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Reaching the top

The senior opened an envelope from his dream school. He had been working on his college application for four years, spending hours volunteering, studying for every test and joining extracurricular...
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Level the playing field

The field in Johnson Stadium was constructed in the 1960s soon after the school opened. Except for the press box and fieldhouse, few renovations have been made to that area of the campus. That’s about to...
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Fine arts department to present spring musical

Anything Goes, West’s annual spring musical, is scheduled for April 6, 7 and 8 in the auditorium at 6:30 p.m. This musical, the story of a group of people on an ocean liner in the late 1930s, incorporates...
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Spring fling dance set for March 18

Student Government Association will sponsor a semi-formal spring dance on March 18 from 8 to 11 p.m. in the West cafeteria. This Spring Fling dance will help SGA raise funds for future events while providing...
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Local band drawing fans

At the Greenhouse Motorcycle Cafe on Haywood Road, new local band Panic Succession has become a household name. On recent Thursday nights, the band plays before a packed venue during the Cafe’s “Open...
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States legalize medical, recreational marijuana

Election night was a frenzy of excitement for the whole country, but the presidency wasn’t the only important choice American voters made that night. In the states of California, Nevada, Maine and...
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HCPSNC introduces three hour delay

The Henderson County School System has implemented a new three hour delay in addition to the existing two hour delay to handle inclement weather in the upcoming winter.   The additional delay has been...
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Make the Grade

HCPS ranks 4th in state for overall test scores. The North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction recently announced that the Henderson County Public Schools ranked fourth out of 115 public school...