The West Wind

Senior Picnic

Chase Soyars, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

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


Filed under Galleries and Video, Showcase, Student Life

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


Filed under Columns, Student Life

           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


Filed under Columns, Sports, Student Life

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...

The Mechanics Behind Robotics

May 2, 2019


Filed under Student Life

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 ...

Clubs Beautify Courtyard Flower Beds

Clubs Beautify Courtyard Flower Beds

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Student Life

On April 10th, 2019 West Brunswick's Key Club organized a courtyard cleanup. Mrs. Richardson's horticulture class along with SGA helped Key Club to beautify the flower beds by planting a variety of new flowers. It was a sentimental time for the seniors as it was there last time helping out during this...

Dancing with the West Brunswick Stars

Dancing with the West Brunswick Stars

Arianna Akay, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Galleries and Video, Student Life

  On Wednesday night, West Brunswick held an event called Dancing with the West Brunswick Stars. This event was held as a way to raise money for Relay For Life and all participants were volunteers. The crowd loved the performances and the participants!!...

Catharsis

Catharsis

Erika Jimenez, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Columns, Student Life

Catharsis is the process of releasing and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions. My catharsis happens to be music. I constantly fill the void of emotions I’m going through with the tunes of various artist who are going through similar things. I get relief knowing that I’m n...

Netflix Review: Big Mouth

Netflix Review: Big Mouth

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Columns, Entertainment

This Netflix original never fails to brighten my day. “Big Mouth” is an adult cartoon centered around hilarious preteen misery, AKA middle schoolers going through puberty. The show was created based on Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg’s own embarrassing  middle school years. Andrew Glouberman, voice...

Drive Me Batty: Teachorial Disrespect

Cameron Southward, Lit Mag Curator

April 1, 2019


Filed under Columns, Student Life

Teachorial Disrespect   Some teachers hate their job. How could anyone hate shaping the minds of youth? How could anyone hate helping young minds find their way through this difficult and confusing world? How could anyone hate tapping into the creativity of the future? Simple answers to not-s...

Teens Take On: Do Cheaters Ever Lose?

Teens Take On: Do Cheaters Ever Lose?

Angela Arevalo, Editor in Chief

March 30, 2019


Filed under Columns, Student Life

As the end of senior year approaches, I have noticed that students have begun to do whatever it takes to be at the top of the class. For some of my classmates, this means that they are staying up until 2 A.M. to finish homework, and for others, it means that they are texting their friends at 7:30 A.M. for ...

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