Officially Impeached

Officially Impeached

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...

Uber and Hyundai Take to the Skies with the New Air Taxi

Uber and Hyundai Take to the Skies with the New Air Taxi

Isaac Mintz

January 14, 2020

The Consumer Electronic Show, also known as CES, has set precedent for wowing consumers and techies alike. This year's annual Vegas show, Hyundai and Uber announced a partnership to produce an all-electric air taxi. The taxi, named the SA-1, should be expected in 2023 and will hit metropolitan regions...

Iran Retaliates for the Death of Soleimani

Iran Retaliates for the Death of Soleimani

Isaac Mintz

January 14, 2020

After an airstrike on Maj. Gen. Quassem Soleimani, the Iranian Republic announced they would begin their response to the assasination on Wednesday, Jan. 8. That same day, Iran launched missile strikes against Iraqi military bases in Al Asad and Erbil, said the Pentagon. The Al Asad bases house 1500 tr...

The Testimonies that Led to Trump’s Impeachment

The Testimonies that Led to Trump’s Impeachment

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

WBHS Robotics Team Places First in OCCRA

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 ...

The Fourth Annual U-Matter Week Lifts Up WBHS

The Fourth Annual U-Matter Week Lifts Up WBHS

Sarah Long

November 19, 2019

West Bloomfield High School hosted its fourth annual U-Matter Week from Nov. 11- Nov. 15th. U-Matter Week is meant to motivate and inspire students reinforcing the idea that each and every person matters. “It is important to have U-Matter week to celebrate people and let people know they have a...

Impeachment Hearings Go Public

Impeachment Hearings Go Public

Sydney MacNaughton

November 19, 2019

Although the impeachment process is still in its early stages, much has happened in the last month. After Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment inquiry announcement, multiple hearings have been conducted within the House of Representatives, which voted on Oct. 31 to arrange the procedures fo...

WBHS Wins Two District Championships in One Night

WBHS Wins Two District Championships in One Night

Jenna Anderson

November 14, 2019

Volleyball and football both won district titles at home on Friday, Nov. 8. The volleyball match against Walled Lake Central began at 5 p.m. After four sets, the teams were tied, 2-2. In the last set, played to 15, the Lakers came out on top. Senior Lauren King ended the game with 25 kills, six block...

Impending Impeachment or Pointless Investigation?

Impending Impeachment or Pointless Investigation?

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...

Varsity Football Finishes the Regular Season with a Win

Varsity Football Finishes the Regular Season with a Win

Jenna Anderson

October 29, 2019

Varsity football beat De La Salle Collegiate 16-8 on Friday, Oct. 25 at Wayne State University. This non-league game concluded the season.  Seniors Dillon Tatum and Darian Kruja scored two touchdowns for the Lakers. The defense also scored two points with a safety. De La Salle came back with a tou...

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,...

Boys Varsity Soccer Ends Their Season Against Clarkston

Boys Varsity Soccer Ends Their Season Against Clarkston

Josh Poole

October 29, 2019

Boys varsity soccer lost in the first round of playoffs against Clarkston High School on Friday, Oct. 11. Junior Jake Ward scored for the Lakers in the first half, but Clarkston also scored a goal to tie the game. Clarkston scored the game-winning point in the second half.  The Lakers ended the regular season 11-5.  ...

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