Sometimes even a raffle prize can contain the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.
Last week Paige Devenport was the announced winner of a parking pass for November, thanks to the Compass program at the West Bend High Schools. Unfortunately, her car was wrecked the previous day, which meant she couldn’t use the free parking pass.Continue reading →
How often do students use bathroom passes to skip class?
By Samantha Dietel, Editor in Chief
Fewer students have been vanishing from Seth Matuszak’s classroom.
Both students and staff at the West Bend High Schools believe that the abuse of bathroom privileges during class time has been an issue in recent years, but some claim to have seen improvement so far this year. In the past, students have misused bathroom passes to skip large portions of class. Continue reading →
After a two-year hiatus, the West Bend High Schools talent show is coming back.
Randy Reysen, a West social studies teacher, coordinated auditions and worked with the PBIS committee and a marketing class to bring the show back to West Bend, which is happening Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Silver Linings Arts Center. Continue reading →
For the first time in decades, WBHS students attended a full day on the first day of school.
This broke the tradition of “Mini Day” in which everyone attended a shortened schedule on the first day at East and West High. In the past, sophomores, juniors, and seniors attended only in the morning and freshmen only in the afternoon on the first day of school. Continue reading →
Students and staff are now welcomed into the high schools by new, positive signs.
Assistant Principal Dave Uelmen describes the new signs, which are posted in hallways and other common areas, as being all about optimism. “Instead of saying in the hallway ‘don’t run, don’t tell, don’t hit’, it’s framing expectations in a positive way,” Uelmen said. Continue reading →
Compass Committee offers more direction for second semester
By Beth Williams, Current Staff
If you turn on the radio, chances are that you will hear the familiar sound of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off.” The staff members who are part of the high schools’ Compass Committee, however, are trying to get new lyrics stuck in their students’ heads: shake it down. Continue reading →
With the mercury rising, the students of WBHS knew what to do – change their attire in order to cool down. Out came the short shorts, flip-flops, and tank tops.
Recently, both students and faculty have become troubled about the clothing that has accompanied this surge in warm weather. Do students truly understand what kind of clothing is appropriate for school? Continue reading →