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Farewell, 10-Minute Passing Period

By Kayla Lemens, Editor in Chief

Thanks to a schedule change, students at the West Bend High Schools are struggling to manage their time in between classes.

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The Marvelous Mr. Mindel

East social studies instructor named Rolfs Teacher of the Year

By Darick Fait, Current Staff

For the third time this year, Scott Mindel has proven to his fellow staff and students that he is a top-level educator, this time through a districtwide award. Continue reading

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Prost Named Rolfs Teacher of the Year

By Alissa Ihlenfeld, Current Staff

Richard Prost didn’t always know he wanted to be a teacher.

Prost, a West Bend East High School science teacher, was given the title of Teacher of the Year by the Rolfs Educational Foundation May 6. He accepted the award in the East Library amidst family and colleagues. Continue reading


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Forensic Scientist: Sexton Begins 45th Season


Hall of Fame coach has guided generations of local talent

By Justin Scherzer, Current Staff

Not many NFL coaches can claim a 45-year tenure, but there’s one living in West Bend.

Of course, the NFL in question is the National Forensics League, and the coach is Doris Sexton, who has served as a forensics and debate coach for East High School since 1971. Continue reading

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Wipe It Out of Mind

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How nasty are the bathroom passes?

By Justin Scherzer, Current Staff

Everything you touch in the school is filthy.

This is the finding of a December experiment conducted by The Current and biology teacher Daniel Millin. The goal of the experiment was to determine whether the school’s bathroom passes are really as gross as students suspect them to be. Continue reading


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The Physics Egg Drop Is Toast


By Hannah Bensen, Current Staff

According to WBHS tradition, this time of year means milk cartons being dropped 50 feet from the roof of the auditorium.

This tradition was a project done for physics class. Students were required to construct a protective system in a milk carton that would keep an egg, which was placed inside, from breaking. They could use whatever materials they wanted, but many students opted to use packaging materials, such as Styrofoam peanuts. Other students got more creative, using jell-o, shampoo, or even tomato sauce.

But now, for the first time in over 30 years, the egg drop has been canceled. Continue reading


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