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New Phone Policy Leads to Confusion

Are students allowed to use phones for academic reasons during resource and study hall?

By Kael Beltmann, Current Staff

Maddie Fell wanted to do her homework, but her teacher said no. Continue reading

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No Changes Planned for WBHS Cell Phone Policy

All students will eventually have a Chromebook

By Justin Scherzer, Current Staff

Area schools are implementing cell phone bans, but the West Bend High Schools will not follow suit. Continue reading

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Ten Days That Shook My World

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Confessions of a Teenage Mind

What happens when a high school junior gives up her smartphone?

NO-PhonesBy Isabel Krueger, Current Staff

I had been seeing this everywhere: Snapchat, Facebook, YouTube—people giving up their phones and challenging themselves to be productive for once, or at least since smartphones were invented. I find this ironic, considering I learned about the idea by repetitively clicking on the same apps that I had opened less than one minute before. But why not? After feeling like less than my usual self for the past several weeks, I figured that a detoxifying technology cleanse may be just what I needed, like a cold splash of water in the face.

The Rules

  • I allowed myself email through any desktop computer or laptop for both academic and vital communications.
  • Any use of social media was strictly prohibited. Continue reading

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