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  • November 13STUCO has announced another spirit week for the 5 days before Thanksgiving
  • November 13The Winthrop School Committee is in the process of voting on a date to have students begin a hybrid learning model
  • November 13Governor Baker has changed the COVID-19 metrics, bumping Winthrop into the "yellow" despite a rise in cases

2020-2021 Staff

Colleen Whittaker

Hi I'm Colleen Whittaker! I am a Junior at Winthrop High School. This is my first year contributing to the Viking Times newspaper and I am super excited! I swim competitively on a club team in my free time and I am also a part...

Emma Soch

My name is Emma Soch, and I am in the 11th grade. I am looking forward for this year’s newspaper club. Since this is the first year Winthrop High School is doing this, this is a chance for us to put our creative minds toget...

Colleen Irvine


Hi everyone! Ms. Irvine here, but all my students call me Ms. I. I am the co-adviser of the WHS Viking Times. I teach ninth and tenth grade English here at WHS, but I got my bachelor's degree in English-Journalism from the University...

Brian Donnelly


I am the Digital Media and Digital Photography & Graphic Design instructor here at Winthrop High School. It is my ninth year teaching in the Winthrop School district. It is my aim for students to work collaboratively to create...

Ayat Walid


Hello, my name’s Ayat Walid. I am currently a junior at WHS and this is my first year participating in the Newspaper Club. Outside of school, I don’t have many opportunities to write, but I love writing. I, especially, love c...

Karina Silva


Hi I'm Karina Silva, a senior at Winthrop Sr. High School. This is my first year working for the Viking Times and I am quite thrilled on contributing amazing ideas to the team. The Viking Times is more than just a newspaper club,...

Analise Bruno


Hi, my name is Analise and I am currently a junior at Winthrop High School. This is my first year on the staff and I am really excited to get to write and create pieces for other people's enjoyment. I enjoy creative writing and...

Emma Davis Foley

Editor and Reporter

Hi, I’m Emma Foley, and I am a Senior at Winthrop High School and this is my second year working at The Viking Times. Along with being apart of the school newspaper, I also participate in Model United Nations, Stem Club, and...

Natalia Kirilova


Hi, I’m Natalia Kirilova! I am a Senior at Winthrop High School. I love to travel and explore, and I’m not afraid to try new things. In addition to newspaper club, I am apart of Model UN, Peer Tutoring, and STEM Club. I play...

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