West students receiving Google accounts

All students at West have recently been assigned school-based Google accounts that include an email address. The program offers a variety of new tools that will enhance a student’s experience in the...

Senior forgoes football to pursue career in ministry

Sweat dripped from senior Cody Jackson’s face and adrenaline pulsed through his veins after he scored the winning touchdown of West’s first playoff game of the season on Nov 14. Fans and teammates cheered...

West to graduate 236

The 236 members of the Class of 2015 will receive diplomas at 7:30 p.m. on June 12 in Johnson Stadium, weather permitting. The ceremony will be moved to the new gym in the event of inclement...

Pro/Con: Are police going to far?

Pro: Police are going to far Unarmed 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell was walking toward the police with his hands up when he was shot and killed by Charlotte police officer, Randall Kerrick, on Sept. 14,...

Wingspan’s 2015 Guide to Prom

Women's Prom style guide  Prom is the long-awaited celebration where upperclassmen spiff up for one of the most memorable nights of their high school career. It’s a big deal, at least to them,  and...

In Flight; April 13-17

Presidential Parade Four 2016 presidential candidates have officially claimed their spots in the race as of this week. Hillary Clinton, former first lady and secretary of state under President Barack Obama,...

Junior class presents 2015 prom

West’s 2015 prom will be held on Saturday, May 9, at the Crest Center Pavilion in Asheville from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The theme for Prom 2015 is "Tomorrow Never Dies." The theme is based on a popular James...

Rate of teenage e-cigarette use rises

English teacher Teresa Davis passed back graded papers to her junior English students.  She noticed an odd fruity scent wafting through her classroom, but she didn’t think much of it. A student sat in the...

Auditorium undergoes renovations

  Students and community members attending concerts and shows in the West auditorium will be “sitting pretty” this fall after construction workers recently completed the installation of new...