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Italy Trip Postponed Until Next Year

Students understand, but still feel disappointed 

By Elise Marlett, Current Staff

Global illness concern has forced the West Bend High Schools band to reconsider their own safety.

Even before today’s announcement that the West Bend School District will close for the next four weeks due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, the WBHS band had postponed their spring break tour of Italy. Since the trip will now take place during the spring break of 2021, current seniors will not be able to attend and are being issued full refunds. Continue reading

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Innovative Dance Company Headlines Black History Month Event

Celebrate with food and entertainment

By Megan Landvatter, Current Staff

For the third annual Black History Month Celebration, the West Bend High Schools are welcoming the Water Street Dancers. Continue reading

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The Current View: Standards-Based Grading

What are your thoughts about standards-based grading, the alternative to traditional letter grades that has been used this year in some high school classrooms?

“I like it because it’s in favor of the students.”
Mara Perkins, West senior
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Navigating a New Path

For students of the closed Pathways Charter School, the transition to WBHS has been an adjustment

By Megan Landvatter, Current Staff

In Jack Elliot’s first week transitioning to West Bend East High School, he had to drop two classes—his first time ever doing so. Continue reading

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A Little Friendly Competition

Drum major Larscheidt challenges Tillman for first chair

By Megan Landvatter, Current Staff

Leah Duckert-Kroll, in her 17 years working with the West Bend High Schools Band program, cannot remember having two drum majors who play the same instrument. Continue reading

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Teacher Honored by US Field Artillery Association

By Megan Landvatter, Contributing Writer

A West Bend teacher has been given the Molly Pitcher Award for her contributions to the U.S. military. Continue reading

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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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