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...

Juniors tour college early, discuss benefits

With the upcoming school year quickly approaching, junior Maci Clark boarded the bus that would mark the start of the exciting yet stressful college preparations that the last two years of high school...

Meet new science teacher Tiffany Owens

In any other biology class at West Henderson High School, the only living creatures you’ll see are in the textbooks. That isn’t the case in Tiffany Owens’ class. Her classroom is home to not only a...