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The West Wind

The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

The West Wind received 10 total certificates acknowledging work from the 2021-2022 school year.

Journalism takes on a “New Day” at NCSMI

Courtney Weston, Social Media Manager June 15, 2022

For the first time since 2019, staff members could attend the North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute (NCSMI) camp in person. The camp took place at UNC-Chapel Hill and allowed students to branch out...

PLTW students posing for a picture after receiving their coats and certificates.

The PLTW White Coat Ceremony

Lauren Nelson, Online Director May 25, 2022

Mrs. Gerald held the annual white coat ceremony on Thursday, May 19th. This ceremony celebrates students who have completed all four of the PLTW courses offered at West. Friends and family were invited...

Grace Watson and Ashlyn Darby observing the projects.

Latin American Walk Tour

Emely Olmedo, Editor in Chief May 22, 2022

The group of new recruits pose for a picture.

Military Signing Day

Hunter Dewayne Riley, Staff Writer May 18, 2022

On Thursday, May 12th, the JROTC program held an event to celebrate its students who joined the military. The event was held in the library allowing the recruitees to invite their parents to come and support...

Addi Hardee, Camdyn Beck, Tanner Fields, and Macy Sellers holding up their bandaged fingers after finding out their blood type

PLTW Blood Type Lab

Ashley Norfleet, Social Media Manager May 13, 2022

    Mrs. Gerald's third period PLTW class had Edward Grissett a Medical Lab Technician prick their fingers and show them what blood type they are.      

Two friends going through the yearbook together.

Senior Yearbook Signing Party

Riley Grissett, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

On May 12, senior's gathered together to celebrate winning the tardy competition and the last time signing a yearbook that featured their high school experience. They were given goody bags, their yearbook,...

Remembering Bethany Kinlaw

Remembering Bethany Kinlaw

Riley Grissett, staff writer May 10, 2022

  Bethany Kinlaw used all 17 years of her life not only to inspire but to bring joy to everyone she came across over the years. In the belief of her friends and family, heaven welcomed home an...

Humans of West Brunswick: Travis Hair

Humans of West Brunswick: Travis Hair

Aiden McKinney May 5, 2022

Travis Hair is a junior and is a very talented artist with his unique visual style. He views it as “Weirdcore” and loves doing horror-esque visuals as well.  He started creating his art around...

Softball Runs in the Family

Softball “Runs” in the Family

Ava Babson, Staff writer April 27, 2022

Sibling rivalry is very common, but have you ever heard of cousin rivalry? Kaylee and Macy Sellers have been playing softball together ever since they were little. From T-ball days to high school ball,...

Pre-Prom Playlist

Pre-Prom Playlist

Sam Anderson, Staff Writer April 14, 2022

  With prom approaching, we are all preparing to have a great night with our friends. As well as prom itself, most of us are just as excited for the pre and post prom plans. Everybody knows that music...

The National Guard Army Fitness Test

The National Guard Army Fitness Test

Hunter Riley, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

The National Guard brought out exercise equipment and tools for the cadets of ROTC to use and see what their individual scores are. There are fitness requirements for certain jobs and positions in the...

Looking Back on Quarantine

Looking Back on Quarantine

Destiny Noblitt, Staff Writer March 24, 2022

Brunswick County’s two year anniversary from when kids left school arrived and it has a lot of us still asking, what changed? As our own individuals and as a society we've all changed tremendously the...

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