The West Wind

Science Olympiad Competition

Science Olympiad Competition

Kayla Ward, Ad and Fundraising Manager

March 3, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Student Life

The WBHS Science Olympiad team attended their regional Science Olympiad competition on March 2nd, 2019. The team ended up with several members placing and the team won 4th place overall for Varsity Division C. Benicio Costales and Cole Hutchinson placed first overall in the Sounds of Music event a...

The WBHS Trojans Defeat Topsail Pirates

The WBHS Trojans Defeat Topsail Pirates

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

On February 1st, West Brunswick Varsity Trojans went head to head against the Topsail Pirates. The game was extremely intense with a tight score throughout all four quarters. A dunk by J'vian McCray sent the crowd into a frenzy, but the basket was not counted. One of the Pirates top scorers fouled out...

The Hoggard Vikings defeat the WBHS Trojans

The Hoggard Vikings defeat the WBHS Trojans

Izzy Smeltzer, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

On February 12th, West played Hoggard in the second to last conference game. Although the Trojans lost they were neck and neck with the Vikings for most of the game. The teams seniors started out the game strong, the game ended with mostly underclassmen on the court, who surprised everyone in the stands. ...

Coffeehouse at the Soundhouse: February 9th

Coffeehouse at the Soundhouse: February 9th

Arianna Akay, Staff Writer

February 10, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Galleries and Video, Student Life

On Saturday, February 9th the Soundhouse hosted West Brunswick and Early College for the semi-annual Coffeehouse.  A coffeehouse is an event in which local artists can perform live covers or originals while the audience enjoys soothing refreshments and snacks to give an outlet for the local artists...

Trojan Swim Team Bound for Districts

Trojan Swim Team Bound for Districts

Matthew Hylton and Jay Fletcher

January 23, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

The West Brunswick Swim Team faced off against teams from South Brunswick, New Hanover, and a team of home-schooled students. The West Brunswick swimmers achieved some of their best times, relays times improved as well. One relay team even qualified for regionals. Regional meets begin February 2nd. ...

Swim Meet At UNCW

Swim Meet At UNCW

Sarah Reaves, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

On Tuesday, January 22nd, the Trojan Swim team had their last meet before regionals. Although swim is more of an individual sport, the team worked together and swam hard. You can follow a few of the Trojan Swimmers to regionals in Cary NC on February 2nd, 2019.  ...

Varsity Boys Basketball: West V. Hoggard

Varsity Boys Basketball: West V. Hoggard

Sarah Reaves, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

On Friday January 18th the Varsity Boys basketball team went head to head with John T Hoggard High School. A very intense game with the score staying close throughout all four quarters. Although the night ended with a loss, the Trojans fought hard. Final score: Hoggard 38 Trojans 31...

Dance Recital

Dance Recital

Angela Arevalo, CoEditor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video

  On Tuesday, January 15, Mrs. Pitman's first semester classes and the dance team had a dance recital. They danced to songs such as "Jailhouse Rock", "Stone Cold" and "Never Enough".

Mrs. Vaught’s First Period Screen Printing Project

Mrs. Vaught’s First Period Screen Printing Project

Chloe McLaurin, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Galleries and Video, Student Life

Screen printing originated in China around AD 221 as a way to transfer designs onto fabric. Today, screen printing is used as a quick way to customize tee shirts and create printed works of art. Mrs. Shelia Vaught recently wrote a grant in order to obtain the materials needed to screen print tee shirts....

Lady Trojans Defeat the North Brunswick Scorpions

Lady Trojans Defeat the North Brunswick Scorpions

Molysha Brown, Online Director

January 8, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

The Lady Trojans started off the new year on the right foot on Friday, January 4th, 2019 the Lady Trojans secured their second win of the season against the North Brunswick High School Scorpions. In recent history, the Lady Trojans have been unable to secure a win against the Scorpions but due ever present...

Varsity Men’s Basketball: Trojans vs. Scorpions

Varsity Men’s Basketball: Trojans vs. Scorpions

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

January 6, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

The student section was on their toes Friday night, as this game was a close one. The Trojans took it home with a 60-48 victory!

The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School
Galleries and Video