Playing by the rules

On June 11, Henderson County Public Schools released Phase 1 of their plan for high school students to return to athletics on June 22. Athletes are required to follow a list of guidelines specific to their...

Luke Manuel as new principal at West

After 14 years of being a proud Falcon, Shannon Auten is leaving West Henderson High and serving as the new principal of Henderson County Early College and Henderson County Career Academy. She is to be...

Science Olympiad places 2nd at regionals

West Henderson’s Science Olympiad club came in 2nd place in their regional competition last weekend, on Saturday, Feb. 22 at UNC Asheville. “I just think you get to feel super proud of yourself after...

Valentine’s Day: a consumer trap

First introduced in the year 496, Valentine’s Day is meant to be a celebration of romantic love and admiration. Every year on Feb. 14, people send candy, flowers, and gifts to their partners, friends and...

Review: “You”

After a widely successful first season, the Netflix original series “You” released a second season on Dec. 26, 2019. The series follows an intelligent, charming young man named Joe who becomes obsessed...

13 best spooky movies

Spooky season is upon us, and what better way to spend these long nights than to submerge yourself in the terrifying world of scary movies? To best prepare you for your movie nights this season, here is our...

Area 51 memes provoke questions from students

In June, college student Matty Roberts created a Facebook event tited ‘Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,’ listed to take place on Sept. 20. While the event was supposedly a joke, the extensive...

Office wall to be installed over weekend

School safety has become an increasingly significant issue across the nation. Although statistics from the K-12 School Shooting Database show that a school will most likely never experience a shooting,...

West’s GSA reformed

For the first time in years, students and faculty at West Henderson High School have formed a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), with the intention to create a safe space for LGBTQ students across the school....