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L-Girls Take on Powderpuff

L-Girls Take on Powderpuff

Jenna Anderson, Writer

October 5, 2018

On Wednesday, October 3, the L-girls took the football field. After two, competitive, 20 minute halves between the juniors and seniors, the juniors won this year’s Powderpuff game with a score of 18 - 6. During the first half, Chloe Barnthouse, the quarterback for the juniors, scored 2 touchdowns...

A Guide to Homecoming

The student section at a Laker football game.
credit to: @wbhs.leadership

October 5, 2018

I’m sure all of us can agree that Homecoming is without a doubt one of the most hectic times of the school year. Which is why I see that it’s only fit to lay out all the guidelines, rules, and regulations to make sure that everyone has the best Homecoming experience possible. The first step to mak...

Macbeth, Macbeth

Macbeth, Macbeth

Janelle Karana, Writer

September 27, 2018

Macbeth has just been announced as the 2018-2019 school year fall play. The auditions were held after school on Tuesday, September 18th. To audition, a 45 to 60 second monologue from another Shakespeare play was required. After auditions, the email regarding information for callbacks were sent out. Th...

The Great Schedule Debate

The Great Schedule Debate

Parker Semanson, Contributor

September 27, 2018

Last year, West Bloomfield High School switched marathon days from Monday to Friday. The freshman weren’t the only ones adjusting to a new change of pace, the sophomores, juniors, and seniors also had to get used to a new schedule. When you stick to the same schedule for so long, it feels weird to ...

New Mosaic Motivates WB

The new mosaic of WBHS.

Jenna Anderson, Writer

September 26, 2018

As students walked through the front doors on the first day of school, they noticed a new piece of artwork. Over the summer, a mosaic was created specifically for West Bloomfield High School and hung on the wall in the atrium. Jennifer Rosenwasser, the teacher in charge of the project, said, “The hope i...

New Clubs in Laker Nation

credit to: MI Headlines

Ilana Schwartz and Ashley Allen

September 20, 2018

This school year at West Bloomfield, there are many new clubs available for students to join. There is a club for everyone, you just have to find the perfect one that fits you! Wanna get connected with the other Jewish students here at West Bloomfield? Join Jewish Club. This club was formed last y...

Equestrian Team Gallops to 3rd Place

Team members Alana Quirindongo (left) and Aanya Belsare (right)

Jenna Anderson, Writer

September 19, 2018

On Saturday, the 15, the coed West Bloomfield Varsity Equestrian Team saddled up for their final meet of the season. After participating in the competition, the seven riders finished 3rd in their division of District 1! Aanya Belsare, a junior and member of the team, said: “I’m really proud ...

WBHS Robotics Gearing Up for New Season

WB Robotics Team

Jasmin Lee, Writer

September 19, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD ROBOTICS starts off the year with the introduction of a new game at the Oakland Schools Conference Center. OCCRA (Oakland County Competitive Robotics Association) is a program supported by the OSEF (Oakland Schools Education Foundation) that encourages students to participate in STEM...

WBHS Swim Team Blows Royal Oak Out of Water

WBHS Swim Team Blows Royal Oak Out of Water

Jasmin Lee, Writer

September 19, 2018

The second home meet win in a row from the Lady Lakers Swim and Dive team against Royal Oak occurred on Thursday, September 13th. West Bloomfield has swam against Royal Oak before, but this is the first time they have won a meet against them. Also, since Royal Oak is in the same league, WB is one step...

The Bloomfields Battle It Out

WBHS takes on BHHS.

Parker Semanson, Writer

September 18, 2018

Lakers go all out when it comes to supporting our football team. Every game, we dress up according to a chosen theme. We come ready to yell all of our signature chants. On September 14, the Lakers traveled to the home of the Blackhawks, decked out in all black. BHHS wanted to show us up as best ...

What Made You a Reader?

What Made You a Reader?

Jo Fogarasi

September 16, 2018

It’s 7pm, and you’re in bed, cuddled up with your parents, reading your favorite fairy tale for the third time. Or maybe it’s the fourth grade, and you’re sitting at your desk, about to begin the best series you’ve ever read. It could even be Friday night, and you’ve been waiting in line f...

WBHS’ Grand Opening for Open-House

Mr. Patrick Watson cutting the ribbon.

Deepa Jha, Editor

September 14, 2018

Anyone would tell you that putting a ribbon on something, makes it infinitely better. West Bloomfield High School had the same idea by doing a grand reveal of the new school. Parents, students, and faculty all gathered on the evening of September 12 to witness the ribbon cutting of the new school. The ...

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