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Virtual Reality Helps Students Learn

Three class sets of VR goggles are available to teachers

By Grace Peplinski, Current Staff

Some students at West Bend High Schools have gotten a taste of reality, virtual reality that is.

The West Bend School District has been trying out different virtual reality, or VR, programs that will assist with students’ learning and understanding on a variety of different topics. Continue reading

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Check Out the New Chromebooks

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By Hannah Bensen, Current Staff

Fifteen years ago, personal computers were rare and expensive items.  Now, they can be checked out for free at the high school. Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, West Bend Schools

New TV commercial will feature many district students

By Beth Williams, Current Staff

As this year’s NFL season draws to a close, the most anticipated game, the Super Bowl, is still coming up.  Even people who do not like football will still gather around their televisions to watch the big game.  Why do they do this?  For one reason only: the commercials.

 This year, the West Bend School District is creating its own commercials that will air during the district’s open enrollment period, which runs between January 3 and April 30.  By the time this project is finished, over 100 students district-wide will have participated in the filming of the commercial. Continue reading

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It’s Hard to See Him Go

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Popular teacher Tim Harder is leaving the
classroom for a job at the district office

By Holly Williams, Current Staff

At the end of the year students and teachers alike are faced with many goodbyes.  This time, parting must be done in the middle of the school year.

By the end of the semester, Technology Education teacher Tim Harder will leave the high schools to fill a new administrative position at the district office.  Over his nine years in West Bend, Harder has taught classes ranging from advanced digital imaging to black and white photography, and been in charge of in many extracurricular activities.  A well-known persona in the high schools, Harder will be dearly missed by students and staff.  Continue reading

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