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Does A Return To Normal Mean A Return To Mass Shootings?

Does A Return To Normal Mean A Return To Mass Shootings?

Emely Olmedo, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

The past few months, from March to this month of May, there had been 7 mass shootings. As we are slowly returning to how things were pre-covid, does that mean more mass shootings are to occur?  In...

Top 5 News Stories Teens Should Be Following This Week

Top 5 News Stories Teens Should Be Following This Week

Zoey Boswell, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

CDC updates mask guidelines It's been over a year since everyone started wearing masks in public, and a lot of people are now vaccinated, so the CDC has updated its recommendation to allow fully...

The Board is seated after standing up for the pledge.

3/2/2021 Board of Education Meeting

Jennifer Argo, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

The Board of Education held a meeting on Tuesday, March 2nd at 6:00 pm to discuss important issues regarding the Brunswick County schools. They began the meeting with a prayer and the pledge of allegiance. During...

2021-2022 New Classes Offered At West Brunswick And The Coast

2021-2022 New Classes Offered At West Brunswick And The Coast

Zoey Boswell, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

The new classes offered at West Brunswick are Latin American studies, Sales II, Honors Business Management II, Adobe Digital Design, Honors Interior digital Applications, and AP Studio Art: 2D...

The New Solar Charging Station At West

The New Solar Charging Station At West

Zoey Boswell, Staff Writer February 9, 2021

In January, 2021 Brunswick County’s three traditional high schools were introduced to a new solar-powered picnic table with solar paneling, wireless charging, and Wi-Fi hotspots.    So what...

Brunswick County Health Department Director, David Stanley is discussing COVID updates across the county.

2/2/2021 Board of Education Meeting

Katelyn Lewis, Editor in Chief February 4, 2021

The Board of Education held a meeting last night in order to discuss important issues regarding Brunswick County schools.  The meeting started off with a closed session, meaning the board talked privately...

2019's NHS ceremony with a 2020 twist.

NHS In A Pandemic

Jennifer Argo, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

In a normal school year, acquiring the required 30 hours of community service for National Honors Society (NHS) is hard. Add a pandemic to that mix and you’ve upped the ante. Fewer businesses and organizations...

Exams Make An Exit

Exams Make An Exit

Lonna Ward, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

West Brunswick just got recent news that there will be no teacher-made exams for the year, meaning students will only be required to take the state-enforced EOCs and CTE exams. This is the new plan versus...

Options A and B for Middle Schools.

BCS Redistricting Project, Phase 2

Jennifer Argo, Staff Writer December 4, 2020

On December 1st, Matthew Cropper hosted a Zoom meeting with the Brunswick County School district to discuss the redistricting of schools. Cropper GIS works with K-12 school districts to develop plans for...

First Grand Opening Stores of Coastal Walk

First Grand Opening Stores of Coastal Walk

Emely Olmedo, Staff Writer November 5, 2020

Driving down Main Street in Shallotte, you can't miss the new Coastal Walk shopping center. Recently, the Town of Shallotte has started working on and constructing a new shopping center called Coastal...

SGA Rock Painting

SGA Rock Painting

Lonna Ward, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

The members of SGA painted the class rocks at the front of the school social distancing style. There are four rocks, and each one represents each class; at the beginning of each school year, the designs...

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