West participates in holiday spirit week

This week at West is holiday spirit week. Students can dress up to show some spirit for the upcoming holiday season. The winter themes for each day are as follows: Monday and Tuesday are Tacky Winter Wear,...

County provides students with Chromebook cases

Following students returning to school in person under Plan-B, it was announced on Oct. 14 that carrying cases for Chromebooks would be available for students.  Students returning to school have been given...

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...

Sophomore wins MVP of swim conference meet

On Saturday, Jan. 18 the West Henderson swim team let out a roar of applause for sophomore Ava Kilpatrick as she won MVP of the Western Mountain 3A conference swim meet. The meet took place at the Buncombe...

Jerry Moore visits football team on Friday, Oct. 25

Jerry Moore, Appalachian State University’s former head football coach, visited the West Henderson football team on Friday, Oct. 25, at 12:30 p.m. to motivate the team before their home game against...

Review: Latin Flame

Latin Flame, situated in Horse Shoe Plaza, provides an affordable and unique dining experience for nearby residents. The Mexican and South American inspired restaurant is open all days of the week except for...

Junior qualifies for regional tennis tournament

Junior Kiki Still represented West Henderson and won the singles title in the Girl’s Tennis Tournament and Regional Qualifier that took place on Oct. 9 and 10. She competed against various players from Enka,...

Review: IHOP’s Addams Family menu

The Addams Family has always been known for being a little weird. Now IHOP is bringing that weirdness to their menu. With a twist to the classic buttermilk pancakes, a spicy new omelette, hot chocolate and a...

Tall Girl: the worst movie Netflix has released yet

Netflix has been pumping out original films in an attempt to make up for the removal of Disney productions, following the creation of the new streaming service Disney Plus. With the rapid release of these...

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...