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The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

Junior Kearstin Herring sits on WBHS bleachers

Social Media and Society’s Negative Impact on Athletes

Kearstin Herring & Savana Moore, Staff Writer Nov 7, 2022

It is becoming increasingly apparent that social media negatively correlates with mental health, especially among teenagers, high schoolers, and young athletes especially. Social media is a powerful tool...

Math teacher Kacey Horne and students posing up against lockers.

Spirit Week: Bikers vs Surfers

Lauren Nelson, Editor in Chief Nov 1, 2022

On Thursday, October 13, the schoolwide spirit day theme was bikers versus surfers. The idea for this stemmed from the Disney Channel original movie, Teen Beach Movie. Everyone who participated either...

The theater crew getting ready to preform and give it their all!

12th Night of The Living Dead

Jenna Williams, Staff Writer Oct 31, 2022

This week the theater class performed their Halloween play as they have in the past. This year they chose to do the 12th Night of The Living dead, which was a big hit amount all the students and parents...

Married In High School

Married In High School

Rilee Bartenfeld, Staff Writer Oct 26, 2022

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be married in high school? Well, Savana Moore is here to tell us. Moore is a 16 year old senior here at West Brunswick high school and is married to her...

Ashley Dominguez and Jessica Pena celebrating their trophies together

Band Competition at South Columbus

Savana Moore, Staff Writer Oct 26, 2022

On Saturday, October 22nd, the Pride of West Brunswick Marching Trojans competed at the South Columbus marching band competition. In spite of a few roadblocks along the way, the Marching Trojans put...

The student answers personal questions and gets his vitals taken before donating.

HOSA Hosted Blood Drive

Zoey Boswell, Online Director Oct 13, 2022

On October 12, HOSA club planned and hosted a free blood drive, open to students and the community. HOSA Project Manager, Conner Evans, contacted the American Red Cross to partner and host a Blood Drive...

High School Juniors speak with a college representative to learn more about a specific college.

West Brunswick’s Annual College Fair

Zoey Boswell, Online Director Oct 12, 2022

On Oct 7, 2022 West Brunswick High School seniors and juniors were offered the opportunity to speak with several college representatives of several well known universities and community colleges.  Each...

Juniors Tanner Fields and Adler Rice pose as grill dads.

Soccer Moms vs Grill Dads

Emely Olmedo, Editor in Chief Oct 10, 2022

On October 10, Soccer Moms vs Grill Dads took place to start off spirit week. All grades level participated and showed their spirit by dressing up as their desired choice, from aprons and spatulas to leggings...

Maddox Holder As she competes at a rodeo with  her horse Chappa.

Holding onto the reins: Maddox Holder

Ava Babson, Staff writer Sep 28, 2022

Maddox Holder is a sophomore who is passionate about horseback riding. She started this hobby when she was just 8 years old and her love for it continues to grow every day. “When I was little I wanted...

Senior Christian Hardy hard at work painting his parking spot.

SGA Annual Senior Parking Spot and Rock Painting

Courtney Weston , Communications Manager Sep 28, 2022

The student government hosts the annual senior parking spot and rock painting every year. This is a way to get students involved and showcase their personalities for everyone to see. The student government...

West Pilots New Leadership Elective

West Pilots New Leadership Elective

Riley Grissett, Assistant Broadcast Director Sep 27, 2022

Decisions are almost impossible for some: never knowing what they want, or how to take action–they need someone to make the first move. It’s why we have leaders: to take the initiative to find the...

Two love birds kissing in front of a sunset scene.

Dating Age Gaps: How Far is too Far?

Savana Moore, Staff Writer Sep 26, 2022

Age matters a lot when you're dating in high school, but maturity levels are what matters most. You might come from a background that forced you to grow up quicker than your peers, so when you date someone...

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