Students return to school full time

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this school year has been anything but typical. Throughout the course of the year, much that affects students has been a topic of debate between students, teachers, parents,...

Juniors to take ACT Tuesday

On March 9, just as many high schoolers have done since 1959, juniors at West Henderson will take the ACT this year. However, not unlike many other typicalities of high school, the testing plan looks a bit...

Pandemic brings changes to exam week

While final exams typically include four grade levels of students frantically rushing through the hallways of West Henderson, this year’s - much like everything else - are very different. Instead of every...

Review: “The Queen’s Gambit”

I typically find myself resisting television dramas, especially ones focused around games like chess, and which have been described by other reviewers using the words ‘trauma,’ ‘obsession,’ and...

Blue light glasses popular with students

As the coronavirus pandemic stretches on, and millions of Americans work and attend school from home, blue light glasses are quickly growing in popularity. The glasses block a blue-colored, high energy ray of...

Margaret-Ann Littauer elected student body president

In the midst of a global pandemic and a historic presidential election, could you see yourself making your top priority to improve your school by running for the biggest student-held office? If you can’t,...

Students to return to school under Plan B

After an extended meeting on Sept. 8, the Henderson County School Board voted to let students return to school on a limited schedule. Plan B would allow students in grades 3-12 to attend in-person classes on a...

Students start school year virtually

When the first day of school comes around each year, most American students typically prep themselves by picking out their favorite outfit and putting together their bookbags for the next morning. This year,...

Online AP exams challenge students

In a typical school year, AP students study hard in their courses to prepare themselves for their exams in May. However, the 2019-2020 school year was anything but typical. At West, students either take their...

Students celebrate Fourth of July amidst pandemic

The Fourth of July seemed to approach quickly this year, as March morphed into July with one fell swoop. While the holiday is typically a time for celebrating our nation, our families, our friends and the...