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...

Tropical Storm Florence: what you need to know

The eye of former Hurricane Florence slammed into the coasts of North and South Carolina on Thursday, September 13, bringing massive flooding, storm surge and winds, and leaving coastal residents stranded on...

Meet new math teacher Molly Wright

Although math is currently the passion on which Molly Wright focuses, it hasn’t always been that way. Music was once her dream, and can still be seen in many of the things she does. Although it is less...

First week wrapped up well with Eagle defeat

The school bell rang out for the first time of the new school year at West Henderson on Monday August 27, 2018. Upperclassmen returned to their familiar halls and freshmen experiencing high school for the...

Meet new English teacher Amy Mildebrath

When walking into Amy Mildebrath's classroom, nothing seems to be out of the ordinary. There are a handful of desks scattered across the room, a podium from which she can present her daily lessons, and some...

Freshman orientation full of surprises

The class of 2022, accompanied by their parents, filled the gymnasium with nervous chatter as they awaited their first glimpse of their home for the next four years. The room was filled with the clicks of...