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The West Wind

The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

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

SBG: Gone For Now, Here To Stay

Zoey Boswell, Online Director September 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 June 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 April 14, 2022

Looking Back on Quarantine

Looking Back on Quarantine

Destiny Noblitt, Staff Writer March 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 March 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 March 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...

Students showing their backpacks for the day.

Anything but a Backpack Day

Emely Olmedo, Editor in Chief March 8, 2022

After a bit of uncertainty from administration, they have finally heard student voices. Thanks to our yearbook staff, administrators allowed students to have the long awaited opportunity to give students...

Are You Ok, Ye?

Are You Ok, Ye?

Reyde Jones, Staff Writer February 21, 2022

Kanye “Ye” West is having a tough time. His wife divorces him and gets a new man, his girlfriend breaks up with him, and his “friends” begin to turn on him. Ye has been spiraling on most forms...

Digital Burn Book

Digital Burn Book

Emely Olmedo and Reyde Jones January 28, 2022

Going to a public high school can be chaotic or challenging at times. Rumors spreading, comments being made about students, and false accusations being thrown out–these may be a part of teenage life...

Schools Responses to Rising Covid Numbers

Schools’ Responses to Rising Covid Numbers

Courtney Weston , Copy Editor January 26, 2022

Covid numbers have been on the rise due to the holidays. In our school alone, a large percentage of staff and students have been quarantined in the last weeks. Unfortunately, numbers like these are happening...

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