Coronavirus leads NC to close schools

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), classified a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), has lead N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper to make an executive order closing all public schools throughout the state for two...

Seniors vote for first time on Super Tuesday

Tuesday, March 3, also known as “Super Tuesday,” marked the start of primary voting for North Carolina. West Henderson High School provided balloting areas for citizens and eligible students to exercise...

Science Olympiad places 2nd at regionals

West Henderson’s Science Olympiad club came in 2nd place in their regional competition last weekend, on Saturday, Feb. 22 at UNC Asheville. “I just think you get to feel super proud of yourself after...

“Say Something” app launches in Henderson County

The anonymous reporting system, “Say Something,” was implemented across the entirety of Henderson County this week. “Say Something” is a youth violence prevention program from Sandy Hook Promise...

Jerry Moore visits football team on Friday, Oct. 25

Jerry Moore, Appalachian State University’s former head football coach, visited the West Henderson football team on Friday, Oct. 25, at 12:30 p.m. to motivate the team before their home game against...

Slushies for sale at lunch

As of Sept. 30, West Henderson has started selling $1 slushies during lunch. Flavors for sale include blue raspberry and strawberry-kiwi, however, new flavors could be coming soon, such as sour apple, cherry...

Flu clinic to take place Oct. 17

The annual flu clinic at West Henderson will be held on Oct. 17 during third period and lunches in the new gym. “We pick a secure location in the school and have other nurses come from the health department...

Senior leads annual “See You at the Pole”

On Thursday, Sept. 26, the body of Christ at West Henderson united together to pray for the school and community through the international event “See You at the Pole.” "See You at the Pole" started in...

New safety doors bring learning curve, students say

Arriving at West Henderson High School for the first time this school year seemed like it would be the same as any other year. Seniors pulled into their new parking spots and walked up the senior steps for the...