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...

2017 WBHS Homecoming Prep On Deck

2017 WBHS Homecoming Prep On Deck

Lauryn Azu
June 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Today and tomorrow only WBHS Leadership students will present their ideas for next year's Homecoming in Laker Commons. This year there are 17 potential Homecoming themes that WBHS students can vote on in the link sent to their student emails. "It really is student led! In student leadership we try...

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...

Iceland: A Trip Like No Other

Iceland: A Trip Like No Other

Emma Lundgren and Avani Samandur
June 7, 2017
Filed under Check It Out, Showcase, Student Life

Are you interested in going on a vacation like no other next spring break? If so, you should consider going on the Iceland trip. This trip will take place during spring break 2018 and around 30 students will be traveling to the magical country of Iceland. They will be abroad for six full days and pa...

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...

Girls Varsity Soccer Takes Big Win Against Walled Lake Central

Girls Varsity Soccer Takes Big Win Against Walled Lake Central

Ryan Horwitz and Deepa Jha
June 2, 2017
Filed under Check It Out, Showcase, Sports

The Girls Varsity soccer team has had a fair season and have had a solid post season run thus far. The Lakers won their most recent match against Walled Lake Central with a double overtime 3-2 victory. After a quiet first half of play, the Lakers were down one. They charged themselves up for an action...

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...

Class of 2017 Leaves 90s Themed Mural

Class of 2017 Leaves 90s Themed Mural

Deepa Jha
May 29, 2017
Filed under Senior Issue 2017, Showcase

As West Bloomfield High School nears the start of summer, Lakers have to say goodbye to the Class of 2017. In one way or another, however, every class at WBHS leaves a legacy. For the Class of 2017, they left behind a mural. As most were born in the year 1999, this class will be the last of the ...

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...

The Senior’s Last Day: Senior Barbecue

The Senior’s Last Day: Senior Barbecue

Melissa Strome
May 26, 2017
Filed under Senior Issue 2017, Showcase

Seniors had a barbecue hosted for them on their last day of high school. Hot dogs, hamburgers, smoothies, and cotton candy were all options for these graduating seniors as they leave the high school and begin their next journey.  Not all students will be attending college in the fall. Some students are ...

Detroit Water Ice @ Franklin Cider Mill Now Open

Detroit Water Ice @ Franklin Cider Mill Now Open

Lauryn Azu
May 25, 2017
Filed under Check It Out, Showcase

Attention WBHS students! Detroit Water Ice at Franklin Cider Mill is now open! On May 25 only, from 2pm-6pm all water ice will be free at the brand new location. Water ice, which is sort of like the frozen treat Italian ice, is smooth, cold, and comes in a variety of delicious flavors. It is a great...

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