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Calling All Art Enthusiasts

By Amber Georgenson, Current Staff

Imagine if the picture you took of the sunrise this morning won the grand prize at an amateur photo contest. With no fee to enter, what is stopping you?

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Swillinger Composition Will Premiere at MYSO’s Spring Concert

By Caitlin Marsch, Current Staff

For one local student, being involved in band doesn’t just mean performing pieces. It also means creating them.

John Swillinger, a senior at West Bend East High School, has been chosen to be a fellow for the John Downey Creation Project, where he will work alongside music professors at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to compose a piece for the prestigious Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra. His composition will receive its world premiere in April at the group’s spring concert. He has participated in the ensemble for two years. Continue reading

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Local Teacher Struggles with Travel Ban


By Hannah Bensen, Editor in Chief

When Patricia McIntyre first heard about President Trump’s travel ban, she was immediately concerned about how the policy might affect her family. Continue reading

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