WBHS Bands Dominate at State Competition

WBHS Bands Dominate at State Competition

Vaibhav Velagapudi

April 20, 2018


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The West Bloomfield Bands took their talents to Saginaw for the MCGC State Finals on Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8, performing outstandingly and placing within the top five of four events. The teams, including Percussion, Varsity and JV Winter Guard, and Winter Winds, are led by directors Ch...

Spring Fashion Show returns after a five-year hiatus

Spring Fashion Show returns after a five-year hiatus

Lauryn Azu and Ari Felhandler

March 29, 2018


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After a five-year hiatus, WBHS Fashion Club members and Fashion Merchandising class students put on the 2018 Spring Fashion Show this past Tuesday, March 27 in the auditorium. Students collaborated to showcase loaned apparel from various retailers including Men’s Wearhouse, Nojo Kicks, Hermz, DDMine, Glam...

WBHS HOSA Competes at States

WBHS HOSA Competes at States

Deepa Jha

March 29, 2018


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The Health Sciences Club (HOSA) had an event filled weekend at the state competition. The students who qualified went to the Grand Amway Plaza in Grand Rapids, where the competition was held. The students left for the event before school started last Thursday. They spent the weekend at the Plaza, leavi...

Toys R Us To Close Down For Good

Toys R Us To Close Down For Good

Eitan Shere

March 29, 2018


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Toys R Us has announced that it will shut down all of its 735 stores in the United States. After seventy years in business, the superstore chain has been financially suffering the past few years. Their struggle was made public in September of 2017 when they filed for bankruptcy. In January, it was announced...

WBHS ICenter temporarily closing

WBHS ICenter temporarily closing

Jo Fogarasi

March 28, 2018


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The WBHS Icenter will be closed for the remainder of the year beginning the week of April 23,  due to the start of construction. Although there were just changes made with furniture, there will be new additions such as: new carpet, paint, lighting, study rooms, a circulation desk, a project lab, and a...

WBHS Theatre prepares for spring musical

WBHS Theatre prepares for spring musical

Janelle Karana

March 13, 2018


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It’s almost showtime! This year's spring show at West Bloomfield High School is Hairspray. Auditions were held on Wednesday, February 26 and Thursday, February 27 in the choir room and in the orchestra room. Some students had been anxious for the day to come and and others were pleased to be show...

The Generation Without Guns: WBHS students plan to make a stand against gun violence

The Generation Without Guns: WBHS students plan to make a stand against gun violence

Lauryn Azu

March 11, 2018


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Parkland. What was once another name in the extensive list of senseless tragedies within schools has now inspired a tidal wave of student protest and action. The student leaders from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have risen as major voices in the national effort to end gun violence in America....

Author and alumna Alexa Randolph visits WBHS

Author and alumna Alexa Randolph visits WBHS

Vaibhav Velagapudi

February 20, 2018


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WBHS alumna Alexa Randolph paid a visit to Mr. Stephen Toy’s Points of View classes on Tuesday, February 13, providing insight on her recently published debut novel while also answering questions about the writing process and her college experience. After graduating from WBHS in 2012, Randolph...

Varsity Cheer is Jumping for Joy for Ride to Districts

Varsity Cheer is Jumping for Joy for Ride to Districts

Deepa Jha

February 14, 2018


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Oftentimes, the ladies on the sidelines cheering for our sports teams are taken for granted. But as of Saturday, February 10, the Varsity Cheer team at West Bloomfield High School qualified for their Districts competition, and need us to cheer for them! The meet was held at Lakeland High School an...

WBHS MIFA Places First At Regionals

WBHS MIFA Places First At Regionals

Lauryn Azu and Madelyn Chau

February 14, 2018


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The Michigan Interscholastic Forensic Association (MIFA) team of WBHS has earned the first place title at the annual Regional Competition last weekend for their performance of The Diary of Anne Frank. Now they are on their way to the MIFA State Festival at Chelsea High School this upcoming weekend,...

AAA Debuts Black History Month at WBHS

AAA Debuts Black History Month at WBHS

Jo Fogarasi

February 8, 2018


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On February 1, West Bloomfield High School’s African American Awareness Club presented a “Rise Up” assembly in order to kickoff Black History Month. The student organization invited Carolyn Clifford, from WXYZ News, to come and tell her story. As well as sharing a part of her life, Clifford di...

WBEF Presents Grants to Teachers

WBEF Presents Grants to Teachers

Deepa Jha and Jo Fogarasi

January 22, 2018


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New year, new things! As West Bloomfield High School heads into 2018, teachers were excited to receive grants for various supplies and programs. In total, the district was awarded $22, 445 from the WBEF (West Bloomfield Education Foundation). WBHS was awarded 8 grants. A grant worth $1, 500 was give...

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