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The Life of a Student-Athlete: Summer Break

The Life of a Student-Athlete: Summer Break

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Whether it’s the beach days, hanging out with friends, going on vacation, or even just laying around, summer break gives all students something to look forward to. After final exams are over, everyone is ready to kick back and enjoy the sunshine. Although summer is almost here, student-athletes should h...

Recruit to Commit: The Harsh Truth

Recruit to Commit: The Harsh Truth

Molysha Brown, Online Director

May 22, 2019

The harsh reality of the recruitment process is that you need to dedicate all your time to the process especially if you aspire to go to a division one school. The truth is the process is really difficult especially if you can't figure out how to mange your time and energy. One must recognize that what...

Varsity Lacrosse Senior Night

Varsity Lacrosse Senior Night

Molysha Brown and Angela Arevalo

May 22, 2019

The Varsity  Women's Lacrosse team celebrated their seniors on Wednesday, April 17th. Both teams ended the night with victories over the SBHS Cougars in their rivalry games. The Varsity Women's Lacrosse team gained their 4th conference win and 6th victory overall winning by a score of 13-3 to close...

Recruit to Commit: Communicating With Coaches

Recruit to Commit: Communicating With Coaches

Molysha Brown, Online Director

May 22, 2019

Where many student-athletes fall short is effectively communicating with colleges and universities, but it is not your fault oftentimes we depend on our parents or guardians to communicate for us because we as teenagers at times find it difficult to talk to coaches and other adults. That needs to change....

Senior Picnic and Yearbook Signing

Senior Picnic and Yearbook Signing

Chase Soyars, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

After another long year senior students prepare to depart from West Brunswick. One of the many things to look forward too is the annual senior cookout and yearbook signing where seniors will have one final chance to create memories with close friends. They are able to relive past memories at West and...

Netflix Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Netflix Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

May 14, 2019

If you have any form of social media, surely you’ve seen the memes about girls going crazy over Zac Efron, even if he’s portraying a serial killer. In the Netflix original Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Zac Efron takes on the role of Ted Bundy, a 1970s serial killer, rapist, kidnapper and burgla...

Vocal Music Spring Concert

Vocal Music Spring Concert

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

May 14, 2019

Tuesday, May 14, the West Brunswick High School vocal music department presented their spring concert. The Sweet Harmony Treble Choir sang songs including "Jar of Hearts" and "Somewhere Over the Rainbow". Seniors in Treble Choir: Lauren Riffle, Chandler Burnett, Kimberly Inman and Andrea Vasquez-Mejia....

Drive Me Batty: Hallway Etiquette

Drive Me Batty: Hallway Etiquette

Cameron Southward, Lit Mag Curator

May 13, 2019

           If I had ever found a magic lamp with a genie in it, I think one of my wishes would be for people to have some common sense. I think the whole world would run A LOT smoother if everyone just had a bit of common sense and basic human decency, especially in the hallway. You would think...

The Life of a Student-Athlete: College Prep

The Life of a Student-Athlete: College Prep

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

Most student-athletes approaching the end of high school dream of going to college. Some attend solely to further their education, others go to continue their sports career. There is a lot of work involved in achieving this milestone. All throughout high school students compete to be the best, this can inc...

Graduation Dress Code

Graduation Dress Code

Angela Arevalo and Molysha Brown

May 7, 2019

Senior year is a huge part of the high school experience. All our lives, we have been told everything is a build up to the greatest year of our lives; the standardized testing, the good grades, the consistent good behavior, it’s all worth it once we reach our senior year of high school, or so they ...

The Mechanics Behind Robotics

May 2, 2019

The Mechanics Behind Robotics   Robotics is a school club in which students work together and learn how to build devices and machines, including robots. This gives students a chance to understand how to use tools and comprehend more about the mathematics ...

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