Students notice benefits of senior projects

The senior project: It’s something that every student at West hears about at the start of their freshman year. It is a graduation requirement; every student completes one major project during their senior...

Students, teachers set 2019 resolutions

It’s the time of year when holiday decorations are coming down, social media users are posting recaps of their year, “New year, new me” posts are running rampant, and detox teas are spamming feeds on...

AirPods becoming popular among students

Apple has made the ultimate wireless earbuds: AirPods. Every headphone company makes wireless headphones of some sort, so many people have been questioning what makes them so special. “I’ve seen a lot of...

West grad runs for NC Senate seat

Sam Searcy walked the hall of West Henderson High School with a stack of campaign posters stuck awkwardly beneath his arm. After being elected student body president of the 1994-95 school year, he would...

New school buses include seat belts

Recently, in the state of North Carolina, there has been a push to put seat belts on buses. The implementation seems imminent, as Transylvania and Henderson Counties have already began to switch to the new...

HCPS calls for two-hour delay, then cancels school

Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7:25 a.m., when many students were either already on the bus or preparing to leave for school, Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) called for a two-hour delay. Buses had already gone on...

Junior recounts experiences at Music Midtown

Atlanta, Georgia was overflowing with music fans from across the country on September 15 and 16. Atlanta hosted Music Midtown, a music festival at which artists such as Post Malone, Kendrick Lamar and Billie...

Teacher co-hosts radio talk show

Monday nights on the WPTL Real Country station, EC (exceptional children) teacher Mike Matthews takes the mic to co-host a radio talk show called The Locker Room Sports Show. Matthews says that the radio show...