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Chamber Choir goes to CMU!

Chamber Choir goes to CMU!

Janelle Karana, Writer

November 1, 2018

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

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

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

The volleyball team after winning championships.

Parker Semanson and Deepa Jha

October 24, 2018

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...

On-Site Admissions at WBHS

On-Site Admissions at WBHS

Tre Briscoe and Deepa Jha

October 19, 2018

Seniors are known for many things: skipping, sleeping in class, and their anticipation for the future. The seniors at West Bloomfield High School got an early start to their future with on-site admissions on Wednesday, October 17. On-Site admissions are a unique opportunity for seniors who want to have a hig...

Lady Lakers Celebrate Last Home Meet

Back: Alexis Nyquist, Durga Shanker, and Bhargavi Kurakula
Front: Shayne Zieman, Jasmin Lee

Jasmin Lee, Writer

October 18, 2018

West Bloomfield Swim and Dive girls team had their last home meet on Thursday, October 11th. This swim meet was a tri-meet against Detroit Country Day and Avondale High School. Along with game night, it was senior night.   There are five seniors on the West Bloomfield Swim and Dive team: Bhargav...

The Literary Garden Gets Spooky

The Literary Garden Gets Spooky

Jenna Anderson, Writer

October 17, 2018

THE LITERARY GARDEN GETS SPOOKY On Friday, October 12, the Literary Garden Club hosted their annual Haunted Literary Garden event. The courtyard was covered in spooky decorations and filled with club members acting out various works by authors featured in the garden. This included “The Raven”, ...

A Celebration for Solar Energy

A Celebration for Solar Energy

Deepa Jha and Janelle Karana

October 16, 2018

The words “global warming” bring a lot of thoughts to someone’s head. From pollution to greenhouse gases, a lot of things factor into global warming and climate change. The Earth Club at West Bloomfield High School has been helping the Earth ever since 2016 by introducing a plan to power the school with...

Bienvenido to International Club!

Ashley Allen, Writer

October 16, 2018

Looking for a club to learn about different cultures, eat new foods, and make friends? Come on down to Madame Bishop’s room, number 622, and get involved in International Club! The first meeting was held on October 9th, but new members are always welcomed. President Michelle Varshavskiy says a typ...

Lakers Come Up Short in Homecoming Game

The L-Boys coming together for a moment of reflection.

Tre Briscoe, Writer

October 11, 2018

It was a busy Homecoming week at West Bloomfield High School, concluding with the Lakers playing in their annual Homecoming game. The game against Southfield A&T got off to a fast start, but the Southfield Warriors did not give up easily. The defense for Southfield A&T was nonexistent in ...

Jewish Club Kicks Off the Year

Jewish Club Kicks Off the Year

Jenna Anderson

October 11, 2018

On Tuesday, October 9th, the Jewish Club held their first meeting of the school year in Mr. Jakeway’s room, the club sponsor with Ms. Strobridge. Co-presidents, Lindsay Schwartz and Nicole Ruza, ran the sukkot themed meeting. Members of the club played a Kahoot about the holiday and built sukkahs w...

Perspective on the Pep Assembly

The teachers performing their group dance.

Jasmin Lee and Leah Fowler

October 9, 2018

Senior Perspective: I remember when I was a Freshman, wearing yellow and watching Seniors dominate in their black attire. It seemed like they dominated the school in every aspect while having the time of their lives. As a senior now, I feel like I am on top of the world. Being accomplished in tacklin...

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