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Virtual Reality Helps Students Learn

Three class sets of VR goggles are available to teachers

By Grace Peplinski, Current Staff

Some students at West Bend High Schools have gotten a taste of reality, virtual reality that is.

The West Bend School District has been trying out different virtual reality, or VR, programs that will assist with students’ learning and understanding on a variety of different topics. Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesdays

Students can sign up for sessions about reducing stress

By Justin Scherzer, Current Staff

For a short time, students can put aside the stresses of a traditional school day and prioritize their personal wellness.

Several teachers at the West Bend High Schools are leading a new Wellness Wednesday program that allows students to sign up for sessions focused on relaxation, fun and the betterment of their mental health. Through the use of the online tool FlexiSched, students can opt to participate during their normal Wednesday resource time. Over the last two months, eight courses have been offered by teachers from both East and West High. Continue reading

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The Red Cross Runs Dry

West NHS blood drive comes at a crucial time

By Hannah Johnson and Ben Johnson, Current Staff

While the snow piled up this winter, the demand for blood donations was also on the rise.

Since January 1, severe weather caused roughly 1,500 blood drives to be cancelled throughout the United States. These cancellations meant that over 50,000 blood donations were unable to be collected. Continue reading

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