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The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

Brunswick County schools new calendar showing the new semester and finals changes.

Brunswick County’s New Calendar Changes

Destiny Noblitt, Online Director Jan 17, 2023

In previous years, there was an average of 15 more school days in the spring semester versus the fall, leaving the fall semester with an average of 75 days and the spring semester an average of 90 days....

Our local fighters standing together, not only as partners but as brothers.

Fight The Fire

Riley Grissett, Assistant Broadcast Director Nov 22, 2022

Nicholas Bostic, age 25, saved 5 children from their burning home, the police say they watched Bostic jump out of a two-story window holding a 6-year-old from the burning home. Many people can tell he...

September 2021 calendar

Year Anniversary of Gabby Petito

Jenna Williams, Staff Writer Oct 3, 2022

On July 2nd, 2021 Gabrielle Petito and her fiance Brian Laundrie started their 4-month long cross-country trip. They had planned to stop at most of the national parks so that they could camp while they...


Top 5 News this Week: 10/3

Jenna Williams, Staff Writer Oct 3, 2022

Hurricane Ian  Hurricane Ian first hit Cuba as a Category 3 hurricane. Hurricane Ian made its way to the coast of Florida as it turned into a Category 4. Everyone in the state of Florida had a choice...

Macie Coley observes the Standard-Based Grading scale displayed on the library windows.

SBG: Gone For Now, Here To Stay

Zoey Boswell, Online Director Sep 20, 2022

As students transition into the first completely normal school year in almost three years, they were introduced to a completely new grading system: Standards-Based Grading. Brunswick County Schools intended...

The West Wind received 10 total certificates acknowledging work from the 2021-2022 school year.

Journalism takes on a “New Day” at NCSMI

Courtney Weston, Social Media Manager Jun 15, 2022

For the first time since 2019, staff members could attend the North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute (NCSMI) camp in person. The camp took place at UNC-Chapel Hill and allowed students to branch out...

Taliyah Daniels with the Trojan Leadership Team.

Taliyah Daniels Visits West

Lauren Nelson, Online Director May 25, 2022

West’s 2019 alumna, Taliyah Daniels, joined the leadership club to share about leadership as a process not just a position or a title. Daniels is serving as the student body president for UNCP in the...

Remembering Bethany Kinlaw

Remembering Bethany Kinlaw

Riley Grissett, staff writer May 10, 2022

  Bethany Kinlaw used all 17 years of her life not only to inspire but to bring joy to everyone she came across over the years. In the belief of her friends and family, heaven welcomed home an...

American Red Cross Blood Drive

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Emely Olmedo, Editor in Chief Apr 14, 2022

Looking Back on Quarantine

Looking Back on Quarantine

Destiny Noblitt, Staff Writer Mar 24, 2022

Brunswick County’s two year anniversary from when kids left school arrived and it has a lot of us still asking, what changed? As our own individuals and as a society we've all changed tremendously the...

The Adam Project Review

“The Adam Project” Review

Angelica Giaquinto, Staff Writer Mar 24, 2022

On March 11, 2022 the new sci-fi hit “The Adam Project” was released on Netflix. The time-travel Netflix movie “The Adam Project” has two main characters: Future Adam, portrayed by Ryan Renolds...

The Russian Run-Down

The Russian Run-Down

Ashley Norfleet, Social Media Manager Mar 15, 2022

Since February 20, 2014 Vladimir Putin has had his eye on the brethren country Ukraine. Ukraine left the USSR in 1991 and for eight years now Putin has been trying to drag them back since his 2014 Crimea...

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