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West Brunswick Teachers Receive Grant Money

West Brunswick Teachers Receive Grant Money

Zoey Boswell, Copy Editor October 15, 2021

Mrs. Cathie Poulin and Dr. Lori Rose respectively received a portion of a large grant from ATMC. Many teachers across Columbus and Brunswick County received different amounts of grants to help their classrooms.  Mrs....

Leadership Club At West Brunswick

Leadership Club At West Brunswick

Zoey Boswell, Copy Editor October 5, 2021

Here at West Brunswick, educators including principal, Mr. Paschal, have introduced a new club called the leadership club. The leadership club has big goals to empower young students and encourage them...

What WB is saying about the squatted truck ban

What WB is saying about the squatted truck ban

Bella Little, Staff Writer September 26, 2021

This summer, Governor Roy Cooper signed House Bill 692, making many squatted trucks illegal starting December 1, 2021, specifically targeting the popular "Carolina Squat." On that date, if your front fender...

Trojans Back to School

Trojans Back to School

Courtney Weston, Staff Writer September 15, 2021

For the first time in over a year, everyone is back in school. Last year was rough with zoom for classes and trying to adapt for teachers and students. However, most struggled with online courses because...

New Phone Policy

New Phone Policy

Campbell Cheers, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

The new phone policy has been the topic of conversation as the school year got underway. The policy essentially bans phones outside of lunch time with a few exceptions for class assignments with teacher...

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...

2019s 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...

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