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...

Review: The Princess Switch

With the holiday season approaching quickly and new films as well as classics taking over TV and streaming networks, a recent addition to Netflix has been all the buzz. “The Princess Switch,” starring...

Online SAT opportunity offered for upperclassmen

The College Board has selected West Henderson to participate in a research study about the implications of taking the SAT digitally, which will take place sometime this school year free of charge. To sign up...

Code yellow lockdown initiated at West

West Henderson High School went under a code yellow lockdown on Thursday, Oct. 18 after a resident of a nearby neighborhood called to report a bear sighting. The resident notified the school’s front desk...

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...

Haywood Road traffic mystery solved

Low chatter rumbled through the halls as a crowd of students surrounded the entrance to the classroom of Spanish teacher Melissa Hannah. It was a Tuesday morning, and the collective feeling of dread caused by...