Tag Archives: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Juniors Still Waiting for Traditional High School Experience

By Caroline Peplinski, Current Staff

The coronavirus pandemic forever changed the lives of nearly every human on the planet. Current juniors at the West Bend High Schools, for example, have never had a normal year of high school.

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Ready to Dive In

COVID-19 will not cancel this year’s Dolphins show

By Norah Johnstone, Current Staff

This might be Bridget Pfiel’s second year coaching Dolphins, but it’s her first show. 

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Mandate the Masks


By Elise Marlett, Editor in Chief

I do not envy those in power in this school district whose choices have the potential to drastically alter the lives of my friends, family and teachers.  Continue reading

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New York’s Coronavirus Outbreak ‘Feels Like a Nightmare’

West Bend graduate is a public health scientist in New York City

By Samantha Dietel, Editor in Chief

The City That Never Sleeps now resembles a ghost town.

That’s what Kacie Seil, a former West Bender now living in New York City, says about how the COVID-19 outbreak has affected her current home.

Seil, an epidemiologist who attended Yale University after graduating from West Bend East High School in 2006, serves as a research scientist for data integrity at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. As a resident and analyst, Seil has seen the impact of the coronavirus pandemic up close. Continue reading

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