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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 local Secretary of State branch officeYour local county, city, or township clerk's officeOffices of several state agencies, like the Department of Health and Human Services...

A Disgusting History

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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 will determine the credibility of rape and sexual harassment allegations as well as the character of ...

Officially Impeached

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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 House of Representatives, The charges brought against President Trump are abuse of power and obstruc...

The Testimonies that Led to Trump’s Impeachment

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

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 ambassador and US Ambassador to the European Union Maria Yovanovitch. All three have provided perso...

WBHS Robotics Team Places First in OCCRA

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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 Competitive Robotics Association) Championship award. Participating students build and control 120 ...

Impending Impeachment or Pointless Investigation?

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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 action against the president were his betrayal of the Constitution. She said he used the office for...

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 which most likely consists of this sport. Rhythmic gymnastics is a sport that combines ballet, gymnastics,...

SPOTLIGHT: Clarence King — Future Policeman

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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: a badge and a blue uniform.  Police Explorers is short for Law Enforcement Exploring. This na...

The Couples Are Finally in Paradise

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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. Everybody had an opinion when it came to the couples. The show was trending all over Twitter with a...

Spotlight on: Kyla Cristopher-Moody

Spotlight on: Kyla Cristopher-Moody

Jasmin Lee, Writer

November 13, 2018

 KYLA CHRISTOPHER-MOODY sprinted into 2nd place at the Cross Country State Championship. This competition was held at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. This was her 8th State Competition and she is excited to see what the future holds as she heads off to college next year. ...

WB Swim Glides into Finals

Left to Right: Ashley Krauthamer, Alexis Nyquist, Shayna Zieman, Coach Fraylick (Divers and Diving Coach)

Jasmin Lee, Writer

November 13, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD Girls Swim and Dive took 3rd place at League Finals. At Royal Oak High School, more than half of the Girls Swim and Dive Team placed in the top 16 of their individual events and relays. Mattie Smith qualified for States in the 100 Breaststroke. She will be swimming at the State Meet o...

Breakfast on the Go

Breakfast on the Go

Ashley Allen and Ilana Schwartz

November 13, 2018

High school students are often up before the sun, with West Bloomfield High School being no exception. Not only are students getting up before six in the morning, but they also spend the entire night before finishing their homework. This rough sleep schedule leads to rushed mornings. Students wake up l...

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