Shutdown continues

The third government shutdown in the era of Donald Trump began at midnight, Eastern time, on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. A government shutdown occurs when Congress refuses to pass, or the president refuses to...

First winter formal to be held soon

On Jan. 26 at Kenmure Country Club from 7 to 11 p.m., West Henderson will be hosting its first ever winter formal, called “Winter Wonderland.” The dance will have a semi-formal dress code and is being led...

Roof construction to be completed soon

Construction workers began working on the roof of West Henderson High School on Nov. 28, 2018 in an attempt to replace rusted vents, insulation boards, metal fascia trim and the waterproof membrane. Areas on...

Government shutdown affects locals

Friday Dec. 21, 2018, a government shutdown was put into place. Due to political parties being unable to reach an agreement on funding for the border wall, President Donald Trump called for a government...

School year extended to accommodate for snow

Due to the week off of school caused by Winter Storm Diego, the school year was extended by a week and exams were moved to the week of Monday, Jan. 21. Many teachers said they were happy that the exams were...

Flood waters affect locals, break record

The record for most rainfall in a year in Henderson County was broken over winter break in 2018, and the high water levels have caused numerous road closures. While it can be tempting for drivers to ignore...

Winter Storm Diego brings 5-day cancellation to HCPS

When many North Carolina residents think of the word “snowstorm,” the first thing that comes to their minds is the cataclysmic event that hit them 25 years ago. The Great Blizzard of 1993, or the ‘93...

Accident in front of school cause of traffic

On Friday, Dec. 7, a car crash in front of the entrance to West caused major backups on both sides of Highway 191. Nine out of 75 teachers were late to school, and many teachers had only a few students present...