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...

Bojangles’ coming to local community

     Red and yellow Bojangles’ cups and bags have been a common sight around campus since the famous chicken and biscuits restaurant brought “Bo Time” to the Naples area more than five years ago....

Staff assisting with Party Rock wildfire

While most students at West and residents in the area have heard about the wildfires burning in 20 locations across Western North Carolina, two members of West’s staff have been directly involved with...

Home sweet home

Former high school basketball standout returns to alma mater. With 1,782 career points on the basketball court, Joey Bryson left West in 1995 as the school’s all-time leading scorer. This year, 21 years...

Lady falcons earn national top 25 ranking

Wins over this past season have added up to 24 as West’s varsity volleyball team went undefeated for the regular season and ranked first in the Western North Carolina Athletic Conference. The team’s...

West crowns homecoming queen

https://wingspanonline.smugmug.com/Homecoming-Court/   Senior Anna Morrison was crowned homecoming queen during the halftime ceremony of last Friday night’s game against Pisgah. “It felt really...

Social media threat prompts evacuation

At 8:45 Thursday morning, first period classes were evacuated from the building to the football stadium after authorities were notified of a social media bomb threat. The Henderson County Sheriff’s...

Senior Baseball Player Commits to Anderson

Senior baseball player Will Lindsey verbally committed to play his collegiate level baseball at Anderson University in South Carolina on Sept. 26. He will officially sign to be an Anderson Trojan utility...

Homecoming Week set for Oct. 3-8

West students and alumni will celebrate Homecoming Week, including the annual kick-off assembly, spirit days, pep rally, halftime crowning ceremony and dance, Oct. 3-8. “Homecoming week is all about showing...

Volleyball Starts Season with 14 Game Win Streak

Tied at two sets apiece, West and Brevard were locked in an early-season conference battle. The teams were headed to a fifth and decisive set. The Lady Blue Devils posed some of the toughest competition of...