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 Maddie Aamodt, Current Staff
The auditorium was silent as Nate Taffel spoke, save for the occasional sound of sniffles and attempts at stifling sobs, the listeners trying to be as quiet and attentive as possible.
Taffel, you see, is a Holocaust survivor. Continue reading
By Jessica Steger, Current Staff
Recently the smell of spring, and fresh paint, has been in the air.
East National Honor Society has undertaken the task of revitalizing the East study hall paint job. This project is already well underway, and after three Saturdays of work, it is almost complete. Continue reading
District has not responded to letter sent in November
By Lauren Sorensen, Current Staff
Two WBHS students have accused the West Bend School District of not acting lawfully.
Bonnie Briggs, president of the Gay-Straight Alliance, and Erica Gilhuber, the club’s vice-president, both signed a formal document voicing concerns regarding an advisory committee for the district’s human growth and development curriculum. Continue reading