Summer soccer workouts go online

With spring sports being cancelled and school switching to online learning in March, many students have not been able to get the amount of exercise they need to stay in shape. To help with this issue, the...

Students celebrate Fourth of July amidst pandemic

The Fourth of July seemed to approach quickly this year, as March morphed into July with one fell swoop. While the holiday is typically a time for celebrating our nation, our families, our friends and the...

Coronavirus changes summer plans for students

COVID-19 has caused many new lifestyle changes, such as social distancing and schools closing, but the pandemic has also affected many students' plans for this coming summer. Many trips, summer camps, and...

Playing by the rules

On June 11, Henderson County Public Schools released Phase 1 of their plan for high school students to return to athletics on June 22. Athletes are required to follow a list of guidelines specific to their...

Luke Manuel as new principal at West

After 14 years of being a proud Falcon, Shannon Auten is leaving West Henderson High and serving as the new principal of Henderson County Early College and Henderson County Career Academy. She is to be...

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...