Student band will perform at the Hub’s ribbon cutting ceremony
By Jessica Steger, Editor in Chief
No Nonsense is making its big break into the community.
The band will help kick off the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Hub Thursday at noon. The Hub is a coffee shop opened by the Washington County Volunteer Center on Water Street in West Bend. There have been several soft openings, and a weekend-long Grand Opening will begin May 17. The ribbon cutting marks the beginning of regular business hours. Continue reading
Music scholar visited WBHS to talk about Jewish traditions
By Caitlin Marsch, Current Staff
One way to study the Holocaust is by using your ears.
Amanda Ruppenthal Stein, a doctoral candidate in musicology at Northwestern University, visited band students at the West Bend High Schools Feb. 26 to deliver a presentation about Jewish music. Her presentation was part of the ongoing WBHS project to integrate the art, music, culinary and social studies departments for a Holocaust memorial taking place in April. All three band classes are playing pieces either by a Jewish composer or regarding the Holocaust. Continue reading
By Rachel Gergetz, Current Staff
The No Nonsense Brass Band thinks its new song will wow the crowd Wednesday at the third annual Rock & Jazz Fest. Continue reading
By: Jenise Fehring
Wow, what a Homecoming Week! There was lots to do and see, including the pep rally. A pep rally is an event we use to get ready for the Homecoming game and build school spirit! We recognized the Fall sports teams and their coaches, as we do each year. This year, someone won a prize for being excellent; it was part of the new Compass Card Program here at West Bend. We also got to hear and see some of the band members play a musical selection, and watch the WBE Girls’ Dance team perform their routine, which was pretty neat. Oh, and let’s not forget, the Senior football players with their starting up chants and clapping!
We had so much fun during the beginning of the presentation, we did not have time for a few things such as: Tug-of-War, a pie eating contest, the Limbo, and the football players doing their dance.
Overall, we had a great pep rally to start off the GREAT WEEKEND!!