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Three of Six Administrators are New This Year

Twin Day: The administration of West Bend East and West High Schools dressed as triplets during homecoming week. From left to right: John Graf, Zachary Daniels, Tyler Wood, Michelle Marschel, Patrick O’Connor and Ralph Schlass. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Rausch.

By Noelle Mentch, Current Staff

They might be new to the school, but that doesn’t mean they are new to the game. Continue reading

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The Hot Lunch King

By Noelle Mentch and Darick Fait, Current Staff

Many things have changed since the 1990s, but Scott Mindel’s daily lunch routine hasn’t. Continue reading

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The Ripple Effect of School Violence


Eight percent of county students report they have stayed home from school due to safety concerns

By Elise Marlett, Current Staff

Students at the West Bend High Schools still feel vulnerable one year after the Parkland, Fla. school shooting. Continue reading

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Dangerous Behavior Correlates With Transition to Junior Year

By Elise Marlett, Current Staff

It has been determined that sophomores and juniors take more risks than students in other grade levels.

According to the results of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey administered in April to Washington County students, there are aspects about the transition between sophomore and junior year that increase the likelihood that students will engage in dangerous activities. Several students at the West Bend High Schools have thoughts on why this is a trend in the data. Continue reading

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