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A Bittersweet End to the Wisconsin Little Ten

By Justin Scherzer, Current Staff

The eight Wisconsin Little Ten conference teams are being sent their separate ways.

When the current spring athletic season ends, the WLT will dissolve due to conference realignments by the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association in order to improve competition throughout the state. Both West Bend East and West High Schools will join the North Shore Conference. Continue reading

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Indoor Weather

Why is there a steady drip in the hallway every time it rains?

By Jessica Steger, Current Staff

Contrary to the belief of some students at the West Bend High Schools, the garbage can in the hallway by West Library is, in fact, not for garbage. Continue reading

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And Then There Were Four

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Albrecht commits to Purdue

By Anthony Schlass, Current Staff

It was just a matter of time before West shortstop Evan Albrecht followed in the footsteps of his three West teammates and lifelong best friends.

By committing to Purdue University, Albrecht becomes the fourth Division I baseball commit for the Spartans, behind teammates Anthony Schlass (Oklahoma), Nathan Burns (Oregon State) and Jack Thelen (Wisconsin-Milwaukee). Albrecht, a junior, has played two seasons for the Spartans and has two more to go.

The recruiting process was not the most enjoyable for the sure-handed shortstop. Continue reading

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Field of Dreams

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By Justin Scherzer, Current Staff

Not one, not two, but three West athletes will realize their dreams of playing Division I baseball. Continue reading

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Go West, Young Man

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By Anthony Schlass, Current Staff

West junior Nathan Burns has verbally committed to play baseball at Oregon State University. Continue reading

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The Current View: Summer Highlights

What’s the most interesting thing you did over summer?

KristenBecker“This past summer we took a two-week road trip out to the East Coast.  So we went to Philadelphia, and Washington D.C., and Boston, and New York City. And we went to see a play on Broadway, and we took a tour of the White House and got to pet the president’s dog, which was awesome. And then one of my children ate too much really expensive frozen yogurt and vomited in the intersection of Central Park, so it was a good time.”
Kristen Becker, English teacher

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Merging East and West: Teacher Thoughts

Michael Kieser, East social studies teacher, opposes the combination of East and West.

Michael Kieser, East social studies teacher, opposes the combination of East and West.

By Alyssa Birkeland, Current Staff

Five faculty members offer opinions about whether the high schools should become one school:

Michael Kieser, East Social Studies
I clearly support the status quo—two schools, one East, one West. First reason would be participation. Especially at the varsity level. I know they have talk that if we go to one school they would create two freshman teams and maybe a varsity reserve, but overall everything that I’ve looked at says that overall participation would go down a bit plus varsity opportunities would be cut in half. So that’s the primary reason because I think it’s better for kids to have those opportunities. Continue reading

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