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The Fab Five

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Each tennis state qualifier from WBHS is a valedictorian candidate

By Auburn Larson, Current Staff

West Bend girls tennis has been serving up aces both on and off the court for the past four years.

This season four East seniors and one West junior qualified to play in the WIAA Division 1 Girls State Individual Tennis Tournament in Madison on Oct. 13-14. Perhaps even more impressive, though, is that all five girls have a perfect 4.0 GPA and are potential valedictorians. Continue reading

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Talent, Discipline and Plenty of Snow

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Devenport’s work ethic earned her a state championship

By Anthony Schlass, Current Staff

During her junior season, West skier Sarah Devenport won the girls giant slalom state championship in La Crosse with a time of 32.72.

It nearly made her ill. Continue reading

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Keberle Will Stay in Wisconsin

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By Anthony Schlass, Current Staff

East junior Lexi Keberle has verbally committed to play tennis at the University of Wisconsin.

After winning two state titles in her first two years of high school with a record of 61-0, Keberle committed to Wisconsin on Aug. 15. The verbal commitment is a promise between both Keberle and the university that a formal signing will occur during her senior year. Continue reading

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From Switzerland to West Bend

Ski racing team welcomes exchange student

By Hannah Bensen, Current Staff

“Where is the hill?,” Camille Kaufmann asked when she discovered that WBHS had a ski racing team.

Kaufmann is a foreign exchange student from Switzerland who grew up ski racing in the mountains of Switzerland, which boasts elevations as high as 15,000 feet. This elevation advantage made Kaufmann stand out during ski practices. Continue reading

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The Grade Divide

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Students and teachers don’t always agree about the value of online quizzes

By Kara Conley, Current Staff

This fall WBHS students were introduced to a new district-wide online application called Canvas, where they can see upcoming assignments, tests, and quizzes for their current courses. Continue reading

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