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Boston on Red Alert

By at May 23, 2013 | 1:38 pm | 0 Comment

Boston on Red Alert

Dylan Widener - Terrier Times Staff - VINTON, Va. - On Monday April 15, tragedy again struck America. As many runners crossed the finish line at the annual Boston Marathon, an explosion was detonated. It took 3 lives and wounded 180. This just revives an already open wound with the Sandy Hook shooting in the past year.   “Blood runs deep,” said math more...

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Continuing the Legacy

By at March 19, 2013 | 1:42 pm | 0 Comment

Continuing the Legacy

Briana Campbell- Terrier Times Staff- VINTON, Va. - When one door closes, another one opens. That is more than true and has carried on for William Byrd High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC program since the loss of Major Jeffrey Pruitt last October.  Two months prior, on December 17th Senior Aerospace Science Instructor Major John Napier was hired in place of more...

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John Beach to Retire at the End of the Year

By at March 15, 2013 | 12:32 pm | 0 Comment

John Beach to Retire at the End of the Year

Roger Gracia- Terrier Times Staff- VINTON, Va.- John Beach is an AP/DC government teacher who has been teaching at William Byrd High School and will retire at the end of this school year. He has always taught social studies classes during his career as a teacher.  “He is one of my favorite teachers,” senior Hunter Gwyn, who is assisting to Beach’s DC more...

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Holey Walls and Smelly Halls

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Holey Walls and Smelly Halls

Jordan Williams- Terrier Times Staff- VINTON, Va.- Toxic, vomit and dump are only a few of the colorful words used to describe the boy’s bathroom in William Byrd High School’s English hall. From holes in the wall to busted pipes, the restroom has been closed for the majority of the 2012-2013 school year. The grand reopening of the bathroom finally took place on more...

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Terriers Dizzy for Dish Cloths

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Terriers Dizzy for Dish Cloths

Rachel Milton- Terrier Times Staff- VINTON, Va.- Need a magical dish cloth that can clean multiple things? Well, the senior class has granted your wish. Dish cloths are on sell right now until supplies runs out. “My mom loves them. That’s what she wanted for Christmas. She uses them to wash dishes,” said senior and SCA President Lindsey Carver. The dish cloths more...

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Credit Union Branch At WBHS

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Credit Union Branch At WBHS

Roger Gracia Otalvaro - Terrier Times Staff- VINTON, Va. - William Byrd High School offers many advantages to its students. One of these advantages is having a branch for the Roanoke County Federal Credit Union. WBHS is the only school in Roanoke County to have one of these branches in their halls. Not only can students store some cash for a time of need, but they can more...

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Cutbacks Put Education at Risk

By at November 2, 2012 | 12:49 pm | 0 Comment

Cutbacks Put Education at Risk

Cody Drain - Terrier Times Staff - VINTON, Va. A dark threat has emerged here at William Byrd High School that could damage students’ and faculty’s experiences considerably and hinder the education process as a whole. This threat is sequestration. How these cuts could conceivably manifest themselves in more detail is an important concern at WBHS and other schools more...

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Conserving Energy at Roanoke County Schools

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Conserving Energy at Roanoke County Schools

By Achay Biong - Terrier Times Staff - VINTON, Va.- For over a decade, the Roanoke County School District has taken steps to become more environmentally friendly and energy efficient. “The Roanoke County School District participates in numerous programs to look for ways to conserve energy,” said Energy Manager for Roanoke County Public Schools, Dexter more...

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Baumgartner’s Big Leap Sets Record

By at October 29, 2012 | 1:12 pm | 0 Comment

Baumgartner’s Big Leap Sets Record

By Cody Drain - Terrier Times Staff - VINTON, Va. - The average William Byrd High School student takes big steps.  There is the big step from 8th grade to high school.  Then there’s the leap of faith from high school to college, or for some people, straight into the workplace. Big steps take a lot of courage.  But they don’t take as nearly as much courage as more...

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It’s the End of the World as We Know It

By at October 29, 2012 | 9:38 am | 0 Comment

It’s the End of the World as We Know It

By Sarah Frary-Terrier Times Staff-VINTON, Va.- Most students at William Byrd High School have heard the theory that the “end of the world” is predicted to occur on December 21 of this year. The theory originated from the Mayan calendar, which is believed to end on December 21 of the year 2012. Some students like sophomore Austin Slough think the theory is more...

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