Archive for March 19th, 2018

Prom

Prom

Prom season is in full swing. This experience is unique for everyone, and it’s a memory you can only make in high school. This year prom will be on April 20 at 8 p.m. at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel. Senior Logan Thomas believes that prom is a special night for every girl. “It’s a time you can dress up and […]

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The Graham Brothers

The Graham Brothers

Since middle school seniors Jakim and Jalin have been playing basketball together, now they are getting the chance to go to college together to play at Methodist University. Coach Williams is incredibly sad to see them go, but is excited to see what they are going to do in their future. He expects them to earn a four year degree […]

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Upcoming Softball Season – Maddie Betz

Upcoming Softball Season – Maddie Betz

With the softball season starting the players and coaches are looking forward to an amazing and successful season. Coach Laura Jefferson has big expectations for her team but has a strong feeling they will live up to them. Freshman Anna Barbour and senior Kaitlyn Tucker, both started playing softball at a young age with the hopes to make it on […]

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Students Views on School Shootings- Jack Schweizer

Students Views on School Shootings- Jack Schweizer

Recently school shootings have become more and more common in the United States. Compared to other countries the United States is one of the countries with the most school shootings. The Florida school shooting that happened earlier this year had 17 casualties.  Many people believe that there are different factors that can prompt people to take others lives in a […]

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Meet Me at the Pole

Meet Me at the Pole

Wednesday, February 21 marked the one week anniversary of the Florida shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School. Students stood together in this time of darkness. Senior Madison Smith is the President of Impact, she wasn’t happy when the news about this shooting spread. “When I saw the fear and chaos it caused in our in world it struck my heart,” […]

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FCCLA Book Drive

FCCLA Book Drive

The FCCLA is holding a book drive so they could donate books to Dixon Road and McGee’s Elementary School. The drive has been going on for five years and they have given an estimated total of 20,000 books. For this drive, you would give five books then the elementary school kids would get five books. The FCCLA members love to […]

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Winter Athletic Banquet 2018

Winter Athletic Banquet 2018

The athletic banquet is a celebration for the accomplishments of the athletes of this winter’s season sports. This year, the event took place on the night of February 22, 2018. A lot of hard work and planning goes into throwing this event every season to recognize the athletes and their team’s achievements. Assistant Athletic Director Scotty Williams thinks that the […]

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Most Popular Classes at West

Most Popular Classes at West

Class registration for next year is around the corner, and students are thinking about what classes to take. The most popular classes to take get filled up fast, but why? Students take these classes because they are genuinely interested, but some take them because they have heard they are easy. Senior Hannah Creech thinks that foods, personal finance, and Microsoft […]

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Photo by Iran Castro.

A New Season

Spring sports began, this means a new season for the girls varsity soccer team. This season there is a new head coach. Drafting teacher Reid Byrd stepped up as head coach this season. The team includes juniors Lilly Guidi and Jordyn Jobe who have been on the team prior seasons. It’s junior Cassidy Crist’s first season playing soccer at school […]

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Stephen Hawking – Remembrance

Stephen Hawking – Remembrance

The world lost one of its brightest stars early Wednesday, March 14 of 2018 as Stephen Hawking passed away after a life of 76 years. Hawking was a world renowned physicist and cosmologist, responsible for many contributions to his respective fields. It is because of Hawking that humanity’s understanding of black holes, and, moreover, the universe, has forever changed. Diagnosed […]

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