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Spotlight on Talent 2019

Spotlight on Talent 2019

Taliyah Daniels, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

On January 18, West Brunswick Show Choir held their annual Spotlight on Talent show. The show features acts from students showing off their talents through dancing and singing. Winners of the show were 5th place; Mya Bryant, 4th place; Asia Norris 3rd place; James Sayre 2nd place; Deiona Stanley 1: Taliyah...

Jesse’s Hot Takes

Jesse Bellamy, Sports Director

January 18, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

Back again with this week’s hot takes; coming up this week, we have the AFC and the NFC championship games, Warriors back at full strength, and Kyler Murray declaring for the NFL draft. With the NFL playoffs in full swing and the conference championships happening this weekend, we have to talk a...

WBHS Politico: Government Shutdown Day 27

WBHS Politico: Government Shutdown Day 27

Molysha Brown, Online Director

January 17, 2019


Filed under Columns, News

As of today January 17, the government shutdown is now the longest government shutdown in the history of the country. According to various news sources, the shutdown is due to a lack of cooperation between the two primary political parties the democrats and the republicans.   According to...

Why There Are So Many Busts In Sports

Jay Fletcher, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

In the history of sports there is always that guy that jumps almost out of nowhere onto the scene and is talked about constantly in the media as being a sure fire prospect.  Even though he may have had no prior success at the previous level. One of the reasons for this might be the increasing trend t...

Anne with an E Netflix TV Series Review

Kayla Ward, Ad and Fundraising Manager

January 16, 2019


Filed under Columns

Anne with an E is a Netflix original spin-off of the classic book, Anne of Green Gables. The TV series goes more in depth of the mind of Anne (Amybeth McNulty). The series starts with Anne, an orphan girl who is very self-conscious about her hair. Anne is adopted and makes friends—finding out m...

The Kissing Booth Netflix Movie Review

Kayla Ward, Ad and Fundraising Manager

January 16, 2019


Filed under Columns

At this point, almost everyone has either heard or seen of the Netflix original movie The Kissing Booth. This story includes a tale of two teens and their interesting rules for their friendship. Elle (Joey King) and Lee (Joel Courtney) plan to make a Kissing Booth for their school carnival. However,...

Are you College Ready? : FAFSA 🎓

Taliyah Daniels, staff writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Columns

When you have made a decision on three colleges that you may want to attend, tuition and fees is the next big thing that is a factor in becoming college ready. Colleges and universities may offer you scholarships to attend their school, whether the money may cover the full tuition or a partial amount...

New Coach, Who Dis?

New Coach, Who Dis?

Taliyah Daniels and Braxton Powell

January 14, 2019


Filed under Sports, Student Life

This basketball season brings yet another coaching change for the Varsity Lady Trojans--their fourth in as many years. Coach Lewkowicz and Coach Harvey have worked in West’s program before, but this year, they are taking on new roles as the head and assistant Varsity coaches respectively. Many of t...

For The Love of Dogs: and Cats….Tibbers and Milo: The Total Opposites

For The Love of Dogs: and Cats….Tibbers and Milo: The Total Opposites

Breanna Trudeau, Ad and Fundraising Manager

January 11, 2019


Filed under Columns

Milo, the Silver Tabby is a very lovable but silly handsome cat. He loves to venture underneath his owners beds and likes to create conundrums with his owners' blinds and curtains, taking everything down in his path. Milo loves to sprawl out and cuddle within the sheets and in random places, specifically...

Mrs. Vaught’s First Period Screen Printing Project

Mrs. Vaught’s First Period Screen Printing Project

Chloe McLaurin, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Galleries and Video, Student Life

Screen printing originated in China around AD 221 as a way to transfer designs onto fabric. Today, screen printing is used as a quick way to customize tee shirts and create printed works of art. Mrs. Shelia Vaught recently wrote a grant in order to obtain the materials needed to screen print tee shirts....

Lift Kits: Pros and Cons

Braxton Powell, Staff Writer

January 3, 2019


Filed under Columns

One reason the truck is so lucrative in today’s day and age is the fact that there are so many customizable options for it. You can lift it, lower it, new wheels and tires, custom headlights, and so many more, however, lift kits are the most purchased addition for a pickup truck. These lift kits c...

DECA Districts

DECA Districts

December 19, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The district event for DECA this year was held at Wayne Community College. At the event, the members of West Brunswick's DECA chapter competed in many different events. William Walker placed first in Sports and Entertainment Marketing. Madison Ward placed third in quick serve restaurant management. Keyon...

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