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WBHS Senior Night Pep Rally 2K18

WBHS Senior Night Pep Rally 2K18

Cameron Southward, Literary Magazine Curator

November 11, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Student Life

The 4th Annual Powderpuff Football Game

The 4th Annual Powderpuff Football Game

Molysha Brown and Deiona Staney

November 8, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports, Student Life

On November 7, 2018, West Brunswick hosted the Powderpuff Football game for the female students of the school. After a rain bearing game, the Junior-Sophomore team came away with a hard-fought victory.

A Preview of Theater’s Latest Production: “Lies About High School”

A Preview of Theater’s Latest Production: “Lies About High School”

Chloe McLaurin, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Galleries and Video, Student Life

Theater's latest production "Lies About High School" shares a hilarious look at the struggles and victories of beginning high school. The main characters, a group of friends in their Senior year of high school, reminisce on their personal freshman experiences. The play covers all of the difficulties of first...

Mrs. Vaught’s First Period Hallway Murals

Mrs. Vaught’s First Period Hallway Murals

Chloe McLaurin, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Student Life

Every year, Mrs. Vaught's Senior art classes work on hallway murals to leave their mark on the school. Eventually, all of the hallways will have past students' artwork brightening up the walls. An array of artists' works from various time periods and artistic styles create a school-wide gallery for students,...

AVID Induction Ceremony

AVID Induction Ceremony

Taliyah Daniels, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Student Life

On November 1st, AVID held their induction ceremony for the entering freshman AVID students. Students signed their AVID contracts, enjoyed the words a guest speaker, mingled with their classmates, and enjoyed refreshments. ...

Rally for Rights

Rally for Rights

Kayla Ward and Deiona Stanley

October 30, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Student Life

At a high school in New Jersey, a teacher caught two teens smoking in a bathroom. The teacher ordered one of the teens to open her purse. Later on, the teacher found out that the student was selling marijuana. The juvenile case argued that the student did not have the right of the 4th amendment. The...

Counselor’s Corner

Counselor’s Corner

Breanna Trudeau, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics 2019   Summer ventures is a cost-free, statewide science and math enrichment program for students with proven academic ability, motivation in the STEM fields of study, and emotional maturity. The online application may be found: https://www.ncs...

The Art Behind Photography

The Art Behind Photography

Payton Westendorf, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Galleries and Video

For me, photography is not just about taking pictures for fun or because I see something eye-catching. Taking pictures is a way to express the way I feel about things. When I see a pretty flower, I am not going to stop and take a picture of it just because I can, I’m taking the picture because it’s...

Meme Monday!

Meme Monday!

Alyssa Robinson, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Student Life

Homework: Are We Dealing with Too Much… Or Too Little?

Homework: Are We Dealing with Too Much… Or Too Little?

Julia Foster, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Student Life

It’s a recurring conversational topic here at West: homework. Whether it be hallway snippets of the student body discussing how much homework they got, or even rants about how someone didn’t get the lesson and is worried about failing that big exam coming up. Are students getting just the right amount...

WBHS Politico: Party Based Bias

Molysha (Moe) Brown, Online Director

October 16, 2018


Filed under Columns

Politics in the current social climate of the United States have become less about achieving the greater good of the country and more about advancing one’s party. Several politicians have said that more or less the advancement of the conservative or liberal agenda is more important than compromising...

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