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Claire Sample

Claire Sample, Social Media Manager

Claire Sample is a senior at Walnut Grove High School and serves as the Social Media manager for Wildcats Wired. She's a dedicated photographer, journalist, and reader. Claire will most likely be attending the University of Oklahoma next year with a major in computer science.

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The Grove at a Glance Feb.20th-25th

The Grove at a Glance Feb.20th-25th

Claire Sample, Social Media Manager February 20, 2024

Helpful Links: To view the Walnut Grove newsletter click here To view the sports schedule at the Grove click here To view the district wide calendar click here To view the HUB click here Events...

The NFL (Taylors Version)

The NFL (Taylor’s Version)

Claire Sample, Journalist February 6, 2024

The National Football League (NFL) gained a new generation of fans and has Taylor Swift to thank. Longtime football fans want the network to focus solely on football, but Swift has brought more attention...

The Grove at a Glance Jan.29-Feb.4

The Grove at a Glance Jan.29-Feb.4

Claire Sample, Journalist January 30, 2024

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After handing out a flyer, Isabella Bowden smiles encouragingly to Wildcat parents. The Mental Health Club hopes to promote well-being for all students at The Grove.
Its a really good opportunity to spread awareness for about topics like anxiety depression and stress, and make it known that its normal to have those things, Bowden said.
Club members try to break the stigma behind mental health and make an impact on the Wildcat community.

Future Wildcats are Inspired to Get Involved At Expo Night

Ellie Schofield and Claire Sample January 24, 2024

Click the photo above to begin a slideshow showcasing student volunteers who donated their blood and their experience serving the community in an unique way. Students from all kinds of groups...

The Grove at a Glance Jan.22-28

The Grove at a Glance Jan.22-28

Claire Sample, Journalist January 23, 2024

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Cup in hand, students engage in conversation about future clubs. Students were able to brainstorm how they could make a difference around Walnut Grove. Clubs are a great way to create long lasting friendships.

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Cup in hand, students engage in conversation about future clubs. Students were able to brainstorm how they could make a difference around Walnut Grove. Clubs are a great way to create long lasting friendships....

Engaged in conversation, families learn of what each club has to offer. The creation of new communities at Walnut Grove starts with a conversation. Its time for incoming freshmen to pick courses for the new school year. Students and parents meet with teachers to learn more about prospective programs.

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Engaged in conversation, families learn of what each club has to offer. The creation of new communities at Walnut Grove starts with a conversation. It's time for incoming freshmen to pick courses for the...

Gathered in the auditorium, parents and students meet for a guidance session for freshmen. Principal Dustin Toth gave an informative speech to help ease the nerves of incoming freshmen and parents. Students were able learn the expectations of being in high school.

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Gathered in the auditorium, parents and students meet for a guidance session for freshmen. Principal Dustin Toth gave an informative speech to help ease the nerves of incoming freshmen and parents. Students...

The Grove at a Glance Jan.15th-21st

The Grove at a Glance Jan.15th-21st

Claire Sample, Journalist January 16, 2024

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Grove at a Glance Jan.7th-14th

Grove at a Glance Jan.7th-14th

Claire Sample, Journalist January 9, 2024

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The Grove at a Glance Jan.3-7

The Grove at a Glance Jan.3-7

Claire Sample, Journalist January 3, 2024

Welcome back, Wildcats! Helpful Links: To view the Walnut Grove newsletter click here To view the sports schedule at the Grove click here To view the district wide calendar click here To...

The Grove at a Glance Dec.10-Dec.31

The Grove at a Glance Dec.10-Dec.31

Claire Sample, Journalist December 11, 2023

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The Grove at a Glance Dec.4 - Dec.10

The Grove at a Glance Dec.4 – Dec.10

Claire Sample, Journalist December 5, 2023

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The Grove at a Glance Nov.26 - Dec.3

The Grove at a Glance Nov.26 – Dec.3

Claire Sample, Journalist November 28, 2023

Helpful Links: To view the Walnut Grove newsletter click here To view the sports schedule at the Grove click here To view the district wide calendar click here To view the HUB click here Events...

The Grove at a Glance Nov.13 - Nov.19

The Grove at a Glance Nov.13 – Nov.19

Claire Sample, Journalist November 13, 2023

Here are some upcoming events happening at the Grove Nov.13 - Nov.19! Helpful Links: To view the Walnut Grove newsletter click here To view the sports schedule at the Grove click here To view...

