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A Preview of Theater’s Latest Production: “Lies About High School”

A Preview of Theater’s Latest Production: “Lies About High School”

Chloe McLaurin, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


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Theater's latest production "Lies About High School" shares a hilarious look at the struggles and victories of beginning high school. The main characters, a group of friends in their Senior year of high school, reminisce on their personal freshman experiences. The play covers all of the difficulties of first...

Top-Ten Fall Movies.

Top-Ten Fall Movies.

Shelbi McDonald, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


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          1. The Shining (1980) Directed by Stanley Kubrick and released in mid-May of 1980, The Shining was the talk of the year and to this day has an effect on peoples Halloween plans. Based on Stephen King's novel The Shining, this movie takes place in a secluded mountain outlook hotel ...

Spook-It Top Ten

Spook-It Top Ten

Shelbi McDonald, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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TRUNK or Treating. The traditional candy gathering turned mobile started in the late 1990’s by churches all over the U.S. Nearest to you, you can find is at Island Baptist church which has fun houses, games, and most importantly candy. This is traditionally held October 21st from 6-7 pm. ...

Harmony in Motion in Competition

Harmony in Motion in Competition

Rosie Williams, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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West’s show choir, also known as Harmony in Motion, came in first at regionals in March, and is continuing on to state competition April 28th. They won with the superior score of 95 and they hope to also take first place at state. Harmony in Motion came in first at regionals, but their score is...

“The Wiz”

“The Wiz”

April 24, 2018


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  Keeping the tradition alive, Drama Club and the Advanced Theatre class will perform their annual spring musical. This year’s musical will be The Wiz with performances on May 17th, 18th, 24th, and 25th. The directors of this year’s musical are Karter Elliot and Kaliym Harrison who is do...

“The Meeting”

“The Meeting”

Rosie Williams, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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This February, the drama club here at West put on their 10th annual Black history month play. This year's play, "The Meeting" was a success with almost 400 people coming out to see the show. The play was about a dramatized meeting between Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. The play showed events th...

The Post: A Review

The Post: A Review

Becca Jackson, Online Editor

February 28, 2018


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The 2017 multi-award winning film "The Post" is a story about the American people's first amendment rights. It tells the story of two major newspaper companies, The New York Times and the Washington Post, being regulated by the government, a violation of the first amendment. "The Post," starring Meryl Streep and Tom Ha...

Rock Your Halftime Show

Rock Your Halftime Show

Becca Jackson, Online Editor

February 21, 2018


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Super Bowl LII halftime show was one to remember. Superstar Justin Timberlake rocked the stage with a tribute to Prince, rockin' dance moves, and even a few selfies. Timberlake performed a huge mashup of his hits "Filthy," "Rock Your Body," "Senorita," "SexyBack," "My Love," "Cry Me a River," "Suit...

Royal Engagement

Royal Engagement

Austin High, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


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Wedding bells are ringing! Prince Harry of Wales, a grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and fifth in line for the throne, has officially announced his engagement to Meghan Markle. Meghan Markle is a successful 36 year old American actress who has been in numerous movies, such as Remember Me and A Lot Like Lo...

Watch List: Over the Break

Watch List: Over the Break

Breanna Trudeau, Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


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  Christmas break can be one of the most exciting times of the year to everyone, but also can be a little boring, with so much free time on your hands, consider watching these classic films and shows! Shows Stranger Things- Although “Stranger Things” is a spooky Halloween special, this show is so ...

Holiday Eggnog

Holiday Eggnog

Molysha (Moe) Brown, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


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As the winter holidays approach I've decided to share my simple recipe for my favorite winter drink eggnog. Enjoy.

DIY December Crafts and More!

DIY December Crafts and More!

Karen Bonifacio, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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DIY December Crafts and More! Oatmeal Honey Soap: Materials 2 lbs shea butter glycerin soap base 1 cup organic rolled oats 2 tbsp almond oil 2 tbsp raw honey Soap mold or pan Procedure Start by melting the glycerin soap base in microwave or pot over stove. Mix in oats, honey a...

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