The West Wind

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...

WBHS Dance Team

WBHS Dance Team

Campbell Cheers, Staff Writer September 20, 2021

Here at West Brunswick, we have a dance team that participates at school functions. They participate in the home football and basketball games. They dance during each game at halftime. During the football...

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...

West Brunswick Librarian's Upcoming Retirement

West Brunswick Librarian’s Upcoming Retirement

Angelica Giaquinto, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

Out of shock Mrs. Desmond, the school librarian, is retiring in a couple months. She has been working at West for 26 years and has been a librarian for 36 years. For 10 of those years, she was a librarian...

Recent Grad Runs “The Blitz”

Recent Grad Runs “The Blitz”

Teagan Coley, Online Director March 29, 2021

Jesse Bellamy, former West Wind editor and 2020 WBHS Graduate, uses his background in journalism to help him produce and host his own podcast. He has always had a passion for sports, so he decided to start...

Opinions On The Covid Vaccine

Opinions On The Covid Vaccine

Zoey Boswell, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

The Covid vaccine is a two-dose injection that has been proven 95% effective at preventing Covid-19. The vaccine is controversial due to it being fairly new and there not being many studies out on it....

Beck on Deck

Beck on Deck

Cole Hamilton, Staff Writer 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...

Brandt Norris  playing his bass

Humans of West Brunswick: Brandt Norris

Ashlyn Nunn, Staff Writer 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

LeAnna Mintz, Staff Writer 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...

Photo Credit: Breanna Trudeau

Hidden Gems of West Brunswick: Chellie Mcdowell

Breanna Trudeau and Randall Warren, Online Director and Staff Writer 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...

Photo Credit: Breanna Trudeau

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...

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

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...

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