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What It Means to Be a VSCO Girl

What It Means to Be a VSCO Girl

Breanna Trudeau, Online Director

November 5, 2019

  And I Oop….. SKSKSKS. Know anyone who makes these trendy remarks? If so, a VSCO girl may be near.  “A VSCO girl is a trend of how people act and dress that came from the app VSCO itself which is a picture editing app where it's just a bunch of girls who started dressing in a certain way,...

How am I Involved in My Christian Community?

Faith Gunther, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Growing up in church was always something I enjoyed. When Sunday morning rolled around I would be awakened by the smell of bacon followed by picking out what dress I wanted to wear. I also enjoyed youth group on Wednesday nights and even fun activities on the weekends and youth trips to places like ...

Filling Up Your Tank: A Playlist For the Unmotivated

Filling Up Your Tank: A Playlist For the Unmotivated

Erika Jimenez, Art Director

October 29, 2019

The school season is in full swing and many of us are feeling a wave of unproductivity washing over us. Being at school for hours can really put a toll on our productivity outside of school because of how draining it can be. Sometimes we need that extra boost to get our creative juices flowing. I’ve...

Halloween Around the World Infographic

Halloween Around the World Infographic

Ashlyn Nun, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

This infographic contains Halloween traditions around the world, some include different foods and activities. For example, America usually has flavored pumpkin food and beverages. Mexico has a big festival for the loved ones who have passed. The purpose of this is to show people that there is more to th...

25 Things To Do This Fall

25 Things To Do This Fall

Erika Jimenez, Art Director

October 1, 2019

Now that summer has come to an end, we can put away our swim trunks and short shorts and throw on our flannels and sweaters because fall is finally here. Fall is the season of spooky things and pumpkin spice galore, a time for falling leaves and all things frightful. Although the summer fun is over, fall ha...

Oceanography

Oceanography

Connor Gushman, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

The declining health of our oceans due to factors such as climate change, pollution, and plastics is not a new thing. In this very moment, there is an estimated 14 billion pounds of trash in the ocean. At the same time, global warming is causing the water to warm up at an unprecedented rate. Matters ...

Dancing with the West Brunswick Stars

Dancing with the West Brunswick Stars

Arianna Akay, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

  On Wednesday night, West Brunswick held an event called Dancing with the West Brunswick Stars. This event was held as a way to raise money for Relay For Life and all participants were volunteers. The crowd loved the performances and the participants!!...

Lauch Murphy: Two Sports, One Season

Jay Fletcher, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

Sophomore Lauch Murphy played both soccer and baseball as a Freshman, and at the start of this season, he began to play both of these sports again as usual.  Murphy was not looking to play any other sport until Coach Woody Dunn asked him to come try to kick a field goal which then turned into many and...

$20,000 Makerspace Grant

$20,000 Makerspace Grant

Kayla Ward and Breanna Trudeau

November 16, 2018

West Brunswick High School received a $20,000 grant along with a great deal of new equipment from the Director of Instructional Technology. The grant went towards making a “Makerspace Program” for the school. This program lets the students learn, invent and experiment with science and engineering. “It...

Q&A: Instructional Assistant of the Year

May 29, 2018

WBHS staff member Lora Daniels received the honor of 2017-2018 Instructional Assistant of the Year. She reflects on her career and the endless joy of teaching special needs students. West thanks Mrs. Daniels for her devotion, and she inspires students and staff to become better every day. Q: When di...

Lip-Sync for a Cure

Lip-Sync for a Cure

Molysha "Moe" Brown, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

On Monday, March 26, staff and students hosted a school wide lip-sync competition featuring performances from Coach Ty Johnson, Mr. Paschal, Chance Smith, and more to support Relay for Life. Mrs. Chellie did the bulk of the organizing with help from Deiona Stanley, Mr. Ball and several others. Whe...

India Garrison and the March for Gun Control

India Garrison and the March for Gun Control

Breanna Trudeau, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018

On March 24th, 2018 there was a school safety and gun control march in Washington D.C. highlighting the recent tragedy of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting in Parkland, Florida, as well as other shootings. West Brunswick’s India Garrison attended this march in support of gun control. “I strongly...

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