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‘I Felt Like I Should Choose the Scarier Option’: Williams Commits to Harvard

By Kayla Lemens, Editor in Chief Alexis Williams and her friends couldn’t help it. Despite being in a restaurant, they all started screaming.

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Rivals No More

East and West soccer teams merged due to low turnout By Kayla Lemens, Editor in Chief Despite being rivals in the past, West Bend East and West girls soccer combined this spring to form one co-op team.

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Local Teen’s MasterChef Memories Have Marinated for Five Years

Former contestant Sydney Neuser talks about her time on TV and whether she still wants to be a professional chef By Kayla Lemens, Editor in Chief Five years ago today, West Bend’s Sydney “Syd” Neuser made her network television debut … Continue reading

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Trailblazing Fifth Graders Are Now Seniors

District restructuring presented new world language and music opportunities By Kayla Lemens, Editor in Chief Eight years ago, the class of 2022 entered Silverbrook Intermediate School as the first fifth grade class in the building.

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Farewell, 10-Minute Passing Period

By Kayla Lemens, Editor in Chief Thanks to a schedule change, students at the West Bend High Schools are struggling to manage their time in between classes.

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Living IRL: Delete the Social Media Habit

VIEWPOINT By Kayla Lemens, Editor in Chief It’s now been three months since I last opened Snapchat.

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Welcome, Editor!

Kayla Lemens, West junior, will serve as the West Bend Current’s Editor in Chief for the 2021-22 school year. She replaces graduating senior Elise Marlett. Congrats, Kayla! Photo courtesy of Kayla Lemens.

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The Resiliency of the Music Department

COVID-19 presented challenges for choir, band and orchestra By Kayla Lemens, Current Staff After eight long months, the music department is finally returning to normal. 

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Student Lounge Brings Fresh Look, Crowds to Second Floor

By Kayla Lemens, Current Staff A new lounge at the West Bend High Schools has created new opportunities for students and, according to some staff members, new headaches.

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WBHS Implements New Safety Measures

Plans include a new district safety coordinator position By Samantha Dietel, Editor in Chief Improving campus security has now become a top priority at the West Bend High Schools.

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Fear Grips Local Students After School Threats in Wisconsin

By Samantha Dietel, Editor in Chief Before last week, Kayla Lemens had never been afraid to come to school.

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