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  1. Letters to the editor will be printed in the opinion section of the newspaper or on the website, as space allows.
  2. Guidelines to write letters to the editor will be printed in every issue in the opinion section of the paper and are available online at
  3. Letters to the editor may be submitted to Ms. Somerlot’s mailbox, room 304, or emailed to this address: [email protected].
  4. Letters to the editor should not exceed 300 words, must be signed, and must include the writer(s) name and WCSD email for verification.
  5. No material will be printed where content is obscene, invasive of others’ privacy, encouraging physical disruption of school activities, and/or implies libel.
  6. The Hook editorial staff reserves the right to withhold a letter or column or other submission and/OR  return it for revision if it contains unprotected speech or grammatical errors that could hamper its meaning. The deadline for letters and columns is 10 days prior to the next publication date.
  7. All letters to the editor become the property of the school newspaper upon receipt and will not be returned to the author.
  8. Online comments will require a name and email address submitted that are verifiable.
  9. Online comments that are found in violation of the editorial policy will not be approved for submission to the publication’s site. 
  10. Personal attacks are not allowed. 

Updated January 24, 2023.