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The West Wind

The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

Drilled Down With West

Drilled Down With West

Courtney Weston, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

When people hear Drill Team, most people think of the performers that go on during halftime at football games at some schools, but here at West, it's a different kind of team. Our Drill team is part of...

Coach Holland showing his girls plays

New Women’s Basketball Coach

Sakinah Hankins , Staff Writer December 8, 2021

New West Brunswick women's basketball coach, Kevin Holland, is looking forward to a great basketball season. He has coached for over 20 years and wants to finish his coaching career at West.  “I...

Conversations with a Cosplayer

Conversations with a Cosplayer

Ashley Libreros Galarza, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

Cosplaying is the act of dressing up as a character or concept. When people do it regularly, they are called cosplayers. Sophomore Tiffany Guin got into cosplaying in August 2019. Inspired by the love...

The Day in the Life of Teacher of the Year: Coach Reeves

The Day in the Life of Teacher of the Year: Coach Reeves

Lauren Nelson, Online Director November 30, 2021

Coach Leslie Reeves was recently awarded the title of Brunswick County's high school "Teacher of the Year" for the 2021-2022 school year. This award is well-deserved as she is hard-working and an astounding...

Cheating During Covid

Cheating During Covid

Sakinah Hankins , Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Throughout Covid, teens have struggled with doing their classwork (or rather with the motivation to do said work), which has led them to cheat in numerous ways. The increased access to technology tools,...

Writing Wisdom

Writing Wisdom

Zoey Boswell, Copy Editor November 17, 2021

Gerald Decker is one of the creators and publishers of Teen Scene and Cape Fear Voices, a local newspaper created by adults and teen-written articles. Although Decker is a strong writer now and highly...

Breaking Records in Stride

Breaking Records in Stride

Campbell Cheers, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

Junior Henry Smith breaks school records as he races for the finish line. Smith broke his own personal record and the school record with a time of 17:11 in the 5k on October 30th. Henry started running...

Why Teens Argue with their Parents

Why Teens Argue with their Parents

Campbell Cheers, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

Kids tend to argue with their parents for various reasons, like wanting to go out with their friends, wanting to stay out until a certain time, or hanging out with who they want.  The reasons cause tension...

West Brunswick Teachers Receive Grant Money

West Brunswick Teachers Receive Grant Money

Zoey Boswell, Copy Editor October 15, 2021

Mrs. Cathie Poulin and Dr. Lori Rose respectively received a portion of a large grant from ATMC. Many teachers across Columbus and Brunswick County received different amounts of grants to help their classrooms.  Mrs....

Carter Wyatt in the Spotlight

Carter Wyatt in the Spotlight

Braxton Howard, Staff Writer September 21, 2021

Senior Carter Wyatt, a four-year varsity football player, signed to play at Duke University this summer; this dream-come-true was a long time coming. Wyatt was introduced to football at a very young...

Benefits of JROTC for a Student

Benefits of JROTC for a Student

Courtney Weston, Staff Writer September 20, 2021

The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps is a nationally recognized program. The main focus is to help prepare students for their future careers, whether it be the Armed Forces or not. JROTC is a federal...

Jack Racks 400

Jack Racks 400

Ashley Norfleet, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

West Brunswick Sophomore, Jack Osbahr is a 16-year old weightlifter. He started his journey about a year ago and has been going strong since the beginning. There were some hard days along the way, but...

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