Lights flash around the school arena. Sophomore Myla Ray completes a standing full, she high-fives cheer coach Destine Grobe in celebration.

[Photo] Head cheer coach starts the program at Walnut Grove

November 8, 2023

Lights flash around the school arena. Sophomore Myla Ray completes a standing full, she high-fives cheer coach Destine Grobe in celebration.

Is the iPhone 15 worth the upgrade?

Is the iPhone 15 worth the upgrade?

Claire Sample, Reporter October 27, 2023

Apple announced the release of the iPhone 15, and the question about whether it is worth the purchase is rising once again. Every year, September is coveted with the anticipation of a new iPhone release,...

Excited, Stockdale (left) and Easley (right) are cheered on at the forthcoming pep rally. The pep rally took place after the forthcoming parade. Our next pep rally is blackout themed on October 27th.

[Photo] From Classroom to Crown: Meet Walnut Grove's First Mr. and Ms. Wildcat

October 20, 2023

Excited, Stockdale (left) and Easley (right) are cheered on at the forthcoming pep rally. The pep rally took place after the forthcoming parade. Our next pep rally is blackout themed on October 27th.

Ms. Stockdale tosses candy in the air at the forthcoming parade. Mr. Easley stands in the truck on the far left smiling out at the parade. The two are on the float with sophmore duke and duchess: Cade Carter and Camdyn Toth.

[Photo] From Classroom to Crown: Meet Walnut Grove’s First Mr. and Ms. Wildcat

October 20, 2023

Ms. Stockdale tosses candy in the air at the forthcoming parade. Mr. Easley stands in the truck on the far left smiling out at the parade. The two are on the float with sophmore duke and duchess: Cade...

While the nurse preps the needles, senior Enoch Alvarenga reads the sheet that informs students on their blood donation process. Students must be at least 17 years old in order to give blood, limiting the able students to only some juniors and most seniors.

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While the nurse preps the needles, senior Enoch Alvarenga reads the sheet that informs students on their blood donation process. Students must be at least 17 years old in order to give blood, limiting...

To make sure she has energy, junior Ella Scott gives Kasja Brinkerhoff a Powerade. It is important to intake liquids after donating blood to make sure the body can regain some of the fluids that were lost when drawing blood.

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To make sure she has energy, junior Ella Scott gives Kasja Brinkerhoff a Powerade. It is important to intake liquids after donating blood to make sure the body can regain some of the fluids that were lost...

As a sure sign of confidence, senior Kaelin Eckels gives a big thumbs up in the middle of donating blood. She braved the blood drive today with two things to motivate her. I have a rare blood type, so I wanted to give that, said Eckels. Also I wanted to overcome my fear of needles. Kaelin fulfilled her goals with a smile.

[Photo] Students give blood and give back to their community

October 26, 2023

As a sure sign of confidence, senior Kaelin Eckels gives a big thumbs up in the middle of donating blood. She braved the blood drive today with two things to motivate her. "I have a rare blood type, so...

Student Kajsa Brinkerhoff waits while pumping her blood to donate in support of the Carter BloodCare Semi Annual Blood Drive. As a PCT student, Brinkerhoff is planning on participating in this event in the spring as well. Dual Credit Nursing students are getting real experience in the field.

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Student Kajsa Brinkerhoff waits while pumping her blood to donate in support of the Carter BloodCare Semi Annual Blood Drive. As a PCT student, Brinkerhoff is planning on participating in this event in...

A group of CNA juniors receive direction from their advisor as they await students who are currently donating blood. As a part of the CNA program, students assist those donating blood by helping organize the event and providing snacks and drinks as energy.

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A group of CNA juniors receive direction from their advisor as they await students who are currently donating blood. As a part of the CNA program, students assist those donating blood by helping organize...

With a smile of relief, Kaelin Eckels holds pressure to her arm while awaiting wrapping from the nurse. Eckels was rewarding herself with a snack after overcoming her fears. She is in great spirits because of her contribution to the community, without shedding a tear.

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With a smile of relief, Kaelin Eckels holds pressure to her arm while awaiting wrapping from the nurse. Eckels was rewarding herself with a snack after overcoming her fears. She is in great spirits because...

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