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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

5/16 Senior Cookout

5/16 Senior Cookout

Jordan Thomas, Sports Editor May 22, 2024

For the last week of school before exams, the class of 2024 had a Senior Cookout to spend time together for one last time. The Seniors enjoyed many types of food and drinks for the hot day.

Brunswicks Best Beaches

Brunswick’s Best Beaches

Rowan Miller, Staff Writer May 20, 2024

Summer is coming, and with that comes the influx of vacationers in Brunswick County. With our several beautiful beaches, it’s no surprise why tourists choose Brunswick County as their vacation destination,...

Various students doing their work while consuming difference sources of caffeine.

Caffeine Conundrum

Noah Farris, Copy Editor Mar 27, 2024

As someone with a busy schedule that often leads to missing out on some sleep, caffeine has become part of my everyday life. Most days I wake up, and before even brushing my teeth, I grab a cup of coffee....

Four Construction students propping up the first wall of a shed for class.

Girls in Carpentry: Their Struggles and the Solution

Fleur Kelly, Broadcast Assistant Mar 25, 2024

When you hear the Home Depot sound bite on TikTok, you can almost guarantee you’re going to see a video of a guy, usually a dad, doing “dad things:” building something, chopping something down, or...

What Does It Take For AP Classes To Make?

What Does It Take For AP Classes To Make?

Rowan Miller, Staff Writer Mar 21, 2024

With AP classes, BCC courses, honors, on-level, so many electives and even virtual options at our fingertips during registration, not all classes end up with enough students registering–many due to a...

Harrison Doherty, Tucker Hamilton, Kyle McCoy, and Hannah Cumbee are all ready to show off their math skills.

3.14 Pi Day Math Competition

Rowan Miller, Staff Writer Mar 19, 2024

On Thursday March 14th, also known as Pi Day, a math competition was held at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Eight students from West Brunswick participated in the event. Sophomore Kyle...

Camilla Wilkerson(right), Devonte Gause (left), and Zachary Copper(middle) lined up along the wall.

Project SEARCH

Fleur Kelly, Broadcast Assistant Mar 12, 2024

Disabilities should never be a barrier to finding a job, especially in the medical field, a workplace where every single person can have an impact. Project SEARCH is a non-profit program designed to help...

West Brunswick Men’s varsity vs New Hanover

Savannah Robinson, Staff writer Feb 21, 2024

On Tuesday February 13th the West Brunswick Men’s Varsity basketball team went against New Hanover. The game ended in a 46-81loss for the Trojans but the boys still played their hearts out and gave it...

West Brunswick Woman’s varsity vs New Hanover

Savannah Robinson, Staff writer Feb 21, 2024

On February 13th; the Trojan men’s basketball, women’s basketball, cheerleading,  had a senior night ceremony before their games against New Hanover High School. With 6 seniors graduating this year...

Tiffany Guin sings her heart out to the song She Used to Be Mine.

The Talent Show Auditions

Rowan Miller, Staff Writer Feb 13, 2024

On Friday, February 9th, 6 students performed in an attempt to gain a spot in the Spotlight on Talent Show. While these auditions were to take place on Thursday, February 8th as its own talent show...

Are Students Being Overworked?

Are Students Being Overworked?

Bethany Shook and Liliana Shriver Jan 26, 2024

Students already have a lot on their plate, four classes that are all giving assignments and homework, chores to do at home and possibly many others. Adding a job on top of all these burdens can cause...

Alexis Alford stands beside of her new car on the morning of her sixteenth birthday holding one and six balloons.

The Decline in Sweet Sixteens

Hannah Underwood, Staff Writer Jan 26, 2024

“The Sweet Sixteen" is an enamored tradition that acts as a segway into the latter half of your teenage years. However, in recent years, this celebration has suffered a decline in popularity, leaving...

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