Spotlight on: Kyla Cristopher-Moody

Spotlight on: Kyla Cristopher-Moody

Jasmin Lee, Writer

November 13, 2018


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

 KYLA CHRISTOPHER-MOODY sprinted into 2nd place at the Cross Country State Championship. This competition was held at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. This was her 8th State Competition and she is excited to see what the future holds as she heads off to college next year. ...

WB Swim Glides into Finals

WB Swim Glides into Finals

Jasmin Lee, Writer

November 13, 2018


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

WEST BLOOMFIELD Girls Swim and Dive took 3rd place at League Finals. At Royal Oak High School, more than half of the Girls Swim and Dive Team placed in the top 16 of their individual events and relays. Mattie Smith qualified for States in the 100 Breaststroke. She will be swimming at the State Meet o...

Breakfast on the Go

Breakfast on the Go

Ashley Allen and Ilana Schwartz

November 13, 2018


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

High school students are often up before the sun, with West Bloomfield High School being no exception. Not only are students getting up before six in the morning, but they also spend the entire night before finishing their homework. This rough sleep schedule leads to rushed mornings. Students wake up l...

An Outline of HOSA

An Outline of HOSA

Deepa Jha, Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Check It Out, Showcase, Student Life

Health Science Club at West Bloomfield High School has been the largest club at the school for years now. The club attracts kids of all grades due to one main cause: learning more about the health sciences. Most of the club is geared towards the regional health science competition. In this compet...

WBHS’S Marching Band and Color Guard Land 7th

WBHS’S Marching Band and Color Guard Land 7th

Parker Semanson, Writer

November 9, 2018


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

On Saturday November 3, WBHS’s Marching Band and Color Guard concluded their season by performing at the MCBA state finals, located at Ford Field. Their show, which was titled Technologic Takeover, received a score of 90.075, earning them 7th place. Shruthi Ravindran, a junior and proud member of ...

No School 2 Vote

No School 2 Vote

Ashley Allen, Writer

November 6, 2018


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

The West Bloomfield School District made a last minute change to the district calendar. Midterm elections are coming up, and the district decided to take off for the day. According to the calendar on the official West Bloomfield District website, we have school that day. They recently posted on the...

WB Gets Spooky

WB Gets Spooky

Parker Semanson and Ilana Schwartz

November 6, 2018


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

Students at WBHS went all out with their costumes for Halloween this year. At lunch, WB’s student leadership class hosted a raffle and anyone who dressed up could enter for a chance to win a bucket of candy and an Amazon Alexa. The lunchroom was full of different monsters and characters all excited for ...

The Race for the School Board

The Race for the School Board

Jenna Anderson, Writer

November 6, 2018


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

On Tuesday, November 6, the midterm elections will be held. In West Bloomfield, the race for the School Board includes 4 people campaigning from 3 spots. The candidates are Julie Beaty, Carol Finkelstein, Nelson Hersh, who are incumbents running for re-election, and David Flaisher, the only new challeng...

Chamber Choir goes to CMU!

Chamber Choir goes to CMU!

Janelle Karana, Writer

November 1, 2018


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

Last Friday, October 19, Chamber Choir from West Bloomfield High School took a bus ride up to Central Michigan University for Vocal Arts Day. This is where students get the chance to meet up with other high schools and colleges to gain further knowledge and feedback. “We get to build on experience...

Mr. Martinez: Where Is He Now?

Mr. Martinez: Where Is He Now?

Jenna Anderson, Writer

October 27, 2018


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

Over the 2018 summer vacation, counselor Jeffrey Martinez announced that he would not be returning to West Bloomfield High School in the fall. As a former teacher in the district and a reliable counselor for 10 years, Martinez earned a popular reputation as someone students could trust. Though many were s...

Lakers Playoff Preview

Lakers Playoff Preview

Tre Briscoe

October 25, 2018


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

For the 5th straight year, theWest Bloomfield Lakers have clinched a playoff spot, and will be facing off against Plymouth (6-3) on Friday, October 26. Almost a year after their last playoff action, the Lakers are looking to avenge their state championship loss last season at the hands of their OAA re...

Varsity Volleyball Goes Through Season Undefeated

Varsity Volleyball Goes Through Season Undefeated

Parker Semanson and Deepa Jha

October 24, 2018


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

West Bloomfield High School’s varsity volleyball team has had an outstanding season this year, with a record of 8-0. The team’s most recent game was on Thursday, October 18 against Waterford Kettering. The game also doubled as senior night, meaning the line-up was all seniors. The Lakers won w...

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