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Paix for Paris

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West Bend students try to process the Paris attacks

By Lauren Sorensen, Editor in Chief

The global community stopped and watched in horror as the events unfolded last Friday in Paris. The world joined together to show support, and the West Bend High Schools both felt the shock waves of terror and the desire to gain understanding.

Conversations to digest Friday’s events fit into the curriculums of French teacher Christie Fischer and social studies teacher Tony Zappia. Continue reading

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My Dad Was There

For one East sophomore, the Paris attacks hit close to home

By Lauren Sorensen, Editor in Chief

When East sophomore Erica Bhatti came home from school last Friday, her mother told her to call her dad right away.

At first Bhatti was nervous because she didn’t know if her dad was sick or what was going on. But when she learned that Paris, her father’s home, had become a war zone, she felt the same pang of fear experienced by the world in the wake of the Nov. 13 attacks. Continue reading

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