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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...

Laker Nation: Back in Formation

Laker Nation: Back in Formation

Ari Felhander and Vaibhav Velagapudi

September 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

WEST BLOOMFIELD- Laker football, once ranked within the top 3 of the state, fell objectively short of their pre-season expectations. However, after two weeks of lackluster play and two subsequent heart wrenching losses, the squad finally put together a successful, plausible challenge against the rivaled L...

WBHS Students Missing Summer

WBHS Students Missing Summer

Sarah Durack and Madelyn Chau

September 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On a grueling third day of school, students of West Bloomfield High School are already feeling withdrawals from their summer activities. For these students, summertime has ended, but the memories will last forever! Reporters Sarah Durack and Madelyn Chau took the time to ask a couple students to sha...

A Successful Summer for Film

A Successful Summer for Film

Eitan Shere and Vaibhav Velagapudi

September 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

This past summer was a gold mine for successful films. Moviegoers were presented with an incredible variety of stories, from a deadly war for survival between an army of humans and a group of intelligent apes (War for the Planet of the Apes), to a pair of pranksters who hypnotize their principal into ...

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...

2017 WBHS Homecoming Prep On Deck

2017 WBHS Homecoming Prep On Deck

Lauryn Azu

June 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Today and tomorrow only WBHS Leadership students will present their ideas for next year's Homecoming in Laker Commons. This year there are 17 potential Homecoming themes that WBHS students can vote on in the link sent to their student emails. "It really is student led! In student leadership we try...

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...

Iceland: A Trip Like No Other

Iceland: A Trip Like No Other

Emma Lundgren and Avani Samandur

June 7, 2017


Filed under Check It Out, Showcase, Student Life

Are you interested in going on a vacation like no other next spring break? If so, you should consider going on the Iceland trip. This trip will take place during spring break 2018 and around 30 students will be traveling to the magical country of Iceland. They will be abroad for six full days and pa...

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