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WBHS Drama Department holds fall play auditions

WBHS Drama Department holds fall play auditions

Deepa Jha

September 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Left stage! Action! Curtain call! The West Bloomfield High School will be holding auditions for the play Our Town on Tuesday, September 19, in the auditorium after school.   Students will have to prepare a one minute monologue and complete the registration packet. Once a student is selected, practices ...

WBHS introduces Fine Arts Scholar Breakfast

WBHS introduces Fine Arts Scholar Breakfast

Madelyn Chau and Jo Fogarasi

September 13, 2017


Filed under Check It Out, News, Showcase, Student Life

This year will be the beginning of many progressions in the fine arts department. Recently, the newly formed Fine Arts Student Action Committee has decided that at the close of the 2017-2018 school year will be West Bloomfield High School’s first ever Fine Arts Scholar Breakfast. Besides adding a Fin...

WBHS updates tardy policy

WBHS updates tardy policy

Deepa Jha and Tim Webster

September 12, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

 West Bloomfield High School has changed the  consequences regarding the tardy policy for the 2017-2018 school year. The new policy states that the third unexcused tardy will result in an afterschool detention on either a Tuesday or Thursday. Previously, the consequence of a third unexcused tardy woul...

WB Bands hosts annual MCBA Field Day

WB Bands hosts annual MCBA Field Day

Lauryn Azu and Janelle Karana

September 12, 2017


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West Bloomfield Bands hosted  the Michigan Competing Band Association (MCBA) Field Day this Saturday, September 9 at the newly renovated football stadium to perform this year’s show, titled “Spotlight.” Fellow MCBA Flight I Bands from  South Lyon, Linden, Clio, Livonia Franklin, Lakeland, and...

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


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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


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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...

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