of the novel ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Cassidy Conklin, Contributing Writer November 30, 2018

To Kill a Mockingbird, a novel originally written by Harper Lee is a Pulitzer Prize-Winning American Classic. After reading it with her classes, Ms. Blumberg, an English teacher, will be taking her students...

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