West Bend’s Charity Week will help fund a 9/11 memorial in nearby Kewaskum
By Grace Peplinski, Current Staff
The rumors were floating around school: Was West Bend really inviting Kewaskum to its charity dance? And was it because of low turnout in the past? Continue reading
Playoff basketball might interfere with Saturday’s Charity Ball
By Jessica Steger, Editor in Chief
Scheduling Charity Week proved much more difficult this year as compared to the past. Continue reading
By Kaitlyn Von Behren, Current Staff
The Charity Ball has a new name: Snowcoming.
Over the past month, the WBHS Student Council made decisions to modify the annual Charity Week, to encourage more students to participate. Only 300 students attended the Charity Ball last year. Continue reading
Did Charity Week inadvertently teach the wrong lessons?
By Miranda Paikowski, Current Staff
Last week WBHS students successfully raised $26,000 for charity and learned valuable lessons about generosity.
Or did they?
By Holly Williams, Current Staff
Attendance at the Charity Ball dance was down this year, with around 450 tickets sold instead of a usual 700. This significant drop in attendance may have come, in part, as a result of new school dance rules. Continue reading
WBHS nearly sets record during Charity Week
By Hannah Johnson, Current Staff
Pockets jingling up and down the halls, carts rolling to pick up money, and teachers making bets with each other can only mean that the time of giving has once again arrived at West Bend High Schools. No, this is not the holidays, but something close to it for WBHS students: Charity Week.
The week of February 11-15 was Charity Week, a week dedicated to raising money for various organizations. This year $26,000 was raised for the following charities: Fischer House; Parkinson’s Foundation; Leukemia and Lymphoma Society; Hope for Congo; West Bend Public Schools Foundation; and Make-A-Wish Foundation. Continue reading