Pride Parade Kicks off LGBTQ Pride Month!

Deepa Jha, Contributor
June 15, 2017
Filed under Check It Out, News, Uncategorized

The world can be a crazy and hateful place to those who are what society deems “different”. Anyone can see that someone who is a part of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning) can go through a lot of hate for wanting to express who they are. With the White House rolling b...

A New Day, A New Executive Front for NHS

A New Day, A New Executive Front for NHS

Ari Felhandler and Lauryn Azu
June 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Thursday, June 1 marked the start of a new era for the National Honor Society (NHS) at West Bloomfield High School (WBHS). WBHS’ most dedicated and academically prioritized student gathered to elect their executive board for the 2017-2018 school year.   The overwhelming enthusiasm was clearly evid...

EARTH Club Fundraiser!

EARTH Club Fundraiser!

Avani Samandur
June 8, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The EARTH Club is having a fundraiser at the Lodge for the last time this year! The purpose of this fundraiser is to help power the school 100% through solar energy, and to reduce the school’s carbon emissions by 25 tons per year. EARTH Club member Zoe Odueso says that, “People should go to T...

WBHS Will See New Changes Along with A New Year

WBHS Will See New Changes Along with A New Year

Deepa Jha and Jo Fogarasi
June 8, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Stories, Student Life

This spring a bond passed that gave West Bloomfield High School enough money to have some renovations done. But what will be done by the time students arrive in the fall? Spectrum staff reached out to Patrick Watson, the principal of WBHS, and asked him about next year's biggest changes. One of the...

High School Hoax?

High School Hoax?

Lauryn Azu
June 6, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

A  far-fetched tweet created by a recent WBHS graduate swept student Twitter feeds this Tuesday morning. Pictured above, the direct message displayed that Watson said if the tweet received 2,000 retweets, that school would end 3 days early. Of course, ending school early would raise all types of proble...

WBHS Orchestra Seniors Leave on a High Note

WBHS Orchestra Seniors Leave on a High Note

Ryan Horwitz and Avani Samandur
May 30, 2017
Filed under Check It Out, News

Orchestra played their final set in the Coda concert on May 25 at West Bloomfield High School. This final coda concert was the final of two concerts of the year. First year WBHS orchestra member Vidhi Pandya commented, "I'd say my favorite part was a,l the cheering and support everyone showed for...

New Schedule for the 2017-2018 School Year

New Schedule for the 2017-2018 School Year

Lauryn Azu and Emma Lundgren
May 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Next year the WBHS schedule will be getting a few subtle changes. Marathon days will take place on Fridays instead of Mondays and there will be no more Late Start Wednesdays. Instead, we will have half-days on Fridays. Spectrum chatted with Principal Watson about the new change. According to Watson,  “W...

HOSA Excels At States

HOSA Excels At States

Avani Samandur
May 26, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

From April 27-28, 2017, West Bloomfield High School HOSA students competed at the State Leadership Conference located at the Grand Traverse Resort in Traverse City. Students participating in the conference included Jacob Allen, Mikayla Araquil, Rachel Arkin, Nicole Bakkal, Ishan Biswas, Claire Che...

West Bloomfield High School DECA Chapter Earns Highest Honors at DECA International Career Development Conference

West Bloomfield High School DECA Chapter Earns Highest Honors at DECA International Career Development Conference

Ms. Julie Zalla, Ari Felhandler, and Lauryn Azu
May 18, 2017
Filed under Check It Out, News, Student Life

West Bloomfield High School (WBHS) – April 25-30, 2017. A record number of 34 students from the West Bloomfield High School (WBHS) DECA chapter traveled to Anaheim, California to attend the 71st annual DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC). Every year, DECA students from all over the w...

Student Government Election Results Are In!

Student Government Election Results Are In!

Deepa Jha
May 15, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Stories, Student Life

The students at West Bloomfield High School recently had their elections for their respective class representatives in student government. The student body votes on their representatives twice in freshman year, and then once a year for sophomore and junior grades. The freshmen who won were: Dhiya...

Students Honored at West Bloomfield Youth Assistance Recognition Ceremony

Students Honored at West Bloomfield Youth Assistance Recognition Ceremony

Ryan Horwitz and Ben Goldman
May 5, 2017
Filed under Check It Out, News, Showcase

On May 3rd many West Bloomfield School district students were recognized for demonstrating excellence in the West Bloomfield community at the 21st Annual Youth Recognition Awards. Among the students recognized were students of all ages, ranging from young elementary schoolers to high school seniors...

They Said Yes! WBSD Bond Passes

They Said Yes! WBSD Bond Passes

Emma Lundgren, Jo Fogarasi, and Madison Ruiz
May 3, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Yesterday May 2nd 4,835 West Bloomfield residents voted on whether to pass the new West Bloomfield School District Bond. It was voted ‘yes’ by 3,321 residents and ‘no’ by 1,514 residents, thus passing the $120 million proposal. What will this bond do for the future of West Bloomfield schools? If ...

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