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Lip-Sync for a Cure

Lip-Sync for a Cure

Molysha "Moe" Brown, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Galleries and Video

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


Filed under Editorials, Features

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...

April Counselors’ Corner

April Counselors’ Corner

Breanna Trudeau, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

Cap & Gown: It's not too late to order Graduation Dress Requirements: What you wear under your cap & gown is just as important as your cap & gown on graduation day. You want to be comfortable, respectable and have a stress free day as you walk across the stage. Ladies should wear a solid color...

PBIS Senior of the Month: Morgan Wayne

PBIS Senior of the Month: Morgan Wayne

Kara Cheers

March 28, 2018


Filed under Features

PBIS senior student of the month, Morgan Wayne, was an active captain of the Women’s Varsity Volleyball team for the 2017-2018 season. She was nominated by Coach Pardee for her sportsmanship as a team captain on and off the court. “She is a very responsible, very mature kid,” said Coach Pardee....

PBIS Freshman of the Month: Emma Hamric

PBIS Freshman of the Month:   Emma Hamric

Breanna Trudeau, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

Freshman student of the month goes to Emma Hamric! Hamric is a hardworking and diligent student who impresses all of her teachers and is always willing to learn. Hamric was nominated by her math teacher Ms. Adcock. “Emma works hard in class and comes to tutoring consistently,” said Ms. Adcock “She...

PBIS Junior of the Month: Madison Ward

PBIS Junior of the Month:  Madison Ward

Breanna Trudeau, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

For the 2018 winter season, Madison Ward was elected for junior student of the month. Ward is the founder and president of Debate Club, President of Science Olympiad and vice president of DECA. Mr. Pardee, a science teacher, nominated Ward because of her hard work in AP Physics. “She is one of...

Maddie Cagle: Teen Activist

Maddie Cagle: Teen Activist

Becca Jackson, Online Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

March 14, exactly one month after the mass shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School, students organized a school walkout to honor the lives of the 17 individuals who were lost. Teenagers nationwide participated in this 10am walkout, including senior Maddie Cagle, who registered West Brunswick...

Blowing The Competition Out of the Water

Blowing The Competition Out of the Water

Becca Jackson, Online Edtor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Features

February 9-10 West Brunswick’s JROTC Army Rifle Team was selected to participate in the JROTC National Championship in Anniston, AL. The team placed ninth out of all participating high school JROTC Rifle Teams from across the nation. “Just to have been selected to go is an honor,” said Colonel...

Dutton to the Stage!

Dutton to the Stage!

Molysha "Moe" Brown, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

Andrea Dutton is a talented junior at West Brunswick High School, Dutton plays the piano, ukulele, guitar, and violin. She is also a member of the drama club and is currently in her first year of show choir. “I’ve been playing piano since I was four,” Dutton said. “It has just always been an...

The Return of Coach A

The Return of Coach A

Tyler Babson, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Back again from a brief time in retirement, Coach A is returning for a year to coach West Brunswick varsity baseball. Most people believe that Coach A is a tough coach, but his strategic style has a lot of purpose. “There is three things I've learned from a old coach before me: to be successful...

October PBIS Staff Member of the Month

October PBIS Staff Member of the Month

Jay Fletcher, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Features

One of the staff members for PBIS staff of  the month of October is Mrs. Jessica Skipper. Mrs. Skipper teaches both Math 1 and 2 and she has a great fondness for her job and the students.She was nominated by Mrs. Johnson. “Mrs. Skipper is a good teacher because she goes out of her way to accommoda...

A Doughnut Closeup

A Doughnut Closeup

Brooke Kesky, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Features

Many remember doughnuts as a childhood treat that gives you the warm feeling of home. In our home, Shallotte, The Filling Station is providing these memories to customers of all ages. Alysa and Grady Watkins, owners of The Filling Station, transformed a popular 1940s Mobil Pegasus gas station into a ...

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