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Beck on Deck

Beck on Deck
Freshman Camdyn Beck gives insight on her experience as a female angler.
December 9, 2020

Camdyn Beck is a freshman and local female angler for a fishing boat here in Ocean Isle. She has been fishing for as long as she can remember but started competing in tournaments at the age of nine. She...

Humans of West Brunswick: Brandt Norris

Brandt Norris  playing his bass
Brandt Norris artist at age 15
November 20, 2020

Brandt Norris is a Sophomore and he has already made big plans for his upcoming future: he wants to become a musician like the rest of his family,  “When I was four years old. my dad got me a tiny...

Anika’s journey to artistic success

Anika's journey to artistic success
Anika (Ani) Beecher, Class of 2020, becomes an entrepreneur, selling her art.
April 24, 2020

In high school, it can be difficult to balance school life and a job, so to make it easier, a talented student at West Brunswick decided to put her skills to the test and start making and selling her own...

Hidden Gems of West Brunswick: Chellie Mcdowell

Photo Credit: Breanna Trudeau
December 11, 2019

Here at West, there are over 100 employees that come to work every day and help students throughout the day to better themselves in their education. There are a few of these employees who don't get enough...

What It Means to Be a VSCO Girl

Photo Credit: Breanna Trudeau
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...

Filling Up Your Tank: A Playlist For the Unmotivated

A few examples of things that may need a push of motivation to complete.
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...

Halloween Around the World Infographic

Different traditions around the world on holiday of Haloween.
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...

25 Things To Do This Fall

A lovely bunch of pumpkins for the fall season.
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...

Oceanography

Endangered Manatees swimming in the waters around Suwanee River, Florida.
A Deeper Look Into Our Planet's Oceans
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....

Dancing with the West Brunswick Stars

Coach Johnson looking at the
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....

Lauch Murphy: Two Sports, One Season

How a soccer star turned into a football phenomenon.
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...

$20,000 Makerspace Grant

One of the 3D printers included with the grant!
New Technology at WBHS
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...

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