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...

Meet new science teacher Tiffany Owens

In any other biology class at West Henderson High School, the only living creatures you’ll see are in the textbooks. That isn’t the case in Tiffany Owens’ class. Her classroom is home to not only a...

West Henderson Sports Schedule

Women’s Tennis   Date Opponent Location Score Aug 15 North Buncombe Away 2-7 L Aug 16 Hendersonville Home Aug 17 East Henderson Home Aug 22 TC Roberson Home 0-9 L Aug 23 Erwin Away 8-1...
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Gallery: West vs North Buncombe

A little rain couldn't the keep the Falcons from pulling out the win on Friday night. Though the game was initially delayed due to inclement weather, at approximately 8:45 the Falcons took the field and...

Success Stories; Former West athletes pursue dreams

Kevin Thomas Down 21-0 to Franklin at halftime on his senior night in 2010, former Falcon running back Kevin Thomas was determined to bring his team back. At halftime Coach Paul Whitaker provided both...

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...

Tough Crowd; Class sizes on the rise

Freshman Dalton Cole saw a sea of faces surrounding him. His earth and environmental science class was so large that there was not a desk left for him to sit in. Instead, he had to sit at one of the lab...