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5 Ways To Be Successful During Remote Learning

5 Ways To Be Successful During Remote Learning
With so many students choosing remote learning, it's important to plan for success.
January 15, 2021

  Organization Schedule Participation  Communication  Methods     Stay organized!  To learn best, keep your workspace and materials organized and neat. Always...

Fashion Essentials You Might Want To Know: Color of Fall 2020

Fashion Essentials You Might Want To Know: Color of Fall 2020
Marigold doesn't just look great on the leaves this year!
December 15, 2020

Every year a new fall color seems to make its way into the spotlight for trends the second the leaves change colors. This year, that color is marigold. A bright yet warm yellow shade that can be worn on...

Humans of West Brunswick: Brandt Norris

Brandt Norris  playing his bass
Brandt Norris artist at age 15
November 20, 2020

Brandt Norris is a Sophomore and he has already made big plans for his upcoming future: he wants to become a musician like the rest of his family,  “When I was four years old. my dad got me a tiny...

Artists You Aren’t Listening To But Should Be

Change up your music style and throw it back to the CD days! Pop one of these into your car and jam out!
If you’re in need of new music, worry no more! I have chosen a few artists that are well worth a listen!
November 20, 2020

Music fills our ears everyday, and for some it’s a major part of our everyday routines. However, many people stick to their same three of four favorite artists and never find new music to listen to....

Netflix Deep Dives: “Hollywood”

David Corenswet, Darren Criss, Laura Harrier, Jeremy Pope, Jake Picking, and Samara Weaving star as a young group of actors/filmmakers in the Netflix original “Hollywood”.
If you are looking for an eye-opening show, watch “Hollywood”!
November 19, 2020

The seven-episode Netflix original series “Hollywood” was released back in May of this year, yet it doesn't have very much publicity. The show takes place in post-World War II Hollywood and highlights...

Tomorrow, Today!

Tomorrow, Today!
CRISPR Technology
November 19, 2020

This time on Tomorrow, Today we are gonna talk about mutants, metal claws sold separately, and the troubling economic future of test-tube babies.   Today, we are going to be talking about CRISPR...

Netflix Deep Dives: “Candy Jar”

Jacob Latimore and Sami Gayle star in the Netflix original, “Candy Jar”.
A must-watch for seniors applying to their dream schools this year!
October 30, 2020

The stress of applying to colleges is enough to make any student want to give up, not to mention the months of waiting to hear if you were accepted or rejected to your dream school. Instead of wallowing...

Artists You Aren’t Listening To But Should Be

Listening to music can help brighten anyone's day. Take a listen to some of these songs and maybe add them to your playlists.
If you’re in need of new music, worry no more! I have chosen a few artists that are well worth a listen!
October 30, 2020

Finding new music can be hard, but luckily I spend most of my time doing just that. There are a lot of different artists out there making it hard to listen to all of them and pick a favorite. So I’ve...

Fashion Essentials You Might Want To Know: TikTok Trends

Air Force 1's being sported as one of this years trends.
Unsure of what fashion trends to follow? Here are the most popular ones this year from TikTok.
October 23, 2020

Since the coronavirus hit the US this past winter/spring, people all across the country have been looking for an outlet to distract themselves from today’s world. That distraction became TikTok, a social...

Unpopular Opinions: Living in a Small Town

Unpopular Opinions: Living in a Small Town
October 19, 2020

A common unpopular opinion is that small towns are not a fun place to live, but in my opinion, that could not be more untrue. I grew up in Brunswick county which has a population of around 130,000, almost...

WBHS Seniors Paint Their Parking Spots

Senior Mckenzie Pope finishes up her parking spot.
October 19, 2020

On October 14, West Brunswick seniors all designed and painted their own unique parking spot. This was a fun opportunity for students to come together [while social distancing] and do something to celebrate...

Netflix Deep Dives: “Spinning Out“

Kaya Scodelario and Evan Roderick star in the 2020 Netflix series, “Spinning Out”.
This 10 episode series highlights the struggles of mental illness and portrays family in a new and interesting way.
October 7, 2020

Calling all Olympic ice skating fans: get your fill of Lutzes, Salchows, and Axels as well as teen drama with this Netflix Original series. “Spinning Out” is centered around Kat Baker’s life as...

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