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‘Would You Make It By 4:30?’: Graduation Speaker Must Race to Muskego

By Elena Chamberlain, Current Staff

Directly after giving her graduation speech, Danielle Schumacher has to bolt.  

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Senior Wants WBHS Volunteers Recognized at Graduation

By Caitlin Marsch, Current Staff

For Serenity Krueger, trying to make a change went beyond volunteering.

Last week the West Bend West High School senior created an online petition directed at the WBHS administration asking that students who have 100 or more documented volunteer hours be honored with cords of recognition at graduation. So far, the petition has garnered over 800 signatures and the online response has been overwhelmingly positive. Continue reading

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Four Years Have Come and Gone


Spend the last days of high school appreciating the little things

By Shelbie Proudfoot, Current Staff

Seniors, on Saturday we attended our last school dance: our senior prom. The night was absolutely magical, but now the dresses have been hung in closets, the rental tuxes have been returned, and an exciting yet bittersweet realization has become ever-present in my mind—we graduate in 20 days. Continue reading

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A Walk to Remember

By Jessica Steger, Current Staff

Long lost memories of precious recess and unappreciated nap time are about to resurface for the 2017 graduates of West Bend High Schools.

Seniors will receive a blast from the past May 31 when they embark on the West Bend School District’s first Graduation Walk. Continue reading

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Getting Schooled: Choosing a College Is Stressful

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By Beth Williams, Current Staff

With graduation right around the corner, numerous WBHS seniors are taking the time to finalize decisions about their futures.

For East senior Elizabeth Bensen, however, the decision was not quite so easy.

“I applied to 14 schools,” Bensen said. Continue reading

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Remember the Little Things


Smale has a few final thoughts and words of advice

By Mike Smale, Current Staff

That’s it. I’m done.

After four years of attending West Bend East, I can now turn the page to a new chapter of my life.  Many seniors are extremely happy that they can now carry on with their lives. I, however, am not all so eager to move on.  In fact, I find myself remembering and reflecting on my years in high school.

Looking back, there’s something I discovered: this school has changed a lot. There are many small things that have changed, grown, or disappeared altogether. Just look at this small list of remembrances about my freshman year four years ago: Continue reading


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