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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...

April Counselors’ Corner

April Counselors’ Corner

Breanna Trudeau, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

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