The West Wind

Zephyrus Needs You!

Zephyrus Needs You!

Julia Foster, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019


Filed under News

Calling all aspiring artists, writers, and poets: Do you have any works of art or photographs you want your fellow students to see? Do you want to have the experience of being in a published magazine? The Trojan literary magazine, Zephyrus is an amazing opportunity to bestow your talents upon the world...

Lady Trojans Senior Night

Lady Trojans Senior Night

Connor Gushman and Angela Arevala

May 6, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

  The Trojans took a 3-0 loss to South Brunswick last night in what was a fantastic game between the notorious rivals. Defense was led by Junior Alex Adcock who prevented countless South goals, and solidified West's defensive line. West keeper Joi Sturdivant had fantastic saves, keeping We...

The Trojan Round-Up

The Trojan Round-Up

Molysha Brown, Online Director

April 10, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

Varsity Baseball The Varsity Men's Baseball team took on the New Hanover Wildcats at home the final score of the game was 0-14. The Trojans had 4 hits throughout 7 innings against the 2018 state champions but were unable to make it to home plate. Three Trojans took the mound last night; Shane Ferris, ...

J.T. Hoggard Vikings Slay the WBHS Trojans

J.T. Hoggard Vikings Slay the WBHS Trojans

Molysha Brown, Online Director

April 8, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

The WBHS Trojan Men's Lacrosse team (2-9) took on the J.T. Hoggard Viking's (12-0) on April 4th, 2019. The Trojans were no match for the superior Vikings the final score of the game was 20-1. The Trojans scored 1 goal in the second quarter of the game. Senior attacker and captain Braxton Powell chipped...

WBHS Politico: Government Shutdown Day 34

WBHS Politico: Government Shutdown Day 34

Molysha Brown, Online Director

January 24, 2019


Filed under Columns, News

It is January 24, 2019 and the record-breaking government shutdown has continued into its 34th day according to CNN. The government shutdown continues to be ongoing because the two major political factions have yet again failed to reach common ground.     According to The Washington Post, a proposal...

WBHS Politico: Government Shutdown Day 33

WBHS Politico: Government Shutdown  Day 33

Molysha Brown, Online Director

January 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, News

As of today January 23, 2019, the record-breaking government shutdown is now in its 33rd day according to CNN. The government shutdown continues to be ongoing because the two major political parties have yet to find common ground.   The parties are feuding over a wall that would span the e...

WBHS Politico: Government Shutdown Day 27

WBHS Politico: Government Shutdown Day 27

Molysha Brown, Online Director

January 17, 2019


Filed under Columns, News

As of today January 17, the government shutdown is now the longest government shutdown in the history of the country. According to various news sources, the shutdown is due to a lack of cooperation between the two primary political parties the democrats and the republicans.   According to...

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Breanna Trudeau, Ad Fundraising Manager

November 27, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Entertainment, News

Small Business Saturday is an American shopping holiday held on the Saturday after U.S. Thanksgiving during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year, much like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, things can get hectic during this season for local businesses. These three dates make the most popular sho...

$20,000 Makerspace Grant

$20,000 Makerspace Grant

Kayla Ward and Breanna Trudeau

November 16, 2018


Filed under Features, News

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...

A Stormy Semester

A Stormy Semester

Kayla Ward

October 30, 2018


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Hurricanes have blown our first semester away, literally. According to WWAY, right now we have missed 21 days due to the storms and their damage. The state officially forgave up to 20 days due to Florence and major school cancellations. While all of the days missed are almost impossible to make up, B...

School Shootings: An Epidemic

School Shootings: An Epidemic

Molysha "Moe" Brown, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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Since the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in 2012 there have been nearly 300 school shootings in the United States at an average of almost one shooting per week. Since January 1st, 2018 there have been 19 shootings on school campuses, with 25 fatalities and numerous injuries . One of the more recent...

Halfway There

Halfway There

Rebekah Martin, Design Director

January 10, 2018


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Trump and his administration have created a travel ban which restricts people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US for 90 days. These countries include: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. The Trump Administration later added officials from North Korea and Venezu...

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