Full time virtual student reflects on school year

Following the transition to Plan A in the Henderson County Public School system, some West Henderson students have chosen to remain fully virtual. In acts of selflessness and love for their families, these...

Should athletes wear masks while playing?

Ever since the start of this pandemic there has been one question on athletes and fans minds: what about school sports? As selfish as that might sound, it was a genuine question. I remember being at the last...

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,...

Falcons kick off football season

West Henderson football began their official season this past Monday, Feb. 8. The Falcons are looking for another successful year despite their season getting pushed back.Their schedule begins with a scrimmage...

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...

Students celebrate Thanksgiving during pandemic

Thanksgiving this year will be different due to the fact that a global pandemic is currently happening. It may be difficult to celebrate a holiday revolving around large gatherings with all of the safety...

West teachers adjust to virtual learning

In the wake of Covid-19, there’s no question that major adjustments are affecting all aspects of life. Masks are becoming items that many people cannot leave the house without, six feet is becoming a...

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...

Cross country runners face workout restrictions

Jogging up the trail, the boy’s face lit up with a smile. This was the first time he had laid eyes on his teammates in months. Although their faces were covered up by masks, he knew they were beaming back at...