Testing center closed to allow for more hallway supervision
By Lily Mottet and Lauren Chamberlain, Current Staff
Tiffany Gitter, a West English teacher, is optimistic about the closing of West Bend High Schools’ testing center.
On Dec. 7, WBHS administration officially closed the testing center to all students. Instead, the teachers who monitored the center now patrol the hallways in an attempt to quell the number of students wandering the halls. Gitter, for example, used to supervise the testing center during sixth period but now spends that time in the hallways. Continue reading
Art show helps students comprehend the Holocaust
By Sydney Spaeth, Current Staff
During the Holocaust, it was a rare occurrence to capture a suffering Jewish person smiling. That fact inspired Rachel Mauney, an East High junior, to create an artwork for the West Bend High Schools’ Holocaust Art Show.
The show, which centered around the Holocaust theme “Rising from the Ashes,” had its gallery opening April 20 in the atrium of the Silver Lining Arts Center. Continue reading
By Kaitlyn Von Behren, Current Staff
Eleven years ago, after a myriad of donations and hours of organization, East seniors planted a pine tree in honor of retiring principal Mary Skalecki.
They picked a spot in the East yard, but that spot is where the Silver Linings Arts Center now stands. So what happened to Skalecki’s monument? Continue reading