New freshman mentor program a success, students say

Hundreds of members of the new freshman class gathered in the West Henderson gymnasium for orientation on Aug. 22. Filled with nerves and excitement, the newcomers were welcomed by the friendly faces of...

Teacher appreciation match inspires wrestlers

As he walked under the spotlight, junior Jackson Chandler saw his favorite teacher, Rebecca Hanson, sitting beside his coaches on the bench. He knew that she was there to support him no matter the outcome of...

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...

School year extended to accommodate for snow

Due to the week off of school caused by Winter Storm Diego, the school year was extended by a week and exams were moved to the week of Monday, Jan. 21. Many teachers said they were happy that the exams were...

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...

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...