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Revising the Social Studies Advanced Placement Courses

By Megan Landvatter, Current Staff

Changes in Advanced Placement structure have shaken up a few classrooms at the West Bend High Schools. Continue reading

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Let’s Get Technical

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Should schools be more skeptical about integrating technology into the classroom?

By Kara Conley, Current Staff

In 2017, when people think of school they no longer think of books, but computers.

Technology in the classroom is changing the way teachers must educate their students and the way students learn. Some students have evolved in their academics due to the increased technological use, but not everyone feels it is for the best. Many teachers and students at the West Bend High Schools acknowledge the value of technology, but are also aware of its downsides.

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Families Exercise Right to Opt Out

Local parents explain their decision to pull their children from testing

By Lauren Sorensen, Current Staff

Reflecting a national trend of parents opting students out of standardized testing, some West Bend parents followed suit during the recent Badger and Aspire tests given in the West Bend School District. Continue reading

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Dreams Become Reality

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Business students participated in Reality Day at WBHS

By Kara Conley, Current Staff

For four years, one teacher has been working to make her dream come true at the West Bend High Schools. Continue reading

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