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Rising from the Ashes

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

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‘Bring Good to This World’: Holocaust Survivor Opens Up to Students

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

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Study Hall Makeover


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

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Gay-Straight Alliance Criticizes District

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

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