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Five Minutes of Fame

Kylie Harmala, Writer September 8, 2022

After two years of Covid-19, a new director, a lot of recruiting, late nights planning, learning new instruments, and a long summer of starting from scratch, our school’s marching band was finally able...

Compassion vs. Success

Kylie Harmala, Writer April 12, 2022

At what point does kindness and empathy become a greater motivator than fear? For decades, kids have spent countless hours in sports practices juxtaposed between building a positive bond with teammates...

A Whole Lot of Etudes and Minuets, Solo & Ensemble

A Whole Lot of Etudes and Minuets, Solo & Ensemble

Kylie Harmala, Writer February 8, 2022

Each year, countless high school musicians spend months perfecting a two-minute piece of music. In solos and small ensembles, they will perform for judges at a ‘Solo and Ensemble’ competition hoping...

How to vote

How to vote

Lea McDaniell, Writer March 5, 2020

STEPS FOR VOTER REGIST-RATION step one- you must meet all of these requirements A U.S CitizenA Michigan CitizenAt least at 18 STEP TWO- Fill out an application at any one of these locations Your...

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A Disgusting History

Sarah Long, Writer January 30, 2020

A Disgusting History Sarah Long Harvey Weinstein Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons    Harvey Weinstein’s trial began on Jan. 6, 2020 in New York City, the trial...

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Officially Impeached

Sydney MacNaughton, Writer January 14, 2020

The House voted on Dec. 18 to officially impeach the 45th president of the United States following the bombshell testimonies of several influential political figures in a series of hearings before the...

Maria Yovanovitch testifying before U.S. Congress. Photo courtesy of Business Insider.

The Testimonies that Led to Trump’s Impeachment

Sydney MacNaughton, Writer December 2, 2019

In the last three weeks, the world has seen testimony from top diplomat to Ukraine William Taylor, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian affairs George Kent, and former Ukraine...

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WBHS Robotics Team Places First in OCCRA

Sarah Long, Writer November 26, 2019

The West Bloomfield robotics team, The Atomigators, received first place in an Oakland County competition on Nov. 23 at Walled Lake Western High School. The team received the 2019 OCCRA (Oakland County...

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Impending Impeachment or Pointless Investigation?

Sydney MacNaughton, Contributor October 29, 2019

President Donald Trump is up against an impeachment inquiry, announced in a press conference by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, on Tuesday, Sept. 24. The reasons behind her decision to take political...

Student Spotlight: Michelle Varshavskiy

Student Spotlight: Michelle Varshavskiy

Sarah Long, Contributor October 29, 2019

Michelle Varshavskiy, 16, is a West Bloomfield High School senior who maintains a 4.4 GPA while participating in her sport of choice, Rhythmic Gymnastics. As a senior, Varshavskiy is planning her future...

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SPOTLIGHT: Clarence King — Future Policeman

Sydney MacNaughton September 26, 2019

Clarence King, 15, is a West Bloomfield High School student who stands out from his peers by taking part in a program called Police Explorers. While he is only a sophomore, King has a vision for his future:...

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The Couples Are Finally in Paradise

Ozi Ndukwe September 23, 2019

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, Bachelor In Paradise aired their groundbreaking sixth season finale. The three couples; Hannah and Dylan, Demi and Kristian, and Chris and Katie got engaged on the beautiful beach....

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